More APATX18 Conference Information Coming Soon!



Join us on the Gulf Coast for the APATX18 Conference on October 17-19, 2018, at the Galveston Island Convention Center.  Plans are already underway for the 2018 State Planning Conference and Short Course, including exciting sessions, mobile workshops, plenary and luncheon speakers, and social events.  The Short Course offers training for Planning commissioners and elected officials. Planning Award recipients will be recognized at the Friday Awards Luncheon. AICP members have the opportunity to receive up to 12.5 hours of Certification Maintenance credits during the conference.


The Annual State Planning Conference brings together planners and planning officials who are passionate about building great communities. 





Conference Hotel
Become a Sponsor/Exhibitor!

Mobile Workshops

Short Course




Pre-Conference Timeline

COMPLETE: Session Proposals Due: 6/30/17

COMPLETE: Texas Planning Award Submittals Due: 7/28/17

COMPLETE: Online Registration Open: 7/1/17-10/6/17

COMPLETE: Mobile Workshop Online Registration: 7/1/17-10/6/17

COMPLETE: Planning Excellence Recognition Applications Due: 8/31/17

COMPLETE: Exhibitors and Sponsors Commitments Due: 9/1/17

COMPLETE: Hotel Booking - APATX17 Rate Ended 10/10/17

If you are unable to register online and wish to utilize a registration form, contact APA Chapter Executive Administrator, Mike McAnelly, FAICP at