2020 Spring Conference | WI ASLA 50 & Forward

February 19, 2020 7:00 AM to February 20, 2020 5:00 PM

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

This year’s conference theme is WI ASLA 50 & Forward : WI ASLA became its own chapter in 1970, previously part of a larger group. We hope to celebrate all that WI Landscape Architecture is and focus on the future of what landscape architecture contributes to society as well as our homes, neighborhoods, communities, state, region, nation and world.

Conference Highlights:
Satisfy your lifelong learning and license requirements by earning up to 12 LA CES certified CEUs, including one ethics credit required for Wisconsin LA License.

This year’s Keynote Speakers include:
     Thomas Rainer, Phyto Studio, co-author of "Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes"
     Dennis Nola, ASLA VP of Membership and Professor at University of Maryland
     James Edward Mills, founder of The Joy Trip Project and author of "The Adventure Gap: Changing the Face of the Outdoors"
Meet vendors and learn about new products at the Vendor Expo
Recognize the best of Wisconsin landscape architecture at the WI ASLA 2020 Spring Social & Awards Reception
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
Let loose, relax, and visit with friends at the WI ASLA After Hours Social

Tentative Schedule

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

Pricing:
Professional Member: Early Bird $250; After January 20, 2020 $300
Professional Non-Member: Early Bird $400; After January 20, 2020 $450
Emerging Professionals are those who have been out of school for less than five years.
Emerging Professional Member: Early Bird $150; After January 20, 2020 $200
Emerging Professional Non-Member: Early Bird $300; After January 20, 2020 $350
Student Member: Early Bird $40; After January 20, 2020 $60
Student Non-Member: Early Bird 60 Early Bird; After January 20, 2020 $80
Presenter: $75
Early Bird Registration ends at Midnight on January 20, 2020

Hotels: WI ASLA has the following hotel blocks available for your stay during the 2020 Spring Conference. Book NOW, the room block expires the morning of January 20, 2020.

Wisconsin Union Hotel at Union South
1308 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53715
1-608-263-2600 (Ask for Group Rate)
Group Name: American Society of Landscape Architects
Group Code: ASLA2020
RATE: $150 plus taxes
Complimentary parking included at Union South for night reserved.
Reduced room rate available on February 18 and 19, 2020 only.
Reduced room rate expires morning of January 20, 2020.

OR

Best Western Plus InnTowner Madison
2424 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53726
1-608-233-1651 (ask for group rate)
Group Name: American Society of Landscape Architects
Group ID #: 979-1
RATE: $139.99 plus taxes
Reduced room rate available February 18, 19 & 20, 2020 only.
Reduced room rate expires January 30, 2020.

Parking is at a fee and available at Union South, Lot 17, Lot 20 all can be found here: https://map.wisc.edu/
Please turn on the public parking layer if you do not see the lots.

Silent Auction:
The silent auction supports scholarships & operations for the Student Chapter of WI ASLA.
Link to form if you are interested in donating to the silent auction. 

Tickets

$300.00 Professional Member
$250.00 Earlybird rate before January 20

$450.00 Professional Non-Member
$400.00 Earlybird rate before January 20

$200.00 Emerging Professional Member (out of school for less than five years)
$150.00 Earlybird rate before January 20

$350.00 Emerging Professional Non-member (out of school for less than five years)
$300.00 Earlybird rate before January 20

$60.00 Student Member
$40.00 Earlybird rate before January 20

$80.00 Student Non-member
$60.00 Earlybird rate before January 20

$75.00 Presenter