World Town Planning Day Celebrations Across Canada
Across the country people have come up with some innovative ways celebrate WTPD 2014
Plan Canada Skype Chat with the Chair
The next date is November 5, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. CST.
Don't miss this opportunity to ask questions and share your ideas about new article ideas for Plan Canada. Contact email@example.com to confirm your participation.
PIBC 2015 Annual Conference - Call for Program Proposals
PIBC 2015 – Seattle – Beyond Borders – the annual conference of the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) – will be held April 16th – 17th at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington, and will immediately precede the 2015 American Planning Association (APA) national planning conference also being held in Seattle, April 18th – 21st.
The Call for Program Proposals is now open! PIBC welcomes submissions from Members and others alike. Interested proponents are strongly encouraged to review the complete Call for Program Proposals document carefully, including the Terms & Conditions, prior to making a submission. Be sure to fill out and send in the completed Submission Form along with your proposal. Deadline for all proposals is: Friday October 31, 2014.
Call for Abstracts: Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Annual Congress
The 2015 CSLA Congress will be held in Mexico City, Mexico, from May 20 to 23, 2015 at the Hilton Mexico City Reforma. The theme is Green Futures - Livable Cities of Tomorrow. Visit the CSLA website to view the call for abstract. Submission deadline is November 7, 2014 at 4 p.m. EST.
Call for Proposals for CIP/SPPI THRIVE 2015 national conference is now open
Planners from across Canada, around the world, and members of allied professions and organizations, are invited to submit high-quality, innovative, and inspiring proposals for the follow program elements:
Short Sessions. Curated panel presentations of about 75 minutes.
Workshops. Hands-on, interactive skill development and training workshops of 2 ½ hours
Extended Workshops. Practical, extended and intensive skill development and training workshops ranging from 4-6 hours
Learning Tours. Mobile workshops and professional development learning tours in Saskatoon and region, ranging from about 4 to 6 hours
Innovative Elements. Propose ideas that will have appeal, including those that use media, technology and other cutting-edge techniques
The THRIVE 2015 Program Committee encourages the submission of complete program elements (short session, workshop, etc.) which can be delivered by all presenters in French or English. Visit the conference website
for details on how to submit your proposal. Download the PDF of the Call for Proposals: English Français
The deadline for receipt of all proposals is FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2014.
Proponents of proposals selected for inclusion in the THRIVE 2015 Program will be contacted no later than Friday, December 19, 2014.
52nd International Making Cities Livable Conference on Achieving Green Healthy Cities
CALL FOR PAPERS
Bristol City Council, The Academy of Urbanism, University of the West of England
Bristol, UK, June 29-July 3, 2015
This conference will examine creative strategies, tools and design solutions for Achieving Green Healthy Cities and review how built and natural environments can be designed and managed to increase social and physical health and well-being, as well as foster ecological, social and economic sustainability. These goals cannot be achieved by professionals in one field alone. They require collaborative efforts and insights from many disciplines. We will hear from world-renowned experts working at the interface between planning, public health, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, transportation planning, and social sciences, and review outstanding projects from the UK, Europe, North America and around the world.
Paper proposals are invited from elected officials, scholars and practitioners concerned with the following issues:
Physical Planning for Healthy Cities
Ten-Minute Neighborhoods and Town Centers
Healthy Buildings, Healthy Architecture
Healthy Transportation Planning
How Public Health and Planning Collaborate
Counteracting Environmental Health Inequalities
Urban Design for a Hospitable Public Realm
Street Design in the Healthy City
Sociable Squares and Special Places
Green and Blue in the Livable City
A Green Healthy City for Children
Community Participation in Planning and Reshaping the City
Learning from Bristol
For more details, please see http://www.livablecities.org/conferences/52nd-conference-bristol. Those wishing to present papers should submit a 250 word abstract for consideration before October 31, 2014. Please submit online at http://www.livablecities.org/conferences/52nd-conference-bristol/call-papers
Articles of Continuance Vote Results
We are pleased to report that CIP’s Articles of Continuance were approved on July 11, 2014 via a special resolution of the members at a Special Meeting in Fredericton, NB. The Articles of Continuance will be submitted to Industry Canada and form the basis of CIP’s constitution under the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act.
Please see the CIP Realigns section for more information on the Articles of Continuance. Questions and feedback can be transmitted directly to CIP by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, to CIP senior Staff and Council, or to the Presidents and Executive Directors of the Provincial and Territorial Institutes and Associations.