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Kentucky Chapter of ASLA Annual Meeting this Friday and Saturday

The Kentucky Chapter of ASLA Annual Meeting this Friday and Saturday. Registration will close at noon, Thursday 3.6.14.

Attending the Grady Clay award ceremony and hearing Dan Jones speak on the Parklands is free and open to the public. His talk will be held in the auditorium at the Clifton Center at 7 p.m.

If you are interested in coming to the Annual Meeting/CEU events on Saturday but didn’t sign up in advance, you may come to the Clifton Center conference area and pay by check. If you have questions, contact Louis Johnson.

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Kentucky ASLA Annual Conference 2014 Featured Speakers

A listing of speakers for the upcoming Annual Conference in Louisville, KY:

Friday – March 7th
Daniel H. Jones
Chairman and CEO 21st century Parks
Mr. Jones will give a summary and update on The Parklands of Floyds Fork, one of the largest fully funded metropolitan parks projects in the country, and one of the few “Olmstedian” park systems currently being designed in America today. The talk will also present a distillation of the principles of the design and planning of public space, using examples from The Parklands.
Saturday – March 8th
Founding Principal of SiteWorks Landscape Architecture (New York, New York)
Annette will be speaking about her experience collaborating with other firms on well-known projects in the greater NYC area (i.e. Highline) and providing design implementation for these projects.
Vice President of EDSA (Orlando, Florida)
Rob will be speaking about his experience working on the Design & Implementation of specific projects he is responsible for at EDSA.
Asst. Professor of Landscape Architecture at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, North Carolina) Andy will be speaking about hands-on implementation of projects with his students, with a design-build focus on sustainable/green infrastructure projects.
Associate Designer at Great Ecology, (Lexington, KY/New York, New York)
Designing for Function and Resiliency: Using Science to Enhance Habitats and Influence Aesthetics Learn how a thorough site assessment and strong baseline ecological data can help inform design decisions. This presentation will illustrate how well defined design priorities will help to determine the scope of field analysis aide in the discovery of how tools like the Evaluation of Planned Wetlands can help quantify the future function of a designed system and describe how to design for a dynamic system rather than a static end result.
Executive Director at the Waterfront Development Corporation
Mr. Karem will be speaking about the history, initial planning & design for the Waterfront Park; implementation of the various phases of the Hargreaves Associates Master Plan; and current, ongoing activities of the WDC. There will be special emphasis in his discussion on the public input and themes that gave direction to the development of the Master Plan.
Director of Facilities at the Waterfront Development Corporation
Mr. Pepper will give conference attendees a unique on-site presentation with the ability to see firsthand specific elements of the waterfront park system, including flood control, infrastructure and site remediation challenges faced and how they were overcome; as well as the history and details of the design implementation for the parks 3 phases; and ongoing design, construction & maintenance activities at the park. A special treat for attendees will be an introduction to Ed Hamilton, artist/sculptor of the Lincoln statue at the Waterfront Park’s Lincoln Memorial.

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2014 KY ASLA Annual Meeting – Registration is open!

Registration for the 2014 Kentucky Chapter of ASLA is open for registration.  There will be 7.75 CEU’s available at the event.  It will start mid-day on Friday, March 7 with a UK LA student portfolio review.  The Grady Clay Community Vision Award will be announced as well as a lecture given. On Saturday, March 8th, we will have a range of speakers, time with sponsors, and ending with a tour of Waterfront Park.
The event will take place in Louisville at the Clifton Center located at 2117 Payne St, Louisville, KY 40206. More details can be found on our 2014 Annual Meeting page.

Click on this link to register and pay online. Discounted, early-bird registration ends on February 7th!

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Your 2014 Executive Committee members

Below is a list of your 2014 KY ASLA Executive Committee (ExComm). If you need to reach anyone, go over to the contacts page and you can send an email to any ExComm member.

Jon Henney

Past President
John Pacyga

Louis Johnson

VP Membership Services
Brock MacKay

VP Prof. Development
Kevin Rich

Sponsorship Chair
Jonathan Perkins

Sarah Kopke-Jones

Joey Svec

Newsletter Editor
Cassie Nichols

Trustee * Through September 2014
John Swintosky

At-Large Members
Travis Edelen
Amin Omidy
Liz Piper
Carrie Read
Ned Crankshaw
Erin Hathaway
Brad Boaz
Pat Hoagland
Jeff Broughton
Jayoung Koo

HALS Liaison
Martha Berner

UK Staff Liaison
Chris Sass

UK Student Chapter Leadership
President – Charlie Hunt
Vice Pres – Hillary Barron
Treasurer – Travis Klondike
Secretary – Austin Sauer

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