Professional Practice

MDASLA State Conference

Date: 4/27/2019 - 4/27/2019

Type: Conferences

LA CES approved?: No

Location(s): Maryland

Description: MDASLA is proud to host our third Annual Conference on Saturday, April 27. This year’s conference will include sessions on custom product development, public stewardship, green infrastructure, and integrated pest management among others. We will gather at 7:30am and wrap up by 5:00pm for a full day of engaging topics, intriguing conversations, and professional networking. Student portfolio reviews will be offered during lunchtime. We will again be graciously hosted at Vectorworks in Columbia, MD.

The conference will consist of six educational sessions (LA CES credits pending) and a vendor expo to be enjoyed throughout the day. A light breakfast and catered lunch will be provided to attendees.

SCHEDULE:

7:30am Gather/Expo
8:00am Introduction
8:30am SESSION I: “We Don’t Know: Invention and Excavation as Design Practice” – Claire Agre and Nick Glase, Unknown Studio
9:30am Break/Expo
9:45am SESSION II: “In the Common Interest: Innovative practice in public sector” – Panel
11:00am SESSION III: “Constructed Ground” – Rodrigo Abela, GGN
12:00pm Lunch/Expo/Student Portfolio Reviews
1:00pm SESSION IV: “Stormwater Management: The Critical Intersection between Landscape Architecture and Civil Engineering in the built environment” – Chris Earley, Greening Urban
2:00pm Break/Expo
2:15pm SESSION V: “Innovation and Product Development” – Panel
3:30pm SESSION VI: “Bees, Beneficials and Blooms” – Marie Rojas, Borders & Butterflies
4:30pm Wrap-Up/Expo
5:00pm End of Meeting
We are excited to host our Maryland members and members of adjacent chapters!

SPEAKERS TO INCLUDE:

RODRIGO ABELA, GGN
CLAIRE AGRE, UNKNOWN STUDIO
RYAN CARVER, GUTIERREZ STUDIOS
CHRIS EARLEY, GREENING URBAN
ANN ENGLISH, MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, MONTGOMERY COUNTY
NICK GLASE, UNKNOWN STUDIO
MIKE HILL, USDA FOREST SERVICE
MARIE ROJAS, BORDERS & BUTTERFLIES
RICK SCHNEIDER, ISTUDIO ARCHITECTS
TOM SHINER, FAIA; MUSEUM & LIBRARY FURNITURE
REBECCA STACK, DESIGN GREEN LLC
DR. DAVID TILLEY, LIVING CANOPIES
EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS 03/31.

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