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LAF at the 2023 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture

LAF EXPO booth with a white table and postcards in front of a coral red backdrop


If you'll be in Minneapolis for the 2023 American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Conference on Landscape Architecture, please join us for these events to celebrate, connect, and share. In addition to our popular Annual Benefit, LAF has a metrics-focused education session and a happy hour to connect with those doing practice-based research. And don't forget to stop by our EXPO booth to learn about LAF programs and initiatives and how you can get involved. We hope to see you!

LAF's 38th Annual Benefit
Fri, Oct 27, 7-10pm CT
McNamara Alumni Center (*Registration Required)

On the first evening of the conference, join us to catch up with friends from practice, academia, and industry over drinks and food in this stunning venue. Proceeds support LAF's research, scholarships, and leadership initiatives.

LAF Booth in ASLA EXPO Hall (#2121)
Sat, Oct 28, 9:30am-6pm and Sun, Oct 29, 10am-2pm
Minneapolis Convention Center
Stop by our booth to learn about LAF programs and funding opportunities, including the new LAF Ignite program for BIPOC landscape architecture students and how you can get involved as an internship provider or mentor.

How Do We Know What's Working? Getting Real with Landscape Metrics (SAT-C02)
Sat, Oct 28, 3:45-5pm CT
Minneapolis Convention Center, Room 200DE

It this Education Session, Kelly Farrell of Sasaki, Kristina Hill of UC Berkeley, and LAF's Megan Barnes offer an in-depth exploration of landscape metrics and best practices to assess climate resiliency, biodiversity, social equity, and carbon storage.

Research + Practice Happy Hour
Sat, Oct 28, 5-6pm CT
Minneapolis Convention Center, EXPO Booth #2121
Interested in practice-based research in landscape architecture? Join LAF and a group of passionate practitioners to network and share with others who are conducting and integrating research in their design practice. The happy hour is sponsored by Land Kit by LANDAU Design + Technology. 

LAF is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that provide financial support towards fulfilling our mission to support the preservation, improvement, and enhancement of the environment.

Much of what LAF is able to accomplish would not be possible without the thought leadership and financial investment of our major supporters, including ASLA, which provides over $125,000 of in-kind support annually.