Professional Practice

Conferences for Landscape Architects

Below you will find upcoming conferences, many of which are presented by Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System™ (LA CES™)-approved education providers. Check LA CES to see which sessions at these meetings can earn you professional development hours.

These are all national events; for details about regional or local conferences, contact your ASLA chapter.

Please check individual event websites to confirm that they have not been canceled or postponed due to COVID-19.


Upcoming Conferences

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September 2020
October 2020
November 2020
December 2020
January 2021
February 2021
March 2021
April 2021
May 2021
June 2021
July 2021
August 2021
Past Conferences*

To submit a conference, please contact ASLA Professional Practice. Include conference title, URL, location, and dates.

September 2020

Spoga+Gafa: The Garden Trade Fair - postponed to 2021
September 6-8, 2020, Cologne, Germany

EUROPARC Conference
September 8-9, 2020, virtual

StormCon: The Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo
September 9-10, 2020, virtual

Greenbuild Green Business Summit
September 10, 2020, virtual

European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS) Conference - postponed
September 13-16, 2020, Uppsala, Sweden

National Tribal and Indigenous Climate Conference (NTICC)
September 14-17, 2020, virtual

National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Designing Cities Conference - postponed
September 14-17, 2020, Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville, MA - postponed to September 2022

International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) Annual Congress
September 15 and 30, 2020, virtual

Plan It Native Landscapes Conference
September 16-18, 2020, virtual

Michigan ASLA Virtual Conference on Landscape Architecture
September 18-October 22, 2020, virtual

DesignDC 2020: Measure Up!
September 21-22, 2020, virtual

International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD)
September 21-22, 2020, virtual

Children & Nature Network (C&NN) Leadership Summit
September 21-23 and September 29-30, 2020, virtual

LANDSCAPE: The Industry Trade Show - postponed to 2021
September 22-23, 2020, London, UK

Casual Market Chicago - canceled for 2020
September 22-25, 2020, Chicago, IL

American Planning Association (APA) Policy and Advocacy Conference
September 23-24, 2020, virtual

Public Lands Council Annual Meeting
September 23-24, 2020, virtual

Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) International Design Conference
September 23-26, 2020, virtual

International School Grounds Alliance (ISGA) Conference - postponed
September 24-26, 2020, Stirling, Scotland - postponed to September 2021

International Phytotechnologies Conference - postponed
September 28-October 2, 2020, Lemont, IL

Restore America's Estuaries' National Coastal and Estuarine Summit
September 29-October 1, 2020, virtual

Sustainable Development Goals, Climate Change and Cities Symposium
September 30-October 2, 2020, Melbourne, Australia

October 2020

Greenbuild Resilience Summit
October 1, 2020, virtual

International Biennial of Landscape Architecture, Barcelona Symposium
October 1-2, 2020, Barcelona, Spain

ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture - canceled
October 2-5, 2020, Miami Beach, FL

Due to the health and safety concerns regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, ASLA is unfortunately compelled to cancel the 2020 Conference on Landscape Architecture in Miami Beach. reVISION ASLA 2020 will take place November 16-18.

WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference
October 5-9, 2020, virtual

Urban Forest Symposium - Urban Forestry Relationships, Regeneration, & Reflections: A Coastal Peoples Focus - postponed
October 7, 2020, Seattle, WA

Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)'s CONSTRUCT
October 7-8, 2020, virtual

Zero Carbon Conference
October 7-8, 2020, virtual

National Forum on Historic Preservation Policy: A Critical Examination of Preservation & The 21st Century City - postponed
October 9-10, 2020, New Orleans, LA

National Hardware Show
October 12-15, 2020, virtual

City of Tomorrow: Architecture, Real Estate, and Design Summit
October 13-14, 2020, virtual

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Fall Meeting
October 13-15, 2020, virtual

National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) Conference
October 14-18, 2020, virtual

INTECOL International Wetlands Conference - postponed to October 2021
October 18-23, 2020, Christchurch, New Zealand

Vision Zero Cities
October 19-23, 2020, virtual

CitiesAlive and Grey to Green Conference
October 20-23, 2020, virtual

Greenbuild Global Health & Wellness Summit
October 22, 2020, virtual

European Urban Green Infrastructure Conference (EUGIC)
October 22-24, 2020, Rotterdam, Netherlands

WestEdge Design Fair - canceled for 2020
October 22-25, 2020, Santa Monica, CA

Eastern Native Grass Symposium - postponed
October 27-29, 2020, Louisville, KY

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Annual Conference
October 27-29, 2020, virtual

PastForward: National Preservation Conference
October 27-30, 2020, virtual

Rail-Volution: Building Livable Communities with Transit
October 28-29, 2020, virtual

November 2020

World Urban Parks Congress
November 5-6, 2020, Tirana, Albania

Habitat Expo
November 5-7, 2020, Mexico City, Mexico

American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Conference
November 9-11, 2020, virtual

VR World
November 10-11, 2020, London, UK

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
November 10-12, 2020, virtual

November 16-18, 2020, virtual

December 2020

Teaching-Learning-Research: Design and Environments Virtual Conference
December 2-4, 2020, virtual

A Community on Ecosystem Services (ACES) and Ecosystem Markets
December 14-17, 2020, Bonita Springs, FL

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Annual International Conference and Trade Show
December 14-17, 2020, Albuquerque, NM and virtual

January 2021

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress
January 7-15, 2021, Marseille, France

COMPOST2021: U.S. Composting Council (USCC) Annual Conference & Tradeshow
January 26-29, 2021, Ontario, Canada

February 2021

River Restoration Northwest Symposium
February 2-4, 2021, Stevenson, WA

March 2021

Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Annual Conference
March 17-20, 2021, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM

April 2021

National Forum on Historic Preservation Policy: A Critical Examination of Preservation & The 21st Century City
April 16-17, 2021, New Orleans, LA

May 2021

Urban Forest Symposium - Urban Forestry Relationships, Regeneration, & Reflections: A Coastal Peoples Focus
May 18, 2021, Seattle, WA

Spoga+Gafa: The Garden Trade Fair
May 30-June 1, 2021, Cologne, Germany

June 2021

HydroVision International
June 15-17, 2021, Portland, OR

The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF)'s Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize Forum - Courageous by Design: Landscape Architects Confronting the Climate Crisis in New York City
June 18, 2021, New York, NY

Transportation Research Board Committee on Landscape & Environmental Design (TRB AKD40) Mid-Year Meeting
June 27-30, 2021, Winter Harbor, ME

July 2021

Greater & Greener: An International Urban Parks Conference
July 2021, Philadelphia, PA

Woody Plant Conference
July 16, 2021, Swarthmore, PA

Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Annual Meeting and Exhibit
July 18-21, 2021, Portland, OR

Nature Explore / The Outdoor Classroom Project Leadership Institute
July 25-28, 20121, Nebraska City, NE

Perennial Plant Association National Symposium
July 26-30, 2021, Lancaster, PA

August 2021

Design + Diversity Conference
August 5-7, 2021, St. Louis, MO

Speaking of Gardening Symposium
August 13-14, 2021, Asheville, NC

International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) World Congress
August 19-21, 2021, George Town, Malaysia

American Public Works Association's Public Works Expo (PWX)
August 29-September 1, 2021, St. Louis, MO

September 2021

Design History Society Conference
September 2-4, 2021, Basel, Switzerland

October 2021


November 2021

Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) Conference
November 7-11, 2021, Richmond, VA

Past Conferences*

September 2019

Arab Future Cities Summit
September 16-17, 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

US Water Alliance's One Water Summit
September 18-20, 2019, Austin, TX

reSITE 2019
September 19-20, 2019, Prague, Czech Republic

Transportation & Communities Summit
September 19-20, 2019, Portland, OR

WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference
September 21-25, 2019, Chicago, IL

American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) National Convention
September 22-25, 2019, Savannah, GA

International Conference on Ecology & Transportation (ICOET)
September 22-26, 2019, Sacramento, CA

Climate Action Summit
September 23, 2019, New York, NY

Rethinking Security and Access in Public Space
September 24, 2019, Washington, DC

Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) World Conference on Ecological Restoration - Restoring Land, Water & Community Resilience
September 24-28, 2019, Cape Town, South Africa

Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) World Energy Conference & Expo
September 25-27, 2019, Washington, DC

Conference on Southern Gardens & Landscapes - Landscape, Race, and Culture: Shaping a World of Color in the American South
September 26-28, 2019, Winston-Salem, NC

Smart Cities Week - Smart Infrastructure: Equitable Communities
September 30-October 2, 2019, Washington, DC

October 2019

European i-Tree Conference
October 2, 2019, Malmö, Sweden

WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition
October 2-3, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference
October 2-4, 2019, Atlanta, GA

Sacred Groves & Secret Parks Colloquium: Orisha Landscapes in Brazil and West Africa
October 3-4, 2019, Cambridge, MA

The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) Second Wave of Modernism IV Conference
October 3-5, 2019, Dallas, TX

American Horticultural Therapy Association (AHTA) Annual Conference
October 4-5, 2019, Grand Rapids, MI

Black in Design Conference - Black Futurism: Creating a More Equitable Future
October 4-6, 2019, Cambridge, MA

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Annual Meeting
October 5-9, 2019, St. Louis, MO

International Walk21 Conference on Walking and Livable Communities
October 7-10, 2019, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

ECOCITY World Summit 2019
October 7-11, 2019, Vancouver, Canada

Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference & Expo
October 8-10, 2019, National Harbor, MD

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Convention
October 9-12, 2019, Miami, FL

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) National Conference & Exhibition
October 10-12, 2019, San Antonio, WA

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) International Festival of Landscape Architecture
October 10-13, 2019, Melbourne, Australia

ICOMOS Annual General Assembly & Scientific Symposium
October 12-18, 2019, Marrakesh, Morocco

Healthy City Design International Congress & Exhibition
October 14-15, 2019, London, UK

National Association of Landscape Professionals' LANDSCAPES Conference
October 15-18, 2019, Louisville, KY

The Green Industry & Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO) and Hardscape North America
October 16-18, 2019, Louisville, KY

World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC)
October 16-18, 2019, Williamsburg, VA

Land Trust Alliance Rally: National Land Conservation Conference
October 17-19, 2019, Raleigh, NC

Perennial Plant Conference
October 18, 2019, Swarthmore, PA

Tree Canopy Conference
October 18, 2019, Haverford, PA

Cultural and Historic Preservation Conference
October 18-19, 2019, Providence, RI

National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Annual Training Conference
October 19-22, 2019, Reno, NV

American Water Works Association (AWWA) Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition
October 20-23, 2019, St. Louis, MO

The AEHS Foundation's Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy
October 21-24, 2019, Amherst, MA

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress
October 21-25, 2019, Singapore

North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) International Conference
October 22-24, 2019, Washington, DC

Greenbuild China
October 23-24, 2019, Shanghai, China

Upper Mississippi River Conference
October 23-24, 2019, Moline, IL

Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU)'s Transportation Summit
October 24-25, 2019, Alexandria, VA

Growing Sustainable Communities Annual Conference
October 24-25, 2019, Dubuque, IA

Scenic America's Scenic Symposium
October 24-25, 2019, Miramar Beach, FL

Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Annual Conference
October 24-27, 2019, Greenville, SC

Visual Resource Stewardship Conference
October 27-30, 2019, Lemont, IL

October 27-29, 2019, Washington, DC

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference & Expo
October 27-20, 2019, Spokane, WA

Deconstruction & Reuse Conference
October 28-30, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA

International Downtown Association (IDA) Annual Conference & Tradeshow
October 28-30, 2019, Baltimore, MD

BioCycle REFOR19
October 28-31, 2019, Madison, WI

Architectural Record Innovation Conference
October 29, 2019, New York, NY

Dezeen Day
October 30, 2019, London, UK

November 2019

Healthcare Design Expo & Conference
November 2-5, 2019, New Orleans, LA

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Expo
November 2-6, 2019, Philadelphia, PA

International Pool, Spa, and Patio Expo
November 2-7, 2019, New Orleans, LA

EcoDistricts Summit
November 4-5, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA

International Conference on Transport & Health (ICTH)
November 4-8, 2019, Melbourne, Australia

ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX)
November 6-7, 2019, Boston, MA

Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Design-Build Conference and Expo
November 6-8, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Mayors’ Institute on City Design (MICD) National Session
November 6-8, 2019, Richmond, VA  

New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects (NZILA) Firth Conference
November 6-8, 2019, Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand

International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) Europe General Assembly and Landscape Architecture Congress
November 6-10, 2019, Antalya, Turkey

Future Cities Canada Summit
November 7-8, 2019, Toronto, Canada

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure
November 7-9, 2019, Los Angeles, CA

Design Matters Conference
November 7-9, 2019, Chicago, IL

International Federation of Landscape Architects-Asia Pacific Region (IFLA-APR) Congress
November 7-9, 2019, Cebu City, Philippines

Tree Care Industry (TCI) EXPO
November 7-9, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA

Annual US/ICOMOS Symposium - The Economic and Social Benefits of World Heritage in the USA
November 8-9, 2019, Washington, DC

Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) - Embracing the Digital Environment
November 10-13, 2019, San Antonio, TX

Safe Routes to School National Conference
November 12-14, 2019, Tampa, FL

Storm Water Solutions (SWS) Conference & Exhibition
November 12-14, 2019, Tinley Park, IL

Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) and Association for Experiential Education (AEE) Conference
November 13-15, 2019, Spokane, WA

Annual HBCU Climate Change Conference
November 13-16, 2019, New Orleans, LA

Athletic Business (AB) Show
November 13-16, 2019, Orlando, FL

International Urban Design Conference
November 13-16, 2019, Hobart, Australia

Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) Mid-Atlantic Conference
November 14, 2019, Wilmington, DE

LA CoMotion Mobility Festival
November 14-15, 2019, Los Angeles, CA

Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit
November 14-16, 2019, Phoenix, AZ

ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture
November 15-18, 2019, San Diego, CA

Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference (BECC)
November 17-20, 2019, Sacramento, CA

Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) Annual International Conference and Trade Show
November 18-19, 2019, Cleveland, OH

International Cycling Safety Conference
November 18-20, 2019, Brisbane, Australia

Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Conference
November 19-20, 2019, Baltimore, MD

Smart City Expo World Congress
November 19-21, 2019, Barcelona, Spain

Association for Preservation Technology (APT) Annual Conference
November 19-23, 2019, Miami, FL

Arbor Day Foundation's Partners in Community Forestry Conference
November 20-21, 2019, Cleveland, OH

National League of Cities (NLC) City Summit
November 20-23, 2019, San Antonio, TX

digital cultural heritage: FUTURE VISIONS a landscape perspective
November 23-24, 2019, Shanghai, China

Urban Design & Landscape Expo
November 25-28, 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

December 2019

Irrigation Show & Education Conference 
December 2-6, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Renewable Natural Resources Foundation (RNRF) Congress on Charting a New Course for the Mississippi River Watershed
December 3, 2019, Washington, DC

National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Groundwater Week
December 3-5, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Paysalia Landscape, Garden, & Sport Exhibition
December 3-5, 2019, Lyon, France

Trees Matter Symposium - Green Cities Summit
December 4, 2019, Washington, DC

Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) Ecological Plant Conference
December 6, 2019, Brooklyn, NY

American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) Annual Conference 
December 8-11, 2019, New Orleans, LA

Brownfields 2019: Sustainable Communities Start Here
December 11-13, 2019, Los Angeles, CA

January 2020

National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) Annual Conference - Science in Environmental Decision-Making
January 6-9, 2020, Washington, DC

Women In Design 2020+
January 8-10, 2020, Mumbai, India

New Directions in the American Landscape (NDAL) Annual Landscape Symposium
January 9-10, 2020, Bryn Mawr, PA

Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting
January 12-16, 2020, Washington, DC

Mid-Atlantic Horticulture Short Course (MAHSC)
January 14-16, 2020, Norfolk, VA

New Directions in the American Landscape (NDAL) Annual Landscape Symposium
January 16-17, 2020, New London, CT

Transforming Transportation - Connecting People for Sustainable Growth
January 16-17, 2020, Washington, DC

Green Builder Media Sustainability Symposium
January 20, 2020, Las Vegas, NV

NAHB International Builders Show (IBS)
January 21-23, 2020, Las Vegas, NV

UCLA Extension Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference
January 24, 2020, Los Angeles, CA

The World Around Global Forum: Rethinking Architecture
January 25, 2020, New York, NY

IPM ESSEN International Plant Fair
January 28-31, 2020, Essen, Germany

February 2020

Active Living Research Conference - Innovation and Imagination in Active Living
February 2-5, 2020, Orlando, FL

International Biomass Conference & Expo
February 3-5, 2020, Nashville, TN

World of Concrete
February 3-7, 2020, Las Vegas, NV

RiversEdge West Riparian Restoration Conference
February 4-6, 2020, Grand Junction, CO

ProGreen EXPO
February 5-7, 2020, Denver, CO

Winter Cycling Congress
February 5-7, 2020, Joensuu, Finland

Urban Tree Symposium: The Future of the Urban Forest
February 6, 2020, Boylston, MA

World Urban Forum (WUF10)
February 8-13, 2020, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

NJASLA Annual Meeting & Exhibition
February 9-11, 2020, Atlantic City, NJ

International Agri-Center World Ag Expo
February 11-13, 2020, Tulare, CA

Meeting of the Minds Annual Summit - Spotlighting Innovations in Smart and Sustainable Cities
February 19-21, 2020, Phoenix, AZ

International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Annual Conference and Expo
February 23-26, 2020, Raleigh, NC

Geodesign Summit
February 24-27, 2020, Redlands, CA

Energy Design Conference & Expo
February 25-26, 2020, Duluth, MN

Land & Water Summit: Climate-Ready Water Management
February 26-28, 2020, Albuquerque, NM

Northwest Flower & Garden Festival
February 26-March 1, 2020, Seattle, WA

Taking Nature Black
February 27, 2020, Chevy Chase, MD

Maryland and Potomac ASLA Regional Conference - Waterfront, Climate & Equity
February 29, 2020, Arnold, MD

March 2020

Design Influencers Conference
March 1-3, 2020, San Francisco, CA

Public Lands Alliance Convention and Trade Show
March 1-5, 2020, Arlington, VA

P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & EXPO
March 2-4, 2020, Dallas, TX

March 3-5, 2020, London, UK

Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) Conference & Eco-Marketplace
March 4-5, 2020, Amherst, MA

Climate Leadership Conference
March 4-6, 2020, Detroit, MI

Smithsonian Earth Optimism Symposium - Stemming the Tide: Global Strategies for Sustaining Cultural Heritage Through Climate Change
March 5-6, 2020, Washington, D.C.

Alabama and Mississippi ASLA Twin States Conference
March 5-7, 2020, Tupelo, MS

Schools of Thought: Rethinking Design Pedagogy
March 5-7, 2020​, Norman, OK

California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS) Conference & Expo
March 10-13, 2020, Long Beach, CA

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo
March 11-14, 2020, New Orleans, LA

March 13-22, 2020, Austin, TX - cancelled

National Bike Summit
March 15-17, 2020, Arlington, VA

International Conference on Design Principles & Practices
March 16-18, 2020, Brooklyn, NY

The AEHS Foundation's Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air
March 16-19, 2020, San Diego, CA

National Shared Mobility Summit
March 17-19, 2020, Chicago, IL

Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Annual Conference - 100 Years of CELA: Deep Time
March 18-21, 2020, Louisville, KY - cancelled  

Architectural Digest Design Show
March 19-22, 2020, New York, NY 

Aging in America Conference
March 24-27, 2020, Atlanta, GA

Texas Trails and Active Transportation (TTAT) Conference
March 25-27, 2020, San Antonio, TX

The Economist Sustainability Summit
March 26, 2020, London, UK

MobilizeGreen Annual Conference and Diversity Career Fair
March 26-27, 2020, Washington, DC

International Landscape Lighting Institute (ILLI) Intensive Course
March 26-31, 2020, Rio Verde, AZ

The US National Arboretum's Annual Lahr Symposium
March 28, 2020, Washington, DC

American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) National Conference
March 29-31, 2020, New Orleans, LA

Conference on the Value of Play: Play for All
March 29-April 1, 2020, Clemson, SC

Sustainable Water Management Conference
March 29-April 1, 2020, Minneapolis, MN

BioCycle Connect West Coast Conference
March 30-April 2, 2020, Sacramento, CA

April 2020

Annual National Wildlife Federation (NWF) EcoCareers Conference
April 1-2, 2020, online

New Horizons in Conservation Conference: Institutional Diversity and the Urgency of Now
April 1-3, 2020, Ann Arbor, MI

Urban Future Global Conference
April 1-3, 2020, Lisbon, Portugal

Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation (AHLP) Annual Meeting
April 1-4, 2020, Natchitoches, LA

April 2-4, 2020, Ithaca, NY - postponed to April 2021

Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) Conference - TRANSFORM: Socially Embedded Collaboration
April 4-7, 2020, Tempe, AZ

Infrastructure and Ecology Network Europe (IENE) International Conference on Ecology and Transportation
April 6-9, 2020, Évora, Portugal

National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Conference and Expo
April 6-9, 2020, Arlington, VA

Smart Cities Connect Spring Conference & Expo
April 6-9, 2020, Denver, CO

American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting
April 6-10, 2020, Denver, CO

Middle East Smart Landscape Summit
April 7-8, 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

HXD Health Experience Design Conference
April 14-15, 2020, Cambridge, MA

National Watershed and Stormwater Conference
April 14-17, 2020, Austin, TX

2020 PA-DE ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture
April 16-18, 2020, Skytop, PA

Symposium on World Heritage and U.S. Civil Rights Movement Sites
April 16-18, 2020, Atlanta, GA

Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) Conference
April 19-22, 2020, Yosemite, CA

DBIA's Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference
April 20-22, 2020, Dallas, TX

Coverings: The Global Tile & Stone Experience
April 20-23, 2020, New Orleans, LA

Land8 Virtual Conference
April 20-23, 2020

LE:NOTRE Landscape Forum
April 21-25, 2020, Bratislava, Slovakia

Trees, People and the Built Environment: International Urban Trees Research Conference
April 22-23, 2020, Birmingham, UK

DBIA's Design-Build for Transportation & Aviation Conference
April 22-24, 2020, Dallas, TX

Vectorworks Design Summit
April 22-24, 2020, San Diego, CA - canceled

National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program 
April 22-25, 2020, Washington, DC

Smithsonian Earth Optimism Digital Summit
April 22-26, 2020

USA Science & Engineering Festival
April 25-26, 2020, Washington, DC - postponed

American Planning Association (APA) National Planning Conference
April 25-28, 2020, Houston, TX

Environments for Aging (EFA) Expo & Conference
April 25-28, 2020, Louisville, KY

Biophilic Leadership Summit
April 26-29, Serenbe, GA

National Outdoor Recreation Conference - Outdoors for All: Advancing Stewardship, Equity, and Wellness in Outdoor Recreation
April 27-30, 2020, Knoxville, TN

California Society for Ecological Restoration (SERCAL) Annual Conference
April 29-May 1, 2020, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA

Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Annual International Conference (now virtual)
April 30-May 1, 2020, virtual

May 2020

LightFair - canceled
May 3-7, 2020, Las Vegas, NV

National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference - postponed
May 4-8, 2020, Boise, ID

and& Summit & Festival: Innovate for the Better - canceled
May 6-9, 2020, Leuven, Belgium

Children & Nature Network (C&NN) Leadership Summit - postponed
May 7-8, 2020, Atlanta, GA

Dumbarton Oaks Garden and Landscape Studies Symposium: Spatial Inequalities and Segregation in the Urban Landscape - canceled
May 8-9, 2020, Washington, DC

International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE)-North America Annual Meeting
May 11-14, 2020, virtual

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Spring Meeting Webinar Series
May 11-June 19, 2020

Waterfront Conference - Rising to the Challenge: A Path Forward on Climate Adaptation and Resilience
May 12, 2020, New York, NY

Groundbreaking Women in Construction (GWIC) - postponed
May 14-15, 2020, San Francisco, CA

Urbanism Next Virtual Forum
May 14, 2020

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture - canceled
May 14-16, 2020, Los Angeles, CA

World Environmental & Water Resources Congress - canceled
May 17-21, 2020, Henderson, NV

Main Street Now, a conference of the National Main Street Center - canceled
May 18-20, 2020, Dallas, TX

Design Futures Student Leadership Forum
May 18-22, 2020, St. Louis, MO

Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show
May 18-23, 2020, London, UK (now virtual)

Urban Forest Symposium - Urban Forestry Relationships, Regeneration, & Reflections: A Coastal Peoples Focus - postponed
May 19, 2020, Seattle, WA

Living Future unConference
May 19-June 25, 2020, online

Meeting of the Minds CityMobility Summit - canceled
May 20, 2020, Stratford, Ontario, Canada

International City Planning and Urban Design (CPUD) Conference
May 22, 2020, Istanbul, Turkey

Grey to Green Conference - postponed
May 28-29, 2020, Toronto, Canada

Habitat Expo - postponed
May 28-30, 2020, Mexico City, Mexico

June 2020

Digital Landscape Architecture (DLA): International Conference on Information Technology in Landscape Architecture
June 2-4, 2020, virtual

International Association of Landscape Archaeology (IALA) Landscape Archaeology Conference - postponed
June 2-5, 2020, Madrid, Spain - postponed to June 2021  

International Making Cities Livable (IMCL) Conference - From Sprawl to Neighborhoods: Making Livable Cities (and Suburbs) for ALL
June 2-6, 2020, Carmel, IN

Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS), Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), and the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) Joint Conference - postponed
June 7-11, 2020, Québec City, Canada - postponed to June 2021

National Lawn & Garden Show
June 9-10, 2020, Dallas, TX

Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) - canceled
June 10-11, 2020, San Francisco, CA

Caribbean Urban Forum
June 10-12, 2020, Georgetown, Guyana

Congress for the New Urbanism - CNU 28: A Virtual Gathering
June 10-13, 2020

Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) Conference - canceled
June 11-13, 2020, Portland, OR

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress - postponed
June 11-19, 2020, Marseille, France - postponed to January 2021

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo - canceled
June 15-18, 2020, Orlando, FL

Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) Innovation + Leadership Symposium
June 16 and 18, 2020, online

LA Design Festival - postponed
June 17-21, 2020, Los Angeles, CA - postponed to September 2020

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize Forum - Courageous by Design: Landscape Architects Confronting the Climate Crisis in New York City - postponed
June 18, 2020, New York, NY - postponed to September 2020

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) Congress - canceled
June 18-20, 2020, Calgary, Canada

American Public Gardens Association (APGA) Conference - Crafting Gardens for a Changing World
June 22-26, 2020, Portland, OR

National Healthy Homes Conference - canceled
June 29-July 2, 2020, Scottsdale, AZ

July 2020

National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS)
July 8-10, 2020, virtual

Esri User Conference
July 13-15, 2020, virtual

Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) Conference
July 15-17, 2020, virtual

Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) Annual Conference
Starting July 20, 2020, virtual

International Low Impact Development (LID) Conference
July 20-24, 2020, virtual

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Annual Conference
July 20-24, 2020, virtual

CUT|FILL 2020: An Unconference on Landscape Architecture
July 23-24, 2020, virtual

Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) International Design Conference - postponed
July 23-27, 2020, Chicago, IL

Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) International Annual Conference - Bridging the Divide: Uniting Rural and Urban Landscapes for Conservation
July 27-29, 2020, virtual

August 2020

National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER) - postponed to 2021
August 2-6, 2020, Portland, OR

Southwest Stream Restoration Conference and the National Stream Restoration Conference - postponed to 2021
August 3-5, 2020, Nashville, TN

Ecological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting
August 3-6, 2020, virtual

Walk/Bike/Places Conference
August 3-7, 2020, virtual

National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC) FORUM
August 3-9, 2020, virtual

August 6, 2020, virtual

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Annual International Conference and Trade Show - postponed
August 9-12, 2020, Albuquerque, NM

American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) Annual Conference
August 9-13, 2020, virtual

GardenComm (previously the Garden Writers Association) Annual Conference
August 10-13, 2020, virtual

Independent Garden Center (IGC) Show - postponed to 2021
August 11-13, 2020, Chicago, IL

Park Pride's Parks & Greenspace Conference
August 17, 2020, virtual

National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference
August 17-19, 2020, virtual

International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) World Congress - postponed
August 19-21, 2020, George Town, Malaysia

Groundbreaking Women in Construction (GWIC)
August 24-27, 2020, virtual

Farwest - canceled
August 26-28, 2020, Portland, OR


*The dates for these reoccurring events have not yet been posted for the current year


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