2018 National Planning Conference

Progressing in Your Planning Career

Monday, April 23, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. CDT

Location: 223

CM | 1.25

Cost: Included in Registration

Activity Type: Educational Sessions

Activity ID: NPC188181


  • Take actionable steps to advance your planning career.
  • Understand potential benefits and challenges of working in different sectors of the planning field.
  • Network effectively with experienced planners and your peers.


Are you looking to take the next step in your planning career? This interactive conversation will draw on the expertise of experienced planners and focus on the skills and resources you need to advance in your planning career – whether you are in the public or private sector, or looking to move between sectors. The session will provide attendees the opportunity to ask questions, get career advice, and network with their peers.

Session Speakers

Anna Read, AICP
American Planning Association
Washington, DC

Sharon J. Rooney, AICP
Barnstable Cnty/Cape Cod Comm.
Barnstable, MA

Deana Rhodeside
Rhodeside & Harwell, Inc.
Alexandria, VA

Jamie K. Simchik, AICP
Simchik Planning & Development
Portsmouth, NH

S. Gail Goldberg, FAICP
Los Angeles, CA

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