2016 TAPA/TSITE Fall Conference

September 21-23, 2016
Crowne Plaza in Downtown Knoxville


The annual conference of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association will be co-hosted by the Tennessee Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (TSITE).

This will be an opportunity to collaborate, share and discuss the latest trends and initiatives related to a community's design for people of all ages and abilities.


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Conference Agenda Now Available

We’ve lined up a great slate of presenters for this year’s event.

The agenda page has been updated with the complete list of presentation topics, abstracts and speakers.

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2016 Keynote Speaker: Chuck Marohn from Strong Towns

An engineer by training, Chuck looks at the financial obligations created by our recent development patterns and urges us to rethink our community’s pathways to prosperity: building incrementally from the inside out.

Learn more about Chuck and Strong Towns

Lodging and Venue Information

Need a place to stay? Downtown Knoxville has lots of great lodging options.

We've filled up the conference hotel, but there are lots of other great options in downtown Knoxville that are within walking distance of the conference.

This is the place to be

"Insight and Innovation" Mobile Tours Planned

Don’t miss your chance to go in depth and behind the scenes at Knoxville’s largest redevelopment efforts and the world’s leading federal research institutions.

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