The Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission celebrates and honors African-American heritage with this year's exhibit entitled, “Moving Out, Moving In, Moving Up: The Story of Black Migration and Immigration in Prince George’s County”. The exhibit is curated by the Black History Program, which strives to provide black history 365 days a year.
Join us in celebrating Maryland’s 10th Poet Laureate: Grace Cavalieri
Join us for this two day interactive conference exploring women and gender in international development! The Women and Gender in International Development Program at the Center for International Research, Education, and Development of Virginia Tech invites students, faculty, practitioners, and interested individuals to an intensive learning and networking opportunity engaging renowned experts in international development, with particular emphasis on gender.
This year's theme is: The Nature of Change: Weather or Not. The event benefits all interested in learning about various natural resources topics and professional practices, as well as education and outreach approaches, program examples from other partners, and more. Read more for agenda details.
Access to information and knowledge is a building block of democracy. Baltimoreans deserve, but do not have, equitable digital access and inclusion - to connect to each other, to services, to resources, to employment.
Become an ESLC volunteer land steward and help us monitor our protected lands. Join us for our spring Land Stewards Training (and free lunch)! For more information, contact Julia Babbitt Williams, manager of outreach and engagement at 410.690.4603 x171 or jbabbitt(at)eslc.org.
Come spend a day exploring the best practices and collaborations that are addressing urban flooding, health, and engagement with nature. Hear local and national examples of green infrastructure projects, innovative tools, and community engagement.
You’re invited to this year’s Professional Development Institute (PDI) event held on Thursday, April 25th 2019 at 6pm! The PDI takes place each Spring and is organized by the Morgan Association of Planning Students (MAPS), to introduce Planning students to career professionals and current-day development projects, concepts and models. With a keynote speaker and a panel discussion, students can learn and follow these panelists in order to become better-informed job candidates
Save the Date! The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is organizing next year’s ACS Data Users Conference in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau and with guidance from an ACS Data Users Group Steering Committee. More information about the conference will be posted on the ACS Online Community website in early November.
The Planners Network National Steering Committee invites proposals for the 2019 conference. “Displacement and Dispossession: Calls for Action and Resistance” will take place on Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22, 2019 simultaneously in a few locations: presently confirmed: Montréal, Québec, Canada; and New York City.
RSVP by February 22nd, 2019 to email@example.com
Morgan State University's School of Architecture and Planning and School of Engineering cordially invites you to participate in our 2019 Built Environment Career Fair on Thursday, February 14, 2019, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies.
The Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association is pleased to host the upcoming webcast Planning and Law Caselaw Update on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. ET. Registration for individuals is $20 for PLD members and $45 for nonmembers. Registration for two or more people at one computer is $140.
Maryland deserves well-preserved historic communities, sites, and architecture, and the only way we’ll accomplish this is by working together in advocacy. On Thursday, January 31, 2019, history, humanities, architecture, and preservation advocates from across the state will descend on Annapolis to let their elected officials know that our state’s history is worth protecting. We will be advocating for the policies, programs, and funding that makes our collective work possible.
The Maryland Bird Conservation Partnership (MBCP) and Youth Maryland Ornithological Society (YMOS) will unite the expertise of professional conservationists and the passion of youth birders to discuss the status of and threats to Maryland’s birds and their protection at the first-ever Maryland Bird Conservation Symposium. Presentations and Q&A sessions will help identify needed bird conservation actions to secure populations of Maryland’s birds and their habitats. Our keynote speaker is Mike Parr, President of American Bird Conservancy.
Join Preservation Maryland Executive Director Nicholas Redding, Director of Advocacy Elly Cowan, and Director of Smart Growth Maryland Kimberly Golden Brandt as they discuss preservation and smart growth priority issues for the 2019 Session of the Maryland General Assembly. All advocates attending Maryland History Advocacy Day are encouraged to join us — along with anyone with an interest in protecting Maryland’s historic and natural resources. This is a free public webinar.
Please join us on Thursday, January 31, for the 2019 Maryland Preservation Awards, celebrating eleven outstanding people and projects for their extraordinary efforts to preserve and enhance historic places, archeological sites and cultural heritage. Presented annually by the Maryland Historical Trust Board of Trustees, the Maryland Preservation Awards are the highest level of recognition for historic preservation, heritage education and community development projects in the state.
Maryland Nonprofits Legislative Preview is the place to make connections, be in the know, and set your priorities for advocacy in the upcoming year. The 2019 legislative session in Maryland will be addressing major issues of import to nonprofits and communities, especially education, with the recently passed constitutional amendment and the ongoing work of the Kirwan Commission.
The formulas that guided suburban growth for more than 60 years no longer work. How can suburbs adapt to increasingly complex social, economic, fiscal, and environmental demands? What new approaches can help them secure their futures?
YOU'RE INVITED to attend the Maryland Planning Commissioner's Association 35th Annual Conference at the Holiday Inn in Gaithersburg on Thursday and Friday, October 25th & 26th. Contact Danny Winborne (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details. To register, contact Steve Allan (email@example.com or call 410-767-4572).
Be a part of the continuing conversation about reducing wasted food in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. As awareness of the problem of wasted food increases, governments and businesses have developed ambitious goals to avoid surplus food and divert it to its highest and best uses.
This year’s DesignDC conference theme is Constructing an Equitable Future. The conference will analyze the role of architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, planners, landscape architects, and developers in creating working, playing, and living spaces open to all regardless of ability, income-level, or age.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture invites you to join us for Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now presented by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, September 27-29, 2018.
ICMA invites you to attend the 104th ICMA Annual Conference in Baltimore on September 23-26, 2018. Whether you are a newcomer to local government or a seasoned professional, here are a few reasons to make the ICMA Annual Conference the professional development event you don't want to miss:
The Vanguard conference is an experiential urban leadership gathering of the best and brightest young urban leaders working to improve cities across sectors, including urban planning, community development, entrepreneurship, government, transportation, sustainability, design, art and media.
Across the developing world, the growth of cities is outpacing effective policy.