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Makeover Montgomery 5

Thursday, September 22, 2022 @ 8:00 am - Saturday, September 24, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Registration is open for the Makeover Montgomery 5 conference scheduled for September 22 through 24; featuring keynote speaker Angela D. Brooks, President Elect of the American Planning Association, and past chair of the APA Diversity Task Force

Wheaton, MD – The Montgomery County Planning Department, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), in partnership with the University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth, is pleased to announce the opening of online registration for the Makeover Montgomery 5 Conference (MM5). The three-day conference will be held from September 22 through September 24, 2022, in College Park and Wheaton and will focus on all aspects of planning for resilience in the areas of the economy, neighborhoods, infrastructure, and the environment. The cost of the conference is $40 through August 23 and $55 after that date. Attending the keynote address by Angela D. Brooks on September 22 is free to the public and does not require conference registration.

MM5 sessions will feature the following themes:

  • Economic resilience
  • Neighborhood and social resilience
  • Environmental, climate, and infrastructure resilience
  • Public health resilience

Register for MM5

This is the fifth time this conference will take place with a focus on seeking regional ideas to help Montgomery County and other municipalities thrive. AICP and ASLA continuing education credits will be available and are currently pending. There may also be a virtual option for attendance depending on the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic at the time of the conference.

Makeover Montgomery 5 Conference Details

  • Thursday, September 22: University of Maryland National Center for Smart Growth keynote speaker address by Angela D. Brooks at 7 p.m. at the School of Architecture Building (3835 Campus Drive, College Park, MD).
  • Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24: Sessions held at M-NCPPC Wheaton Headquarters building (2425 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, MD 20902) across from the Wheaton Metrorail station.


Thursday, September 22, 2022 @ 8:00 am
Saturday, September 24, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
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