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posted by MAPDAdmin on July 19, 2014

Check Out Our Topics Pages!

MAPD has refreshed its topics pages with presentations from 2010 – 2014. Presentations include everything from 40b to renewable energy to historic preservation and are sorted both by year and by topic. Check it out by clicking on “events” or “resources” on the menu! These presentations may be downloaded or embedded in blog posts (please Read More

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posted by MAPDAdmin on February 15, 2017

2017 MAPD Conference Call for Sessions is OPEN!

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 MAPD Annual Conference Call for Sessions is now open! This year’s conference will be held June 15th and 16th in Pittsfield. Proposals are due Friday, March 17th. We look forward to reviewing your session ideas!

posted by MAPDAdmin on January 26, 2017

Save the Date for the 2017 MAPD Conference!

The 2017 MAPD Annual Conference is heading west! That’s right – on June 15th and 16th the MAPD Conference will be in Pittsfield at the Crowne Plaza. More information is coming soon – please check the Conference webpage regularly for updates on the call for sessions, hotel reservations and registration!

posted by MAPDAdmin on February 1, 2016

2016 MAPD Conference Call for Sessions is OPEN!

The Call for Session is now open for the 2016 MAPD Annual Conference to be held in Hyannis at the Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center on May 19th and 20th.  This year’s theme is Making It Happen.  We will explore methods and case studies to assist planners in taking plans and projects from vision to Read More

Happy New Year! The 2016 MAPD Annual Conference is going to be May 19-20th in Hyannis, MA at the Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center. More information is coming soon – please check the Conference page and stay tuned for announcements via email!

posted by MAPDAdmin on December 4, 2015

APA-MA/MAPD 2015 Annual Holiday Luncheon

On December 11th, join your friends at the American Planning Association, Massachusetts Chapter (APA-MA) & Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors (MAPD) as we celebrate the holiday season and honor innovative planning projects and professionals across Massachusetts. Catch up with colleagues, meet new friends and enjoy the holiday cheer at the Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Read More

We are pleased to announce the registration is OPEN for the 2015 MAPD Annual Conference! This year, we will hold the conference in Salem, MA on May 14th and 15th at the Salem Waterfront Hotel. Registration is due May 1st. Don’t miss out on this great event! To register and learn more about this conference, Read More

This is an invitation for session proposals for the Annual MAPD Conference to be held in Salem at the Salem Waterfront and Marina on May 14th and 15th.  This year’s theme is Connecting People to Places.  We will explore the attributes that make a “great place” and how planners can foster an environment where people can Read More

Hear ye, Hear ye! The Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors 2015 Annual Conference has been announced. This year, on May 14th and 15th, we will meet in historic Salem, MA at the Salem Waterfront Hotel and Marina. A Call for Sessions and our conference theme are coming shortly. Stay tuned and mark those calendars! This Read More

The Town of Wilmington is looking for a new Director of Planning and Conservation.  The Director is responsible for the management of the Planning & Conservation Department and its staff. Ensures the best interests of the town are achieved through strategies, plans, programs, and outreach related to affordable housing, community and economic development, andconservation. The Read More

“Every family needs a home” Op-Ed on Boston Globe Podium, July 11 2014 Written by Angus Jennings, AICP, MAPD Board member and 2nd past president http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2014/07/11/podium-jennings/oiXWyvY66pHXkPISLw9jGJ/comments.html?p1=ArticleTab_Comments_Top