2019 CPAA Annual Planning Conference

The Intersection of Planning and Politics

Monday, April 29 to Wednesday, May 1, 2019
at the Black Knight Inn in Red Deer


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The 2019 Community Planning Association of Alberta (CPAA) conference is being held at the Black Knight Inn in Red Deer Alberta, CPAA’s home for close to 18 years. As part of this year’s conference kick off festivities, a meet and greet golf tournament and follow up social will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Please refer to registration form for details.

Conference Registration Form

The conference program with sessions and speakers will be available in the first quarter of 2019:
Meet and Greet Golf Tournament – Sunday, April 28 at the Riverbend Golf Course in Red Deer. Start time to be announced.
Education Session with Breakfast and Lunch – Monday, April 29 at 8:00 am
Conference Opening Keynote Speaker – Monday, April 29 at 1:30 pm
Welcome Reception – Monday, April 29 at 6:15 pm
Luncheon and CPAA annual general meeting – Tuesday, April 30 at 12:00
Conference Banquet – Tuesday, April 30 at 6:00
Conference Closing – Wednesday, May 1 at 11:30 am

You can expect this year’s conference to cover a wide variety of topics that consider the impact and influence of both politics and planning. We encourage politicians, planners and administrators from municipalities across Alberta to attend and participate the conference. At the intersection of planning and politics is a nexus of influences, information and impacts to explore.

Proposals from a wide variety professionals including planners, politicians, engineers, administrators, landscape architects, developers, architects, builders, policy analysts, community advocates, journalists and students are requested.

Call for Abstracts click here

The conference has numerous opportunities for sponsorship and exhibit space.

Conference Sponsor Opportunities 

Sponsor Form and Sponsor Program

> Exhibit Space Form


Black Knight Inn
2929 50 Avenue, Red Deer, AB, T4R 1H1


If you have yet to book a guest room try:

Sandman Hotels
across from the Black Knight Inn
2818 Gaetz Avenue


Holiday Inn Express
right beside the Black Knight Inn 


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GST not applicable
. Credit card payments are not accepted. There is not an early bird fee option.


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