Canadian Institue Of Planners

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Sustaining Canada's Future.

Planning Together: Student Symposium

In recognition of World Town Planning Day (WTPD) on November 8, CIP is proud to host Planning Together: Student Symposium, a free virtual event for students.

The event shines the spotlight on the best and brightest future planning leaders by showcasing their work to a national audience. It’s part of CIPs commitment to supporting and nurturing the next generation of planning leaders. 


The call for abstracts is now open.

If you have an individual research or group class project to share, this is a unique opportunity to showcase your work, get presentation experience, and build your network.

Priority for abstract selection will be given to CIP student members.

Not a member? No problem! ALL students living and studying in Canada can now join CIP for free.

The submission deadline is September 26, 2022.



Conference registration begins October 3, 2022.

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World Town Planning Day (WTPD) is an international day celebrating the accomplishments of planners and their contributions to their communities. Every year on November 8, planners around the world participate in World Town Planning Day activities, a practice that began in 1949.

Find out more about CIP and WTPD activities