CDRPC Planning and Zoning Webinar SeriesGovernment Operations and Public Meetings

Planning board and zoning board of appeals members are required by state statute to obtain four hours of training a year. Town, village and city zoning board of appeals and planning board members, as well as county planning board members must receive training. This webinar series will also provide an opportunity for local government professionals from across the board to sharpen their skills, obtain credits, learn about trends and regulations, meet the experts and find out about funding opportunities.

AICP members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for these activities. When CM credits are available, they are noted at the end of an activity description. More information about AICP’s CM program can be found at www.planning.org/com. AICP members must be in attendance for the duration of the event in order to receive CM Credit.

Town, village and city zoning board of appeals and planning board members, as well as county planning board members are required by state statute to obtain four hours of training a year. This webinar series will also provide an opportunity for local government professionals from across the board to sharpen their skills, obtain credits, learn about trends and regulations, meet the experts and find out about funding opportunities.


CDRPC Will Launch our Spring 2021 Webinar Series Soon!

 

When the series opens your Eventbrite ticket will give you access to the online event page with sign-up links for the each of our ten webinars. You will not be able to access the webinars without a ticket. The registration for the series is a one-time fee. There are no additional costs for accessing webinars individually. Think of the ticket like a season ticket – attend any game you like after you’ve got your ticket.

How The Series Works
All registrants will need to log into Eventbrite or create an account to access the webinars sign-up page. Think of the registration as a season ticket. You will register once, there’s a one-time fee, and once you register you may sign up for any webinar you like. There is no per webinar fee. Make sure to save the confirmation email you receive after registration – this will contain a link to your “season ticket” – the page where you will be able to individually sign up for each webinar.

When you revisit Eventbrite you’ll want to click the link on the right that says “Access the event” under the words “Already have a Ticket?”

Step-by-step Instructions
1) Use Eventbrite to register – this will create a username and password if you do not already have an Eventbrite account.
2) After you register, check your email for a link to the event page. Click “access the event” on the right You may need to log in using your Eventbrite username and password. TIP: Bookmark the event page so you can keep coming back for updates and to add registrations.
3) On the event page, sign-up for each webinar you wish to attend. Each webinar requires it’s own registration. This is to ensure correct attendance for AICP and to automate reminders.

Remember, you must sign-up for each session using the webinar registration links provided on the Event page. For each webinar you will receive a confirmation email with the zoom link to join the webinar that can be added to your electronic calendar.

After each webinar in the series, each attendee will receive an email confirming attendance if they attended via PC or tablet. No automatic emails confirming attendance can be sent to phone only attendees. The confirmation email can be submitted to your board chair and or clerk to apply for credit. To automatically receive the email that can be used for PB or BZA credit for this webinar you MUST register and attend with an email address.

For purchasers of multiple tickets, each registrant will receive a unique ticket that will be emailed. Registrants will be able to access the webinar series by logging in with the email associated with their ticket. For there they may sign-up for any webinar from the Event Page.

2021 Webinar Dates (Wednesdays at 1pm)

  • March 17
  • March 24
  • March 31
  • April 7
  • April 14
  • April 22
  • April 24
  • May 5
  • May 12
  • May 19

We are currently soliciting sponsors and speakers.

Click here to underwrite a session

For a limited time, CDRPC is offering exclusive sponsorship for each one of our webinars. For the Presenting Sponsorship level we will provide each underwriter with an exclusive 1-hour Zoom presentation time slot of their choosing and a variety of promotional touches including sponsor branding. Underwriter level sponsorships will be paired with a webinar and will be provided with a variety of promotional touches on all webinar materials. Your sponsorship ensures we are able to continue to deliver diverse, cutting edge and cost-effective training and programs to our region’s stakeholders. Sponsoring helps underwrite the production, promotion and presentation of the series.

Our series will provide underwriters with the opportunity to build and promote your brand while sharing your expertise.

For the Spring Series we are seeking presentations on the following topics:

□ Equity
□ Transportation innovations
□ Regulatory or community planning changes brought on by the response to COVID-19
□ The intersection between public health and land use, transportation
□ Stormwater management best practices
□ Resiliency
□ Sustainability
□ Renewable Energy

If your firm or organization is interested in opportunity, please complete this form and email it and a logo for your organization (.png or .jpg) to mdaley@cdrpc.org no later than Friday, February 26th. We will open the field and call for presentations from non-sponsors on March 1.

Webinar FAQs for attendees
Q: Do I have to pay full price if I only want to attend one or two sessions?
A: Yes. There is no webinar pricing option

Q: Is there an early bird registration?
A: No.

Q. Are AICP credits available?
A: Yes. All of the sessions have been submitted for AICP CMs.

Q: Will recordings of all sessions be available post series?
A: Yes. After the series concludes the recordings of the webinars will be posted to the CDRPC YouTube Channel

Q: Can I pay by check or voucher?
A: All payments will be processed with a credit or debit card. No payments will be accepted by check.

Q: Can I pay the day of a webinar?
A: Yes!

Q: How do I get my Planning and Zoning board credits?
A: 24 hours after each webinar in the series, each attendee that registered and attended via logging in will receive an email confirming attendance. This email can be submitted to your board chair and or clerk to apply for credit. To automatically receive the email that can be used for PB or BZA credit for this webinar you MUST register with an email address. This email serves as the proof of attendance. No certificate is issued. We are not able to automatically confirm attendance for phone-only webinar attendees.


Past Webinars

Our past webinars have been archived here.

 

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