Recorded Presentations

Mar 4, 2013 ‐ Dec 18, 2017


Standard: $60.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $0.00

Sessions

Take Action! Three Stories on Mentorship, Representation, and Leadership - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)

Nov 16, 2020 2:15pm ‐ Nov 16, 2020 3:15pm

Credits: None available.

Life is extremely busy. But what happens when time is set aside to mentor our next generation ? Three presenters with diverse backgrounds come together for a discussion on how landscape architects can mentor through leadership and youth engagement to promote inclusivity and diversity within our profession.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Explore the role of representation in creating a more diversified and equitable profession.
  • Highlight the barriers that prevent and deter many students of color (specifically black and Latinx students) from pursuit of design careers.
  • Discover the importance of youth engagement and mentorship in landscape architecture.
  • Learn tips on how to encourage landscape architects to take action for the future and growth of the profession while balancing a career and family.
Speaker(s):
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $50.00

Fire Across the Pacific: Australia, California and the Climate Crisis - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Nov 16, 2020 2:15pm ‐ Nov 16, 2020 3:15pm

Credits: None available.

Within the context of increased wildfire vulnerability in both Australia and California, this session will examine ways each builds resilience within communities vulnerable to wildfire. Through both theoretical and practice-based lenses, the panel will discuss topics ranging between social capital, stewardship and management practices, WUI policies, insurance, and infrastructure.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Gain knowledge of wildfire adaptation and resilient infrastructure planning within the Wildland Urban Interface.
  • Understand of the specific history and causation of Australian bushfires, their parallels with and differences from California wildfires, and the resources, knowledge, practices, and technologies shared between the two.
  • Gain knowledge of risk management, land stewardship, and insurance structures as they relate to establishing resilient and equitable communities within fire adapted landscapes
  • Gain an understanding of the Fire Adaptive Communities, Fire Safe Councils, and the role of social capital in establishing cultural resiliency.
Speaker(s):
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $50.00

Perpetual Adaptation: The Design Business in 2020 and Lessons from the Great Recession - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)

Nov 16, 2020 2:15pm ‐ Nov 16, 2020 3:15pm

Credits: None available.

This session was proposed within the longest period of economic expansion in U.S. history, and focused on lessons learned for firms and young professionals before the next downturn. Nine months later, we are facing a pandemic-driven recession. This session will to share how our firms have been adapting to the economic challenges of the year, plans moving forward, and comparing, contrasting and learning from the experiences of the Great Recession.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Learn an array of approaches, marketing, and management strategies firms of various sizes deployed during the 2008 recession from each firm.
  • Critically review what strategies worked for getting firms through the Great Recession, and what is different about the current recession.
  • Review and participate in discussions regarding continuously shifting responses to the 2020 recession.
  • Review advice from professionals who entered practice during and after the Great Recession for current students entering the profession.
  • Share preparations for 2021, and how each firm is prepositioning for different potential market futures.
Speaker(s):
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $50.00

The “Not so Inconvenient” Truth of Carbon and Landscape Architecture - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 GBCI SITES-Specific CE

Nov 16, 2020 2:15pm ‐ Nov 16, 2020 3:15pm

Credits: None available.

With the global imperative for carbon emission reductions and sequestration, landscape architects can play a critical role in maximizing their capacity to realistically mitigate climate change. This session will review the carbon conundrum from our profession’s perspective and provide context, tools, and strategies toward achieving climate-positive design.

The GBCI course ID for this course is 0920023418, providing SITES-specific CE hours required to maintain SITES AP credentials. Participants will need to pass the exam at the end of the presentation in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants will need to self-report CE hours through their credentials account on https://sitesonline.usgbc.org.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the landscape architect’s carbon footprint and handprint.
  • Identify the differences between embedded, operational, and sequestered carbon.
  • Understand strategies and tools to evaluate and improve the carbon capacity of any project.
  • Understand advocacy with manufacturers and how to reduce carbon impacts of construction materials.
Speaker(s):
  • Meg Calkins, FASLA, SITES AP, Department Head and Professor of Landscape Architecture, North Carolina State University
  • José Almiñana, FASLA, LEED AP, SITES AP, Principal, Andropogon Associates, Ltd.
  • Pamela Conrad, ASLA, LEED AP, Principal, CMG Landscape Architecture
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $50.00

Navigating Community Engagement During COVID-19: Perspective, Practice, Prospect - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 AICP

Jul 8, 2020 3:00pm ‐ Jul 8, 2020 4:00pm

Credits: None available.

Community engagement is an essential component of landscape architecture practice and is often required for projects to move forward. Collaborating with the public is key to better planning, better design, better decisions, and better outcomes. But the COVID-19 pandemic brings new challenges to this critical aspect of our work – gatherings are limited, online tools are still being developed, and internet access can become essential to participation. Engaging and empowering communities requires new strategies and approaches. Effective public engagement that emphasizes human connections can still occur, even if it looks and feels different from pre-COVID-19 meetings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Employ strategic thinking to determine if and how a project may advance given any barriers to engagement.
  • Explore how to build an equitable and responsible engagement approach under the limitations of physical distancing, leveraging existing tools differently.
  • Identify strategies to address or plan for behavior changes from in-person meetings and presentations to virtual meetings.

This webinar is free for all ASLA members. The non-member price is $50. Log in to ASLA Online Learning with your ASLA username and password for the member price.


AICP members are responsible for logging Certification Maintenance (CM) credits and managing their online CM log. Please visit the Certification Maintenance section of APA’s website to claim your credits.

  1. Log in using your APA ID number and website password.
  2. Click the green "CM Log" button.
  3. From section, "Add Credits," select “Add Events”
  4. Using the CM Search option, type in the name of the event or event number (#9202560) and click "Go."
  5. After locating your event, click on the "Add to My Log" text (see arrow below) to add to My Log.
  6. Please rate the event, add a comment (optional).
  7. After you Submit, your CM credits will be added to your CM log and you will see a confirmation in the green bar confirming that you have "Successfully submitted your claim."

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $50.00
Members: $0.00
Associates: $0.00
Students: $0.00

Allies, Advocates, and Stakeholders: Building Up Women in Landscape Architecture - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)

Mar 5, 2020 2:00pm ‐ Mar 5, 2020 3:00pm

Credits: None available.

With the gender gap in landscape architecture as significant as ever, especially widening in the progression to leadership, it is increasingly critical for women to have opportunities for leadership development. This session explores the role of allies, advocates, and stakeholders and the global benefits of empowering women in leadership.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the significant gender gap in landscape architecture, and why it tapers off toward leadership.
  • Gain insight on tangible ways volunteer and leadership experience will affect personal and career growth.
  • Learn strategies for finding personal stakeholders, and why they're the new mentors.
  • Understand the importance of empowering and investing in women and providing opportunities for their growth.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $50.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $0.00

Ideas Lab: Four Unique Riverfront Visions for Reinventing the Nation’s Third Coast - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Dec 18, 2019 2:00pm ‐ Dec 18, 2019 2:00pm

Credits: None available.

Inspired by urban waterfront transformations around the country, the Chicago River Edge Ideas Lab exhibition explored innovative concepts for placemaking along the Chicago River. Four unique visions demonstrate how riverfronts can reclaim their use as recreational and natural resources, catalyze development, and become hubs of entertainment and civic life.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn how city officials worked with landscape architects to engage the public in a visioning process aimed at establishing actionable development guidelines.
  • Explore the forward-thinking riverfront design concepts from four landscape architecture firms.
  • Gain insight into recent planning initiatives, built projects, and future planned projects along the riverfront influenced by a large-scale visioning process.
  • Understand the challenges and successes of urban riverfront development and open space design.
Speaker(s):

IT Flows Downhill: CSO and Wastewater Treatment as an Integrated Design Strategy - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Dec 18, 2019 1:00pm ‐ Dec 18, 2019 1:00pm

Credits: None available.

Green stormwater infrastructure is popular with landscape architects. While cities are faced with multi-billion-dollar combined sewer overflow consent decrees, is anyone advocating for constructed wetlands as part of an integrated water treatment strategy? It’s time to expand our GSI vocabulary and look beyond bioswales and rain gardens.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn about the magnitude of the dilemma cities are facing in dealing with CSOs and meeting current regulations, and discuss the benefits and challenges of incorporating natural/nature-based solutions to address CSOs.
  • Learn, through case studies, about scalable green infrastructure strategies for treating CSOs and wastewater that can also be integrated into the genre of multifunctional landscapes.
  • Gain insight into benefits of a “treatment train” and “urban acupuncture” approach to CSO and wastewater treatment.
  • Explore if the data supports using nature-based solutions for preventing shit from flowing downhill.
Speaker(s):
Associates: $40.00
Members: $50.00
Standard: $60.00
Students: $0.00

The Business of Innovation: Three Case Studies in Unconventional Practice - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)

Dec 18, 2019 1:00pm ‐ Dec 18, 2019 1:00pm

Credits: None available.

Innovation in contemporary landscape architecture requires not only creative design, but also creative business practices and nimble organizational structures. In this session, three small business owners share how they push ideas forward. Learn how they structure their work around innovation while running a profitable enterprise.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Explore emerging business models for small firm ownership and management. .
  • Identify strategies for creating a business that prioritizes quality of life, inclusion, and innovation.
  • Understand data about the growth of small firms nationwide. .
  • Learn about precedent projects that exemplify small firm innovation.
Speaker(s):
Associates: $40.00
Members: $50.00
Standard: $60.00
Students: $0.00

Equity and Inclusion in Practice: How Do We Get There? - 1.25 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)

Dec 18, 2019 11:00am ‐ Dec 18, 2019 11:00am

Credits: None available.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are commonly cited today, but what do they really mean? An introduction will provide an overview of the current state of the profession and why DEI matters. Panelists will then share exemplary practices they are using to recruit new voices and build inclusive practices.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand why diversity, equity, and inclusion are important to the profession of landscape architecture.
  • Examine the challenges and successes of different approaches to equity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Learn unique strategies to help your academic and professional recruitment efforts.
  • Gain insight into institutional tools available to support and quantify efforts to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Speaker(s):
  • Roberto J. Rovira, ASLA, Associate Professor / Principal, Florida International University / Studio Roberto Rovira
  • Mr. Michael Grove, FASLA, Principal / Chair of Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Ecology, SASAKI
  • Debra Guenther, FASLA, Design Partner, Mithun
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