Fellow APA Iowa Members,

Don't forget, the online registration deadline for the APA Iowa
Conference "Sustainably Rebuilding the Heartland" is this Friday,
October 15, 2010! The conference is being held in cooperation with APA
Nebraska will be held from Wednesday, October 27th thru Friday, October
29th at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs. Also, please don't
forget that the early bird registration pricing has also been extended
until October 15, 2010.

The conference registration packet is available at
http://www.iowa-apa.org/events/confe...formation.html, and includes
the full conference schedule.

Highlights of the 2010 APA Iowa Annual Conference Include:

* Ability to earn up to 14.5 AICP Certification Maintenance
Credits (CM), including the required Law and Ethics credits

* Online Conference Registration is available with the use of a
credit card, by clicking here
<https://www.planning.org/ecommerce/c...nceDetails.asp
x?conferenceId=133> . Online registrations must be received by October
15, 2010. Paper registrations will be accepted after October 15, 2010
and onsite registration is available.

* Hotel Reservations are available at two hotels, to receive the
discounted rates. The deadline for room reservations has passed, but
the hotels still have rooms available at the conference rates.

* Country Inn and Suites, 17 Arena Way, Council Bluffs, IA
51501, (712) 322-8282. This hotel is attached to the Mid America
Center, mention APA Iowa to receive the discounted rate of $89.99 per
night.

* Hilton Garden Inn, 2702 Mid American Drive, Council Bluffs, IA
51501, Phone (712) 309-9000. This hotel is attached to the Horseshoe
Casino and is within walking distance of the Mid America Center, mention
APA Iowa to receive the discounted rate of $89.00 per night.

* Four Mobile Workshops are planned, highlighting the exciting
changes occurring in the Council Bluffs/Omaha metro area, including
tours of the Aksarben Village in Omaha, Brownfield Redevelopment Tour,
Downtown Redevelopment Tour and a Bike Tour highlighting regional trail
planning efforts.

* Our keynote speaker Eric Corey Freed, LEED AP, a Principal
with organicARCHITECT and acclaimed author of "Green Building and
Remodeling for Dummies" will share his story about not "why" we need to
go green, but "how" we can go green in his Detroit, Dallas & Despotism:
a 3D View of Sustainability presentation.

The conference registration packet, online conference registration and
hotel reservation are also available on the APA Iowa website,
www.iowa-apa.org. We look forward to seeing you all in Council Bluffs
from October 27th - 29th!

I look forward to seeing you all in Council Bluffs in October!

David R. Wilwerding, AICP

President

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>

http://www.iowa-apa.org/







Register Now!

APA Iowa Annual Conference

Sustainably Rebuilding the Heartland

October 27-29th, 2010

MidAmerica Center - Council Bluffs, Iowa