2021 Congress

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2021 CSLA-OALA Congress Goes Virtual: Meet your Colleagues, Celebrate Your Profession and Get Informed from the Comfort of Your Chair!

The CSLA-OALA Congress Planning Committee will be offering the 2021 Congress via an online platform for the first time in the history of the Congress. We are excited to plan an accessible online program that will offer education, engagement and networking to landscape architects all across the country! Save the travel time and accommodation costs, and still gain all the benefits of this exciting annual event.

The theme of the Congress is Nature-Based Solutions: The Green Recovery that Ensures a Great Recovery and will feature keynote speakers: Martha Schwartz and Maude Barlow 


Call for Abstracts for Virtual Field Sessions

An excellent opportunity to showcase your projects, as they relate to Nature-Based Solutions!

Field Sessions will be offered in lieu of on-site tours in the Congress schedule. All Field Sessions will be organized to include a short, pre-recorded tour of the subject site (up to 15 minutes in length with a 5- minute opportunity for questions), followed by an interactive question and answer period with presenters.

Submission Deadline: February 16th, 2021 at 4 pm EDT.

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Call for Exhibitors and Sponsors

Get ready to network virtually with an estimated 500+ conference participants, connect with new clients and profile your company’s brand to a large, diverse audience.

Congress participants will come from a wide range of backgrounds: landscape architects, architects, planners, engineers, educators, students, and municipal, provincial and federal government employees and representatives. 

Click here to download the Call for Sponsors and Exhibitors and the Signup Form

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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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