[ApaIllinois] APA-IL Offers NCI Charrette Training Course! Sign up today!

Paula Freeze, APA-IL Editor editor at ilapa.org
Tue Dec 10 12:08:00 CST 2013


APA-IL Offers NCI Charrette Training Course!
“Tools and Techniques for Planning and Running a Successful Project Using  a Charrette”   
  APA-IL has joined with the National Charrette Institute  (NCI) to offer a 3-day training course at a reduced rate (a savings of $320!)!  APA-IL membership is not necessary.Space is limited  so don't delay, sign up today!   
	* February 26-28, 2014
	* Taught by National Charrette Institute (NCI)
	* To be held at DePaul University, 14 East Jackson Boulevard, Dublin Suite, Chicago, Suite  1600, Chicago
	* APA-IL affiliated cost per person is $575 (reduced from $895!)
	* Companies/organizations that send 4+ attendees are eligible to submit a  case study. Custom case studies make for great on-the-job training.
To Register: 
Complete the attached form (RegistrationWorksheet.xlsx). Mail form and  a check to: National Charrette Institute, 1028 SE Water Ave, #245,  Portland, OR 97216. This is a great opportunity for outstanding training.  Space is limited to 32 at the reduced rate, please register early.  Registration must be received by NCI no later than January  10, 2014.   
The National Charrette Institute (NCI) is a nonprofit educational 
    institution that helps people build community capacity for collaboration to 
    create healthy community plans. They teach professionals and community 
    leaders the art and science of the NCI Charrette System™, a holistic, 
    collaborative planning process that harnesses the talents and energies of 
    all interested parties to create and support a feasible plan. And, they 
    advance the fields of community planning and public involvement through 
    research and publications.   
  NCI Charrette System Benefits:	* Saves time and money through 
	* Reduced rework via short design feedback loops 
	* Time-compressed work sessions 
	* Increases probability for implementation through 
	* Early focus on engineering and finance 
	* Bringing all decision makers together for a compressed period of  time 
	* Promotes trust between citizens and government through 
	* Meaningful public involvement and education 
	* Broad stakeholder involvement – no one takes over 
	* Results in the best sustainable design through 
	* Integrating all viewpoints throughout design 
	* Uninterrupted, focused team design sessions   
  Contact the APA-IL Chapter  Administrator, John Paige, AICP, at admin at ilapa.org    
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