The American Society of Landscape Architects, Washington, D.C., has announced its 2019 Conference on Landscape Architecture. The event will be held Nov. 15-18 in San Diego.

This one-of-a-kind event gives attendees access to special opportunities available nowhere else, including with more than 120 education opportunities. This year features new expo hours showcasing the latest innovations, products and designs in the industry. Attendees can experience new watercolor demonstrations, learning labs and carbon offset program. Other events new this year include more “Explore the Floor” guided walks, portfolio reviews, Joblink Live and more.

Two thought-provoking and transformative general sessions this year are:

  • No Time to Waste: Landscape Architecture and the Global Challenge of Climate Change: Take part in an unforgettable talk from three luminaries of landscape architecture, Kongjian Yu, Kotchakorn Voraakhom and Hitesh Mehta.
  • From Climate Change to Climate Action: Building a Clean, Healthy, Sustainable Future: Gina McCarthy will address how policies, programs and investments can help us be hopeful about climate change and moving toward a clean energy future.

Attendees can combine education with an immersive field experience by participating in the Torrey Pines State Reserve hike, visiting Creative Office Campus Conversions in North County, or walking the remarkable biotech campuses, including the Salk Institute. See more specialized excursions through ASLA’s Field Sessions.

Those interested in attending can check out details on special events such as the ASLA Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner and the ASLA’s President Dinner. This conference allows attendees to share memorable evenings with emerging professionals, old friends, and some of the best landscape architects in the world.

To learn more or register, visit www.aslaconference.com.