July 09, 2024


8:00 AM

Join us for the most anticipated planning event of the year! CONNECTION 2024, CIP and APPI's joint national conference combines professional planning education and research, experiential workshops, networking, career development, and fun over three days from July 9-11 in Edmonton, AB.

What can you expect?
  • Keynote presentations from Notorious Cree, Jennifer David, Don Iveson, and Tim Tamashiro that will offer tangible and actionable takeaways
  • 48 sessions in total that focus on topics from climate change, community planning, housing, reconciliation, and more
  • Learning tours that will showcase solutions and ideas from other planners to enhance your conference experience
  • Hands-on workshops where you will learn new skills and tools to advance your planning practice
  • Career support through our resume clinics, headshot lounge, and job opportunities posted on our in-person version of the CIP National Job Board at the Professional Development Lounge
  • Networking opportunities to meet planners, make career connections, and social events like our Welcome Reception at the Canadian Icehouse and our Closing Reception at Fort Edmonton Park

Members and Non-Members can take advantage of special discounted registration fee. We also have heavily discounted student rates.
Register before May 1 to access early bird prices!
Interested in exploring partnership and/or Exhibitor opportunities? Click here for more details.


Date: July 9 - 11, 2024

Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Format: Hybrid Conference

Conference Fee: 

  • Please click here to see the pricing structure.
  • Early Bird Deadline: May 1, 2024

CPL units: For CIP members, we are happy to provide the service of uploading your CPL units from your participation at CONNECTION directly into your account with your Provincial or Territorial Institute/Association.