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apa conference round up

As many of you know, the annual conference of the American Planning Association was recently held in April in Chicago. The theme was "Plan Big" - a theme you could probably guess considering this is where planner and author of Plan of Chicago, Daniel Burnham, famously uttered the words "Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood..."

image: via planetizenIf, like me, you didn't make it to Chicago, bloggers on Planetizen have generously provided a round up of conference presentations. This includes a analysis of the tweets emanating from the conference! 

Jonathan Nettler's APA 2013: Dispatches from Chicago is good read and highlights topics such as emerging trends in planning and the ROI of parks and open spaces.

Jennifer Evans-Cowley's fun and interesting analysis of tweets can be found at Understanding Trends from the APA Conference