Under the (re)connect theme, we are looking for content related to the following topics: 

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Identifying and creating connections between citizens, industry, and other professional disciplines is critical to effectively turning ideas into implementable policy.

Topics may include: Transportation, Open space planning, Infrastructure

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The merging of different urban planning concepts and philosophies to create a cohesive community, however large or small, is a cornerstone of modern planning design.

Topics may include: Affordable housing, Revitalization, Infill

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The processes, policies, and frameworks in which our elected officials and government bodies harmonize the desires of the public, with the practices within the field of planning.

Topics may include: Policy, Indigenous topics, Governance

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Projects close to home that identify best and worst practices for planning at different scales. 

Topics may include: In-depth examinations into planning issues in the Canadian context. 


Interested in hosting a session? Please contact registration@placeconference.ca


Abstracts

All student presenters must submit a 200-word abstract summarizing the purpose, method, and conclusions of the research. Abstracts will not be edited. Authors are responsible for spelling, grammatical, and typographical errors. 

Abstract Submission

Abstracts must be submitted with the following format:

  1. Indicate if Poster or Presentation 
  2. Presenter name(s)
  3. Program and Year/Level of Study
  4. Department and Institution
  5. Title of presentation
  6. Body of Abstract. (200 words maximum)
  • Do not put your name and affiliation in the body of the abstract.
  • Do not enter the title in the body of the abstract.
  • Do not use abbreviations.
  • Do not use bulleted lists.
  • Do not include phone numbers or e-mail addresses in the body of the abstract.
  • Do not use all caps.

Email your submission to info@placeconference.ca. File name convention is: lastname-firstname-PLACE18.docxFile types that are supported are: doc, docx, or txt. Please do not submit PDFs. In the subject line of the email put the word ABSTRACT followed by your name. In the body of the message put any additional information of special consideration. 

Abstracts for student presentations are due on Friday, October 5th, 2018.

Posters

Posters can be by individuals or groups. In addition to submitting an abstract, each presenter should prepare 15 copies of a one sheet abstract of their poster to share at the meeting and be prepared to illustrate their poster with up to a three-minute presentation. Poster boards will be available that can accommodate posters up to 72″ (1.22m) wide and 48″ (1.8m) high. The organizing committee will provide tacks for attaching posters to the boards.

Poster submission

Posters must be submitted in PDF format with the following additional information: 

  1. Indicate if Poster or Presentation 
  2. Presenter name(s)
  3. Program and Year/Level of Study
  4. Department and Institution
  5. Title of poster presentation
  6. Poster (in PDF format)

Email your submission to info@placeconference.ca. File name convention is: lastname-firstname-PLACE18.docxIn the subject line of the email put the word POSTER followed by your name. Include the additional information in the body of your email. 

    Poster submissions are due by Friday, October 5th, 2018.