Planning Michigan, Michgan Association of Planning’s 2014 Annual Conference
Date: October 7, 2014 - October 10, 2014
Time: Sessions begin at 11:00 a.m. on Oct. 8 and conclude Oct. 10 at 12:45 - 3:45 p.m.
Location: Grand Hotel, P.O. Box 286, Mackinac Island, MI 49757. (906) 847-3331 FAX: (906) 847-0945
Contact: Michigan Association of Planning, 219 S Main St., Suite 300, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 (734) 913-2000
Planning Michigan 2014, at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, will include intensive, high-level sessions, more national speakers and additional formal and informal programmed opportunities to network and learn from peers. Comprehensive session offerings include a hands-on form-based code workshop, a high-level conversation with Michigan's Sustainable Communities and Challenge Grant Leaders, a provocative session to discuss whether adapting a developer-focused approach is the future Michigan planning/regulatory model, a historic walking tour and a tour on preserving cultural assets. The Michigan Citizen Planner: Fundamentals of Planning & Zoning course is available during the conference allowing participants to complete the seven sessions and receive a certificate at the conference. Plan to attend the conference Wednesday October 8 -- Friday October 10 for the best planning practices for professional planners, community development professionals, planning commissioners, zoning board of appeals members, and elected officials. For more information about the special events, tours, session schedule, Michigan Citizen Planner, Grand Hotel accommodations and registration contact MAP at (734) 913-2000 or visit www.planningmi.org/conference.asp.