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.

Upcoming Conferences

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March 2019
April 2019
May 2019
June 2019
July 2019
August 2019
September 2019
October 2019
November 2019
December 2019
January 2020
February 2020
Past Conferences*

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

March 2019

International Conference on Design Principles & Practices
March 1-3, 2019, St. Petersburg, Russia

P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & EXPO
March 4-6, 2019, Dallas, TX

Futurebuild (previously Ecobuild)
March 5-7, 2019, London, UK

Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) Conference & Eco-Marketplace
March 6-7, 2019, Amherst, MA

Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Annual Conference
March 6-9, 2019, Sacramento, CA

March 8-17, 2019, Austin, TX

National Bike Summit
March 9-12, 2019, Washington, DC

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo
March 12-16, 2019, Dallas, TX

National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program 
March 13-15, 2019, Washington, DC

Preserving the Recent Past 3
March 13-16, 2019, Los Angeles, CA

International Biomass Conference & Expo
March 18-20, 2019, Savannah, GA

The AEHS Foundation's Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air
March 18-21, 2019, San Diego, CA

California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS) Conference & Expo
March 19-22, 2019, Sacramento, CA

Climate Leadership Conference
March 20-22, 2019, Baltimore, MD

Architectural Digest Design Show
March 21-24, 2019, New York, NY 

Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) Conference
March 24-27, 2019, Monterey, CA

Park Pride's Parks & Greenspace Conference
March 25, 2019, Atlanta, GA

Main Street Now, a conference of the National Main Street Center
March 25-27, 2019, Seattle, WA

Naturally Latinos Conference
March 27, 2019, Chevy Chase, MD

Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning - Urban Greenway Planning: Adapting to Expanding and Contracting Cities
March 28-30, 2019, Amherst, MA

Conference on the Value of Play: Play for Life
March 31-April 3, 2019, Clemson, SC

Sustainable Water Management Conference
March 31-April 3, 2019, Tucson, AZ

April 2019

BioCycle West Coast Conference
April 1-4, 2019, Portland, OR

Smart Cities Connect Spring Conference & Expo
April 1-4, 2019, Denver, CO

HXD Health Experience Design Conference
April 2-3, 2019, Boston, MA

Grey to Green Conference
April 4-5 2019, Toronto, Canada

April 4-6 2019, Athens, GA

Biophilic Leadership Summit
April 7-10, 2019, Serenbe, GA

Environments for Aging (EFA) Expo & Conference
April 7-10, 2019, Salt Lake City, UT

DBIA's Design-Build for Transportation & Aviation Conference
April 8-10, 2019, Cincinnati, OH

Future Cities Show
April 8-10, 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Coverings: The Global Tile & Stone Experience
April 9-12, 2019, Orlando, FL

LE:NOTRE Landscape Forum
April 9-13, 2019, Zagreb, Croatia

European Urban Green Infrastructure Conference (EUGIC)
April 10-11, 2019, London, UK

Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) National Conference: The UK's Role in Global Forestry
April 10-11, 2019, Oxford, UK

California Society for Ecological Restoration (SERCAL) Annual Conference
April 10-12, 2019, Santa Barbara, CA

DBIA's Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference
April 10-12, 2019, Cincinnati, OH

American Planning Association (APA) National Planning Conference
April 13-16, 2019, San Francisco, CA

Aging in America Conference
April 15-18, 2019, New Orleans, LA

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Spring Meeting
April 16-18, 2019, Nashville, TN

National Adaptation Forum
April 23-25, 2019, Madison, WI

Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Annual International Conference
April 24-28, 2019, Providence, RI

American Trails International Trails Symposium
April 28-May 1, 2019, Syracuse, NY

Living Future unConference
April 30-May 3, 2019, Seattle, WA

May 2019

Dumbarton Oaks Garden and Landscape Studies Symposium - Landscape, Sport, Environment: The Spaces of Sport from the Early Modern Period to Today
May 3-4, 2019, Washington, DC

American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) National Conference
May 5-7, 2019, Santa Fe, NM

Keeping History Above Water
May 5-8, 2019, St. Augustine, FL

National Outdoor Recreation Conference
May 6-9, 2019, Rapid City, SD

Waterfront Conference - Rising Seas, Rising Risks: Adapting Our Region
May 7, 2019, New York, NY

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) Congress
May 7-8, 2019, Vancouver, Canada

National Hardware Show
May 7-9, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Urbanism Next Conference
May 7-9, 2019, Portland, OR

British Columbia (BC) Land Summit
May 8-10, 2019, Vancouver, Canada

Landscape Australia Conference
May 11, 2019, Melbourne, Australia

Smart Cities New York
May 13-14, 2019, New York, NY

Children & Nature Network (C&NN) International Conference
May 16-18, 2019, Oakland, CA

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI)
May 19-21, 2019, Philadelphia, PA

Design Futures Student Leadership Forum
May 20-24, 2019, Salt Lake City, UT

Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show
May 22-25, 2019, London, UK

Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) Conference - Sustainable Urban Environments: Research, Design, and Planning for the Next 50 Years
May 22-26, 2019, Brooklyn, NY

Groundbreaking Women in Construction (GWIC)
May 23-24, 2019, San Francisco, CA

Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation (AHLP) Annual Meeting
May 23-25, 2019, Detroit, MI

Habitat Expo
May 23-25, 2019, Mexico City, Mexico

Korea Landscape Gardening Expo
May 23-26, 2019, Seoul, South Korea

Architecture, Civil & Environmental Engineering (ACE) Conference
May 27-28, 2019, Singapore

Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) Annual Meeting - The Role of Wetlands in Meeting Global Environmental Challenges: Linking Wetland Science, Policy, and Society
May 28-31, 2019, Baltimore, MD

June 2019

Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) of America Annual Meeting
June 4-7, 2019, Washington, DC

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture
June 6-8, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) Conference
June 6-8, 2019, Austin, TX

National Lawn & Garden Show
June 11-12, 2019, St. Louis, MO

Congress for the New Urbanism - CNU 27
June 12-15, 2019, Louisville, KY

American Public Gardens Association (APGA) Conference
June 17-21, 2019, Washington, DC

56th International Making Cities Livable (IMCL) Conference - A Healthy City For All
June 17-21, 2019, Portland, OR

Design with Nature Now?
June 21, 2019, Philadelphia, PA

LOCUS Leadership Summit: Opportunity Rising
June 23-25, 2019, Washington, DC

July 2019

National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS)
July 10-13, 2019, Madison, WI

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Annual Conference
July 14-16, 2019, Seattle, WA

Greater & Greener: An International Urban Parks Conference
July 20-24-2019, Denver, CO

August 2019

StormCon: The Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo
August 18-22, 2019, Atlanta, GA

September 2019

International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) Annual Congress and International Green City Conference
September 8-11, 2019, Beijing, China

National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Designing Cities Conference
September 9-12, 2019, Toronto, Canada

International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) World Congress
September 18-20, 2019, Oslo, Norway

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Fall Meeting
September 18-21, 2019, Washington, DC

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

VR World
September 24, 2019, London, UK

National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) Annual Conference
September 24-26, 2019, Baltimore, MD

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

October 2019

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

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

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

PastForward, a conference of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
October 10-12, 2019, Denver, CO

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

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

November 2019

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

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

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

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

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
November 20-22, 2019, Atlanta, GA

December 2019

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

January 2020


February 2020


Past Conferences*

February 2018

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
February 1-3, 2018, San Francisco, CA

World Urban Forum (WUF9)
February 7-13, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

International Green Roof Congress
February 17-18, 2018, Kuwait City, Kuwait

MIA+BSI (the Marble Institute of America and Building Stone Institute) Natural Stone Institute Convention
February 25-March 1, 2018, San Antonio, TX

Taking Nature Black
February 28, 2018, Chevy Chase, MD

March 2018

Transit Oriented Development & Urban Real Estate Conference
March 8, 2018, Los Angeles, CA

Alabama and Mississippi ASLA Twin States Conference
March 8-10, 2018, Jackson, MS

Greenprints Conference - Creative Disruption in Sustainability
March 12-14, 2018, Atlanta, GA

Urban Design Festival & Summit
March 14-18, 2018, Singapore

Urban Design Conference - Urban Disruption and the Equity Challenge
March 15, 2018, Raleigh, NC

Wallace Stegner Center Annual Symposium - Public Lands in a Changing West
March 15-16, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT

The Natural Learning Initiative's Growing in Place Symposium - Greening Urban Childhood by Design
March 16, 2018, Raleigh, NC

Landscape 50: The Future of Landscape Architecture
March 21, 2018, Sheffield, UK

The Economist Sustainability Summit
March 22, 2018, London, UK

Southeast Biking Symposium
March 22-24, 2018, Hilton Head Island, SC

Boston Society of Landscape Architects (BSLA) Conference + Xpo
March 26, 2018, Boston, MA

April 2018

Smart Growth America National Complete Streets Conference - Intersections: Creating Culturally Complete Streets
April 3-4, 2018, Nashville, TN

Dwell on Design
April 5-7, 2018, Los Angeles, CA

USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo
April 7-8, 2018, Washington, DC

US International Association of Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) Annual Meeting
April 8-12, 2018, Chicago, IL

Green California Summit
April 9-10, 2018, Sacramento, CA

National Watershed & Stormwater Conference
April 10, 2018, multiple locations

American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting
April 10-14, 2018, New Orleans, LA

New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects (NZILA) Firth Conference
April 11-13, 2018, Tāone, New Zealand

TCLF's Leading with Landscape IV: North Carolina's Research Triangle
April 12-15, 2018, Raleigh, NC

New Horizons in Conservation Conference
April 18-20, 2018, Washington, DC

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) World Built Environment Forum Summit
April 23-24, 2018, London, UK

Resilient Cities: Global Forum on Urban Resilience & Adaptation
April 26-28, 2018, Bonn, Germany

Association for Women in Architecture + Design (AWA+D) Symposium
April 28, 2018, Los Angeles, CA

National Lead and Healthy Housing Conference
April 30-May 3, 2018, Omaha, NE

May 2018

Texas Trails and Active Transportation (TTAT) Conference
May 2-4, 2018, Austin, TX

and& Summit & Festival on Health, Tech & Creativity
May 2-5, 2018, Leuven, Belgium

International Federation of Landscape Architects - Middle East Landscape Architecture Conference (IFLA-MELAC)
May 7-8, 2018, Tehran, Iran

Middle East Smart Landscape Summit
May 7-8, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference
May 7-11, 2018, Louisville, KY

International City Planning and Urban Design (CPUD) Conference
May 11-12, 2018, Istanbul, Turkey

National Working Waterfronts & Waterways Symposium (NWWWS) - Keeping Waterfronts Working for the Next Century: Sustainability, Recovery and Prosperity
May 14-17, 2018, Grand Rapids, MI

Urban Forest Symposium
May 15, 2018, Seattle, WA

Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference
May 15-17, 2018, Milwaukee, WI

ArtPlace Annual Summit
May 21-23, 2018, Louisville, KY

Digital Landscape Architecture (DLA)
May 30-June 2, 2018, Freising, Germany

Mad City: International Happening of Urban Planning
May 31-June 1, 2018, Riga, Latvia

June 2018

American Society of Mining and Reclamation (ASMR) Conference
June 3-7, 2018, St. Louis, MO

World Environmental & Water Resources Congress
June 3-7, 2018, Minneapolis, MN

World Green Infrastructure Congress
June 4-6, 2018, Bangalore, India

Native Plants in the Landscape Conference @ Millersville
June 6-9, 2018, Millersville, PA

LA Design Festival
June 7-10, 2018, Los Angeles, CA

Association for Community Design (ACD) Annual Conference
June 8-9, 2018, Baltimore, MD

American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference & Exposition - Innovating the Future of Water
June 11-14, 2018, Las Vegas, NV

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo
June 11-14, 2018, Las Vegas, NV

reSITE 2018
June 14-15, 2018, Prague, Czech Republic

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability World Congress
June 19-22, 2018, Montréal, Canada

Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) Conference
June 20-23, 2018, Washington, DC

International Conference on Transport & Health (ICTH)
June 24-27, 2018, Mackinac Island, MI

HydroVision International
June 26-28, 2018, Charlotte, NC

Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC)
June 27-28, 2018, San Francisco, CA

Caribbean Urban Forum
June 27-29, 2018, Kingston, Jamaica

Reclaimed Lands Conference: Transforming our Disturbed Urban Landscapes
June 28-July 1, 2018, New York, NY

July 2018

International Federation for Housing and Planning (IFHP) World Cities Summit
July 8-12, 2018, Singapore

US Water Alliance's One Water Summit
July 10-12, 2018, Minneapolis, MN

July 14-17, 2018, Columbus, OH

ASCE International Conference on Transportation & Development (ICTD)
July 15-18, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA

Livable Cities Conference
July 16-17, 2018, Melbourne, Australia

Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) Annual Conference
July 16-18, 2018, Monterey, CA

Safe Cities Conference
July 18, 2018, Melbourne, Australia

National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC) FORUM
July 18-22, 2018, Des Moines, IA

Woody Plant Conference
July 20, 2018, Swarthmore, PA

Nature Explore / The Outdoor Classroom Project Leadership Institute
July 22-25, 2018, Nebraska City, NE

Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) International Conference
July 29-August 1, 2018, Anaheim, CA

Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) International Annual Conference - Culture, Climate, and Conservation
July 29-August 1, 2018, Albuquerque, NM

American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) Annual Conference
July 30-August 3, 2018, Washington, DC

Perennial Plant Symposium
July 30-August 3, 2018, Raleigh, NC

August 2018

Design for America Summit
August 1-5, 2018, Evanston, IL

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Annual International Conference and Trade Show
August 3-8, 2018, Columbus, OH

Ecological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting
August 5-10, 2018, New Orleans, LA

International Conference on Urban Climate / Symposium on the Urban Environment
August 6-10, 2018, New York, NY

International Congress on Sustainability Science & Engineering (ICOSSE)
August 12-15, 2018, Cincinnati, OH

International Low Impact Development (LID) Conference
August 12-15, 2018, Nashville, TN

International Horticultural Congress
August 12-16, 2018, Istanbul, Turkey

Independent Garden Center Show
August 14-16, 2018, Chicago, IL

Garden Writers Association (GWA) Annual Conference & Expo
August 13-16, 2018, Chicago, IL

Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Annual Meeting & Exhibit
August 20-23, 2018, Minneapolis, MN

American Public Works Association's Public Works Expo (PWX)
August 26-29, 2018, Kansas City, MO

National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER)
August 26-30, 2018, New Orleans, LA

California Adaptation Forum
August 27-29, 2018, Sacramento, CA

September 2018

Spoga+Gafa: The Garden Trade Fair
September 2-4, 2018, Cologne, Germany

Arab Future Cities Summit
September 3-4, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

ABC: Activating Biophilic Cities
September 4-5, 2018, London, UK

London Design Biennale
September 4-23, 2018, London, UK

Design History Society Annual Conference - Design and Displacement
September 6-8, 2018, New York, NY

International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) Europe General Assembly and Landscape Institute Conference
September 6-9, 2018, London, UK

European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS) Conference
September 9-12, 2018, Ghent, Belgium

Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) Europe Conference
September 9-13, 2018, Reykjavik, Iceland

APA Water and Planning Connect
September 11-12, 2018, Kansas City, Missouri

Infra Eco Network Europe (IENE) International Conference on Ecology and Transportation
September 11-14, 2018, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Global Climate Action Summit
September 12-15, 2018, San Francisco, CA

Transportation and Communities Summit
September 13-14, 2018, Portland, OR

Fresh Water: Design Thinking for Inland Water Territories
September 13-15, 2018, Champaign, IL 

Preserving the Historic Road Conference
September 13-16, 2018, Fort Collins, CO

Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) International Landscape Design Conference 
September 13-17, 2018, Toronto, Canada

Walk/Bike/Places Conference
September 16-19, 2018, New Orleans, LA

Transportation Research Board Committee on Landscape & Environmental Design (TRB AFB40) Mid-Year Meeting
September 16-20, 2018, Rockwall, TX

Eastern Native Grass Symposium
September 17-19, 2018, Erie, PA

International Association of Landscape Archaeology (IALA) Landscape Archaeology Conference
September 17-20, 2018, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

LANDSCAPE: The Industry Trade Show
September 18-19, 2018, London, UK

Mayors’ Institute on City Design (MICD) National Session
September 19-21, 2018, Portland, OR

Annual HBCU Climate Change Conference
September 20-23, 2018, New Orleans, LA

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Annual Meeting
September 20-24, 2018, Atlanta, GA

Association for Preservation Technology (APT) Annual Conference
September 22-27, 2018, Buffalo, NY

American Planning Association (APA) Policy and Advocacy Conference
September 23-25, 2018, Washington, DC

CitiesAlive: Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference
September 24-28, 2018, Brooklyn, NY

International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market
September 25-28, 2018, Chicago, IL

Latin American Biennial of Landscape Architecture
September 26-27, 2018, Mexico City, Mexico

International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD)
September 26-28, 2018, New York, NY

Landscape Architecture Biennial Symposium
September 26-29, 2018, Barcelona, Spain

Public Lands Council Annual Meeting
September 26-29, 2018, Park City, UT

Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now
September 27-29, 2018, Washington, DC

WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference
September 29-October 3, 2018, New Orleans, LA

American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) National Convention - Building Smart & Resilient Transportation Infrastructure
September 30-October 3, 2018, New York, NY

October 2018

International Healthy Cities Conference - Changing Cities to Change the World: Celebrating Thirty Years of the Healthy Cities Movement
October 1-4, 2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

International Phytotechnologies Conference - Phytotechnologies and Forestry: Sustainable Approaches to Mitigating the Environmental Consequences of Climate Change
October 1-5, 2018, Novi Sad, Serbia

Growing Sustainable Communities Annual Conference
October 2-3, 2018, Dubuque, IA

Smart Cities Week
October 2-4, 2018, Washington, DC

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference & Expo
October 2-5, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA

Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)'s CONSTRUCT
October 3-5, 2018, Long Beach, CA

WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition
October 3-5, 2018, Las Vegas, NV

Natural Learning Initiative Annual Design Institute
October 4-5, 2018, Raleigh, NC

American Horticultural Therapy Association (AHTA) Annual Conference
October 4-6, 2018, Lakewood, CO

Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit
October 5-7, 2018, College Park, MD

Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference (BECC)
October 7-10, 2018, Washington, DC

International Cycling Safety Conference
October 10-11, 2018, Barcelona, Spain

Culture Lab Detroit
October 11-12, 2018, Detroit, MI

Land Trust Alliance Rally: National Land Conservation Conference
October 11-13, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) International Festival of Landscape Architecture - The Expanding Field: Charting the Future of Practice
October 11-14, 2018, Surfers Paradise, Australia

International Landscape Lighting Institute (illi) Intensive Course
October 11-16, 2018, Norman, OK

Cultural and Historic Preservation Conference - Community Preservation through Adaptive Reuse
October 12-13, 2018, Providence, RI

National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Annual Training Conference
October 13-16, 2018, Charlotte, NC

Healthy City Design International Congress & Exhibition
October 15-16, 2018, London, UK

The Landscape Below Ground IV
October 15-17, 2018, Lisle/Naperville, IL

BioCycle REFOR18
October 15-18, 2018, Raleigh, NC

The AEHS Foundation's Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy
October 15-18, 2018, Amherst, MA

International Walk21 Conference on Walking and Livable Communities
October 15-19, 2018, Bogotá, Colombia

North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) International Conference
October 16-18, 2018, Washington, DC

National Association of Landscape Professionals' LANDSCAPES Conference
October 16-19, 2018, Louisville, KY

EcoDistricts Summit
October 17-18, 2018, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

Designing Water Symposium
October 17-18, 2018, Kennett Square, PA

The Green Industry & Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO) and Hardscape North America
October 17-19, 2018, Louisville, KY

World Energy Engineering Congress
October 17-19, 2018, Charlotte, NC

National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) Conference and Chicago Architecture + Design College Day
October 17-20, 2018, Chicago, IL

Urban History Association Conference - Cities at the Crossroads
October 18-21, 2018, Columbia, SC

WestEdge Design Fair
October 18-21, 2018, Santa Monica, CA

Perennial Plant Conference
October 19, 2018, Swarthmore, PA

Tree Canopy Conference
October 19, 2018, Haverford, PA

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Annual Meeting and EXPO
October 19-22, 2018, Philadelphia, PA

Rail-Volution: Building Livable Communities with Transit
October 21-24, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA

Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference & Expo
October 23-25, 2018, Tampa, FL

Upper Mississippi River Conference
October 24-25, 2018, Moline, IL

Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) and Wilderness Education Association (WEA) Joint National Conference
October 24-26, 2018, Snowbird, UT

International Downtown Association (IDA) Annual Conference & Tradeshow
October 24-26, 2018, San Antonio, TX

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) National Conference & Exhibition
October 25-27, 2018, Atlanta, GA

Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual Conference
October 25-28, 2018, Buffalo, NY

October 28-30, 2018, Detroit, MI

American Water Works Association (AWWA) Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition
October 28-31, 2018, Atlanta, GA

International Pool, Spa, and Patio Expo
October 28-November 2, 2018, Las Vegas, NV

International Conference on Climate Change and Global Warming (ICCCGW)
October 29-30, 2018, Paris, France

November 2018

Architectural Record Innovation Conference
November 1, 2018, New York, NY

AIASF Equity by Design Symposium - #EQxDV - Voices, Values, Vision
November 3, 2018, San Francisco, CA

Vectorworks Design Summit
November 4-6, 2018, Phoenix, AZ

Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and the Canadian Society of Agronomy - Enhancing Productivity in a Changing Climate
November 4-7, 2018, Baltimore, MD

American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Conference
November 4-8, 2018, Baltimore, MD

Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) Annual International Conference and Trade Show
November 5-6, 2018, Orange County, CA

Arbor Day Foundation's Partners in Community Forestry Conference
November 7-8, 2018, Orange County, CA

Vision Zero Cities
November 7-8, 2018, New York, NY

Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Design-Build Conference and Expo
November 7-9, 2018, New Orleans, LA

Future Cities Canada Summit
November 7–9, 2018, Toronto, Canada

National League of Cities (NLC) City Summit
November 7-10, 2018, Los Angeles, CA

Tree Care Industry (TCI) EXPO
November 8-10, 2018, Charlotte, NC

Healthcare Design Expo & Conference
November 10-13, 2018, Phoenix, AZ

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Expo
November 10-14, 2018, San Diego, CA

International Urban Design Conference
November 12-13, 2018, Sydney, Australia

AARP Livable Communities National Conference
November 12-14, 2018, Charlotte, NC

Annual US/ICOMOS International Symposium - Forward Together
November 13-14, 2018, San Francisco, CA

Residential Design Expo - Getting Started, Growing, Transitioning, or Keeping It Going — Practice Resources and Career Insights for Design Professionals
November 14, 2018, Danbury, CT

Trees Matter Symposium
November 14, 2018, Silver Spring, MD

Design Matters Conference
November 14-17, 2018, Seattle, WA

Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) Mid-Atlantic Conference - Examining Nature as Medicine: Designing Landscapes that Improve Quality of Life and the Human Psyche    
November 15, 2018, Winterthur, DE 

LA CoMotion Cities in Motion Leadership Conference and Mobility Festival
November 15-17, 2018, Los Angeles, CA

International School Grounds Alliance (ISGA) Conference
November 15-18, 2018, Yokohama, Japan

Urban Transitions 2018 - Integrating Urban and Transport Planning, Environment and Health for Healthier Urban Living
November 25-27, 2018, Barcelona, Spain

Urban Design & Landscaping Summit and Expo
November 26-29, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Meeting of the Minds Annual Summit
November 27-29, 2018, Sacramento, CA

December 2018

National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Groundwater Week
December 3-6, 2018, Las Vegas, NV

A Community on Ecosystem Services (ACES) and Ecosystem Markets
December 3-7, 2018, Washington, DC

Irrigation Show & Education Conference 
December 3-7, 2018, Long Beach, CA

ICOMOS General Assembly & Scientific Symposium
December 4-8, 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Renewable Natural Resources Foundation (RNRF) Congress on Ocean Policy
December 6, 2018, Washington, DC

The New York Times Cities for Tomorrow Conference
December 6-7, 2018, New Orleans, LA

Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) Ecological Plant Conference
December 7, 2018, Brooklyn, NY

Restore America's Estuaries' National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management
December 8-13, 2018, Long Beach, CA

January 2019

National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Conference and Expo
January 7-10, 2019, Washington, DC

National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) Annual Conference: Sustainable Infrastructure & Resilience
January 8-9, 2019, Washington, DC

New Directions in the American Landscape (NDAL) Annual Landscape Design Symposium
January 10-11, 2019, Blue Bell, PA

Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting
January 13-17, 2019, Washington, DC

Mid-Atlantic Horticulture Short Course (MAHSC)
January 15-17, 2019, Virginia Beach, VA

Ecological Landscape Design Symposium
January 17-18, 2019, New London, CT

Transforming Transportation
January 17-18, 2019, Washington, DC

UCLA Extension Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference
January 18, 2019, Los Angeles, CA

World of Concrete
January 21-25, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Western Water Summit
January 22-23, 2019, San Diego, CA

IPM ESSEN International Trade Fair for Plants 
January 22-25, 2019, Essen, Germany

COMPOST2019: US Composting Council (USCC) Annual Conference & Tradeshow
January 28-31, 2019, Phoenix, AZ

February 2019

River Restoration Northwest Symposium
February 5-7, 2019, Stevenson, WA

Tamarisk Coalition Riparian Restoration Conference
February 5-7, 2019, Phoenix, AZ

ProGreen EXPO
February 5-8, 2019, Denver, CO

Winter Cycling Congress
February 6-8, 2019, Calgary, Canada

International Agri-Center World Ag Expo
February 12-14, 2019, Tulare, CA

Active Living Research Conference
February 17-20, 2019, Charleston, SC

Green Builder Media Sustainability Symposium - The Desert Shall Bloom: Solutions for a Verdant Planet
February 18, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

NAHB International Builders Show (IBS)
February 19-21, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

12th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference
February 19-21, 2019, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Annual Conference and Expo
February 19-22, 2019, Denver, CO

Northwest Flower & Garden Festival
February 20-24, 2019, Seattle, WA

Design Influencers Conference
February 24-26, 2019, Atlanta, GA

Public Lands Alliance Convention and Trade Show
February 24-26, 2019, Denver, CO

Energy Design Conference & Expo
February 26-27, 2019, Duluth, MN

Land & Water Summit
February 28-March 1, 2019, Albuquerque, NM

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


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For details about regional or local conferences, contact your ASLA chapter.


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