The EXPO is the hub of activity during the conference. This is the place to network with colleagues in your professional practice, meet-up with fellow alumni, grab a cup of coffee and earn professional development hours.
Saturday, October 3, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
|9:00 am – 6:00 pm||EXPO Open|
|9:00 am – 6:00 pm||ASLA Central | Your membership is our focus|
|9:00 am – 4:00 pm||Concessions available for purchase on the EXPO floor|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||Complimentary coffee | sponsored by: FHP|
|9:00 am – 4:00 pm||Student Awards Theater|
|9:00 am – 6:00 pm||ASLA Bookstore|
|9:30 am – 6:00 pm||Professional Practice Network (PPN) Live|
|9:30 am – 6:00 pm||JobLink LIVE and Emerging Professional Portfolio Review|
|9:45 am – 10:45 am||Learning Lab|
|9:45 am – 10:45 am||Explore the Floor – guided EXPO walks|
|10:00 am – 2:00 pm||Complimentary Professional Headshots | sponsored by:|
|12:30 pm – 1:30 pm||Learning Lab|
|12:30 pm – 1:30 pm||Explore the Floor – guided EXPO walks|
|1:45 pm – 2:45 pm||Explore the Floor – guided EXPO walks|
|4:30 pm – 6:00pm||EXPO Reception featuring the Alumni Tailgate|
Sunday, October 4, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
|10:00 am – 2:00 pm||EXPO Open|
|10:00 am – 2:00 pm||ASLA Central | Your membership is our focus|
|10:00 am - 12:00 am||Complimentary Continental Breakfast | sponsored by:|
|10:00 am – 2:00 pm||Student Awards Theater|
|10:00 am – 2:00 pm||ASLA Bookstore|
|10:00 am – 2:00 pm||Professional Practice Network (PPN) Live
|10:00 am – 2:00 pm||JobLink LIVE and Emerging Professional Portfolio Review|
|10:00 am – 1:30 pm||Badge Buster|
|10:00 am – 2:00 pm||Complimentary Professional Headshots | sponsored by:|
|10:15 am – 11:15 am||Learning Lab|
|10:15 am – 11:15 am||Explore the Floor – guided EXPO walks|
|11:30 am – 12:30 pm||Learning Lab|
|11:30 am – 12:30 pm||Explore the Floor – guided EXPO walks|
|12:00 pm – 2:00 pm||Concessions available for purchase on the EXPO floor|
|12:45 pm – 1:45 pm||Learning Lab|
|1:45 pm – 2:00 pm||Badge Buster winner announced|
ASLA Central – your membership is our focus
Not a member? This is the place to join and learn about the invaluable tools the American Society of Landscape Architects has to offer. Meet with ASLA staff about federal and state government affairs issues, update your Firm Finder listing, view the winning submissions for the ASLA awards program, learn about practice resources, and member solutions.
EXPO Badge Buster Scan Game- Sunday ONLY
While exploring the EXPO, conference attendees can win fabulous cash prizes with the Badge Buster scan game, 10:00 am – 1:30 pm, Sunday ONLY. Exhibitors scan your badge’s QR code as you visit their booths. Attendees scanned by the most exhibitors on Sunday will win one of our top three prizes. Three cash prizes for most scans:
- $1,000 1st Place
- $500 2nd Place
- $250 3rd Place
Portrait Studio, Saturday and Sunday
Sponsored by Equiparc
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Stand out with a professional portrait taken at the Portrait Studio. The studio offers conference attendees the opportunity to have headshots taken by professional photographers at no cost. You will receive both a digital and print photo.
Alumni Tailgate, Saturday
4:30 – 6:00 pm
Held during Saturday’s EXPO reception, the Alumni Tailgate will re-ignite school spirit to the exhibit hall. Come mingle with ASLA exhibitors and catch up with alumni and students from your alma mater, while enjoying great food and drinks! Schools will compete for 60 complimentary student registrations to the 2021 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture in Nashville.
With hundreds of go-to experts at your fingertips, make the most of your time on the expo floor and meet the needs of your next project by joining an exhibitor-led learning session. During each guided walk of the floor, you will hear from exhibitors new to the ASLA EXPO, tours designed around new products and sustainability practices. Explore the Floor is a great way to network with your fellow conference attendees and bring back fresh ideas to your office. Everyone can benefit from your attendance.
Walk the EXPO floor. Learn while you connect with exhibitors. Explore the Floor will take place on Saturday and Sunday during EXPO hours.
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Network with colleagues from 20 Professional Practice Networks in ASLA’s PPN Live. PPN meetings take place on the EXPO floor throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday, and include a variety of formats: invited speakers, fast-paced PechaKucha-style presentations, networking sessions, and more. The PPN Live classrooms facilitate targeted group discussions featuring 45-minute conversations with topic experts. Moderators and panelists will host presentations on the PPN Live stage throughout the weekend. Join us on the show floor, make new connections and get inspired within your practice area of landscape architecture. Non-PPN members are also welcome.
Learn from the best in the business with these one-hour exhibitor-led learning labs on the EXPO floor. Tap into the knowledge of the people and companies that are transforming the future of our industry through emerging trends and techniques. Discover real world applications that will put your projects above the rest! Sessions available for professional development hours (PDH) will be identified on the schedule. Last year, each session was standing room only!
Find the latest landscape architecture titles, ASLA logo merchandise, and more! Meet prominent authors and have your books signed.
Stellar résumés and portfolios are vital for making the first impression to employers. Seasoned professionals will be on site to review student and emerging professionals’ résumés and portfolios.
Student Award winners will present their award-winning projects during the ASLA EXPO. Stop by ASLA Central to learn more about their work, chosen from over 250 submissions.
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Meet one-on-one to discuss your projects with the editors of Landscape Architecture Magazine and other publications. Sign up for your appointment online this summer.
View Sketches and Photographs of Miami Beach
Visit ASLA Central to preview sketches and photography from the Sketch Miami Beach field sessions.
Watercolor Demo Jam Sessions, Saturday & Sunday
1:00 – 1:30 pm ONLY
Come check out water colorist extraordinaire as they demonstrate their techniques for quick studies. Artists available will be Robert Chipman, ASLA, Robert Chipman Landscape Architect, Inc.; James Richards, FASLA, JamesRichardsSketchbook.com; Richard Alomar, ASLA, Rutgers University; Chip Sullivan, ASLA, University of California, Berkeley
The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s 16th Annual Silent Auction
Bid on more than 100 sketches, paintings, photographs, and other items created by award-winning landscape architects, artists, photographers, and allied professionals. As in the past three years, the auction will also be presented online so people can bid both on their mobile devices and in person at the ASLA EXPO. The works of art will be available to view online approximately two weeks before the Conference on Landscape Architecture. Proceeds benefit the TCLF’s Pioneer of American Landscape Design® initiative.
Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) Sets the Course for the Future
Stop by the LAF booth to see how LAF Fellowship recipients and 12 years of LAF Olmsted Scholars have been using landscape architecture to change the world. Learn how you can apply to the LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership to get support, time, and $25,000 to pursue your great idea.
The Sustainable SITES Initiative
The SITES Rating System is owned and administered by the Green Business Certification Inc., the certification body for the LEED green building program from U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). USGBC staff will be on hand to answer questions about documentation, technical requirements, and strategies to achieve the best performing project possible.
Visit the SITES booth (#1718) to learn how to register your project or apply for the SITES AP exam.