Canadian Institue Of Planners

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Sustaining Canada's Future.

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Upcoming Industry Events

February 5-11: International Development Week.

February 10: Deadline to submit an application for the CIP Awards for Planning Excellence

February 13: Deadline to submit an application for the CIP College of the Fellows

February 16: Winter Cities Shake-Up in Edmonton, Alberta. More details can be found here

February 17: Deadline to apply for the CIP Planning Student Trust Fund and the CIP's Fellow Travel Scholarship.

February 23: Deadline to register for MOMENTUM 2017 Planning Healthy Communities: Connecting the Pieces. This conference is being organized by students in the Regional and Urban Planning program at the University of Saskatchewan and hosted in Saskatoon, SK on March 10, 2017.

February 26: Deadline to submit articles for Plan Canada’s summer 2017 edition. Details on how to submit can be found here.

March: National Engineering Month.

March 1: Deadline to submit an application for the CIP President's Award for Young Planners.
March 1-3: ATS Traffic’s Vision Zero Advocate Conference is hosted in Edmonton, AB. The conference brings together a diverse panel of traffic safety experts, government representation and public health officials to discuss how to work together to reduce road fatalities and serious injuries.

March 3: Deadline to nominate a city that has accessible places for people with a mobility, vision and hearing challenge for the Rick Hansen Foundation’s Accessible Cities Award

March 3: World Wildlife Day.

March 19: 1UP Toronto Conference in Toronto, ON. 

March 22: World Water Day (United Nations).

March 29: Earth Hour (8:30 PM- 9:30 PM).

March 31: Deadline to submit for Fanshawe College’s Environmental Design Competition 2017.

April 18-21: Children & Nature Network International Conference. More details can be found here

April 22: Earth Day.

April 24: Deadline to submit a paper, session proposal, or case study for consideration for the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) and the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association (OAPA)'s Joint International Conference, Smart Communities Conference, held in Portland, Oregon.  

May 4: Anniversary of Jane Jacob's birthday. 

May 6-9: APA National Planning Conference. Learn more here

May 19: Bike-to-Work Day.

May 27: RAIC International Indigenious Architecture and Design Symposium 2017. More details can be found here

June 5: World Environment Day. More details can be found here

June 8: Work Oceans Day.

June 15: Global Wind Day

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

June 21: National Aboriginal Day.

July 11: World Population Day.

August 9: International Day of the World's Indigeneous People

September 13-16: 20th International Play Association Triennial World Conference in Calgary, AB. Learn more about this event here

September 22: Car Free Day.

October 2: United Nation's World Habitat Day.

October 13: International Day for Disaster Reduction.

October 16-21: 2017 IFLA and CSLA World Congress and Summit.

October 16: World Design Summit in Montreal, QC. Learn more here.

October 24-27: The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) and the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association (OAPA)'s Joint International Conference, Smart Communities Conference, is held in Portland, Oregon. Learn more here

November 8: World Town Planning Day. Learn more here

December 5: International Volunteer 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.