Welcome to the Alberta Professional Planners Institute
We are the face of the planning profession within Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. We serve the public interest by providing regulation, advocacy, promotion, and services for our members.
Planning is a key agent in shaping our communities and leading how we adapt to and manage the physical, economic and social forces that affect our communities.
The Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI) is a professional regulated organization of private and public sector planners practicing in Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
APPI is governed as a public accountable organization with an obligation to serve the public's interest under the Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act.
APPI Council Highlights!
APPI Council met on Saturday, October 1, prior to the annual conference in Jasper and discussed the progress we’ve been making in a number of areas. One of these is to reach out to APPI members with regular updates about what Council does. Our objectives are to reveal the mechanisms of Council governance, demonstrate some of the activities we pursue on APPI members’ behalf, and build a broader and more solid understanding of the roles and values of planning.
Click here for the complete Council News
World Town Planning Day
Engaging, Collaborative, Innovative, Creative, Thought-Provoking
These are just a few words that are guiding the organizing committee in reshaping the platform and format of the 2016 online conference.
Each year planners around the world engage in activities on World Town Planning Day in an effort to raise awareness of the importance of planning in their communities.
Join us on November 8 for a 24-hour online conference that will include a series of seminar sessions hosted by the planning institutes and associations. This year’s conference will Each session will be seamlessly streamed from all around the world through an application called Periscope.
Participate in the Online Conference
You are invited to submit an abstract and present during the 2016 World Town Planning Day online conference. Please refer to the website and submit the form before October 4 in order to be considered.
This year’s conference will consist of a series of seminar sessions hosted by various reputable planning institutes and associations. Each session will be seamlessly streamed from all around the world through an application called Periscope.
The conference qualifies for 1.0 structured self reported units for each hour of learning.
2016 APPI Planning Awards
The APPI Planning Awards were announced at the 2016 APPI Conference, held recently at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Each year the Alberta Professional Planners Institute recognizes exemplary work within the planning profession. Click here for complete details.
Call for Submissions
The new PLAN North West journal is following the successful launch of its first issue with an invitation for authors to submit general articles for its next issue or water-themed articles for an upcoming special issue exploring all aspects related to water in planning. Click here for complete details and to reference the PLAN North West web page.