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January 11, 2012

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Michelle Medaris
Landscape Communications, Inc.
Phone: (714) 979-5276 Ext. 132

2012 Landscape Architect Expo Seminars Announced

The Landscape Architect Expo debuts it's first show with respected industry speakers such as Ashley Calabria, University of Georgia, Dennis Pittenger, UC Cooperative Extension, M.L. Robinson, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Paul Saito, FASLA. Seminar topics include sustainability, green roofs, storm water management, site design, urban planning and more.

Attendees have the opportunity to learn from top industry experts in 16 different seminars, a hands-on computer workshop and free open panel discussion, anchored by Mia Lehrer + Associates, on Biodiversity + Sustainability: Uncovering Nature in the Urban Core. Continuing education units will also be provided, certified by various associations.

Here is a list of the 2012 LA EXPO Seminars and Workshops, in the respective time slots. Click on any seminar below to link to the complete course description and presenter's bio-information.

Remember, Early Bird Rates Apply for a limited time. So visit and select 'LA EXPO" under the Associations/Events tab on the main menu bar to register for FREE Exhibit Hall admission and to sign up for the seminars and workshops.

2012 LA EXPO Seminars and Workshops:

9:00 - 10:00 AM
Brand Building: Your Company's Greatest Asset - By: Judith Guido, Guido & Associates

Playground Safety - By: Adam Alix, SofSurfaces, Inc.

Water Management: How Much Water Landscapes Really Need - By: Dennis Pittenger, UC Cooperative Extension

Vintage Tree Preservation - By: Susan Sims, The Sims Tree Health Specialists, Inc.

I-405:Carmaggedon - By: Lynn Campouya, Lynn Campouya, Inc.

9:00 - 11:00 AM
AutoCAD to Photoshop Rendering - By: Ashley Calabria, University of Georgia

10:30 - 11:30 AM
Lien Laws: Collection Remedies for Design Professionals - By: Milene Apanian, Law Office of Abdulaziz, Grossbert & Rudman

Designing Outdoor Rooms - By: Yvonne English, Legends Design Studio

Urban Planning: Transportation Systems and the Landscape - By: Paul Saito, Saito Associates Landscape Architects

Cleaning Stormwater Through Wetlands - By: M.L. Robinson, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

Water Feature Design - By: Jon Mitovich, Roman Fountains Corp.

12:00 - 1:30 PM
Biodiversity + Sustainability: Uncovering Nature in the Urban Core - By: Michelle Sullivan, Milan Mitrovich and Lila Higgins, Mia Lehrer + Associates

1:30 - 2:30 PM
Monopolize Your Market - By: Judith Guido, Guido & Associates

Lighting the Landscape - By: Yvonne English, Legends Design Studio

Rainwater Harvesting: Passive & Active Systems - By: Daniel Wilson, Wilson Environmental Contracting, Inc.

Sustainable Native Plants - By: Mike Evans and Orchid Black, Tree of Life Nursery and Native Sanctuary Garden

Energy Conservation with Green Roofs - By: Tom Hawkins, Florasource Ltd.

Seminar (Early-Bird) Rates*******************Seminar (Standard) Rates
$25.00 for 1 ******************************$35 for 1
$40.00 for 2 ******************************$55 for 2
$60.00 for 3, includes lunch. *****************$75 for 3, includes lunch.

If you are interested in Exhibiting in the 2012 LA Expo please contact Vladimir Kostich at

If you are interested in Attending the 2012 LA Expo please contact Jacqui Argyle at

About The LA Expo
The LA Expo, scheduled for March 30th, 2012 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif. was created specifically for Landscape Architects, Designers and Commercial Specifiers in the western United States. The LA Expo is an offshoot of The Landscape Expo - Long Beach (TLE/LB), which better serves the Installation and Maintenance Contractor, Head Groundskeeper, Landscape and Golf Course Superintendent and Lawn Care Professional. The LA Expo is also designed for City and Land Planners, Park & Recreation Professionals, Resort and Facility Managers, Architects, Developers and Landscape Designers.

For more information about the LA Expo, please contact 714-979-5276 x. 130

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