Monday, March 26, 2018
7:30am - 7pm
Downtown Crossing, Boston
Direct link to REGISTRATION
Landscape architects, landscape designers, architects, urban planners, and city-makers; students and professors, firm leaders and emerging professionals; those working in municipalities, in nonprofits, and in communities - any and all who are curious and passionate about parks, plazas, gardens, yards, streetscapes, and open space at all scales - please join the Boston Society of Landscape Architects on March 26 in downtown Boston.
This will again be an all-day event, with a lively mix of professional workshops and panel discussions around themes of design and planning, horticulture and technology, SITES, and the business of practice. Join thought leaders from landscape architecture practice and academia, architecture and planning, horticulture and engineering, municipal agencies and other industry experts for 16 different seminars.
From Preparing for Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge; Climate Ready South Boston to Stabilized Stonedust - Done Correctly, Gina Ford, FASLA, on public space to Dr. John Swallow on soils, the conference lineup celebrates the diversity of landscape thinking and practice. For more on SPEAKERS and SESSIONS, click here.
Austin Blackmon, City of Boston Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space, will give the luncheon keynote.
The Xpo also runs throughout the day, allowing in-depth, one-on-one conversations with vendors, suppliers, and others who help transform great ideas into great landscapes. Click here for a full list of XPO EXHIBITORS.
The end-of-day SOCIAL presents a fun means to relax with colleagues and friends and get inspired by emerging voices. The NEXT GEN TALKS Take Two will feature a robust lineup of "lightening" three minute (!) presentations by emerging leaders in landscape architecture practice and academia as well as from public and nonprofit sectors. (If you're an emerging professional and would like to give one of the Next Gen lightening talks, email the Chapter Office.)
New this year: PRICING is offered in All Day (4 sessions + lunch + social), Half Day (2 sessions + lunch + social), Lunch Only, or Social Only tickets. All ASLA members, regardless of chapter, receive member pricing. There is new, special pricing for students and government employees, too. Back again are group ticket discounts for three or more tickets from a single firm.
7:30am coffee and registration
8:30am session 1
10:00am morning break
10:30am session 2
12:00pm lunch with keynote
1:30pm session 3
3:00pm afternoon break
3:30pm session 4
5:00pm social featuring Next Gen Talks
The full SESSION SCHEDULE will be posted soon.
LA CES and AIA CEU credit is pending for all sessions. The full day promises 6.0 credit hours, 1.5 hours per course, with 16 choices of courses to choose from.
Please be in touch with Gretchen with any questions. Thank you!
A special THANK YOU to collaborating partner Victor Stanley, featured sponsor Belgard, and all of the table sponsors, event partners, and workshop hosts!
Back to 2018 BSLA Conference + Xpo HOME
Collaborating Partner Victor Stanley
Featured Sponsor Belgard
Forms + Surfaces
Ideal Concrete Block
John D. Rocco Sales
Little Tikes Commercial
Premier Park & Play
Read Custom Soils
Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting
Green Blue Urban
US Green Building Council, Sustainable SITES Initiative
If you are a vendor and want to participate in the Xpo or are interested in other sponsorship opportunities, contact the Chapter Office or register online here.