State Planning Conference 2018

October 3 - 5, 2018 Shreveport

The Face of Planning - State Planning Conference 2018 logo

The theme for this year's state planning conference will be The Face of Planning, where we can take a "deep dive" into examples of how our profession affects everyone and showcase methods to reach, engage, and equitably address the needs of special populations. Additional information about lecture sessions, call for award nominations, and the conference in general will be forthcoming.


APA National Planning Conference - New Orleans!

NPC18 conference promo picture

Ernest Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

Planners from across our nation are once again coming to Louisiana as Louisiana hosts the 2018 National Planning Conference on April 21 - 24 at New Orleans' Morial Convention Center. Planning and preparation for this big event are nearing completion. Past President Lydia Jemison, AICP, CFM is leading this charge, with assistance from other officers and Metro Section members. Register at, and watch for information about our Chapter Reception during the conference.


Past Conferences

Information and files from previous Louisiana APA annual planning conferences are accessible from the links below.