Events under 'ASLA-MN Events'
Friday, January 19, 2018
ASLA-MN Events

Event Name


LARE Review


January 24th

Kimley-Horn’s Office
2550 University Avenue West
Suite, 238N
St. Paul, MN 55114

Guests can park on the deck on the East side of the building and take the elevators to the second floor.

Marjorie Pitz from AELSLAGID Board will Kick-Off the meeting with an introduction to CLARB and we will have a general Q&A to wrap-up the review session

RSVP by Monday, January 22 to:
Mitch Workmon




Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Sustainable SITES Initiative + SITES Collaborative Kickoff


Lunch and Learn:
"Sustainable SITES Initiative + SITES Collaborative Kickoff!"

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
In-Person at WSB University or Remote Webinar*

Register Here - In Person
Register Here - Webinar

If you are unable to attend this SITES event but are interested in getting involved with the SITES Collaborative please contact Brent at On February 13th, join two practitioners as they dive into the SITES v2 rating system, the first rating system that is available to the public for use on any project to pursue certification as a sustainable landscape. The presentation will walk through the basic principles of the SITES system, review a few v2 certified projects, and discuss recent experience utilizing the rating system on a Federal project.

Following the presentation will be a brief introduction to the kick off for the USGBC West North Central SITES Collaborative group.

This program qualifies for 1 GBCI SITES Specific CE and 1 AIA LU/HSW CE.

*Lunch will be provided for in-person attendees. Webinar link will be provided to remote attendees upon registering. Note: Webinar link will not be sent to in-person attendees. We are currently seeking sponsors for this event. If your company is interested please contact Brent at

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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ASLA-MN 2018 Education Conference

Engaged Communities Engaged Design

  SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Feb 9, 2018 @ 11:59PM*
Conference Date: April 20, 2018
Conference Time: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: Aria, Minneapolis, MN
*All materials must be submitted through our online submission form. Direct any questions to Katie Leise at   Speaker selection notifications by February 23rd, 2018
High-quality headshot for program by March 2, 2018*
Submit draft presentations by March 23, 2018*
Submit full presentation by April 13, 2018*
Each year, the ASLA-MN chapter embraces a theme to encourage continued education, innovation, and inspiration throughout the profession. This year’s theme focuses on gathering, advertising for, and fostering a new perspective and approach to our design processes.

In an era of short attention spans and tech zombies; of highly-polarized opinions, and little patience for ideas or more deeply engage the communities we work with, striving to create stronger, in-depth, engaged designs that not only elevate the profession, but more importantly connect, heal, and elevate the communities they exist within?

The conference audience consists primarily of landscape architect professionals with diverse backgrounds and includes entry-level design associates to senior level project managers and corporate executives. Entrepreneurs and educators will also be in attendance. Presentation content and instruction should be geared to a level that is appropriate for the target audience.

A presentation proposal consists of the presentation abstract and speaker(s) bio submitted via our online form. The abstract shall be maximum 500 words long. Bios shall be maximum 300 words per speaker. Click here or copy and paste this URL into your browser to access the submission form:

Speakers are required to craft 45-60 minute presentations relevant to the conference theme that are hands-on, educational, interactive, creative, dynamic, and feature best practices in planning and landscape architecture. The presentation timeframe includes introductions, presentation material, question and answer session, and summary evaluation.

Presenters’ conference registration fees are complimentary. Registration includes access to all presentations and/ or workshops, breakfast, lunch, and (1) complimentary ticket to the ASLA-MN 2018 Awards Banquet that takes place in the evening after the Education Conference. All presenters will be reimbursed $10 for conference parking. If you will be traveling from outside the Twin Cities metro area, submit draft expenses for travel and lodging to be considered as part of the presentation proposal package.

2018 Education Committee Co-Chairs:
Katie Leise,
Laura Kamin-Lyndgaard,

Download flyer | Click here to submit.




Friday, April 20, 2018 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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ASLA-MN Awards Celebration and Spring Gala

Save the date!

ASLA-MN 2018 Awards Celebration and Spring Gala
Friday, April 20, 2018
Aria | Minneapolis

Note that the Call for Entries will be issued in late December.

Aria | Minneapolis
105 North 1st Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55401




Friday, April 20, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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