PPN Live in Los Angeles

Save up to $150 by registering for the ASLA 2017 Annual Meeting and EXPO by this Friday, June 30!

This October in Los Angeles, the ASLA 2017 Annual Meeting and EXPO will offer 122 education sessions, 16 field sessions, five workshops, and two general sessions, allowing attendees to earn up to 21 professional development hours (PDH). Prices for registration, workshops, and ticketed events are at their lowest before the early-bird deadline, June 30. Purchase today and take advantage of most cost effective opportunity this year to learn, network, and celebrate at the largest gathering of landscape architects in the world.

In addition to education sessions, field sessions, workshops, and special events, be sure to add PPN Live to your annual meeting plans. Through PPN Live, you can network with colleagues from all 20 ASLA Professional Practice Networks (PPNs) throughout the annual meeting weekend.

The Professional Practice Networks at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO

This is all part of PPN Live:

  • 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 PechaKucha-style presentations, speed-mentoring, networking sessions, and more.
  • Attend a PPN exhibitor product tour of the EXPO floor.
  • Network with your PPN peers at the EXPO Reception featuring the PPNs on Sunday from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. It’s free to all registered annual meeting attendees, and non-PPN members are welcome to attend.
The 2016 Healthcare & Therapeutic Design PPN meeting, led by PPN Chair Lisa Bailey, ASLA / image: Event Photography of North America Corporation (EPNAC)

PPN Live Sessions

PPN meetings take place on the EXPO floor 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 PPN meetings as you like!

The 2016 Children’s Outdoor Environments PPN Meeting on the PPN Live Stage featured Lolly Tai, FASLA, Professor of Landscape Architecture at Temple University / image: Event Photography of North America Corporation (EPNAC)
The 2016 Children’s Outdoor Environments PPN Meeting on the PPN Live Stage featured Lolly Tai, FASLA, Professor of Landscape Architecture at Temple University / image: Event Photography of North America Corporation (EPNAC)

Here is the full schedule of PPN meetings taking place Saturday and Sunday in the EXPO’s PPN Live space:

Saturday, October 21

9:15 to 10:00 a.m.

Ecology & Restoration
Environmental Justice
Digital Technology
Water Conservation

10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

Campus Planning & Design

12:45 to 1:30 p.m.

Planting Design
Sustainable Design & Development
Parks & Recreation

1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

Children’s Outdoor Environments and Healthcare & Therapeutic Design

Sunday, October 22

9:15 to 10:00 a.m.

Transportation
Women in Landscape Architecture
Housing & Community Design
Landscape – Land Use Planning

10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

International Practice

12:45 to 1:30 p.m.

Education & Practice
Historic Preservation
Design-Build
Residential Landscape Architecture

1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

Urban Design

At Ledge Lounger Inc., Design-Build / Residential Landscape Architecture PPN EXPO Tour attendees learned more about including the pool environment in designs to extend residential landscape projects and create complete outdoor living spaces. / image: Event Photography of North America Corporation (EPNAC)

PPN EXPO Tours: Network and Learn at ASLA EXPO

ASLA is offering attendees the opportunity to network with PPN peers and product exhibitors in a PPN show floor tour designed to highlight PPN topic areas. PPN Exhibit Tours will take place on Saturday and Sunday during EXPO hours and will provide 1.0 PDH (LA CES/NON-HSW). The tours will offer attendees the opportunity to learn about new and improved products and how these improvements and services can assist in creating a successful design project. The one-hour tour will include up to four presentations by various exhibitors.

Exhibitors interested in participating in one or more tours can sign up online.

Each PPN has a spot on the EXPO floor to meet during the PPN Reception. / image: Event Photography of North America Corporation (EPNAC)

EXPO Reception featuring the Professional Practice Networks

PPN Live also brings the PPN Reception right to the show floor on Sunday, October 22 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Networking doesn’t just happen online! Join fellow PPN members in person to make connections with friends and colleagues and discuss how they are contributing to the landscape architecture profession.

We look forward to seeing you in Los Angeles!

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