WILA at the Annual Meeting in Denver

2014 WILA Walk route through Denver's Golden Triangle image: Connie Perry and Susan McCabe, the Denver WILA Walk organizers
2014 WILA Walk route through Denver’s Golden Triangle
image: Connie Perry and Susan McCabe, the Denver WILA Walk organizers

The ASLA Annual Meeting in Denver is just around the corner!  We can’t wait to see you!

This past year, WILA has focused on rolling out a women in landscape architecture interview series. The series will revolve around a series of questions developed by the WILA PPN’s leadership group, and the interview results will be posted here on The Field as an overview and in more detail in the upcoming year.

WILA events for this year’s Annual Meeting include speed-mentoring at the WILA PPN Meeting on Saturday, November 22 at 4:15 pm, the PPN Networking Reception on Friday, November 21, and of course the WILA Walk on Monday morning at 7 am. More information on all of these and several education sessions which might be of interest is listed below.

Hope to see you at one or all of these events!

WILA Events

Friday, November 21
PPN Networking Reception
5:15 – 7:15 PM, Colorado Convention Center, Room 201
Ticketed event. Tickets not sold at the door.

Saturday, November 22
WILA PPN Meeting
4:15 – 4:50 pm, PPN Room 1 on the EXPO floor near ASLA Central

Monday, November 24
7:00 – 8:30 am, meet at the Blue Bear in front of the Colorado Convention Center

Education Sessions & Other Events:

Friday, November 21

10:30 am – 12:00 pm, FRI-B01 Therapeutic Landscapes: Six Case Studies (all woman panel)
10:30 am – 12:00 pm, FRI-B02 Empathy-Driven Design and Public Spaces in the 21st Century
1:30 – 3:00 pm, FRI-C03 Designing, Implementing, and Managing Improvements to the National Mall (all woman panel)

Saturday, November 22

8:00 – 9:00 am, GEN-01 Equitable Space: Landscape Architecture and the Power of Place
11:00 am – 12:30 pm, SAT-A09 Paths of Practice:  Reflections on Life, Work, and Leadership
11:00 am – 12:30 pm, SAT-A11 This Matters and the Future Depends on It
2:30 – 4:00 pm, SAT-B11 Breaking Out—Talking Inspiration, Transformation, and Risk

Sunday, November 23

2:30 – 4:00 pm, SUN-B02 Mentoring the Next Generation of Landscape Architects
2:30 – 4:00 pm, SUN-B06 The Allure of Water in the City: The Transformation of Four Urban Rivers (all woman panel)
2:30 – 4:00 pm, SUN-B10 SITES Lessons Learned from Residential Projects (all woman panel)

Monday, November 24

10:00 – 11:30 am, MON-B10 Behind the Scenes of Wetland Restoration: Critical Roles for Landscape Architects (all woman panel)
1:30 – 3:00 pm, MON-C09 The Wilds: Integrating Natural Systems and Outdoor Learning Environments (all woman panel)

For more WILA-centric Annual Meeting events, see the “Spotlight on Women” feature in LAND.

by Kristina Snyder, ASLA, WILA PPN Co-Chair

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