2022 Annual Conference

Louisiana APA 2022 State Conference: Planning and Public Health

November 9 - 11 | Gallier Hall, 545 St Charles Ave, New Orleans

How does the built environment impact health outcomes for residents of Louisiana? What strategies can planners use to ensure policy and long-range plans are implemented effectively and equitably to improve quality of life in all communities? What initiatives are Louisiana planners leading in resiliency planning, transit, and affordable housing? What lessons have we learned from the Covid-19 pandemic that could inform how we plan, build and engage communities in the future?

Session Proposals

Fill out the form here to pitch a presentation, workshop, or roundtable concept in one of the following program areas: 

  • Creating Health Communities - focuses on the design, use, and regulation of the built environment 
  • Health & Transportation - focuses on the importance of accessibility, mobility, and expanding transit options in Louisiana 
  • Healthy Environments - focuses on the natural environment, resilience, environmental justice, and coastal restoration.

Once the proposals are received, they will be reviewed by the Conference Programming Sub-Committee. The most applicable proposals will advance to the next level of collaborative session development to address review comments, add speakers, and develop and submit a proposal outline. 

Conference Proposal Form


Sponsorship Form

Diamond - $5,000 or more

  • 5 complimentary conference registrations. 
  • Full Page Ad in Conference Program.
  • Reception sponsor with ability to have a table alongside check-in for reception. acknowledgement at APA-LA chapter Conference and on website.

Platinum - $3,000

  • 2 complimentary conference registrations.
  • Full-page ad in conference program.
  • Complimentary exhibitor table.
  • Lunch Sponsor with display signage (shared) acknowledgement at APA-LA Chapter Conference and on website.

Gold - $1,000

  • 1 complimentary conference registration
  • One-half page ad in conference program
  • Complimentary exhibitor table
  • Breakfast Sponsor with display signage (shared) acknowledgement at APA-LA Chapter Conference and on website

Silver - $750

  • Quarter page ad in conference program
  • Ticket Break sponsor with display signage (shared) acknowledgement at APA-LA Chapter Conference and on website

Sponsor a Meal - $500

  • Tables tent on meal tables at awards dinner
  • Listing in conference program

Sponsor a Snack/Coffee - $250

  • Listing in conference program
  • Acknowledgement at APA-LA Chapter Conference and on website

Additional Exhibitor Table - $250

Non-Profit Rate - $100

  • Includes table and two chairs 

State Planning Awards

Every year Louisiana APA recognizes exceptional planning around the state. This includes the following categories. Below are the categories for application. Go to our website to learn more about each award. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jeffery Leuenberger, AICP at jleuenberger@louisianaplanning.com.

Deadline for Application is August 5, 2022.

State Planning AwardsApply Here |

  • Excellence Award for a Plan
  • Excellence Award for a Project
  • Excellence Award for Implementation

State Planning Achievement Awards | Apply Here |

  • Enriching a Community's Quality of Life in Honor of Francis P. Keevers
  • Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership
  • Elected Official
  • Student Achievement
  • Education or Advocacy
  • Chapter Volunteer of the Year
  • Green Building Award (presented jointly with USGBC)

 Great Places in Louisiana | More Information here |

  • Great Streets
  • Great Neighborhoods
  • Great Public Spaces