The FPD Executive Committee is pleased to announce the 2024 FPD Annual Training Workshop! Join us in Washington, DC to continue your professional development and learn from planning peers working across diverse federal agencies. Share your knowledge and experiences, gain new knowledge and technical skills to expand your planning toolkit, and log Certification Maintenance (CM) credits to maintain your certification.

Details about sponsorship opportunities, workshop venue and hotels, keynote speakers, sessions, and mobile tours will be posted on the official Annual Training Workshop website as they are finalized:

Questions may be directed to the Workshop Chair, Britta Ayers, at

Date and Location:

The 2024 FPD Annual Training Workshop will be held from 13-16 May 2024 at the National Housing Center in Washington, DC. Additional venue details including hotels, parking, and off-site gathering locations will be posted on the workshop website in the coming months. The opening reception is set for the evening of Monday, 13 May 2024, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.

Annual Awards:

The call for awards will open December 1, 2023. Award winners will be announced at the FPD Annual Training Workshop in May 2024.

2023 FPD Awards Committee Call for Jurors

2023 FPD Awards Submittal Instructions and Information

2023 FPD Awards Nomination Form

Workshop Sessions:

Session proposals are being accepted through February 9, 2024. The three tracks we have established in line with the conference theme are “Federal Planning in Action,” “Shaping Federal Planners,” and “Training, Tools, and Technology.” (More information about the session criteria can be found here.) We are using a new portal for submissions this year. If you have any issues with the submission portal or any questions about the session proposal guidelines, please reach out to

Link: Session Proposal Portal

Emerging Federal Planners:

Stay tuned for information on group-specific gatherings and events at the workshop for lots of great networking opportunities.


If you’re a current or recently graduated student, we’d love to have you come to the FPD workshop and learn more about federal planning. Please stay tuned for more details.

Additional Information:

Our workshop co-chairs, Britta Ayers and Traycee Chapman, are working diligently to get details confirmed so we can share them with our members. We will post information on the workshop website and in email blasts to FPD membership as soon as we can.

If you are not currently an FPD member, you will not receive the email blasts about the workshop. Please check the status of your membership and join FPD if your membership has lapsed. More information about FPD membership is available at this site:

The Evolution of Planning: Sponsorship!

The 2024 FPD Training Workshop is the premier annual training and networking opportunity for federal agencies and the A/E consultant community. Seize the opportunity to elevate your firm's unique capabilities through this sponsorship program. Why Sponsor?

  • Sponsorship connects you with a valuable audience of 400+ professionals:
  • Spotlight your firms unique brand, products and services
  • Generate new leads with diverse federal agency clients
  • Establish new teaming partnerships
  • Recruit emerging professionals and students
  • Supports the mission of FPD to provide a quality annual training workshop to members, partners, and clients
  • Reduces the cost of attending on FPD leadership

Sponsorship levels will be publicized once they are finalized. Start talking to your firm now about contributing!

If you are not yet a member of FPD, consider joining now to be eligible for early-bird discounts and receive regular updates on workshop details. See our Membership page for additional information.

Why attend the FPD Workshop?
It is the premier training and networking opportunity for Federal planners.

Earn AICP Certification Maintenance credits while learning about innovative best practices in Federal planning; gain new technical capabilities through skill-building workshops; network with practitioners from other sectors and agencies, and explore successful Federal planning initiatives.