WHAT: Join the world's largest gathering of landscape architecture professionals at the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) 2013 Annual Meeting and EXPO. With the biggest exposition in the show's history, the event will feature the latest products and leading experts in the world of outdoor design and sustainability. The show takes place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center November 15 to November 18.
Highlighted speakers include:
- Esri co-founder and president Jack Dangermond, on Geodesign and the Emerging GIS Platform
- Dr. Stephen R. Kellert, on Biophilic Design: People and Nature in the Modern World
- Boston Mayor Thomas Menino accepting honorary membership from ASLA (Thursday, November 14)
- The hottest products representing the top outdoor living trends like outdoor kitchens, fire pits and furniture
- Cutting edge green infrastructure like vertical gardens and parklets, as well as coastal flooding strategies
- Open forum to discuss how landscape architects are working to design resilient communities to mitigate the effects of climate change
- ASLA Sketch Boston, featuring drawings of Boston's landmarks, ASLA meeting activities, the EXPO, and other meeting events by landscape architects
MEDIA: Credentialed journalists can register for complimentary press passes, providing access to the EXPO floor, more than 130 presentations, the main general sessions and the working press room. The press room includes food, beverages, workstations and hardline Internet access. Those interested can contact Karen Grajales at firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-216-2371.
Learn more about the show at www.asla.org/2013meeting.
Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 15,000 members in 49 professional chapters and 76 student chapters. The Society's mission is to lead, to educate and to participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning and artful design of our cultural and natural environments. Members of the Society use the "ASLA" suffix after their names to denote membership and their commitment to the highest ethical standards of the profession. Learn more about landscape architecture online at www.asla.org.