ELA Virtual Conference & Eco-Marketplace – 2021
Looking for Innovative Landscape Solutions and Inspiration?
Join ELA on March 3 & 4, 2021 for the 27th Conference & Eco-Marketplace – all online. We’ll energize your practice and prepare you for spring with two full days of research and field-tested expertise, as well as innovative case studies on a wide range of topics.
In our online conference space, you can pick and choose from presentations in multiple tracks. You can easily move from presentation to presentation with a couple of clicks, and if you miss a presentation, you’ll have access to recordings after the conference. The conference platform also lets you connect with exhibitors in their own conference spaces and network with colleagues and friends in rooms designated for that purpose. A short initial orientation and continuously available technical assistance help support a positive conference experience.
“I am not generally comfortable with the zoom meetings, but feeling the tech support person was there to help and direct [around] any obstacles [made for] a beneficial learning experience. I will do this again. Thank you ELA.” ~ Attendee at Regenerative Solutions for Resilient Landscapes
Wednesday sessions will probe landscapes bracing for climate change. How will a changing climate affect our landscapes and our practices, and what can we do to prepare? Learn the latest research and find new information to help you prepare your landscapes for the future. Choose from two educational tracks:
- Landscapes in Transition: Focus on Climate Change
- Building Resilience: Landscapes for Now and the Future
Thursday sessions in three separate tracks provide insightful explorations of landscape design, land care practices, and current hot topics. In the Focus on Design track, you can explore the connection between designs that introduce beauty and landscapes that restore natural systems, provide valuable habitat, and offer climate relief. The Focus on Practice track shares insights into innovative large-scale landscape management; delves into smaller-scale landscape projects that incorporate dry stone walls; and offers a soil update relevant to landscapes of any scale. This year’s Idea Exchanges track explores a wide range of thought provoking topics from rewilding landscapes and reconsidering the concept of Native to the intersection of the landscape profession and the issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice.
- Click to view the full Conference Schedule.
- Click to view Speaker Biographies.
- CEUs are being sought for APLD, LA CES, MALP, MNLA, and NOFA.
2021 ELA Conference & Eco-Marketplace Pricing
|Early Discounts Through 1/31/21||Conference Pricing After 1/31/21|
|ELA Member||Non-Member||ELA Member||Non-Member|
|March 3 Ticket||$115||$135||$130||$160|
|March 4 Ticket||$115||$135||$130||$160|
|March 3 & 4 Tickets||$190||$230||$230||$290|
|Either March 3 OR 4, Student Ticket*||$50||$50||$50||$50|
*Proof of student enrollment must be provided upon request.
- Wed, March 3 @ 8:30 am EST
- Thu, March 4 @ 3:30 pm EST
- Event Category:
- Penny Lewis