The 2021 CSLA-OALA Congress will be held Thursday, May 27th to Saturday, May 29th, 2021 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa.
A Note on the Pandemic and the Congress
The CSLA and OALA are actively monitoring the pandemic and public health orders related to travel and how these may impact the Congress. The Congress will go forward in May 2021, whether in virtual, in-person, or hybrid mode. Social-distancing and hygiene measures will be in place for the in-person event.
When Congress registration opens in January 2021, a virtual participation registration option will be available.
- The theme of the Congress is Nature-Based Solutions: The Green Recovery that Ensures a Great Recovery
- Keynote Speaker: Martha Schwartz
Room blocks have been set up at a number of hotels.
100 Kent Street, Ottawa (Website)
To make a reservation, dial 1-800-853-8463 and quote the group name 'Canadian Society of Landscape Architects'. Reservations can be made at the Ottawa Marriott until April 26th, 2021.
11 Col. By Drive, Ottawa (Website)
Rooms are available at $259 per night, plus tax (single). An early departure fee of $100 will apply to guests departing early. To reserve your room, please CLICK HERE
Les Suites Hotel
130 Besserer St, Ottawa (Website)
Rooms are available at $235 per night for a one-bedroom suite or $349 per night for a two-bedroom suite. To make a reservation, please call 1-800-267-1989 and note the group code 214401.
The Planning Committee
Colleen Mercer Clarke, Chair
Jane Welsh, Chair of the Scientific Committee
Aaron Hirota, Trade Show Coordinator
- Hope Parnham
- Miriam Mutton
- James Thomas
- Jeff Frank
- Nicolette Theroux
- Ryan Hennessey
- Bev Windjack
- Ben Watt-Meyer