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Monday, August 14, 2017
Call for Planner Profiles »
ACSP regularly features Planner Profiles on our website. These profiles highlight outstanding planning students, recent al...
Monday, August 14, 2017
ACSP Welcomes APA as a Silver Sponsor! »
ACSP welcomes the American Planning Association as a year-round, Silver Sponsor! As an affiliated organization and an a...
Monday, August 7, 2017
ACSP Welcomes the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy as an Industry Contributor »
ACSP welcomes the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy as an ACSP Association Contributor ! The Lincoln Institute of L...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Committee on Diversity: Call for Syllabi »
Extended Deadline: September 15, 2017 On behalf of ACSP’s Committee on Diversity, I would like to invite instructors in...
Monday, July 31, 2017
ACSP Student Bulletin - Call for Updates - Due August 14, 2017 »
This is a friendly reminder for students or recent graduates to submit updates, announcements to the ACSP student bulletin...

ACSP Annual Conference News
Thursday, August 17, 2017
#ACSP2017 Call for Discussants »
Are you interested in serving as a Discussant for #ACSP2017? If so, we want to hear from you!  Please submit your...
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Tour@#ACSP2017: The State of the Union…Station »
  “Welcome to Denver’s Living Room, a Space for Locals and Visitors alike ,” reads the opening line of Union Statio...
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Conference Early Bird Deadline: August 28! »
If you have already registered for the ACSP 2017 Denver Annual Conference, congratulations! You are officially an "early b...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Book Your Room for #ACSP2017 and Save! »
Make plans today to book your hotel room at the Marriott Denver City Center for the #ACSP2017 annual conference! For a dis...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Fun is on Tap at #ACSP2017 Opening Reception! »
ACSP Conference attendees will enjoy an evening in Denver’s first brewpub, the Wynkoop Brewing Company , for the Opening...

University Member News
Monday, August 14, 2017
Letter of Request for Advocacy Plans from UMass Boston »
Dear Friends, In 1965 the Journal of the American Institute of Planning published “Advocacy and Pluralism in Planning,”...
Friday, July 28, 2017
Planning, Law, and Property Rights Annual Conference 2018 - Serbia »
Save the Date! The annual conference of the International Academic Association on Planning, Law, and Property Rights (...
Monday, July 24, 2017
Accepting Abstracts for Navigating the Future of Water Conference - Oct. 18-20, Milwaukee, WI »
Abstracts are being accepted for the "Navigating the Future of Water - Charting A Vision for American Cities" Conference b...
Friday, July 21, 2017
Virginia Tech, Urban Affairs and Planning Program Hires Assistant Professor Wenwen Zhang »
Wenwen Zhang received her Ph.D. from Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning in 2017. She also earned a Master...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Landscape Architecture Student Helps National Park Service Prepare for Solar Eclipse »
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Landscape Architecture Student Helps National Park Service Prepare for Solar Eclipse...

Affiliated Organizations
Monday, August 14, 2017
APA Offers Free Student Membership »
The American Planning Association (APA) welcomes you to join the Student Membership Program! APA has restructured its stud...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
American Planning Association's National Planning Conference »
APA's call for proposals for the April 2018 National Planning Conference will open on August 1. When the full Call inf...

Association Contributors
Monday, July 24, 2017
ACSP Welcome Island Press as Industry Contributor »
ACSP welcomes Island Press  as an Association Contributor . In celebration, ACSP members will receive 25% off all I...

Saturday, July 29, 2017
GPEIG Case Study Competition »
Submission Deadline: August 31, 2017 Case studies are windows into the workings of the development process; and a gatew...
Monday, June 12, 2017
GPEIG Call for Nominations: Best Journal Article Award »
Nomination Deadline: September 15, 2017 The GPEIG (Global Planning Educators Interest Group) is pleased to announce the...

Calls for Papers
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Active Living Research Conference Abstract deadline: Aug. 24 »
Greetings Planning Scholars! Plan now to attend the 2018 Active Living Research Annual Conference in the stunning loc...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Special Issue of Planning Theory on Ideology and Planning - Call for Papers »
Simplifying narratives of power: ideology, discourse and planning The concept of ideology has a complex genealogy. Thi...
Monday, August 7, 2017
Planning Theory Special Issue on Ideology & Planning »
Abstract Deadline: October 20, 2017 Planning Theory journal has launched a call for papers for a special issue on ideol...
Friday, July 21, 2017
Call for Papers: Transit-Oriented Development @ 25 Years »
Peter Calthorpe’s book, The Next America Metropolis: Ecology, Community and the American Dream coined the term Transit O...

Call for Proposals
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Call for Proposals from National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center »
The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is a synthesis research center that brings together diverse gro...

Other Conferences
Friday, July 21, 2017
Design Awards Competition Deadline: October 31, 2017 »
Designing Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods 55th International Making Cities Livable Conference The 2018 IMCL Design C...


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