Training and Webinars

Upcoming Events - April 2024






  • April 5 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Digging Deep into the Data – Analyzing Your Community Using Census Bureau Tools

The Census Bureau has valuable data that are helpful for community planning, analyzing, reporting, grant-writing, etc. In this Webinar, you will learn about popular Census Bureau surveys and the type of information you can access from them. You will receive a brief tour of the Census Bureau’s website and live demonstrations of popular data retrieval tools to help you find data quickly and build a customized data query. Topics include the various geographical levels of how data can be accessed, where and how to find data regarding your community such as population, demographic makeup, economic, and housing, and the various data view/download options, to include data tables, Excel spreadsheets, and mapping features.

APA Northern New England Chapter

CM | 1.5

  • May 3 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

The Relevancy Guidebook: How We Can Transform the Future of Preservation

Join Landmarks Illinois CEO Bonnie McDonald to discuss the preservation field's current challenges based on her interviews with preservation professionals and advocates. Key findings from the Relevancy project include creating a just preservation movement, dismantling preservation's "culture of preciousness," focusing on affordable housing, addressing climate change, and preservation job opportunities.

APA Urban Design & Preservation Division

CM | 1.5

  • July 12 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

GIS Automation for Planners: Model Builder

Automating software workflows enables planners to conduct analysis to inform decision making accurately and efficiently, opening up more time to engage with results. In this webcast, planners will be introduced to the capabilities of ArcGIS Pro's Model Builder, with a focus on its components and advanced features like iterators and model-specific functions. The session will provide practical tips for creating efficient, modular workflows alongside guidance on developing parameterized tools from models, and considering aspects like workspaces and documentation. Additionally, we'll discuss the limitations of Model Builder in handling highly complex workflows. This session is tailored for planners looking to integrate GIS automation into their work, offering practical insights for effective application to common planning tasks.

APA Technology Division

CM | 1.5

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CM credits can be claimed by looking up the sponsoring Chapter or Division as provider

2024 Distance Education: The following are available for CM credit on demand until 12.31.24: TBA SOON!