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2020 VA ASLA Conference
Schedule at a Glance

To view the educational sessions for a particular day, click on the first session that day in the calendar.
          OCTOBER
SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
         15  16  17

 




3:00-5:30 pm
  • Opening Remarks
  • Key Note - Randy Hester
  • Inside the Studio Panel


10:00 -11:00 am 
Educational Session
Sponsored by Tree Diaper

11:00 -11:30 am
Virtual Tradeshow

11:30 am -1:00 pm

Educational Session

Sponsored by Federated Lighting of VA

1:00-3:00 pm

  • Chapter Awards
  • Fellows Recognition
  • COVID Scholarship Presentation

LARE
Session 1

LARE
Session 2


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LARE
Session 3

LARE
Session 4

10:00-11:00 am 
Educational Session
Sponsored by RCLF 

Site Furnishings


11:00-11:30 am
Virtual Tradeshow

11:30 am-12:30 pm 
Educational Session
Sponsorship Available

9-10:30 am 
Educational Session
Sponsored by

Proven Winners® Color Choice®


10:30 -11:00 am
Virtual Tradeshow


11:00 am-12:00 pm
Educational Session
Sponsored by Anova

12:00 -1:00 pm
Virtual Tradeshow

1:00 - 2:00 pm
Educational Session

Sponsorship Available

9:00 -10:00 am 
Educational Session
Sponsored by Site Innovations Group

10:00 - 11:00 am
Virtual Tradeshow


11:00 am-12:00 pm

Educational Session
Sponsored by Pine Hall Brick

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Virtual Tradeshow

1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Educational Session

Sponsored by Sparks at Play

8:00 -9:00 am 
Educational Session
Sponsored by Victor Stanley

9:00-10:00 am
Virtual Tradeshow


10:00-11:00 am
Educational Session
Sponsorship Available

12:00-1:00 pm
Virtual Site Tour

Fairfield Area Library

1:30-2:45 pm

Virtual Site Tour 

UVA Memorial to Enslaved Laborers

3:00-5:00 pm

  • State of the Chapter
  • Diversity  Scholarship Presentation
  • Closing Remarks
  • Adjournment



                                                                                                                                                         
***All times are subject to change

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS - Sessions marked with a * have been approved for LA CES credit.


Thursday, October 15th

Keynote Speaker -- 3:00 pm– 4:15 pm

  • Design for Ecological Democracy: Keeping Focus During Crises*
Randy Hester, Director, Center for Ecological Democracy

Hester is a practicing landscape architect and professor emeritus at the University of California Berkeley.

Inside the Studio Panel Discussion -- 4:15 pm– 5:30 pm

David Hill, PLA, President, Hill Studio
Scott Wiley, PLA, Principal, Landscape Architect, Timmons Group
Jake Fox, PLA, Landscape Architect, Waterstreet Studio


Inside the Studio Panel Discussion -- 4:15 pm– 5:30 pm

David Hill, PLA,

President, Hill Studio


Scott Wiley, PLA, 

Principal, Landscape Architect, Timmons Group


Jake Fox, PLA,

Landscape Architect, Waterstreet Studio


Friday, October 16th

Session 1 -- 10:00 – 11:00 am

  • Greenspace in Community Development: Negotiating Tensions Between Stakeholders and Goals*
    Stephanie Lovely, Ph.D. and Dr. C.L. Bohannon, PhD, ASLA

    Session 2 -- 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

    • A Long...Row...to Hoe: The Pains and Gains of Coalition Neighborhood Revitalization - The long journey behind the short story of Richmond, Virginia’s Church Hill Neighborhood renaissance.*
      Rob Robinson, Borden Edgerton, PLA and Lynn McAteer, M.U.R.P., MPA

    day, October 16th

    Session 1 -- 10:00 – 11:00 am

    • Greenspace in Community Development: Negotiating Tensions Between Stakeholders and Goals
      Stephanie Lovely, Ph.D. and Dr. C.L. Bohannon, PhD, ASLA

    Monday, October 19th

    Session 3 -- 10:00 – 11:00 am

    • Working Your Heart Out: How Landscape Architects Can Take a Leading Role in Shaping the Health of Their Community.*
      Mike Fox, PLA, ASLA

      Session 4 -- 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

      • Where There's A Vision, There's Opportunity
        Nick Proctor


      Tuesday, October 20th

      Session 5 -- 9:00 – 10:30 am

      • Soil Properties, Climate Change and Bloom Applications*
        Ron Alexander

      Session 6 -- 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      • The Community Resilience Atlas - Setting a Foundation for Action*
        Ken McCown, Professor, Director

      Session 7 -- 1:00 – 2:00 pm

      • Planting and Growing a Diverse Social Landscape*
        Delceno Miles and Dr. Battinto L. Batts Jr.


      Wednesday, October 21st

      Session 8 -- 9:00 – 10:00 am

      • Inform or Collaborate? Perspectives from a Multidisciplinary Firm on Scaling and Adapting Community Engagement*
        Scott Wiley, PLA, Shawn Balon, PLA and Trevor Buckley

      Session 9 -- 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      • Gender in the landscape: how to design for resilience*
        Jessica Barnes, PLA

      Session 10 -- 1:00 – 2:30 pm

      • All Ages, All Abilities, All the Time: The Value of Universal Design to Increase Inclusion, Social Equity and Social Sustainability Throughout Park and Play Spaces.*
        Ingrid Kanics, Justin Wilson, PLA  and John McConkey

      Thursday, October 22nd

      Session 11 -- 8:00 – 9:00 am

      • Food Insecurity and the Story of Seatack Elementary School's Community Garden.
        Billy Almond, FASLA

        Session 12 -- 10:00 – 11:00 am

        • Community Led Landscape Development Project
          Deirdre Love


        *This session has been approved for LA CES credit



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