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- October 13, 2017
Tree Canopy Conference: Green Infrastructure in the Urbanized Environment
Haverford, PA https://online.morrisarboretum.org/canopy Exit
This one-day conference will focus on opportunities to learn from professionals on how to protect urban trees in the face of issues such as pests and extreme weather.
- October 20-23, 2017
American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting and Expo
Los Angeles, CA https://www.aslameeting.com
The ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo will feature panels on sustainable green infrastructure for dry climates, urban resilience, and climate impacts.
- November 1, 2017
2017 Trees Matter Symposium
Silver Spring, MD http://www.montgomeryparks.org/about/divisions/arboriculture/trees-matter-symposium/
This symposium will focus on the “health and welfare of trees in our increasingly developed landscapes.”
- November 14, 2017
Conference: The Evolving Role of Urban Landscapes
Winterthur, DE http://www.ecolandscaping.org/event/conference-evolving-role-urban-landscapes/
The Ecological Landscape Alliance conference will discuss strategies for designing urban landscapes.
- November 13-14, 2017
53rd Annual International Urban Forestry Conference and Trade Show
Tulsa, OK http://www.urban-forestry.com/
This Society of Municipal Arborists conference will look at best practices and opportunities for incorporating trees into the urban landscape.
- November 15-16, 2017
Partners in Community Forestry Conference
Tulsa, OK https://www.arborday.org/programs/pcf/
- December 5-7, 2017
National Brownfields Training Conference
Pittsburgh, PA https://www.brownfields2017.org/
This conference will focus on the sustainability of communities via cleaning up and reusing formerly utilized commercial and industrial properties. This includes the creation of green infrastructure.
- January 8-11, 2018
National Institute of Building Sciences Sixth Annual Conference and Expo: Sustain, Strengthen, Secure
Washington, D.C. http://www.nibs.org/?page=conference2018
This conference and expo will focus on measuring and improving the resiliency and performance of the built environment, including spotlights on innovative technologies.
- January 23-25, 2018
2018 National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy, and the Environment
Washington, D.C. https://ncseconference.org/2018ncgf/
The theme of this conference is The Science, Business, and Education of Sustainable Infrastructure: Building Resilience in a Changing World. Topics will include resilient urban systems, ecological systems, equity as a core aspect of sustainable infrastructure, and integration of natural and built environments.
- February 1-3, 2018
New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
San Francisco, CA https://www.newpartners.org/
This conference will focus on eight themes: Strengthening rural communities, creating sustainable water systems, addressing our changing climate, improving transportation accessibility and connectivity, designing healthy communities, building fair and affordable housing, planning and designing smart-growth communities, and inclusive prosperity of people and place.
- February 22-23, 2018
Critical Practice in an Age of Complexity
Tucson, AZ http://architecturemps.com/arizona/
The aim of this conference is to take an interdisciplinary approach to issues that cities face, including how to deal with increasing populations while creating sustainable communities as well as designing in the face of climate change.