Presentation and Awards Opportunities

Several opportunities for awards and presentations have recently been announced that are of interest to landscape architects and designers. Please see the listing below and we encourage you to participate as it will further expose your work and expertise on the local, national and international levels.


2015 ASLA Annual Meeting Call for Presentations – Due January 29

The American Society of Landscape Architects is currently accepting presentation submissions for the ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO, which will be held November 6-9, 2015 in Chicago.

In planning our annual meeting, ASLA focuses on the number one reason that attracts participants—the education program. Meeting attendees can earn up to 21 PDH from a well-balanced education program that focuses on the topics that ASLA members value and require in their day-to-day practices.

Individuals who are interested in presenting and sharing their knowledge with the landscape architecture profession may submit an online proposal by January 29, 2015 (11:59 pm PDST).

CLICK HERE for more info and to submit


GRHC Gray to Green Conference Call for Presentations – Due February 2

Understanding the economics of living green infrastructure, and its ability to help communities become more resilient in the face of severe climate change, is critically important to our future. The Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Grey to Green Conference will discuss some of the most pressing issues and developments. This conference will be June 1-2, 2015 in Ontario Canada.

The Call for Proposals is open until February 2, 2015. Please click here for more detailed information on submitting a proposal. If you have any questions please contact Vincent Javet, Senior Researcher at [email protected].

Three types of proposals are encouraged:

  • Focused Sessions
  • Field Workshops and Tours
  • Special Skills/Training Workshops

CLICK HERE for more info and to submit


Center for Active Design Call for Entries – Due March 6

The Center for Active Design: Excellence awards recognizes outstanding effort and success in the advancement of Active Design. In its second year, the Center is seeking submissions for Active Design excellence in two categories:

  1. Research and Evaluation
  2. Built Projects

The deadline for submission is March 6, 2014. Submissions will be reviewed by a jury of industry leaders, and winners will be recognized at the Center’s awards reception in New York City on May 11, 2015. Submission is free

For more info and to submit CLICK HERE

ASLA 2015 Professional & Student Awards – Due March 22 and 27

Each year, the ASLA Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe, while the ASLA Student Awards give us a glimpse into the future of the profession.

Award recipients receive featured coverage in Landscape Architecture Magazine, the magazine of ASLA, and in many other design and construction industry and general interest media. Award recipients, their clients, and advisors will be honored at the awards presentation ceremony during the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in Chicago, November 6–9, 2015.

Entry payments and submissions must be received by:

  • Friday, March 27, 2015, for Professional Awards
  • Friday, May 22, 2015, for Student Awards

CLICK HERE for more info and to submit online