Conferences for Landscape Architects

Below you will find upcoming conferences, many of which are presented by LA CES™ approved providers. These are all national events, for details about regional or local conferences, contact your ASLA chapter.

Check LA CES to see which sessions at these meetings can earn you professional development hours.

Upcoming Conferences

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December 2014
January 2015
February 2015
March 2015
April 2015
May 2015
June 2015
July 2015
August 2015
September 2015
October 2015
November 2015

Past Conferences*
To submit a conference, please contact ASLA Professional Practice. Include conference title, URL, location, and dates. 

December 2014

National Rural Transportation Conference
December 3-5, 2014, Cincinnati, OH

American Society of Consulting Arborists Annual Conference 
December 3-6, 2014, Palm Springs, CA

ACES (A Community on Ecosystem Services) and Ecosystem Markets 2014 Conference -
Linking Science, Practice and Decision Making

December 8-11, 2014, Washington, DC

National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting
December 9-12, 2014, Las Vegas, NV

January 2015

Annual Winter Landscape Design Symposium - Evolving Strategies for Evolving Landscapes: Beyond the Garden Bed
January 8-9, 2015, Blue Bell, PA

Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting
January 11-15, 2015, Washington, DC

ProGreen EXPO
January 13-16, 2015, Denver, CO

Ecological Landscape Symposium
January 15-16, 2015, New London, CT

International Low Impact Development (LID) Conference
January 19-21, 2015, Houston, TX

NAHB International Builders Show
January 20-22, 2015, Las Vegas, NV

Mid-Atlantic Horticulture Short Course
January 20-23, 2015, Newport News, VA

US Composting Council Annual Conference and Tradeshow
January 20-23, 2015, Austin, TX

TCLF's Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide III: Saving Nature in a Humanized World
January 20-24, 2015, San Francisco, CA

NCSE's 15th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment- Energy & Climate Change
January 27-29, 2015, Washington, DC

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
January 29-31, 2015, Baltimore, MD

February 2015

International Agri-Center World Ag Expo
February 10-12, 2015, Tulare, CA 

International Erosion Control Association Annual Conference
February 15-18, 2015, Portland, OR

US Play Coalition's Conference on the Value of Play
February 15-18, 2015, Clemson, SC

Association of Partners for Public Lands Partnership Convention and Trade Show
February 16-20, 2015, Atlanta, GA

Land&Water Summit - Watershed CPR: Restoring Natural, Built and Human Environments
February 19-20, 2015, Albuquerque, NM

Active Living Research Conference
February 22-25, 2015, San Diego, CA

Energy Design Conference & Expo
February 23-25, 2015, Duluth, MN

Urban Soil Carbon Water Summit
February 24-25, 2015, Los Angeles, CA

Ecological Landscaping Association (ELA) Conference & Eco-Marketplace  
February 25-26, 2015, Springfield, MA

Yard, Garden, and Patio Show
February 27-March 1, 2015, Portland, OR

March 2015

Ecobuild 2015
March 3-5, 2015, London, UK

The Natural Learning Initiative's Growing in Place Symposium
March 5, 2015, Raleigh, NC

Urban Design Conference - Design for Change: The Resilient City
March 6, 2015, Raleigh, NC

DBIA's Design-Build in Transportation Conference
March 9-11, 2015, San Antonio, TX

2015 Tree Canopy Conference - Preserving Trees in Our Communities
March 10, 2015, Haverford, PA

National Bike Summit
March 10-12, 2015, Washington, DC

California Park & Recreation Society Annual Conference & Expo
March 10-13, 2015, Sacramento, CA

Greenprints Conference
March 11-12, 2015, Atlanta, GA

DBIA's Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference
March 11-13, 2015, San Antonio, TX

Working Forum on Design and Nature: Designing Inspiring and Effective Spaces for Children
March 11-14, 2015, Rotorua, New Zealand

Midwest Ecological Landscape Alliance (MELA) Conference - Pathways: Stepping Stones to Sustainable Landscapes
March 12, 2015, Glen Ellyn, IL

International Conference on Design Principles and Practices
March 12-14, 2015, Chicago, IL

Sustainable Water Management Conference
March 15-18, 2015, Portland, OR

NGWA Groundwater Summit
March 16-18, 2015, San Antonio, TX

Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation Annual Meeting
March 18-21, 2015, Savannah, GA

March 19-21, 2015, San Luis Obispo, CA

Architectural Digest Home Design Show
March 19-22, 2015, New York, NY

Park Pride's 14th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference
March 23, 2015, Atlanta, GA

The AEHS Foundation's Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air
March 23-26, 2015, San Diego, CA

Aging in America Conference
March 23-27, 2015, Chicago, IL

Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Annual Conference
March 24-28, 2015, Manhattan, KS

Science for Parks, Parks for Science: The Next Century
March 25-27, 2015, Berkeley, CA

The Economist's Innovation Forum
March 26, 2015, Chicago, IL

Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference
March 30-31, 2015, Baltimore, MD

April 2015

HxRefactored Conference
April 1-2, 2015, Boston, MA

Living Future unConference
April 1-3, 2015, Seattle, WA

Interior Plantscape Symposium
April 8-9, 2015, Kennett Square, PA

Alabama and Mississippi ASLA Twin States Conference
April 9-11, 2015, Guntersville, AL

National Sustainable Design Expo
April 11-12, 2015, Washington, DC

Greater & Greener 2015: Innovative Parks, Vibrant Cities
April 11-14, 2015, San Francisco, CA

National Outdoor Recreation Conference
April 12-16, 2015, Annapolis, MD

Outdoor Design & Build Show
April 13-15, 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

BioCycle West Coast Conference
April 13-16, 2015, Portland, OR

Coverings: The Ultimate Tile & Stone Experience
April 14-17, 2015, Orlando, FL

American Planning Association National Conference
April 18-21, 2015, Seattle, WA

Environments for Aging Conference
April 19-21, 2015, Baltimore, MD

International Green Roof Congress
April 20-21, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey

National Lead and Healthy Housing Conference
April 21-24, 2015, Orlando, FL

Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
April 21-25, 2015, Chicago, IL

Institute of Chartered Foresters' National Conference - Tree Health, Resilience and Sustainability
April 22-23, 2015, Cardiff, Wales, UK

British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects (BCSLA) Annual Conference, Showcase and AGM
April 23-25, 2015, Whistler, Canada

American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) National Conference
April 25-27, 2015, Minneapolis, MN

Middle East Smart Landscape Summit
April 28-29, 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Congress for the New Urbanism - CNU 23
April 29-May 2, 2015, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Global Alliance for Arts & Health Annual International Conference - Building Bridges in Arts and Health
April 29-May 2, 2015, Jacksonville, FL

Architectural Record Innovation Conference - Expanding Architecture: Creativity, Design and Technology
April 30, 2015, Los Angeles, CA 

May 2015

LIGHTFAIR International
May 5-7, 2015, New York, NY

National Hardware Show
May 5-7, 2015, Las Vegas, NV

Dumbarton Oaks Garden and Landscape Studies Symposium - River Cities: Historical and Contemporary
May 8-9, 2015, Washington, DC

International Concrete Sustainability Conference
May 11-13, 2015, Miami, FL

National Adaptation Forum
May 12-14, 2015, St. Louis, MO

American Institute of Architects National Convention
May 14-16, 2015, Atlanta, GA

American Trails International Trails Symposium
May 17-20, 2015, Portland, OR

World Environmental & Water Resources Congress
May 17-21, 2015, Austin, TX

Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference
May 19-21, 2015, Detroit, MI

Urban Forest Symposium - Valuing the Urban Forest
May 20, 2015, Seattle, WA 

2015 Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) Congress
May 20-23, 2015, Mexico City, Mexico

The Cultural Landscape Foundation's Second Wave of Modernism III: Leading with Landscape
May 21-24, 2015, Toronto, Canada

International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering (ICOSSE)
May 26-29, 2015, Balatonfüred, Hungary

Environmental Design Research Association Conference
May 27-30, 2015, Los Angeles, CA

June 2015

Grey to Green: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Conference - Exploring the Economics of Urban Agriculture and Resilience
June 1-2, 2015, Toronto, Canada

Native Plants in the Landscape Conference @ Millersville
June 3-6, 2015, Millersville, PA

Digital Landscape Architecture Conference
June 4-6, 2015, Dessau, Germany

Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) Conference
June 4-6, 2015, Chicago, IL

American Water Works Association Annual Conference & Exposition
June 7-10, 2015, Anaheim, CA

International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) World Congress
June 7-15, 2015, St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia

Resilient Cities: 6th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation
June 8-10, 2015, Bonn, Germany 

National Lawn & Garden Show
June 9-11, 2015, Dallas-Frisco, TX

New Cities Summit
June 9-11, 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia

Korea Landscape Expo
June 18-22, 2015, Seoul, South Korea

American Public Gardens Association (APGA) Conference
June 22-26, 2015, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

Pacific Coast Builders Conference
June 24-25, 2015, San Diego, CA

Association for Community Design National Conference
June 25-27, 2015, Richmond, VA

Future of Places International Conference
June 29-July 1, 2015, Stockholm, Sweden

52nd International Making Cities Livable Conference - Achieving Green Healthy Cities
June 29-July 3, 2015, Bristol, UK

July 2015

International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE) World Congress and US-IALE Annual Symposium
July 5-10, 2015, Portland, OR

Making Cities Livable Conference
July 6-7, 2015, Melbourne, Australia

Safe Cities Conference
July 8, 2015, Melbourne, Australia

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Annual Conference
July 11-15, 2015, Chicago, IL

Nature Explore / The Outdoor Classroom Project Leadership Institute
July 19-22, 2015, Nebraska City, NE

The New York Times Cities for Tomorrow Conference
July 20-21, 2015, New York, NY

Association for Commuter Transportation International Conference
July 26-29, 2015, Baltimore, MD

Society for Conservation GIS Conference
July 26-29, 2015, Pacific Grove, CA

Soil and Water Conservation Society International Annual Conference
July 26-29, 2015, Greensboro, NC

Perennial Plant Symposium
July 27-August 1, 2015, Baltimore, MD

August 2015

Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual Meeting & Exhibit
August 2-5, 2015, Hollywood, FL

StormCon: The North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Exposition
August 2-6, 2015, Austin, TX

Independent Garden Center Show - East
August 4-6, 2015, Baltimore, MD

American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference
August 4-7, 2015, New Orleans, LA

International Society of Arboriculture Conference and Trade Show
August 8-12, 2015, Kissimmee, FL

Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting
August 9-14, 2015, Baltimore, MD

Independent Garden Center Show - Chicago
August 18-20, 2015, Chicago, IL

September 2015

National Brownfields Conference
September 2-4, 2015, Chicago, IL

National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) Conference
September 15-17, 2015, Las Vegas, NV

Garden Writers Association Annual Symposium 
September 18-21, 2015, Pasadena, CA

International Conference on Ecology & Transportation
September 20-24, 2015, Raleigh, NC

World Energy Engineering Congress
September 30-October 2, 2015, Orlando, FL

October 2015

Cities Alive: Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference
October 5-8, 2015, New York, NY

November 2015

Association for Preservation Technology (APT) Annual Conference
November 1-5, 2015, Kansas City, MO

National Preservation Conference
November 3-6, 2015, Washington, DC

American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting
November 6-9, 2015, Chicago, IL

International Urban Design Conference
November 16-18, 2015, Brisbane, Australia


Past Conferences*

April 2014

International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Green City Conference -
Growing Green and Healthy Places

April 1, 2014, London, UK 

17th Annual US/ICOMOS International Symposium-
The Venice Charter at Fifty: A Critical Appraisal of the Venice Charter and Its Legacy

April 3-5, 2014, Philadelphia, PA

World Urban Forum
April 5-11, 2014, Medellín, Colombia

Finding Center Conference
April 11, 2014, Stillwater, OK

May 2014

BC Land Summit
May 14-16, 2014, Vancouver, Canada

National Main Streets Conference
May 18-21, 2014, Detroit, MI

Urban Agriculture Conference
May 29-30, 2014, New York, NY

June 2014

American Society of Mining and Reclamation Conference
June 14-19, 2014, Oklahoma City, OK

Shelburne Museum and the Creation of Colonial Revival Landscapes Symposium
June 21, 2014, Shelburne, VT

July 2014

Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration
July 28-August 1, 2014, New Orleans, LA 

august 2014 

International Horticultural Conference - Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes
August 17-22, 2014, Brisbane, Australia

California Adaptation Forum
August 19-20, 2014, Sacramento, CA

Plantscape Institute of America (PIA) Trade Show and Conference
August 19-21, 2014, Chicago, IL

Spoga Gafa, the Garden Trade Fair
August 31-September 2, 2014, Cologne, Germany

September 2014

Hopscotch Design Festival
September 3-4, 2014, Raleigh, NC

International Downtown Association (IDA) Conference & Tradeshow
September 3-6, 2014, Ottawa, Canada

Public Lands Council Annual Meeting
September 3-6, 2014, Ignacio, CO

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) National Convention
September 7-9, 2014, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Pro Walk, Pro Bike, Pro Place
September 8-11, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA

September 9-12, 2014, Baltimore, MD

U.S. Water Alliance's One Water Leadership Summit
September 15-17, 2014, Kansas City, MO

International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market 
September 16-19, 2014, Chicago, IL

National Land Conservation Conference (Land Trust Alliance) 
September 18-20, 2014, Providence, RI

European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS) Conference
September 21-23, 2014, Porto, Portugal

Rail-volution - Building Livable Communities with Transit
September 21-24, 2014, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

Landscape Show UK
September 23-24, 2014, London, UK

EcoDistricts Summit
September 24-26, 2014, Washington, DC

Rising Seas Summit
September 24-26, 2014, New York, NY

International Biennial of Landscape Architecture
September 25-27, 2014, Barcelona, Spain

Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC)
September 27-October 1, 2014, New Orleans, LA

CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Challenges
September 28-30, 2014, Los Angeles, CA

Meeting of the Minds: Spotlighting Innovations in Urban Sustainability & Connected Technology
September 30-October 2, 2014, Detroit, MI

October 2014

Design-Build Institute of America Conference and Expo
October 6-8, 2014, Dallas, TX

October 6-8, 2014, Austin, TX

Growing Sustainable Communities Annual Conference
October 7-8, 2014, Dubuque, IA

World Green Infrastructure Congress
October 7-10, 2014, Sydney, Australia

WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition 
October 8-10, 2014, Las Vegas, NV

American Horticultural Therapy Association Annual Conference
October 11-12, 2014, Lafayette Hill, PA

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects' Festival of Landscape Architecture
October 16-18, 2014, Brisbane, Australia

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) National Conference & Exhibition
October 16-18, 2014, Baltimore, MD

WestEdge Design Fair
October 16-19, 2014, Santa Monica, CA

The AEHS Foundation's Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy
October 20-23, 2014, Amherst, MA

North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) International Conference
October 21-23, 2014, Washington, DC

Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting
October 21-23, 2014, New York, NY

Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Green Industry Conference
October 22-24, 2014, Louisville, KY

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
October 22-24, 2014, New Orleans, LA

Hardscape North America 
October 23-24, 2014, Louisville, KY

ReuseConex 2014, the 3rd International Reuse Conference and Expo
October 23-25, 2014, Austin, TX

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference & Expo
October 26-29, 2014, Portland, OR

BioCycle East Coast Conference
October 27-30, 2014, Baltimore, MD

November 2014

International Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America 
November 2-5, 2014, Long Beach, CA

International Pool, Spa, and Patio Expo
November 2-7, 2014, Orlando, FL

Society of Municipal Arborists Annual International Conference and Trade Show
November 3-4, 2014, Charlotte, NC

Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) International Design Conference 
November 4-7, 2014, Orlando, FL

Arbor Day Foundation's Partners in Community Forestry National Conference
November 5-6, 2014, Charlotte, NC

International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure
November 6-8, 2014, Long Beach, CA

Waterfront Center's Annual Conference Urban Waterfronts
November 7-8, 2014, Washington, DC

Arab Future Cities Summit - Smart Solutions for Sustainable Cities
November 10-11, 2014, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) Annual Conference
November 12-14, 2014, Portland, OR

Tree Care Industry (TCI) Expo
November 13-15, 2014, Hartford, CT

Healthcare Design Conference
November 15-18, 2014, San Diego, CA

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition
November 15-19, 2014, New Orleans, LA

International Federation of Landscape Architects-Asia Pacific Region (IFLA-APR) International Cultural Landscape Conference
November 17-18, 2014, Tehran, Iran

Irrigation Show & Education Conference 
November 17-21, 2014, Phoenix, AZ

*The dates for these reoccurring events have not yet been posted for the current year 


To submit a conference, please contact ASLA Professional Practice. Please include conference title, URL, location, and dates. 


For details about regional or local conferences, contact your ASLA chapter.