Don’t Miss These Fast-Approaching ASLA Deadlines

The ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture will take place November 15-18, 2019, in San Diego.

With several important deadlines in the next few weeks, here is a roundup of American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) opportunities closing soon. Help to ensure your voice is heard, that you and your colleagues are recognized for your work and leadership, and that your practice area is represented by taking part in one or more of these open calls—for participants, nominations, presentations, and exemplary projects.

Call for Presentations for the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture
Deadline: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PST

Diversity Summit Call for Letters of Interest
Deadline: Friday, January 25, 2019

Council of Fellows Nominations
Deadline: Thursday, January 31, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PST

Honors Nominations
Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2019

Professional Awards Call for Entries
Deadline for entry fees: Friday, February 15, 2019
Deadline for submissions: Friday, March 1, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PST

Student Awards Call for Entries
Deadline for entry fees: Friday, May 10, 2019
Deadline for submissions: Friday, May 17, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PST

Click the links above or keep reading for more information on each of these opportunities.

A 2018 education session / image: EPNAC

Call for Presentations for the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture
Deadline: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PST

The conference education program provides professional development opportunities that address the diversity of practice types and cross-sector collaborations most relevant to the practice of landscape architecture today. If you are interested in presenting and sharing your knowledge with the landscape architecture profession, please submit a proposal through our online system. ASLA members should log in to the online system using their unique ASLA ID and password.

Session formats for 2019:

  • 60- or 75-Minute Education Session
  • 90-Minute Education Session
  • Professional Practice Network (PPN) Education Session
  • Deep Dive Session
  • Field Session
2017 Diversity SuperSummit participants / image: EPNAC.com

ASLA Diversity Summit Call for Letters of Interest
Deadline: Friday, January 25, 2019

The Summit welcomes landscape architects from diverse backgrounds to engage in critical, thoughtful, and challenging dialogues to inform how the Society and its members can create an inclusive and equitable community of landscape architecture professionals.

If you are a landscape architecture professional of color in the United States with at least two years of professional experience and are interested in applying, please complete the 2019 ASLA Diversity Summer Call for Letters of Interest. The following documentation is required:

  • Resume (two pages maximum)
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • Letter of Interest (750-word maximum)

For questions, contact discover@asla.org.

Mikyoung Kim, FASLA, received the Design Medal in 2018 from ASLA President Greg Miller, FASLA / image: EPNAC

Council of Fellows Nominations
Deadline: Thursday, January 31, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PST

Fellowship is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on members and recognizes the contributions of these individuals to their profession and society at large based on their works, leadership and management, knowledge, and service. The designation of Fellow is conferred on individuals in recognition of exceptional accomplishments over a sustained period of time.

Individuals considered for this distinction must be full members of ASLA in good standing for at least ten years and must be recommended to the Council of Fellows by the Executive Committee of their local chapter, the Executive Committee of the ASLA, or the Executive Committee of the Council of Fellows.

Profiles of recent inductees into the Council of Fellows may be viewed online: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012.

ASLA 2019 Honors Recipients will be recognized at the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture in San Diego. / image: EPNAC

Honors Nominations
Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2019, 5:00 p.m. EST

ASLA Honors recognize individuals and organizations for their lifetime achievements and notable contributions to the profession of landscape architecture. Honors include:

Any ASLA professional member or ASLA chapter may submit nominations for ASLA Honors.

In need of inspiration? Read about the ASLA 2018 Honors recipients. For questions about the submission process, please contact honorsawards@asla.org.

ASLA 2018 Landmark Award. From Weapons to Wildlife: The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Management Plan, Commerce City, CO. Design Workshop – Denver / image: D.A. Horchner / Design Workshop, Inc.

Professional Awards Call for Entries
Deadline for entry fees: Friday, February 15, 2019
Deadline for submissions: Friday, March 1, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PST

Each year, the ASLA Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe. Award recipients receive featured coverage in Landscape Architecture Magazine, the magazine of ASLA, and in many other design and construction industry and general-interest media. Award recipients and their clients will be honored at the awards presentation ceremony during the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture.

Professional Awards Categories:

  • General Design
  • Residential Design
  • Analysis and Planning
  • Communications
  • Research
  • The Landmark Award
ASLA 2018 Student General Design Award of Excellence. In Between Walls, Hamun Lake, Sistan, Iran. Niloufar Makaremi Esfarjani, Student ASLA / image: Niloufar Makaremi Esfarjani, Student ASLA

Student Awards Call for Entries
Deadline for entry fees: Friday, May 10, 2019
Deadline for submissions: Friday, May 17, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PST

Each year, the ASLA Student Awards give us a glimpse into the future of the profession. Award recipients receive featured coverage in Landscape Architecture Magazine, the magazine of ASLA, and in many other design and construction industry and general-interest media. Award recipients and their advisors will be honored at the awards presentation ceremony during the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture.

Student Awards Categories:

  • General Design
  • Residential Design
  • Analysis and Planning
  • Communications
  • Research
  • Student Community Service
  • Student Collaboration

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