2019 AICP Exam Prep Workshop
Oct
19
8:30 AM08:30

2019 AICP Exam Prep Workshop

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An exam prep workshop for the AICP exam led by the nation's leading exam training team.

About this Event

The APA National Capital Area Chapter will host an AICP exam prep workshop on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This popular training workshop will provide a review of key planning topics that could appear on the exam and is led by the same team who conducts the AICP Exam Prep session at National APA Conferences.

This workshop is open to all, especially those taking the exam in November or the following May. The cost of registration includes a light breakfast, lunch and an electronic copy of the APA Chapter President’s Council Study Manual (a $10 value).

Register by 5 p.m. on October 16, 2019 to attend. There will be no on-site registration.

For question, contact Marc Lewis-DeGrace, AICP

Register Here.

Presenters

• John Houseal, FAICP – Houseal Lavigne Associates

• Devin Lavigne, AICP, LEED AP - Houseal Lavigne Associates

• Trevor Dick, AICP, LEED AP – City of Aurora, IL

Date, Time & Location

• Saturday, October 19, 2019 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

(Breakfast starts at 8:30 and the training will begin at 9:00 am)

• Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies (640 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001)

Getting There

• View directions to the School of Continuing Studies via, ca, train, bike, or other means

Cost

• $50 advanced online registration (ends 5 p.m. on 10/16/2019); $70 on-site registration, if space allows

• Includes light breakfast, lunch and APA Chapter Presidents Council Study Manual

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20
to Oct 22

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  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Reading (map)
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to Oct 8

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10:00 AM10:00

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  • Owen Brown Interfaith Center (map)
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10:00 AM10:00

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5:00 PM17:00

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21
to Jun 22

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23
12:00 PM12:00

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1 AIA/CES HSW LU available | 1 LA CES LU available

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14
to May 15

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8
5:30 PM17:30

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1
6:00 PM18:00

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This year’s Spring Lecture Series theme is Edge: Harbor and City.

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6:00 PM18:00

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  • Morgan State University CBEIS Room 235 (map)
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24
6:00 PM18:00

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  • Falvey Hall – MICA Brown Center (map)
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This year’s Spring Lecture Series theme is Edge: Harbor and City.

Waterfront Partnership’s Healthy Harbor Initiative has set a goal of a swimmable and fishable Inner Harbor. What could this look like? The speakers will discuss design at the harbor and city edge in both planned and unplanned contexts.

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