Canadian Institue Of Planners

Shaping our Communities
Sustaining Canada's Future.

Old Montréal, Québec

Industry Events


Upcoming Industry Events (2016-2017)

October 6: Ontario Professional Planners Institute's (OPPI) Symposium for Healthy Communities and Planning for the Public Ream, is held in Hamilton, Ontario. 
October 26-29:
Communities in Bloom’s National Symposium in Regina, Saskatchewan.

November 2-3: The Canadian Urban Institute’s Canadian Urban Forum Summit takes place in Toronto, Ontario. 

November 8: World Town Planning Day.

December 18: Deadline to submit articles for Plan Canada’s spring 2016 edition.

February 26: Deadline to submit articles for Plan Canada’s summer 2016 edition.

March 22: World Water Day (United Nations).

March 31: Deadline to submit for Fanshawe College’s Environmental Design Competition 2017. More details can be found here.

April 22: Earth Day.

May 4: Anniversary of Jane Jacob's birthday. 

June 17-20: CIP/APPI conference, Building Resilience 2017, in Calgary, Alberta. 

June 21: National Aboriginal Day.

July 19-22, 2018: CIP/MPPI conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 

July 3-6, 2019: CIP's Centenary conference in Ottawa, Ontario. 

July 7-10, 2020: CIP/PIBC conference in Whistler, British Columbia.


Past Events (2016)

May 17: CIP’s Special Meeting regarding the bylaws. (Members must attend in order to be eligible to vote).
May 18-20: The 2016 Manitoba Planning Conference, Envisioning Manitoba: Building Futures Together, Brandon, Manitoba. Through planning, we can bridge gaps between communities and adapt to meet the current and future needs of Manitoba’s diverse population. At this conference, participants will expand networks and gain new knowledge and insight by exploring Relationship Building, Visioning and Practical Tools.

May 20: CIP will announce the results of the Bylaw vote. If the Bylaws carry, then the election process for new CIP Board of Directors will open.

June 6-8, 2016: Canada Green Building Council’s Building Lasting Change national conference and expo takes place in Toronto, ON. Hear 80 expert speakers, at this year's Building Lasting Change Program, which promises to bring you the Canadian context on sustainability.

June 10: CIP President, Hazel Christy will join Allan Teramura from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada,  and Nastaran Moradinejad from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects to present the National Urban Design Award.

June 21-23: The New Cities Foundation is hosting the fifth annual New Cities Summit in Montréal, QC. The event will gather 500 top entrepreneurs, innovators, policymakers, CEOs, change-makers, investors and thinkers in urbanism and city development. This year the Summit will explore the theme "The Age of Urban Tech". 

June 23-25: The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects’ 2016 Congress, Winnipeg Manitoba. The Congress Planning Committee has coordinated an exciting program of tours, events and speakers including keynote speaker Ken Greenberg. Experience exciting tours, including the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Click here for more information. 

July 5-8: CIP/OUQ Accent on Planning 2016 Conference takes place in Quebec City, Quebec.

July 29: Call for proposal deadline for the World Design Summit in Montréal, QC. Join an international group of presenters from around the world for 10 days to explore how design can shape the built environment of the future. 

July 30: Deadline to submit abstracts to present at the Saskatchewan Professional Planners Institute’s (SPPI) annual conference, Homegrown 2016, held September 19- 21. Click here for details.

July 30-31: CIP's 2016-2017 Board of Directors first in-person meeting, held in Ottawa, Ontario.

August 29: Deadline to submit articles for Plan Canada’s winter 2016 edition.

September 19-21: The Saskatchewan Professional Planners Institute’s (SPPI) annual conference, Homegrown 2016is held in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. 

October 2-4: Alberta Professional Planners Institute's (APPI) annual conference, Meeting Change, is held in Jasper, Alberta.

October 3: United Nation's World Habitat Day.