Annual Conference Registration Now Open!

Online registration for the 2022 APA-WI Annual Conference is now closed. 

Receptions and Awards Presentation included in conference registration. 

On-site registrations are available. Please download and fill out form and have check payment available.

*Brown County does not currently have a mask mandate in place. Those wishing to wear masks are encouraged to do so.

KI Convention Center floor plan for Annual Conference. 

What's Next: Strategies for Planning in a World of Change

Tuesday, May 24 - Pre-Conference Workshops

2:00 - 4 p.m. - Workshops: Pre-registration required

  • Policy, Advocacy and Collaboration for Housing
  • How to work with the Media
  • De Pere Historic Downtown & Cultural District


Tuesday, May 24

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Reception & Award Presentation: Lambeau Field, Champions Room Club

  • Buses will be available for transport to Lambeau Field
  • Pick up will be near hotel entrance at 4:30 and 5 p.m. and will bring you back to the hotel
  • If driving, park in lot 7 and enter at the south gate (attendant will let people in at 5 p.m.). Take elevator to 8th floor.


Wednesday, May 25

8:30 - 9:15 a.m. - Breakfast

  • APA-WI Board President, Jason Gilman, gives APA-WI Annual Conference welcome
  • Green Bay Mayor, Erich Genrich, gives city welcome
  • Oneida Nation Chairman, Tehassi tasi Hill, opening remarks 

9:15 - 10:15 a.m. - Keynote Speaker

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Concurrent Sessions

  • Enabling Better Places: Using the Wisconsin Code Reform Guide
  • Learning Through Efforts to Revitalize a Green Bay Neighborhood
  • FlexRide Milwaukee: On-Demand Transportation to Connect Workers and Jobs - Fulfills 1 CM Equity Credit (option 1 or 2)
  • Brownfields: An Integrated Approach

11:45a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - LUNCH PLENARY: From Playbook to Super Bowl: Titletown Design

1:15 - 2:15 p.m. - Concurrent Sessions

  • Lean Comprehensive Plans: A Planning Oxymoron, Debunked! - A1
  • Reinvesting in the City of Waupaca: Planning Adaptions to Strengthen Community Resiliency - A2
  • Bringing the Wisconsin Idea to Your Community: The UniverCity Year Program @ UW-Madison - A3
  • To Grow or Not to Grow -That is the Question - Managing a Changing Demographic and Budgetary Constraints - A4

1:15 - 3:15 p.m. - Lambeau West: Titletown District TOUR

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Concurrent Sessions

  • Resilient Communities Are For The Birds - A2
  • Municipal Impact Fees in the State of Wisconsin - The Do's and Don'ts - A3

3:45 - 4:45 p.m. - Concurrent Sessions

  • Community Visioning in East Central Wisconsin - A1
  • Proactive Public-Sector Led Steps to Generating New Diverse Housing in Small Wisconsin Communities - A2

3:45 - 5:15 p.m. - Concurrent Sessions

  • Recent Legislation and law Changes Affecting Land Use - Fulfills 1.5 CM Law Requirement - A3
  • Riverfront Redevelopment & Historic Broadway District Walking TOUR - Cancelled due to weather


Thursday, May 26

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast & APA-WI Annual Meeting

8:30 - 9:45 a.m. - PLENARY: Climate Change and its Impacts in Wisconsin - Fulfills 1 CM Resilience & Sustainability Requirement  

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Concurrent Sessions

  • Be an Economic Development Hero Through P-5 Partnerships and Planning Strategies That Attract Development Your Community Wants - A4
  • Planning for Housing at the Intersection of Data, Policy and Collective Impact - Fulfills one of the 1 CM Equity Credit (option 2 of 2) - A2
  • Connecting Through Green Infrastructure: The Development of the City of La Crosse's King Street Greenway - A1
  • Zoning Code Update in the Suburbs: How to deregulate and still achieve a better community - A3

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Green Bay's Bay Beach Amusement Park and Wildlife Sanctuary TOUR

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Concurrent Sessions

  • Community Building Through Park Planning and Parkland Acquisition - A4
  • La Crosse Downtown - Decades in the Making - A2
  • Addressing Climate Change: WICCI Community Sustainability, Resilience Menu and EVs - A3
  • Are Your Ethics in Jeopardy? - Fulfills 1.5 CM Ethics Requirement - A1