Department of Geography & Planning

National and Regional Meetings

Students find many opportunities to attend national or regional meetings of geography-related professional groups and take advantage of the training and career networking they offer.


American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting
  • April 10-14, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana

East Lakes Regional Meeting of the AAG

  • 2018 TBA

Midwest Undergraduate Geography Symposium

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018, UW-River Falls, River Falls, WI

Land Surveying and Mapping Sciences

FIG Young Surveyors North America Meeting

  • 2018 TBA

Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors

  • Feb. 14-16, 2018 (Annual Meeting) | Marriott Minneapolis Northwest | Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

National Society of Professional Surveyors Annual Meeting

  • 2018 TBA

Planning and Community Development

Economic Development Association of Minnesota, Winter Conference

  • Jan. 18-19, 2018, Minneapolis
Urban Affairs Association, Annual Conference
  • April 4-7, 2018, Toronto, Canada

American Planning Association, National Conference

  • April 21-24, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana

Travel Tourism

  • 2018 TBA

Social Studies Teaching

Minnesota Council for Economic Education

  • 2018 TBA

Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education-GeoFest

  • 2018 TBA

Minnesota Council for History Education Workshop

  • 2018 TBA
Minnesota Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference
  • March 4-5, 2018, "Social Studies Education: Engaging, Empowering, Uniting" Minnesota History Center, Minnesota