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Housing Summit Approved for 18.25 AICP CM Credits!

Registration is open for the 2017 City of San Antonio Mayor’s Housing Summit.  Join SWTX-APA on May 23 and 24 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center for an engaging discussion about housing issues in the greater San Antonio area.  This year’s theme is “Practical Strategies for Community Building.” The summit includes a Professional Development Day on Tuesday, May 23.  Round table sessions on Wednesday, May 24th include discussions on finance & funding, homelessness, innovation & sustainability, neighborhoods, and policy.

Speakers include Ellen Dunham Jones, co-author of the award-winning book, Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs, Stockton Williams, Executive Vice President of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Executive Director of the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, and many, many others.

18.25 AICP CM credits have been approved!  Click here for a list of approved sessions.

Click here to register or for more information.

Last Call for Complimentary Housing Summit Tickets

SWTX-APA has a limited number of tickets to the Housing Summit available for free to members!  There are only 3 tickets left for Day 2 on Wednesday, May 24.  Tickets include breakfast and lunch and admission to all of the Wednesday sessions.

Please email MichaelT@HabitatSA.org by noon on Wednesday, May 17 if you would like one of these tickets.  First come, first served.

Complimentary Tickets to Housing Summit

SWTX-APA has a limited number of tickets to the Housing Summit available for free to members!  We currently have 6 tickets available for Day 2 on Wednesday, May 24.  Tickets include breakfast and lunch and admission to all of the Wednesday sessions.

Please email MichaelT@HabitatSA.org by noon on Wednesday, May 17 if you would like one of these tickets.  First come, first served.

Join SWTX-APA at the Mayor’s Housing Summit

Registration is open for the 2017 City of San Antonio Mayor’s Housing Summit.  Join SWTX-APA on May 23 and 24 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center for an engaging discussion about housing issues in the greater San Antonio area.  This year’s theme is “Practical Strategies for Community Building.” The summit includes a Professional Development Day on Tuesday, May 23.  Round table sessions on Wednesday, May 24th include discussions on finance & funding, homelessness, innovation & sustainability, neighborhoods, and policy.

Speakers include Ellen Dunham Jones, co-author of the award-winning book, Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs, Stockton Williams, Executive Vice President of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Executive Director of the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, and many, many others.

AICP CM credits available pending approval.

Click here to register or for more information.

2017 Texas Demographic Conference

2017 Texas Demographic Conference

Population, geography, and infrastructure: growth, shift and demand in Texas

May 25 and 26, 2017
Crowne Plaza Austin

Hosted by the Texas Demographic Center – Please plan to join us in Austin where the program will focus on significant demographic trends and drivers of demographic change. The Texas Demography Conference provides opportunities to learn about and discuss demographic current issues,  how and where to access and use demographic data, renew acquaintances and meet others who share your interests. Planners, policy and research analysts, consultants, academics, geographers and anyone who works with Texas demographic data will find participation informative and useful.

Click here to register or for more information.

Approved for 15 AICP CM Credits!

 

URGENT: Deadline for Nomination of Section Officers is May 1

The deadline to submit your nominations for Section Officers is this Monday, May 1. Elected Officers of the Section are Director, Assistant Director, Secretary, Treasurer, and Professional Development Officer. Please submit your nominations for consideration to Wendell Davis, Chair of the Nominations Committee, at wdavis@wdavisassociates.com.

April Section Meeting & Happy Hour

Join us next Tuesday, April 4, at 6 p.m. at the Fruteria. Come meet and socialize with your fellow planners!

The Fruteria, 1401 S Flores Street

UTSA College of Architecture, Construction and Planning 15-Year Celebration

The College of Architecture, Construction and Planning (CACP) is celebrating fifteen years as an independent academic unit at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). This is a remarkable milestone when one considers what we have accomplished, how we have evolved, and the many people we have reached through our teaching, research, and service.

We are holding a full-day celebration on Saturday, April 1, 2017 to highlight our college’s history and invite those in the San Antonio community and beyond to share in it. All activities are free and open to the public. Parking is available in the Monterey Lot and Cattleman’s Square Lot.  Visit UTSA CACP for more info.

Law & Ethics CM Credit Opportunities in Houston

The Houston Section is hosting an educational session next Friday, March 31st from 1-4 pm that will be offering 1.5 hours of Law (Kim Mickelson and Chance Sparks) and 1.5 hours of Ethics (Craig Farmer) CM credits free of charge.

The session will be held at the Houston-Galveston Area Council offices at 3555 Timmons Ln, Houston, TX 77027 in the 2nd floor conference room A.

The Houston Section has graciously invited all Texas Chapter members to attend.

Please RSVP to Joshua Owens.

Sounds like a great way to start a long weekend in Houston/ Galveston!

Call for Nominations for Election of Section Officers

It is time for members of the Southwest Section of the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association to hold elections for Section Officers.  Elected Officers of the Section are Director, Assistant Director, Secretary, Treasurer, and Professional Development Officer.  A copy of the Section’s Bylaws is attached for you to use to reference the duties and responsibilities of each position. Please submit your nominations for consideration by May 1, 2017 to Wendell Davis, Chair of the Nominations Committee, at wdavis@wdavisassociates.com.

Section Bylaws