Deadline: January 29th, 2015 at 11:59 PM PST.
The American Society of Landscape Architects is currently accepting presentation submissions for the ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO, which will be held November 6-9, 2015 in Chicago.
In planning our annual meeting, ASLA focuses on the number one reason that attracts participants—the education program. Meeting attendees can earn up to 21 PDH from a well-balanced education program that focuses on the topics that ASLA members value and require in their day-to-day practices.
Individuals who are interested in presenting and sharing their knowledge with the landscape architecture profession may submit an online proposal by January 29, 2015 (11:59 pm PDST).
Education session speakers selected from this process will receive a full complimentary registration to the ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and may also be eligible for reimbursement for one night's hotel stay at an official ASLA hotel (estimated $750 value). Landscape architecture professionals wishing to present at the Chicago meeting need to be active members of ASLA. Allied professionals are encouraged to both submit presentations and speak but are not required to be members of the Society.
Instructions for Submitting a Presentation
In order to successfully submit a presentation for consideration the following items need to be submitted: speaker names with a biography; a session title, marketing statement, learning objectives, outline, and sources. All presenters will need to agree to the speaker terms and agreement.
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Education Program Format
Education Sessions will take place on Friday, November 6, through Monday, November 9, 2015. Presenters should plan to conduct a minimum of 50-60 minutes of presentation followed by 30 minutes of Q&A (total time = 90 minutes), with no more than three
In order to meet the continuing education requirements of a wide range of attendees, ASLA will be registering selected sessions with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System™ (LA CES), American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES), GBCI (toward maintenance of LEED accreditation), the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), as well as the state licensing boards of Florida and New York.
Submission Evaluation and Selection
The selection process for the ASLA Annual Meeting Education Program is competitive. Only 1 in 4 presentations will be selected. The ASLA Annual Meeting Education Advisory Committee (AMEAC) will review, evaluate, and score submissions using the following criteria:
- Relevance to the profession of landscape architecture
- Clearly stated and achievable learning objectives
- Timeliness of the topic
- Subject matter appeal
- Appropriate audience type and expertise level (intermediate, advanced)
- Speaker qualifications
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|December 9, 2014
||Call for Presentations Opens
|January 29, 2015
||Deadline for submitting proposals (11:59 PM PDST)
||ASLA Annual Meeting Education Advisory Committee (AMEAC) evaluates proposals and makes recommendations
||Selection notifications sent to proposers