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CIP/ PIBC National Planning Conference
July 7th to 10th, 2020
Fairmont Château Whistler, Whistler, BC


Elevation—The planning profession has moved into unchartered territory, addressing highly complex and interdependent issues that require innovative ways of thinking and practice. The theme of the 2020 national conference captures the profession’s commitment to move forward and upward together, leading to new vantage points and paths to explore.

Elevation provides opportunities for planners and community builders from across the country to share ideas, ask questions, and learn from diverse perspectives, ultimately guiding the profession to new heights of possibility, leadership, and accomplishment.

Registration is now OPEN! Early registration ends May 1, 2020. Visit the ELEVATION website for more information.

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

Elevation 2020 provides an opportunity to reach a captive and engaged audience of policy makers, industry leaders, and practitioners—before, during, and after the conference.  Don't miss your chance to expand your exposure, with key decision makers and planning professionals from across the country! Click here for more information on sponsorship & exhibit opportunities.

Call for Student Member Volunteers 

The organizing team for this year's conference is looking for Student Members interested and willing to help out onsite at the conference as volunteers - in exchange you will receive a partial (50%) refund on your basic conference registration. Register for ELEVATION 2020 as usual, then click here and fill out the Student Volunteer application form. If you are selected as a Student Volunteer and complete your volunteering at the conference, you will receive a 50% reimbursement on your basic conference fee.  Questions about volunteering? Click here to email Wendy Vance, Officer, Projects & Event at CIP.

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