APA Iowa Members:

I've been asked by our colleagues and neighbors from Kansas and
Wisconsin to share some information pertaining to upcoming conferences,
as noted below:

Kansas APA Call for Session:

The 2010 Kansas Planning Conference, will be held October 7-8, at the
Holiday Inn at the Campus in Manhattan. Chad Bunger, the 2010
Conference Chair, and the Executive Committee are already making plans
for an educational, inspiring conference and you won't want to miss it.

Attached you will find the Call for Sessions for this year's conference.
Please note that the deadline for submitting a session proposal is
Wednesday, May 19.

Questions about the call for sessions or other conference-related issues
may be directed to conference chair Chad Bunger at 785-587-2412 or
bunger (AT) ci (DOT) manhattan.ks.us.

Energy Center of Wisconsin - Community Energy Leadership Webinar Series

Free live webinar series kicks-off with Green Jobs: Connecting Supply
and Demand on April 27, 2010

The Energy Center of Wisconsin is launching the Community Energy
Leadership Webinar Series
<http://www.ecw.org/project.php?workid=2&resultid=414> with a free live
webinar Green Jobs: Connecting Supply and Demand
<http://www.ecw.org/project.php?workid=3&resultid=420> , presented by
Marge Anderson, Associate Director of the Energy Center on April 27,
2010 from 1:00pm-2:15pm CDT. The Energy Center has been conducting
on-going analysis of workforce development, training and energy
efficiency program developments in the Midwest. This webinar will
provide more specific information to program planners so that they can
prepare for the boom-and the workforce capacity challenges-ahead. For
more information and to register for the webinar, please click here
<http://www.ecw.org/project.php?workid=3&resultid=420> .

The Community Energy Leadership Webinar Series
<http://www.ecw.org/project.php?workid=2&resultid=414> is designed to
assist cities and towns in achieving energy reduction goals. The
webinars will offer tips on improving energy assessment and program
planning skills, and designing effective evaluation of program results
to determine if goals are met. The series is designed for community
planners, economic development professionals, municipal employees and
local elected officials, energy efficiency program managers, workforce
development professionals, residential consultants and contractors,
legislators and regulators, and advocates and professionals in the
fields of energy and sustainable communities. AICP CM credits are
pending for the following topics in the series:

* Measuring Success: The Basics of Energy Program Evaluation

Presented by Claire Cowan, Energy Center of Wisconsin

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

* Where is the Waste? An Introduction to Auditing Community
Energy Use
Presented by Ingrid Kelley and Sean Weitner, Energy Center of Wisconsin

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

* Effective Action: The Basics of Energy Program Design
Wednesday, July 28, 2010

David R. Wilwerding, AICP


American Planning Association - Iowa Chapter

6221 Merle Hay Road; P.O. Box 410

Johnston, IA 50131

Phone: 515-727-7775 - Fax: 515-727-7776

Cell: 515-333-7130

dwilwerding (AT) ci (DOT) johnston.ia.us <mailto:dwilwerding (AT) ci (DOT) johnston.ia.us>

Mark Your Calendars:

APA Iowa Conference October 27-29, 2010

MidAmerica Center, Council Bluffs, Iowa