2023 Conference Call for Presentations

Call for Presentations

Deadline to submit: January 15, 2023.

Questions? Email the Chair of the 2023 Conference Committee, Geoff Tiffin, [email protected]

Three easy steps to submitting your proposal:

1. Read this page for Call for Presentations information and instructions.
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2.  Click the “Submit Proposal” button below.

3.  Complete the Call for Presentations Form.

Everyone has a story to tell, and your planning peers want to hear yours!  We are looking for presenters’ with new perspectives, solid best practices, and/or innovative twists to topics that relate to community planning and the successes and challenges that are encountered.

What are we looking for?

Potential Presentation Topics Include:

• From Planner to Politician – perspectives from someone who’s crossed over

• Planning and Power

• Limits to planning and political authority

• Setting the agenda – how planning can support strategic 

priority setting

• Rural economic development and community building

• Planning in the rural environment

• Planning in low growth communities

• Engagement at the far end of the spectrum – 

Collaboration and Empowerment

• Your municipal planning framework – What is it? Why is it important? When and how can it be changed?

• Community change – Setting a framework or proactive action – what is a municipality to do?

• Knowledge is power – information that improves planning processes and where to get it.

What is the format?

The conference program will include a mix of plenary and concurrent sessions that are designed to appeal to a variety of learning styles and cover a wide range of topics. Sessions may include panel discussions, workshops, mobile tours, and training sessions. Innovative approaches to presentations are encouraged.

Submit Proposal

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All correspondence about your submission(s) will be sent to the email address you list on the form. This may be a personal email address or business but ensure it is a trusted email address in your account. You will receive notification of submission via email.

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