2021 Congress

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.

Virtual Participation

When Congress registration opens in January 2021, a virtual participation registration option will be available. 

Program Highlights

Learn more about the program here 

Hotel Reservations

Room blocks have been set up at a number of hotels.

Ottawa Marriott

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.

Westin Ottawa 

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

Scientific Committee:

  • Hope Parnham
  • Miriam Mutton
  • James Thomas
  • Jeff Frank
  • Nicolette Theroux
  • Ryan Hennessey
  • Bev Windjack
  • Ben Watt-Meyer

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