Student Conference

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The Student Michigan Association of Planning (SMAP) Conference is an opportunity for planning students at universities throughout the state to learn about new planning research and best practices, get career advice and network with planning professionals. The 2024 conference will be hosted by the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.

Program highlights include:

- Keynote speaker Missy Stults, PhD, the Sustainability and Innovations Director for the City of Ann Arbor. Dr. Stults works with all city operations, residents, businesses, the University of Michigan, nonprofits, and others to achieve a just transition to community-wide carbon neutrality by 2030, as outlined in the A2ZERO Carbon Neutrality Plan.

- Presentations on Vision Zero, historic preservation, social media and renewable energy, plus career topics and more.

- Speed interviews with planning firms looking for interns and full time planners. You'll have an opportunity to sign up when you register. 

 2024 SMAP Agenda


Thank you to our SMAP sponsors!

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