Consortium for Scenario Planning

2018 Conference

Location and Dates

The 2018 conference will be held in downtown Columbus, Ohio’s capital city, on September 12-14. The conference program features a guided walk around downtown Columbus, and the distances between event venues are walkable and transit accessible.

Host Agency and Venues

The host agency is the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC).

Event venues include the Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown, MORPC’s offices, and an opening evening reception at Strongwater event space.

Call for Proposals

The Consortium for Scenario Planning is opening the call for session proposals from May 8 through July 10, 2018. Find out more and submit your session proposal.

Working Program

The program will continue to evolve from June through August. The final program will be posted online in August. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification Maintenance (CM) credits will likely be available for some sessions. These details will be posted as they become available.


Conference registration is available here. Space is limited to 75 attendees. Registration will close on Friday, August 24, 2018 or when the attendee limit is reached. For non-Consortium participants, the registration fee is $300.


A block of hotel rooms associated with the conference is available at the Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown. Reservation of these rooms is possible through the conference registration.


The John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) and Greyhound buses both serve Columbus. Once in Columbus, the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is available in addition CoGo Bike Share.

For questions regarding this event, please contact Lauren Wolinsky at