Reminder! AL APA Conference Begins May 21, 2008

Reminder!  If you are planning to attend any of the following sessions (AICP prep course or Mobile Workshops) on May 21 in conjunction with the Alabama Chapter APA Annual Spring Conference in Birmingham, AL, please call UNA’s Continuing Studies and Outreach registration office at 256-765-4862 or 800-825-5862 ext 4862.  Knowing how many will be attending these sessions will help us prepare for classroom space and transportation.  

Also, if you wish to bring a spouse or guest to any of the following, please let us know as soon as possible so that we may order food. You may call and pay by credit card, or let us know that you will be paying at the door.  See details below.  

  • Welcome Reception on Wednesday, May 21 (6-8 pm) $15 guest fee
  • Grand Reception at Vulcan Park on May 22 (6pm-until) $25 guest fee
  • Awards Luncheon on Friday, May 23 (11:30 am – 1:00 pm) $25 guest fee


WELCOME RECEPTION
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Doubletree Hotel, Foyer (Lower Level)
Fee included in participant’s conference registration; spouse or guest may attend for $15.  Call 256-765-4862 or 1-800 825-5862 to pay by phone with a credit card, or let us know that you will be paying at the door.

GRAND RECEPTION AT VULCAN PARK (Dreamland BBQ)
Thursday, May 22, 2008
6:00 pm – until
Transportation provided (meet in hotel lobby at 5:45 pm) Fee included in participant’s conference registration; spouse or guest may attend for $25.  Call 256-765-4862 or 1-800 825-5862 to pay by phone with a credit card, or let us know that you will be paying at the door.

ANNUAL AWARDS LUNCHEON
Friday, May 23, 2008
11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Fee included in participant’s conference registration; spouse or guest may attend for $25.  Call 256-765-4862 or 1-800 825-5862 to pay by phone with a credit card, or let us know that you will be paying at the door.

AICP EXAM PREP COURSE (Course No. 08-AICP)
The session will consist of a 60-question practice exam based on topics covered by the actual AICP exam.  Topics covered will be planning theory and history, land use law, statistics and quantitative methods, planning techniques and terminology, and other topics that show up on the exam year after year.  This year, the practice exam has been updated to reflect the 2008 content area revisions published by AICP, the new 2005 AICP code of ethics, and new court decisions on religious land use issues, takings, and substantive due process.  Participants will take the practice exam and the correct answers will be reviewed and discussed by the group.

Session Leader: Robert Atallo, AICP, CFM
Location: Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Doubletree Hotel, Birmingham, Alabama
(University Meeting Room, Lower Level)

MOBILE WORKSHOP I – GREENING OF THE UNIVERSITY AND DOWNTOWN
(Course No. 08-M001)
Location: Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Doubletree Hotel, Birmingham, Alabama

MOBILE WORKSHOP II – HOUSING CHOICES IN BIRMINGHAM’S CITY CENTER
(Course No. 08-M002)
Location: Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Time: 1:30 – 4:00 pm
Location: Doubletree Hotel, Birmingham, Alabama

Lavonne Gatlin, Interim Director
Continuing Studies & Outreach
University of North Alabama
UNA Box 5036
Florence, AL  35632-0001
Phone:  256-765-4787
Fax:  256-765-4872
Website: www.una.edu/conted

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