2020 Course Schedule

About the 2020 Schedule

The IPAI offers a variety of courses for assessment and GIS professionals. Our trainings are conducted through seven conferences, various workshops, and two Qualifying Series of courses held around the state each year. The map below features the course locations. ​​​For detailed information on each training event, see below.


Important Update: COVID-19

The Spring Conference, Normal Qualifying Series, McLean County Workshop, LaSalle County Workshop, and Lake County Workshop have been postponed and will be rescheduled for later in 2020. Learn More.


The 2020 Spring Conference has its own section of the website and is located under the "IPAI Courses" menu above.

2020 Spring Conference




Important Notes:

  • Register for courses through the IPAI Student Portal (click the "Account Login" button above).
  • Individuals interesting in taking courses to obtain the CIAO designation should visit the CIAO Application page before creating an account in the IPAI Student Portal.
  • The IPAI only offers hotel room blocks at conferences. When attending a workshop or qualifying course, students must make their own hotel arrangements.

2020 Conferences & Workshops

Normal Qualifying Series
Heartland Community College Normal, IL
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McLean County Workshop
Heartland Community College Normal, IL
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La Salle County Workshop
LaSalle County EMA Ottawa, IL
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Lake County Workshop
Lake County Permit Office Libertyville, IL
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Chicago Qualifying Series
May 27 - June 19
Loyola University Corboy Law Center Chicago, IL
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Southeast Conference
June 1 - 3, 2020
Holiday Inn & Suites Effingham, IL
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Northern Conference
June 24 - 26, 2020
NIU-Rockford Rockford, IL
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Kane County Workshop
July 6 & 7, 2020
Kane County Complex Geneva, IL
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Rock Island County Workshop
July 20 & 21, 2020
WIU-Quad Cities Moline, IL
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Will County Workshop
July 13 & 14, 2020
Joliet Junior College Romeoville, IL
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Northeast Conference
August 3 - 5, 2020
NIU-Naperville Naperville, IL
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South Central Conference
August 24 - 26, 2020
DoubleTree by Hilton Mount Vernon, IL
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Central Conference
September 14 - 18, 2020
Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria, IL
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Adams County Workshop
October 5 & 6, 2020
Adams County Health Department Quincy, IL
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2020 Southwest Conference
October 14 - 16, 2020
DoubleTree by Hilton Collinsville, IL
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