Friday, April 9

Schedule Overview

OPENING CEREMONY

LABash 2021 Executive Committee and Esteemed Guests

Introductions from ASLA CEO Torey Carter-Conneen, LABash 2021 Executive Director Nicole Nomura, and Cornell University Landscape Architecture Department Chair Tim Baird

5:00 to 5:30 p.m. EST

KOFI BOONE

Opening Keynote Presentation // LACES Credit Available

The Commons: Land, Property, Information, and Landscape Agency

5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EST

FRIDAY EVENING SOCIAL

LABash 2021 Trivia Night

A night of fun games and prizes hosted by our LABash 2021 Social Committee!

7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST

Saturday, April 10

Schedule Overview

Co-Lecture // LACES Credit Available

JENNIFER NG AND ELAINE LIMMER

Breaking Down the Zoom Barrier; Alternatives to Community Engagement During COVID-19

10:00 to 11:00 am EST

Panel Discussion // LACES Credit Available

OLIN

Practicing Justice

10:00 to 11:00 am EST

Co-Lecture

JUANITA SHEARER-SWINK AND KRISTOPHER PRITCHARD

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the LAAB Accreditation Standards

10:00 to 11:00 am EST

Lecture // LACES Credit Available

BARBARA DEUTSCH

The Green New Deal Superstudio

11:15 am to 12:15 pm EST

Co-Lecture

JODI HOUSE AND MOLLY PLUMMER

Why Connections Matter: Designing for Community Resiliency

11:15 am to 12:15 pm EST

Lecture

JENN LOW

Design Shifts in the 21st Century: Deliberate Moves to Bend Toward Justice

11:15 am to 12:15 pm EST

Lecture

DR. BO ZHANG

Smart Landscape, Compacted Landscape: Critically Engaging Social Media to Understand Open Space Publicity

11:15 am to 12:15 pm EST

SATURDAY LUNCH HOUR

Presented by the LABash 2021 Social Committee!

Network with conference attendees and join our prize raffles!

12:15 to 1:15 pm EST

SIGNE NIELSEN

Saturday Afternoon Keynote Presentation // LACES Credit Available

Equity by Design

1:15 to 2:45 pm EST

Lecture

STEVEN CHAVEZ

Why NAMLA?

3:00 to 4:00 pm EST

Lecture

TORI KJER

Parks for People: Stories of Park Design and Landscape Architecture Advocacy from

Los Angeles

3:00 to 4:00 pm EST

Lecture

ALBERTO DE SALVATIERRA

Soft Infrastructures and Solarpunk Urbanism

3:00 to 4:00 pm EST

Co-Lecture

JAMES ROJAS AND JOHN KAMP

Playing to Plan: Engaging People in Cities and the Natural World Through Their Hands, Body, and Senses

3:00 to 4:00 pm EST

Lecture // LACES Credit Available

DR. DOUGLAS WILLIAMS

Sacred Ground

4:15 to 5:15 pm EST

Lecture

KARI SPIEGELHALTER

Data and Democracy: Design Processes for Community Health

4:15 to 5:15 pm EST

Lecture

GRACE ZHENG

Complexities Behind Practicing in "Paradise"

4:15 to 5:15 pm EST

Panel Discussion

GGN

Landscape as Relational Practice: Connecting People To and Through the Land

4:15 to 5:15 pm EST

BLACKLAN

Saturday Evening Keynote Presentation

The Black Landscape Architects Network

Featuring Marc Miller, Ujijji Davis Williams, Elizabeth Kennedy, Glenn LaRue Smith, and Guest-Moderator Samantha Solano 

5:30 to 7:00 pm EST

SATURDAY EVENING SOCIAL

LABash 2021 Scribble Night

A night of fun games and prizes hosted by our LABash 2021 Social Committee!

8:00 to 9:00 pm EST

CLAIMING OPEN SPACES WITH DR. AUSTIN ALLEN

Film Screening and Director's Q+A

Moderated by Cornell University Landscape Architecture Faculty Members Anne Weber and Martin Hogue, and MLA Student Juwan McIntyre

8:00 to 10:45 pm

Sunday, April 11

Schedule Overview

Co-Lecture

DEREK GAGNE AND IVY WONG

Third Places

10:00 to 11:00 am EST

Panel Discussion

MARISA KUSHNER AND ROBERT LOPEZ

Your Path to Licensure

10:00 to 11:00 am EST

Lecture // LACES Credit Available

KARTIKA RACHMAWATI

Regenerative Ecological Urbanism on Compacted Grounds: Resilient Approach to Climate Change Mitigation in the American Southwest 

10:00 to 11:00 am EST

Panel Discussion

LAURA SOLANO AND ADRIENNE HEFLICH

MVVA Double-Session, Part One: An Evolving Framework for Equity

10:30 to 11:00 am EST

Lecture // LACES Credit Available

SELINA MARTINEZ

Indigenous Placekeeping, Plurality, and Futurities

11:15 am to 12:15 pm EST

Lecture

DR. YEKANG KO

Landscape for Humanity: How Landscape Architects Tackle Homelessness

11:15 am to 12:15 pm EST

Co-Lecture // LACES Credit Available

SAHAR COSTON-HARDY AND

ALEXA BOSSE

Democratizing Design Through Photography and Visual Storytelling

11:15 am to 12:15 pm EST

Panel Discussion

SCOTT STREEB

MVVA Double-Session, Part Two: Gathering Place, A Park for Posterity

11:15 am to 12:15 pm EST

SUNDAY LUNCH HOUR

Presented by the LABash 2021 Social Committee!

Network with conference attendees and join our prize raffles!

12:15 to 1:15 pm EST

DIANA FERNANDEZ BIBEAU

Sunday Afternoon Keynote Presentation // LACES Credit Available

Heterogeneous Futures: Design Thinking Alternatives of Anthropologically and Ecologically Diverse Landscapes

1:15 to 2:45 pm EST

CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON SPATIAL PRACTICE

LABash 2021 x Landscape Architecture Podcast Collaboration

Featuring Khensani de Klerk (Matri-Archi(tecture)), Dr. Ghazal Jafari (UVA // OPSYS), and Ana María Durán Calisto (Estudio A0)

Moderated by Cornell University MLA Students Vanessa Dikuyama Zapata and Jihany Hassun, in collaboration with the Executive Producer of LAP Michael Todoron

3:00 to 4:45 pm EST

DR. DIANE JONES ALLEN AND DR. AUSTIN ALLEN

Closing Keynote Presentation // LACES Credit Available

Landscape: Recovering Sustainability and Resilience

5:00 to 6:30 pm EST

CLOSING CEREMONY

LABash 2021+2022 Executive Committees

Closing Remarks from LABash 2021 Executive Director Nicole Nomura, alongside Conference Co-Directors Jake Geitner and Dominic Malacaman

6:30 to 7:00 pm EST

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