2015: Salem

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The 2015 MAPD Annual Conference was held May 14 & 15 in Salem, Massachusetts, at the Salem Waterfront Hotel. The Program for the 2015 Conference included sessions on:

  • Community Wayfinding and Branding
  • Regional Economic Development
  • Fostering Urban Spaces to Diminish Violence
  • The Massachusetts Planners Guidebook
  • Mobile workshops about downtown redevelopment and waterfront revitalization, and
  • Recent Court Decisions

* AICP CM Credits for this conference have been approved *

We are honored to have had Mayor Kim Driscoll as our lunch keynote speaker on Thursday, May 14th. Thank you to Lynn Duncan for coordinating her schedule to make that happen! Mayor Driscoll’s presentation has also been submitted for CM Credit.

Click here for the FINAL 2015 MAPD Conference Program and Registration


Many thanks to our Conference Sponsors:

Beals + Thomas

Howard Stein Hudson


Conference Questions? Contact: Ted Brovitz, AICP,

Conference Proceedings:

Community Branding and Wayfinding (Brookline Wayfinding, Ipswich Wayfinding, Winchester Wayfinding)

Middlesex 3 Coalition – Regional Economic Development

Lunch Keynote – Mayor Kim Driscoll, Salem, MA

Fostering Urban Spaces as Catalysts for Diminishing Effects of Violence and Abuse

Placemaking Through Collaborative Action

To Unlock our Commonwealth: Local Planners’ Role in Leading Reforms to Build More Housing and Sustain our Economic Health (Clark Ziegler, Angus Jennings, Chris Rembold)

Strategizing for Transit-Oriented Development in Metro-West’s Hub: Downtown Framingham

Massachusetts Planners Guidebook

Community Building and Creative Placemaking in Dense Urban Centers