2021 ASLA FLORIDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO
Join us to Walk the Walk together, July 15-17th, 2021 at the JW Marriot in beautiful downtown Tampa, Florida.
Our 2021 Conference Theme is “Walk the Walk” - meaning a person should support what they say, not just with words, but also through one’s actions. For instance, how we think about, incorporate and celebrate culture; history; environment; economy; people in our design and practice as Landscape Architects. Focusing on our interaction with people and our environment and how we can flourish as a professional and local community.
Schedule at a Glance:
Thursday, July 15th:
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM - Registration
8:30 AM - Golf Tournament
8:30 AM - 9: 00 AM - Welcome Session
9:15 AM - 10:45 PM - Educational Sessions
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Armature Works Tour
10:45 AM - 1:45 PM - Tampa River Walk Tour
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Educational Sessions
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Welcome Reception
Friday, July 16th
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM - Registration
7:00 AM - 9:15 AM - Perry Harvey Tour
7:45 AM - 12:00 PM - St. Pete Pier Tour
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - GAC Laws + Rules Breakfast
10:15 AM - 11:45 PM - Educational Sessions
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM: Keynote & Florida National ASLA Update and President's Luncheon
1:45 PM - 3:45 PM - Exhibit Hall Opens
2:00 PM - 5:45 PM - Educational Sessions
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM - Exhibit Hall Walk the Walk Reception
Saturday, July 17th
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM: Registration
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM: Exhibit Hall Open
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Channel District Tour
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM - Educational Sessions
8:45 AM - 11:45 AM - Water Street District Tour
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Educational Sessions
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM - Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM - Educational Sessions
3:30 PM - Conference Concludes
**Please note this schedule is subject to change.
Due to our current environment with the Covid-19 Pandemic the ASLA Florida Chapter is continuing to monitor safety and health regulations. We are hopeful that we will be able to host our 2021 Conference and currently ask that all attendees plan to wear masks at all times throughout the Conference and monitor their health prior to attending. Please read through the Marriott Meeting Standards to better understand the changes you will see implemented and to best prepare to attend. Please be aware, by attending you voluntarily assume the risk of being exposed to or infected by COVID-19.
Please note, this conference format is subject to change. We will offer full refunds for Conference Registration up to 15 days prior to the conference.
2021 Conference Chair + Committee
Thank you to our 2021 Conference Chair Jennifer Daoulas and our Conference Committee Members: Abbie Riemel, Alex Fenech, Amy Morie, Brian Wolfe, Cheryl Ronan, David Crawley, David Flanagan, DJ Smith, Dominic Mack, Eduardo Alonso, Emily O'Mahoney, Garrett Noble, Helen Cohen, James Bellamy, Jessica Soleyn, Kellie Moore, Mairin Subervi, Manuel Gil-Goodman, Nicholas LeSchofs, Oona Johnson, Patricia Castellano, Shaylin Castillo, and Troy Dahlke
Thank you to our Title Sponsor, Wausau Tile!
JW Marriott Tampa Waterstreet
The JW Marriott Tampa Water Street combines modern luxury with the sophisticated energy of Tampa's Water Street neighborhood. Designed to bring guests together, the JW offers multiple social spaces for cultivating new connections. Find wellness in the Spa, fitness center or the expansive resort-style pool with a sun terrace.
To book your room, click here or call 888-789-3090. All reservations must be booked by 6/22/21.
With its mix of historic architecture and modern landmarks, a culture infused with Cuban and Spanish flavors, vibrant business districts and beautiful waterways, Tampa is a wonderful place to work, play and unwind. Tampa is known for being a great city for all ages and tastes, including families, outdoor adventure seekers, and foodies and wine connoisseurs.
Downtown is alive with urban parks, museums, hip bars, and innovative restaurants along The Tampa Riverwalk and throughout downtown.