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 can be found on the Annual Training Workshop

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

National Capital Planning Commission Turns 100:

NCPC is partnering with FPD this year to make the workshop one of a kind. From coordinating exciting keynote speakers to open and close the workshop to finding amazing venues for the opening reception to organizing great mobile tours, NCPC has been an incredible partner as we have pulled things together. Learn more about their centennial year celebrations here:

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. The opening reception is set for the evening of Monday, 13 May 2024, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, sponsored by AECOM and Michael Baker International.

Annual Awards:

Join us Wednesday, 15 May, from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the National Housing Center auditorium for our awards reception and presentation sponsored by Stantec.

2023 FPD Awards Committee Call for Jurors

2023 FPD Awards Submittal Instructions and Information

2023 FPD Awards Nomination Form

Workshop Sessions:

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.” Find the complete program online at:

Emerging Federal Planners:

All Emerging Federal Planners are invited to an exclusive networking event from 5 - 8 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 May, at the Astro Beer Hall sponsored by HB&A, LLC. Anyone with 8 years or fewer in the federal planning industry is invited to join this group and share resources.

To stay up to date on the EFP group, follow them on LinkedIn:


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. Contact for more information.

The Evolution of Planning: Sponsorship!

We are grateful to all the firms that make our Annual Training Workshop possible.

2024 FPD Annual Training Workshop Sponsors

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.