2015 Annual Conference & Trade Show Schedule

  Thursday, May 28, 2015
5:30-7:30pm Pre-Conference Reception at Pybus Public Market
  Friday, May 29, 2015
7:30 – 8:30am Registration and Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00am Welcome and Opening Keynote: John McQuaig
(the keynote presentation is worth 1 credit)
10:00 – 10:30am Coffee/Snack Break with Exhibitors

10:30 – 11:20am
Sessions 1

(each session is worth 1 credit)

3D Design Visualization: Bringing Ideas to Life

Dennis Meyer, Jacob Dumler and Dean Alker, The Portico Group

East-Side Storms and The Landscape Architect: The Eastern Washington LID Manual

Craig Andersen and Erick Fitzpatrick, AHBL, Inc.

Living Infrastructure + Landscapes: Exploring the Living Building Challenge Without the Building

Rachael Meyer, Berger Partnership

A Balance of Recreation and Conservation

David Stipe and Hanne Benner, Project Groundwork

11:20 – 11:40am Coffee/Snack Break with Exhibitors

11:40am – 12:30pm
Sessions 2

(each session is worth 1 credit)

Let it Rain, Let in Rain, Let it Rain…

Paul Byron Crane, City of Everett

Technical Performance of Inorganic Amendments for Water Conservation 

George Serrill, EnviroTech Soil Solutions, Inc.              

Teaming up for a Healthier Community: Connecting Policy, People and Place

Colie Hough-Beck, Hough-Beck & Baird Inc. (HBB) and Linna Dossett, Seattle YMCA                   

Power of Place: the Value Proposition

Mark Sindell and Michael Lipko, GGLO

12:30 – 2:00pm Lunch and Program: Enhancing the Climate Resilience of America’s Natural Resources
(the lunch program is worth 1 credit)

2:00 - 2:50pm
Sessions 3

(each session is worth 1 credit)

Implementing Geodesign for Water Resource Planning in Washington State

Grace Li Bergman and Amber Raynsford, The Watershed Company              

Of Bird’s Nests and Beaver Dams: Landscape Architecture and Resilience in the Anthropocene

Steve Austin, School of Design and Construction, Washington State Unitversity             

The Duwamish Lighthouse: Sensing & Communicating Sculpture Gives a Life to Industrial River 

George Lee, George Lee Studios LLC

All Ages, All Abilities, All the Time: How Socially Sustainable are Your Parks? 

Tim Barrett, Landscape Structures

2:50 – 3:15pm Afternoon Snack with Exhibitors

3:15 - 4:05pm
Sessions 4

(each session is worth 1 credit)

Festival Streets—Plazas in the Right-of-Way

Curtis LaPierre, Otak, Inc.                            

Innovative Design for Parkour in Public Space

Juliet Vong and Tyson Cecka, Hough Beck & Baird Inc. (HBB)

Understanding and Measuring Irrigation Efficiency – A Key to Sustainability

Mike Baron, The Toro Company

The Evolution of Project Delivery Methods in Public Landscape Development Projects in The Era of Constricted Public Funding

Jarvis Payne, Walker Macy Landscape Architects                 

4:05 – 4:25pm Break

4:25 - 5:15pm
Sessions 5

(each session is worth 1 credit)

Integrating Stormwater Facilities in Parks and Open Space Projects 

Michael D Terrell, Michael Terrell – Landscape Architecture, PLLC

Meeting in the Middle... of the Street! 

Shannon Glass; Shane DeWald, City of Seattle Department of Transportation | Street Use & Urban Forestry

Ride the Wave of Natural Pools

Peter Petrich, BIOTOP Natural Pool Inc.

5:30 - 7:30pm Post-Conference Reception at The Wine Thief
      Saturday, May 30, 2015
9:00 - 11:00am Mountain Bike Ride and Wildflower Hike
(each activity is worth 1 credit)
9:00 - 11:00am

Backyard Pool Visits
(this activity is worth 1 credit)

Online registration is now closed.  There is still room, so walk-in registrations are welcome.  Onsite registration will begin at 7:00 am on Friday, May 29th.