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ASLA Public Awareness Summit Summary

by Katrina Majewski
Public Relations Committee
On the weekend of January 5th 2018, I attended The American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA)’s Public Awareness Summit (the Summit) in Austin, Texas. This is the third time that I have been sent to this annual national event, representing the Northern California Chapter, and this one has been the most productive.

Allow me to share my experience here:
Public Connection | In order to encourage growth in the field of landscape architecture, we (landscape architects) and ASLA need to connect more solidly to the public through outreach. The Summit attendees discussed the need to cast the net wide, and recognized that advocacy and education about the field would be most effective at a young age. The platform […]

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ASLA Public Awareness Summit Summary

On the weekend of January 8th 2016, I attended The American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA)’s Public Awareness Summit in Charleston, South Carolina.

I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect, it was my first ever ASLA National event. There were 56 total attendees, representing all of the 49 chapters in the country. I’m involved with the Public Awareness/Public Relations Committee here at the Northern California Chapter, and everyone attending the Summit is involved in the same committees in their respective chapters. From the start, I knew that the event would be fruitful.

The conference leaders organized all attendees into small groups, a great way to manage a large amount of people with many ideas. Specific chapter representatives presented their […]

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