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2018 MAP Conference Scheduled

Apr 13, 2018

We are excited to announce that the 2018 MAP annual conference will be held September 12 - 14 in Whitefish. Register now, and consider submitting a presentation proposal.

Call for Presenters - MAP Planning Conference 2018

Apr 05, 2018


We are accepting proposals for standard 1.25 hours sessions or deep dive sessions. Deep dive sessions include workshops, charrettes or tours in the following themes that last between 2.5 hours and 8 hours.

 Main Streets

These sessions will focus on projects, plans, or topics that may impact cities, towns, counties, and communities through Montana.  These can include current hot topics such as affordable housing, vacation rentals, bike and pedestrian paths, zoning, etc.


These sessions will focus on our natural resources.  Topics ideas can include corridor plans, transportation, watershed studies, wildlife research, etc.


These sessions will focus on impacts to the residents of our great state, and could include topics combined with themes from other tracks.  Other topics could include recent or proposed land use laws, affordable housing, corridor studies, etc.

Ethics and Law

We will accept proposals on ethics or law that meet the AICP requirements for those topics. Please plan on these sessions being 1.5 hours. Please visit for additional information on the content needed to meet law and ethics requirements.

Presentation Submission Criteria:

All presentations must (a) meet a planning related objective of your choice, (b) be unbiased and non-promotional, and (c) communicate a clearly identified educational purpose or objective. Submissions must be made by Friday, May 13th, 2018.

We will be providing CM credits for those attending sessions. In order to facilitate that process, all submissions for presentation must be completed in the following format. 

 Presentation title:

Presentation description including educational objectives:

Speaker(s) name (please indicate any professional certifications):

Speaker(s) bio:

Speaker(s) email address:


Email your proposal to by May 13th.