2015 LA Expo Sponsors




Educational Program

The LA Design & Development Expo (LA Expo) will host
20 CEU approved seminars along with a growing list of special events and open sessions.
Seminars accredited by APLD, ISA and LA CES.

Thursday, March 12th ~ 9:00 - 10:30 AM

California Native Plants for the Near Future
By Susan Krzywicki,
California Native Plant Society

Design Concepts for Exterior Lighting
By Kathy Pryzgoda,
Light Studio LA

The Future of Now
By Judith Guido,
Guido & Associates

Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance
By Craig Hutchinson,
California Coastal Design

Thursday, March 12th ~ 10:15 - 11:45 AM

Offering Direct Financing for Your Projects
By Broadview Mortgage
(In the Vecchio Forest)

Thursday, March 12th ~ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Welcoming Wildlife Into the Designed Landscape
By Carol Bornstein,
Nature Gardens at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Brand Your Business for Greater Success
By Katie Coates, PR Projects &
Julie Smith-Taylor, Taylor PR

Best Management Practices to Reduce Stormwater Runoff and Pollution
By Justin Moss,
Oklahoma State University & STMA

Outdoor Rooms
By Yvonne English,
Legends Design Studio

Thursday, March 12th ~ 12:00 - 1:30 PM

How Development Has Changed
Landscape Architecture

(In the Vecchio Forest)

Thursday, March 12th ~ 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Long Beach Transit Gallery Walking Tour
By Darren Rector,

Thursday, March 12th ~ 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Natural Swimming Pools
By Alan Weene,
BioNova® Natural Pools

The Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting
By Neal Shapiro,

Rainwater Art - Creative Landscape Design Techniques for Integrating Effective Stormwater Management
By Bruce Phillips
PACE | Advanced Water Engineering

Thursday, March 12th ~ 4:00 - 6:00 PM

LAF Leaders' Reception
By Tiffany Beamer, an OLIN Partner
(In the Vecchio Forest)

$55 to attend

Friday, March 13th ~ 9:00 - 10:30 AM

Selling Your Projects with Animations
By John Aikin,
Aikin Design

Green Roofs as Stormwater Management Tools
By Elaine Kearney,
Columbia Green Technologies

Amazing Trees
By Dave Dockter,
City of Palo Alto

Kurapia - Water Efficient Groundcover
By Tom Hawkins & Mark Ohde,
Florasource & Kurapia Inc

Friday, March 13th ~ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Lighting Design for the Dark-Sky
By Yvonne English,
Legends Design Studio

Wealth Rooms - The Inspired Workspace in Six Simple Steps
By Kristan Browne,

Implementing Sustainable Landscapes & Sports Fields
By Michael Chaplinsky,
Turf Feeding Systems, Inc.

Tree Hazard Assessment
By Susan Sims,
Sims Tree Health Specialists

Friday, March 13th ~ 12:45 - 2:15 PM

Offering Direct Financing for Your Projects
By Broadview Mortgage
(In the Vecchio Forest)

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10% Discount on ALL Seminars for
Association Members!


Enter Code ASSOC1 to receive discount!

Standard Rates
Expire 3/11/15

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