2023 ASLA Utah Conference on Landscape Architecture & Expo
Utah Cultural Celebration Center1355 West 3100 South
West Valley City, UT 84119-3007
Join us for the Annual ASLA Utah Conference!
May 18 & 19, 2023
Utah Cultural Celebrations Center
1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, UT 84119
*Please register each attendee separately — Thank you!*
ASLA Utah Conference on Landscape Architecture 2023 Pricing:
ASLA Member $250
Allied Professional eg: AIA/UNLA/ACEC Member $250
Want to save $50? JOIN ASLA NOW! The savings for this event covers Utah Chapter dues! Plus gains access to all ASLA Benefits!
Have questions about membership? Reach out to anyone on the Executive Committee!
Emerging Professional: $100
Student ASLA Member: $0 (only 20 spots available)
Non-LAEP Student: $100
ASLA UT SubCommittee Member: $100
Thursday Only Registration: $150
Friday Only Registration: $150
UNLA Members can attend of the ALSA Member Rate!
Please Register on the ASLA Utah Website
Thursday, May 18th
8:00am Check In
Lanyard Sponsor: Rain Bird
8:00am Breakfast & Vendor Expo
Breakfast Sponsor: Belgard
9:00am Conference Kick Off Title Sponsor: BioGrass
Keynote Speaker: Laura Hanson, State Planning Coordinator Professional collaboration opportunities: Working together to identify and solve state and regional issues beyond the projects we’re working on, long-term growth projections and planning, transportation planning, the integration of growth and transportation, the value of design professional alliances, advocacy and education, challenges and opportunities of working in Utah–environment, economy, and culture.
Cory Shupe: Landscape Architect, Principal Blu Line Designs Highlighting a notable Utah project that includes all or most of the design disciplines, with the landscape architect as the prime consultant.
Emily O’Mahoney: ASLA President ASLA Climate Action Plan In-Person Presentation
Design Professional Panel Discussion: Landscape Architect, Architect, Civil Engineer, & Planner, Common issues faced as professional consultants, defending professional licensure and regulation, collective concerns, how are we growing our professions (student engagement, emerging professionals, professional growth advancements, collaboration methods, multi-disciplinary successes and challenges.
6:00pm-8:00pm Conference Social
Featuring: The Rob Harrington Band All ASLA UT Members, allied professionals, conference attendees, vendors and guests are welcome to this complimentary social to mingle, listen to live music, and enjoy the wine, beer, and soda bar.
Friday, May 19th
9:00am-10:00am Site Tour
Site Tour: Landscape Lab at the University of Utah’s Williams Building Presenters: Sarah Hinners, University of Utah & Mark Morris, Voda Landscape + Planning. Begin the day with a light breakfast snack and a tour of this amazing lab at the UofU.
BREAKOUT SESSIONS - Utah Cultural Celebrations Center
Breakout Session #1:
Living Building Certification – Kenner Kingston, Place Collaborative
ADA Accessibility and Landscape Architecture - Jared Presser, Universal Engineering Sciences
Landscape Construction Update - Perry Bratt, Stratton & Bratt
Breakout Session #2:
Playground Surfaces and Fall Protection - Rhetta McIff, Lucky Dog Recreation
Ecology and Stormwater Management - Sarah Hinners, University of Utah
Landscape Architecture Forum - LA Board Members: Scott Peters, Josh Sundloff, Jay Bollwinkle
Breakout Session #3:
Utah Water Conditions Update - Candice Hasenyager & Stephanie Deer
Principal LA Role at Arch Firm - Abram Nielson, FFKR Architect