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Register and book your hotel at the same time to receive special discounts! Register and book now online or print out and mail the registration form. Forms received without payment will not be processed. Purchase orders will not be accepted. Hotel rates expire on September 15, 2017, or earlier if room blocks sell out.


For all registration and housing questions, please contact Experient at 800-424-5249 (United States and Canada), 00-1-847-996-5829 (outside the United States), or email


Registration and Housing Confirmations will be sent by email. Review this information carefully. If confirmation is not received within three weeks of submission, or if changes are needed, contact Experient on or before Friday, September 15, 2017.

Badges: Attendees will pick up badges and tickets at the ASLA Registration counters located at the located at the Los Angeles Convention Center South Hall Lobby, 1201 S. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015.

Registration and Housing Cancellation/Refund Policy: Refund requests for basic registration fees must be received in writing on or before September 15, 2017, via An $85 processing fee will be deducted from the refund. Refunds will not be granted for requests received after the deadline. Hotel cancellations should be made directly with the hotel after September 20, 2017. Hotel cancellations received 72 hours or less before arrival will be charged one night’s room and tax. Registration discounts will be rescinded, and a balance will be due for individuals who cancel hotel rooms before the meeting. Meeting badges will not be distributed to individuals with outstanding balances.

Tickets: Tickets for events, field sessions, and workshops must be purchased in advance or at onsite registration (based on availability). Ticket sales are final and are not refundable. Lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced. Ticketed events take place rain or shine.

Membership: To qualify for discounted member registration rates, registrants must be ASLA members in good standing prior to registering. For membership information, contact the ASLA Member Services Department at 888-999-ASLA (2752) or email A one-year complimentary ASLA membership is included in the full conference non-member rate.

Emeritus Registration: Emeritus registration is limited to ASLA Emeritus members.

Student Registration: Student registration is limited to current full-time students only. Non-member students must submit a copy of a student ID valid for 2016/2017 or 2017/2018 along with their registration.

Guest Registration: Guest registration is limited to spouses or significant others of full professional annual meeting registrants and should not be used for landscape architecture professionals. Guest registration is limited to one per full registrant. Student and Associate Member registrants are not permitted to purchase guest registrations. Guest registration includes the General Sessions, ASLA EXPO, the Awards Ceremony, the Alumni Tailgate, and the PPN Reception. Guest registrants may not attend education sessions.

International Landscape Architects and Allied Professionals: As a professional courtesy, ASLA extends its member rates in the professional registration category to non-member international landscape architect attendees and members of the American Institute of Architects, the American Planning Association, the U.S. Green Building Council, and the Urban Land Institute. Verification of membership is required.

Attire: Business attire is appropriate for all events, with the exception of the ASLA Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner, which is formal.

Visa Letters: Attendees requiring a visa letter may register and request a visa letter at the same time. A $35 fee applies for a visa letter to be emailed; additional charges apply for original letters to be sent by express mail.

Travel: Los Angeles is accessible by air, rail, and road. Amtrak offers ASLA meeting attendees a 10% discount off the lowest available fares to Los Angeles. Call Amtrak reservations at 1(800) 872-1477 and use the Amtrak promotion code X72E-969 when booking. Discount is not available for online reservations on Amtrak. ASLA members receive discounted rates with Zipcar, Hertz and Avis car rentals. For more information visit,

Designing a More Sustainable Meeting: ASLA continues to work to reduce the carbon footprint of the annual meeting and EXPO and requires that all vendor partners demonstrate their ongoing commitment to sustainable practices. The Los Angeles Convention Center is the largest convention center in the country to achieve LEED EB+OM Gold recertification, and the JW Marriott, the meeting headquarters hotel, has achieved one of the most stringent environments hotel certifications available, Green Seal certification at the Silver Level. The show general contractor, audio/visual company, transportation company, and other vendors with whom ASLA contracts services must also demonstrate their ongoing commitment to sustainable practices. ASLA’s printed materials, signage, and decorations are recycled and/or recyclable, and meeting handouts are distributed electronically. Items exhibitors leave behind from their tradeshow booths are transformed into a community project, a collaboration between the ACE Mentor project and the local ASLA chapter in the host city.