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Upcoming PDH Webinars

Join us for these live webinars offering LA CES-approved professional development hours (PDH), and visit asla.org/onlinelearning to see all of ASLA’s upcoming virtual events:

Flexibility for Solutions-Driven Creative Offices - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)
Thursday, September 28, 2023
2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT

Free for ASLA members! $50 for non-members.

Hosted by ASLA’s Women in Landscape Architecture Professional Practice Network (PPN)

This session will focus on the possibilities of flexibility beyond flex time and flex space and its correlation to creating space for and boosting creativity, productivity, and employee satisfaction in landscape architecture practices. The conversation aims to support design and planning focused practices through a perspective change in design practice by utilizing all aspects of flexibility tools, processes, and technologies. Our diverse panel will share their stories, experiences, and thoughts. The session motto is: If you leave the room with one idea to apply to your practice or office, what will it be?

Speakers:

  • Beth Claseman, Director of People & Culture, Coen+Partners
  • Diane Jones Allen, FASLA, D. Eng., PLA, Director, Program in Landscape Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington, and Principal Landscape Architect, DesignJones, LLC
  • Om Khurjekar, ASLA, Principal, Hord Coplan Macht
  • Wanqin Su, ASLA, Landscape Architect, Atwell, LLC

Moderators:

  • Sahar Teymouri, ASLA, Landscape Designer, Design Workshop, and WILA PPN Leader
  • Lara Moffat, ASLA, WILA PPN Leader

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Designing for Long-Term Success: Strategic Planning and Governance Structure of a Firm - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT

Free for ASLA members! $50 for non-members.

Hosted by the ASLA SKILL | ED Practice Management Institute Committee

The session’s content will include lessons learned from investing in creating a strategic plan and updated governance structure, featuring before and after results that support the investment, as well as case studies and benchmarks to illustrate an array of benefits.

Speakers:

  • Bill Odle, ASLA, President, TBG Partners
  • Saskia Dennis-van Dijl, Principal, Cameron MacAllister Group
  • Clark Davis, Principal, Cameron MacAllister Group

Moderator:

  • Shawn Balon, ASLA, PLA, Studio Director, Timmons Group

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Compost Standards and the Basics of Specification - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT

Free for ASLA members! $50 for non-members.

Hosted by ASLA’s Ecology & Restoration Professional Practice Network (PPN)

In this webinar, US Composting Council (USCC) staff and a panel of industry experts will delve into the historical origins of Test Methods for the Evaluation of Compost & Composting (TMECC), the Seal of Testing Assurance (STA) program, and the foundational research driving their development. The presenters will shed light on the Compost Analysis Proficiency (CAP) Program, tasked with overseeing the quality of participating laboratories. Furthermore, they will furnish practical, real-world examples of compost end-use specifications, illustrating its efficacy in enhancing soils within their natural context by adhering to these well-established standards. Lastly, a comprehensive review will be provided on the methods and terminology employed when specifying the application of compost for on-site soil improvement.

Speakers:

  • Ron Alexander, Affiliate ASLA, Horticulturist, R. Alexander Associates, Inc.
  • Charles D. Duprey, Corporate ASLA, Founder and President, Naturcycle, LLC
  • Matt Ball, CCOM™, Director of Industry Development, US Composting Council / Staff Liaison, USCC Market Development Committee

Moderator:

  • Jeremy Person, ASLA, Landscape Architect, City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services

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Please note: these webinars will be recorded if you can’t make it to the live presentation. To explore all upcoming ASLA webinars and past presentations, please visit asla.org/onlinelearning. You may access nearly 200 on-demand webinars available for professional development via learn.asla.org, including the Free PDH of the Month webinar, for ASLA members only.

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