Welcome to the Alberta Professional Planners Institute
We are the face of the planning profession within Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. We serve the public interest by providing regulation, advocacy, promotion, and services for our members.
Planning is a key agent in shaping our communities and leading how we adapt to and manage the physical, economic and social forces that affect our communities.
The Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI) is a professional regulated organization of private and public sector planners practicing in Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
APPI is governed as a public accountable organization with an obligation to serve the public's interest under the Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act.
World Town Planning Day
Engaging, Collaborative, Innovative, Creative, Thought-Provoking
These are just a few words that are guiding the organizing committee in reshaping the platform and format of the 2016 online conference.
Each year planners around the world engage in activities on World Town Planning Day in an effort to raise awareness of the importance of planning in their communities.
Join us on November 8 for a 24-hour online conference that will include a series of seminar sessions hosted by the planning institutes and associations. This year’s conference will Each session will be seamlessly streamed from all around the world through an application called Periscope.
Participate in the Online Conference
You are invited to submit an abstract and present during the 2016 World Town Planning Day online conference. Please refer to the website and submit the form before October 4 in order to be considered.
This year’s conference will consist of a series of seminar sessions hosted by various reputable planning institutes and associations. Each session will be seamlessly streamed from all around the world through an application called Periscope.
The conference qualifies for 1.0 structured self reported units for each hour of learning.
Professional Planners support economic diversification efforts in Alberta
Economic diversification is at the forefront of both private sector and government discussions as Alberta seeks new opportunities for growth and development. Efforts to attract new sectors, such as clean technologies, renewable energy, transportation and logistics, creative industries and agribusiness, are being supported by professional planners. The Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI) wishes to spotlight the contributions made by planners on the front lines of development and behind the scenes planning for the future. Click here for the complete press release.
PLAN North West
Autumn 2016 Issue 1 Released!
The Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI), Manitoba Professional Planners Institute (MPPI) and Saskatchewan Professional Planners Institute (SPPI) welcome our readers in Alberta, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Saskatchewan to the first issue of our new shared planning journal! The intent of PLAN North West is to widen our horizons by sharing knowledge and experiences across a much larger area than we could otherwise cover within our individual provinces or territories. Our first issue delivers on that intent by including articles representing all three of our Institutes.
Click here for the web pdf version.
Volunteer To Be a Part of Building Resilence 2017!
CIP and the Alberta Professional Planners Institute are preparing to host the national conference, Building Resilience 2017 in Calgary from June 17 to 21, 2017.
The Conference Committee invites members from across Canada to volunteer to be a part of the planning for this event. Volunteers will play an instrumental role in determining the conference program and activities. If you are interested in participating, please email your resume to email@example.com by September 30, 2016. You are also invited to click here for more information about CIP's volunteer opportunities.