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PAW 2016 Spring Conference: Request for Session Proposals »

Submitted October 30th, 2015

The Planning Association of Washington is preparing for its 2016 conference on April 20-22 at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Everett.  The conference committee has begun to plan specific activities for the event, and it’s already shaping up to be quite the fulfilling experience.  The theme for the event is “Planning in an Age of Turbulence: Charting a Course for Success.”  You can potentially play a major role in the conference by submitting a proposal(s) for a conference session.  For more information, please follow the guidelines in the PAW 2016 Conference Request For Session Proposals.  Don’t delay–the deadline for proposal submittals is December 14, 2015.

Planning Association of Washington Quarterly Newsletter »

Submitted October 15th, 2015

In 2015, the Planning Association of Washington unveiled its new periodic newsletter to provide updates on PAW activities for our membership and others who have an interest in our operations.  Take a look at the latest information regarding our successful fall conference, the PAW-APA award recipients, and other announcements by viewing the PAW Newsletter for October 2015.  And, as always, if you have any comments on this new service from PAW, please give us your feedback.

PAW Fall Conference Presentation Materials »

Submitted October 12th, 2015

The Planning Association of Washington (PAW) wishes to thank all parties who participated in its 2015 conference held October 6-8 at Campbell’s Resort in Chelan.  In particular, PAW is grateful for our conference sponsors: Washington State Department of Commerce and Washington State Department of Ecology.  PAW has now assembled presentation materials from the conference sessions.  These materials are provided below.
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