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.
New APPI Mission Statement and Strategic Plan
On the weekend of May 28-29, 2016 APPI Council engaged in a facilitated and very productive strategic planning session, the output of which is a new APPI Mission Statement, an APPI Strategy Map with linked strategic objectives (key 2-3 year strategic outcomes), and a list of key strategic projects / initiatives for the next year. For a more comprehensive message from the APPI President on the new APPI Strategic Plan and the APPI Strategy Map, click here.
APPI 2015 Annual Report
The APPI 2015 Annual Report is now available, click here.
Volunteers required for consideration as APPI’S nominees to serve on the Professional Education and Examination Committee (PEEC) of the Professional Standards Board (PSB)
If you have been a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) for a minimum of seven years and have been involved or you are interested in getting involved in member certification as APPI’s nominee on the PEEC, please send an email expression of interest including a personal resume of no more than two single-sided pages to the APPI office by August 15, 2016. APPI thanks all interested members for their willingness to represent their professional institute, however, depending upon the interest received, the final decision on the nominee to represent APPI on the PEEC of the PSB will be determined by APPI Council. Click here for complete details.
APPI 2016 Conference - Meeting Change
Register before midnight on July 29 to be eligible for the Early Bird Draw prize. A gift certificate from the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge for a two night stay that includes breakfast! (Conference dates are not available).
Refer to the conference web site for information regarding the schedule, session descriptions, sponsor information, accommodation and more! Click here
Join us at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, October 2 - 4, 2016 Click here to Register! Click here for the conference information and details
Urban Planning deemed Canada's Hottest Job!
According to Canadian Business’ 2016 Best Jobs ranking, urban planners now occupy the number two position.
The Professional Standards Board (PSB) is seeking volunteers to help in its certification activities.
Are you a Registered Member of APPI? Would you like to help young professionals advance their career as an RPP? If you have been a Registered Member for 3 or more years, the Professional Standards Board (PSB) would love to include you as a Sponsor or Mentor. Click here for more information.