2018 Spring Conference | Equity, Ecology, Economy

February 28, 2018 7:00 AM to March 01, 2018 5:00 PM

UW-Madison Union South
1308 West Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53715

Registration is now closed

The WI ASLA 2018 Annual Spring Conference Wednesday, February 28th and Thursday, March 1st.  We will be back at Union South on the UW-Madison Campus and have a full schedule of activities and continuing education sessions lined upOur theme this year is Equity, Ecology, Economy.

Wednesday February 28

Registration | 7:00am - 8:00am
Education Sessions, Vendor Expo, Silent Auction | 8:00am - 5:30pm
WI ASLA Spring Social & Awards Reception | 5:30pm - 8:00pm
After Hours Social @ The Sett | 8:30pm - 11:00pm
Winter Wonder Guided Tour of Allen Centennial Garden | 2:10pm - 4:20pm

Thursday March 1
Registration, Women's Meet & Greet | 7:00am - 8:00am
Educations Sessions, Vendor Expo, Silent Auction | 8:00am - 5:30pm


  • Satisfy your life long learning and license requirements by earning up to 13 LA CES certified CEUs, including one ethics credit required for Wisconsin LA License
  • This year’s Keynote Speakers include:
  • Nancy Somerville, Honorary ASLA | Executive Vice President and CEO, American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Chris Counts | Counts Studio
  • Maria Counts | Counts Studio
  • Dee Merriam, FASLA | Community Planner at Centers for Disease Control
  • Ethics Panel Discussion moderated by Fred Harrington, PhD | Edgewood College
  • Meet vendors and learn about new products at the Vendor Expo
  • Recognize the best of Wisconsin landscape architecture at the WI ASLA 2018 Spring Social & Awards Reception, sponsored by Victor Stanley
  • Support UW-Madison Landscape Architecture student scholarships and Student ASLA Chapter at the Silent Auction
  • Share ideas and network at the Women Designers Meet & Greet
  • Enjoy the winter landscape with a tour of Allen Centennial Garden via a short walk through the UW-Madison Campus. Tour led by Garden Executive Director Benjamin Futa.
  • Let loose, relax, and bowl a few games at the WI ASLA After Hours Social sponsored by Anova 



Rooms held for Tuesday, February 27 and Wednesday, February 28, departing on Thursday, March 1, 2018.  ASLA18 is our Group Code, rate is $151 per night plus taxes, includes parking for one car.  Reservations must be made by January 31, 2018. Phone: 608-263-2600


$300.00 Member
$250.00 Earlybird rate before February 7

$300.00 ASLA - Out of state member

$450.00 Non-member
$400.00 Earlybird rate before February 7

$50.00 Student

$75.00 Presenter

$0.00 Winter Wonder Guided Tour of Allen Centennial Gardens, Feb 28 2:10pm-4:20pm - limited to 15

$30.00 2018 Spring Social and Awards Reception ONLY

$15.00 2018 Spring Social and Awards Reception ONLY-Student