2013 LCASLA Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet
When: March 2, 2013
Where: Hilton Capitol Center, Downtown Baton Rouge
Come join your colleagues for a day of learning, networking, socializing and earn 8 potential CEU’swhile you have a great time at the Hilton Capitol Center on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Meeting and Banquet
This year’s meeting and banquet will be at the Hilton Capitol Center in downtown Baton Rouge on Saturday, March 2. We have an incredible speaker lineup including coastal protection and restoration, graphics workshop, barrier-free playground design, blogging about landscape architecture, professional advocacy, wetland mitigation,greenway and blueway trails, and meadow establishment and maintenance. Please go to https://lcasla.wufoo.com/forms/x7x2q5/ to register and pay online. Register before February 5th for an early bird discount.
If you are planning on coming to the annual meeting, but cannot make it to the banquet, please consider donating your ticket to a student by clicking the box on the registration form. It is a great opportunity for students to meet professionals, learn about the local firms and see our best projects…or consider clicking the box to donate a student annual meeting registration for $25.
Don’t forget to grab a discounted hotel room at the Hilton Capitol Center before they fill up! The Hilton is offering us a reduced room rate of $149/night for Friday and Saturday. Click on this link: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/B/BTRCPHF-LAN-20130301/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG to go directly to our room block at the Hilton Capitol Center for hotel reservations. Please make your room reservations by February 18th to get the LCASLA discounted room rate.
We look forward to seeing you there! Please forward this email to anyone you think might be interested. If you have any questions or trouble with registration, please contact Jenny Harbourt at Jenny@reichassociates.net.
Meeting and Banquet Schedule:
8:00-8:30 Registration and Coffee
8:30-9:00 Welcome, Conference Overview, and Open Meeting // Haley Blakeman, LCASLA President
9:00-9:50 Advocacy // Tom Tavella and Chad Danos (1 credit)
9:50-10:15 Barrier-free Playground Design // John McConkey (.5 credit)
10:15-10:35 Break with Refreshments and Sponsor Exhibits
10:35-11:00 Vegetative Planting and Coastal Restoration // Kenneth Ballinger (.5 credit)
11:05-11:55 Coastal Protection and Community Resiliency // Kerry St. Pe (1 credit)
12:00-1:00 Lunch (buffet – no speakers)
1:10-1:35 Rebecca Reed / Southern Living Magazine (Working w/the Media) (.5 credit)
1:35-2:55 Economics of Greenways // Charles Flink
-and- Baton Rouge Greenways and Blueways // Ted Jack (1.5 credits)
2:55-3:15 Break with Refreshments and Sponsor Exhibits
3:15-3:40 Meadow Establishment and Maintenance // Marc Pastorek (.5 credit)
3:40-4:05 Compensatory Mitigation in Coastal Louisiana // Kelley Templet (.5 credit)
4:05 – 5:45 Drawing // James Richards (2 credits)
5:45 Adjourn until Banquet
6:30 Awards Banquet Meet & Greet (Cash Bar)
-and- Book Signing by some of our Colleagues // Sponsor Room
7:30 2013 LCASLA Banquet and Awards Presentation