2023 Conference Presentations
2023 CPAA Conference May 1 -3, 2023
Preparing for the Unknown: The Intersection of Planning and Politics
Thank you Sponsors, Speakers and Delegates for the success of our conference this year!
If you would like to review the sessions or couldn’t make it to the conference, check out the presentations below!
2023 Conference Program
Keynote: The Grey Zone: New Ways Forward in the Convergence of Planning and Economic Development
By Chris Field, Rynic
1A Municipal Strategic Planning on the Frontline of a Political Battle Royale
By Brian Murray, B&A. Lenmore Swystun and Samantha Mark, Praire Wild Consulting
1B Your Development Approval Process: Health Check
By Kristen Harder and Brandy MacInnis, Dillon Consulting Ltd
1D Enhancing Real Estate and Land Use Planning through Urban Farming in AB Municipalities
By Pablo Pina and Liz Barker, SAIT
2B Reimagining the Reservoir: Adapting for the Future to survive in an Evolving World
By Daniel MacGregor, B&A
3B Municipal Councils and Part 17 of the Municipal Government Act: Limits on the Exercise of Discretion
By Kelsey Becker Brookes, Reynolds Mirth Richard & Farmer LLP
4B Affordable and inclusive housing: Perspectives from Stony Plain
By Courtney Lauence, ISL Engineering. Chelseay Rudolph, Town of Stony Plain
P2 Should Alberta Municipalities Embrace Innovative Land Use Bylaws?
By Kendra Raymond, City of Beaumont. Trevor Illingworth, City of Edmonton. Craig Thomas, City of Fort Saskatchewan.
P3 Planning for the Unknown
By Reeve Paul McLauchlin, RMA. Mayor Cathy Heron, ABmunis. Dr. Mary-Ellen Tyler, University of Calgary.