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Register for the community planners’ annual conference — by Friday

The 2014 Massachusetts Citizen Planner Training Collaborative (CPTC) conference is coming up on Saturday, March 14. The deadline for online registration is this Friday, March 7.

Conference sessions, many with AICP and other credit available, touch on many smart growth topics and challenges:

  • Design for Density with Limited Infrastructure
  • Climate Change and Adaptation Planning! Massachusetts Policy Updates
  • Overcoming Challenges to Meeting Our Housing Needs! Integrating Housing into Local and Regional Planning
  • Inclusionary Zoning (not 101)
  • Sustainability Planning and Coastal Climate Change Adaptation Strategies: Local Planning at the Forefront
  • Fair Housing 101
  • Economic Development in Small Downtowns
  • Principles of Public Outreach in Planning Processes/Planning with Community Support
  • Introduction to the Zoning Act
  • And more…

Details of the conference are online.