ASLA RELEASES CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR
2007 ANNUAL MEETING
Sustainability Will Be Key Focus for Educational Programming
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2006---The American Society of Landscape
Architects (ASLA) has released the call for education session
proposals for its Annual Meeting and EXPO, October 5-9, 2007,
in San Francisco. The theme of the meeting will be Designing
with Nature: the Art of Balance.
Education topics are the number one reason participants attend
the ASLA Annual Meeting and sustainable design is the highest
rated topic area. Sustainability is also a key concern for
the greater design and construction industry, owners, managers,
and clients, as well as the general public at large, according
to a recent national ABC News/Stanford University Poll.
Anyone may submit an education program proposal for consideration.
If selected, education program session speakers will receive
a complimentary registration to the 2007 ASLA Annual Meeting
(over $500 value) and a $250 discount on hotel expenses. The
deadline for submissions is January 10, 2007, at midnight
(EST). To submit a proposal, please visit: https://www.eshow2000.com/asla/2007/abstract_collection_form.cfm
“Stewardship was a founding principal of the landscape
architecture profession and our members are always seeking
information on how to plan, design, and build in balance with
nature,” said Patrick W. Caughey, FASLA, president of
ASLA. “We want to cast a wide net and encourage everyone
involved in helping create sustainable communities to submit
proposals on topics that would be of interest to landscape
Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association
for landscape architects, representing more than 17,000 members
in 48 professional chapters and 68 student chapters. Landscape
architecture is a comprehensive discipline of land analysis,
planning, design, management, preservation, and rehabilitation.
ASLA promotes the landscape architecture profession and advances
the practice through advocacy, education, communication, and
fellowship. Members of the Society use their “ASLA”
suffix after their names to denote membership and their commitment
to the highest ethical standards of the profession. Learn
more about landscape architecture online at www.asla.org.
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