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PHILADELPHIA MEETING TO FEATURE LEADING TRENDS IN SUSTAINABLE DESIGN, GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

WHAT: Join the industry’s largest professional event at the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) 2008 Annual Meeting and EXPO. Featuring the world’s leading experts in landscape architecture, the meeting includes over 120 sessions and 450 exhibitors. Connect with authorities leading the next generation of sustainable design and find out how the landscape architecture profession melds environmental, social, and economic health through green infrastructure.

The Annual Meeting and EXPO takes place October 3-7, 2008 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa. To learn more, visit http://www.asla.org/meetings/am2008/.

MEDIA: Press will have the opportunity to interview some of the world’s leading practitioners about the latest trends in residential design, green roofs, sustainability, and more. Specific opportunities include:

  • Press conference featuring a sneak preview of a major report from the Sustainable Sites Initiative – a new green rating system for sustainable landscapes.
  • Interviews with speakers like Charlie Cook, Susan Szenasy, Hon. ASLA, Lawrence A. Selzer, the 2008 ASLA Professional Award Winners, and others.
  • Registered press will receive access to ASLA’s working press room and complimentary registration.

For more information on press credentials, contact Jim Lapides at 202-216-2371 or jlapides@asla.org.


About ASLA
Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 18,200 members in 48 professional chapters and 68 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 their “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.

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