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10/17/2017

Professional Practice Network News

The 2017 ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO is nearly here! Here’s a look at what’s planned for the Professional Practice Network (PPN) events in Los Angeles. 

Through PPN Live, you will get a chance to network with colleagues from all 20 Professional Practice Networks throughout the annual meeting weekend in a central location on the EXPO floor. Make the most of your PPN experience at the meeting by setting your own agenda: 

  • Participate in a PPN Live session – 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 presentations, networking sessions, and more.
     
  • Attend a PPN EXPO Tour – Returning this year, don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn more about our exhibitors’ services and design solutions in tours led by subject matter experts around the EXPO floor. See the tour schedule here! 
     
  • Network with your PPN peers at the EXPO Reception featuring the PPNs on Sunday from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. It’s free to all registered annual meeting attendees, and non-PPN members are welcome to attend.  

PPN Meetings

PPN meetings take place throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday, October 21-22, and are open to all attendees. Already a member of one PPN, but curious about another? Or not sure which PPN to choose (all ASLA members receive one PPN membership for free)? You are welcome to attend as many as you like! All PPN meetings take place in PPN Live on the EXPO floor. 

Saturday, October 21

9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

  • Ecology & Restoration, Grand Park Meeting Room
  • Environmental Justice, Echo Park Meeting Room
  • Digital Technology, PPN Lounge
  • Water Conservation, PPN Lounge 

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

  • Campus Planning & Design, Griffith Park Stage 

12:45 - 1:30 p.m.

  • Planting Design, Grand Park Meeting Room
  • Sustainable Design & Development, Echo Park Meeting Room
  • Parks & Recreation, PPN Lounge 

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

  • Children’s Outdoor Environments and Healthcare & Therapeutic Design, Griffith Park Stage 

Sunday October 22

9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

  • Transportation, Grand Park Meeting Room
  • Women in Landscape Architecture, Echo Park Meeting Room (plus, don’t miss the WILA Walk on Monday, October 23!) 
  • Housing & Community Design, PPN Lounge
  • Landscape - Land Use Planning, PPN Lounge 

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

  • International Practice, Griffith Park Stage 

12:45 - 1:30 p.m.

  • Education & Practice, Grand Park Meeting Room
  • Historic Preservation, Echo Park Meeting Room
  • Design-Build, PPN Lounge
  • Residential Landscape Architecture, PPN Lounge 

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

  • Urban Design, Griffith Park Stage 

PPN EXPO Tours

Returning this year after a successful debut in New Orleans in 2016, don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn more right on the EXPO floor. The PPN EXPO Tours are show floor tours designed to highlight PPN topic areas. The tours offer attendees the opportunity to learn about new and improved techniques and how these improvements and services can assist in creating a successful design project. 

Tours will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 21-22, during EXPO hours. Tour sign-up and departure will take place at PPN Live on the EXPO floor, and tours will be available to the first 30 participants to sign up. 

ASLA will offer annual meeting attendees nine PPN EXPO Tours this year, each for 1.0 PDH LA CES/HSW. See The Field for more information on the participating exhibitors.

 

Saturday, October 21
 

9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

  • Children’s Outdoor Environments
  • Design-Build / Residential Landscape Architecture

 

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

  • Digital Technology
  • Ecology & Restoration

 

Sunday October 22
 

9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

  • Urban Design

 

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

  • Sustainable Design & Development
  • Water Conservation

 

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

  • Parks & Recreation
  • Planting Design

 

Keep an eye on The Field as we continue to highlight ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO events through the start of the meeting on October 20. We look forward to seeing you in Los Angeles! [LINK: https://thefield.asla.org/ ]

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