2018: Quincy

Join us in Quincy for the 2018 Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors Annual Conference!


May 24th– May 25th, 2018 

Boston Marriott Quincy Hotel 

100 Marriott Drive

Quincy, MA


Book Your Group Rate Through Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors 



Come see for yourself the incredible investment and revitalization happening in Quincy at the 2018 Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors Annual Conference. Catch up with old planner friends, meet new ones, and learn something new to bring back to the office…we hope to see you all in the City of Presidents!  Conference Registration 

Conference Program – Thursday, May 24th

Keynote Address – Mayor Thomas P. Koch

Real Talk about 40B, by Planners for Planners

How to Prepare Effective RFP’s for Professional Planning Services

Housing, Housing, Housing: How did we get here and what can we do?

Easton’s P3 Models to Maximize Public Value 

Resilient Cape Cod: Integrating Ecosystem Services and Community Preferences in on Online Platform

Preparing for Economic Development: Beyond HQ2

Revitalizing a Historic Downtown District: Quincy’s Making New History

Downtown Quincy Walking Tour and Reception


Conference Program – Friday, May 24th

MAPD Annual Meeting

The New Face of Retail, Its Impact on Downtown, and What Planners Can Do About It

Cultural Planning in Action: Lessons from the Metro Boston Region

Recent Court Decisions, Land Use Law Update