Your Hour With APA Virginia Webinar Series, Sponsored by The Berkley Group

Welcome to Your Hour with APA Virginia Chapter, sponsored by The Berkley Group. This is a free webinar series happening on the fourth Monday of each month from Noon - 1 p.m. and is currently open to everyone; including members and non-members. 

Members can receive 1 CM credit for watching live. All webinars are recorded and posted to our YouTube channel within 24 hours. 

Members can now also take advantage of On-Demand Education and watch past webinars for CM credits thru December 31, 2021. View the comment sections of each individual webinar for CM info. 

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Upcoming Webinars

Monday, September 26, 2022

Your Hour with APA Virginia: Planning for Resiliency Webinar Series: Housing Impacts

Monday, September 26, 2022 12pm-1pm

Topics on formerly red-lined communities vulnerability to flooding & locality experience: Using CDBG funds to address riverine flooding

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022 

Ethics Case of the Year 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 12pm-1pm

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Past Webinars

MONDAY, August 22, 2022 

Your Hour With APA Virginia: Planning for Resilience Series- Updates to the Stormwater Management and Erosion & Sediment Control Programs

Monday, August 22, 2022 12pm-1pm 

1 CM: # 9254542

—2 new SWM Guidance documents (Design Guidance - which includes Solar and Streamlined Process) being published in VA Register on 8/1 for 30 day comment
—Startup of SW Handbook SAG - and RFP is out for contractor
—Restart of the SWM.ESC Reg consolidation RAP


Speaker: Mike Rolband, Director of DEQ

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MONDAY, April 25th, 2022 12pm-1pm

Your Hour With APA Virginia: One Path to AICP Overview - Tips and Pointers for Earning your AICP Certification

Monday, April 25, 2022 12pm-1pm 

Have you heard? The process for earning your AICP certification has evolved to provide greater flexibility and simplicity. New for 2022 and known as One Path to AICP, this process allows planners young and old to earn their AICP certification in a way that meets them where they are. This webinar will review the new process in detail and provide some tips and pointers for those looking to begin the process, including taking the AICP exam and submitting the experience assessment. 


John M. Harbin, AICP

Professional Development Officer

John Harbin is a Senior Regional Planner with the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission. He supports a variety of environmental, land use, infrastructure, and economic development initiatives. John has over 10 years of planning experience in both public and private sector positions. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Planning from Virginia Tech and a Master of Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia. John serves on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

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Monday, May 23rd, 2022 12pm-1pm

Project Pipeline: Performance-Based Transportation Planning and Project Development

Project Pipeline is a performance-based planning program to identify cost-effective solutions to multimodal transportation needs in Virginia. Through this planning process, projects and solutions may be considered for funding through programs, including SMART SCALE, revenue sharing, interstate funding and others. Project Pipeline aims to implement a statewide look at needs and formalize the connection with planning, funding and programming transportation solutions for Virginia. The objective of the program is to focus on the Commonwealth Transportation Board-adopted VTrans priority locations and corridors. The program, led by the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, is built around a performance-based planning process. The goal is to develop projects and investment strategies that can be considered for funding.


Chad Tucker
Nathan Umberger
, P.E.
Blake Ailor, AICP
Rob Prunty, P.E.

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