2016 Schedule-at-a-Glance

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Thursday, March 31, 2016
1:00-2:30 pm Beacon Food Forest Tour
3:30-5:00 pm UpGarden Tour

5:30-8:30 pm

Pre-Conference Reception | 415 Westlake | Seattle, WA
  Friday, April 1, 2016
Lynnwood Convention Center
7:00-8:15 am Registration and Breakfast
8:15-10:00 am

Welcome and Keynote Speakers
David Rubin and Steve Austin

10:00-11:00 am Tradeshow Break with Coffee/Tea and light snack 
  People Earth Action Place
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Breakout Session 1
1 PDH Each
Making Resilience Building Integral to the Design Process
Bob Scarfo, Ph.D., RLA
How New Construction Can Reduce the Spread of Noxious Weeds
Sasha Shaw; Nicole Price, ASLA
The Anthropocene: What Will it Mean for Practice
Steve Austin, JD/ASLA
Tag Team at Seattle Center: Collaboration and the Design of a Rich and "Risky" Playground
Clayton Beaudoin; Peter Tammetta; Eric Higbee; Judith Caldwell
12:00-12:10 pm Transition Break   
12:10-1:10 pm
Breakout Session 2
1 PDH Each
Introduction to Rooftop Agriculture in the Pacific Northwest
Michael Sanchez
Pollinators in Landscape Architecture Today
Tim Slazinik, PLA, ASLA, LEED GA; Leann Andrews, PLA, ASLA; Sarah Bergmann; Leslie Batten, PLA, ASLA, LEED GA 
Planning the Great American Landscape
Christopher L. Overdorf, ASLA
(Re)discovering the Slow(er) City in Sneakers: Running as Tool for Guiding Design in the Virtual Sonic Age
Elizabeth Umbanhowar, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP; Noelle Higgins, PLA, ASLA, LEED GA 
1:10-2:45 pm Lunch and Tradeshow Break   
2:45-3:45 pm
Breakout Session 3
1 PDH Each
Equity in the Design of Public Space
Mark Brands, ASLA; Shannon Loew; Lynne C. Manzo, PhD
Designing for Climate Resiliency: An Overview of Coastal Design Strategies and Applications
Paul Agrimis, RLA, PE, PWS; Grace Li Bergman, PLA, GISP
Moving Forward: The Role of Landscape Architects in Transit - Third Avenue Transit Corridor
Matthew Porteous, ASLA; Nancy Chan, ASLA; Rob Kish
Stormwater, Identity, and Social Purpose: Working with Stormwater to Create Place
David Rubin, ASLA, FAAR 
3:45-4:30 pm Final Tradeshow Break with soda and light snacks   
4:30-5:30 pm
Breakout Session 4
1 PDH Each
Accessible Design: Capitalizing on the Benefits of Nature
Audrey West, PLA, ASLA; Ann Dinthongsai, ASLA
Landscape Materials - Sustainable Sources and Systems
Philip "P.J." Benenati, LEED GA; Bron Heintz, LEED AP BC+C
Design Practice in Flux: Building a Dynamic Practice with "Next Generation" Designers
Christian Runge; Chuck McDowell; Caitlin Squier-Roper; Martha Cox; Susanna Burrows
A Healthy Tomorrow: Active Design Strategies for Buildings, Open Spaces and Neighborhoods
Marieke Lacasse, ASLA, LEED BD+C; Alicia Daniels Uhlig, NCARB, LEED Fellow 
5:30-7:30 pm Post-Conference Reception | Lynnwood Convention Center  
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