Explore the state of planning in one of America's most sustainable cities. See what gives Seattle its edge while you sharpen your skills for your career and your community. And join a global conversation about planning at #APA15.

New speaker!

HUD Secretary Julián Castro

APA welcomes Julián Castro, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. He’ll share his thoughts as we celebrate the best in planning at Monday’s Awards Luncheon.

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Whoever you are ...

Emerging professional. New director. Conference veteran. You'll find scores of sessions that hit your sweet spot. New this year! APA introduces its Masters Series for experienced planners.

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Whatever your focus ...

Sustainability. Climate change. Transportation. Economic development. What's at the top of your community's planning agenda? Preview the lineup of tracks and symposia.

Here's why you need to be there for NPC15

Where & When

April 18-21, 2015
Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, WA

Key Dates

February 19
• Early registration closes
• Speaker registration deadline
• Mobile workshop and orientation tour discount ends

March 19
• Advance registration ends
• Special hotel rates cutoff

April 21
• Registration continues until noon