Michigan ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture & LA Ride Traverse City Cherry Capital CycleTour
September 16-18, 2021

We invite you attend the Michigan ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture in Traverse City on September 17, 2021. Also this year in conjunction with the conference is the LA Ride Traverse City Cherry Capital Cycle Tour on September 18th, check out all the details and register below.

*Registration cut-off date is September 9
*Register before August 19th for Early Bird Rate.

Registration fee includes all educational sessions, continental breakfast, lunch, exhibit expo and president’s reception. Separate registration required for Sketch Crawl and LA Ride.
For all the details, including event agenda, view our brochure *coming soon

Conference and Sketch Crawl Registration  *Sketch Crawl, takes place on 9/16
LA Ride Registration   *LA Ride takes place on 9/18

Conference Location:
The Hagerty Center
715 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49686
ph: 231.995.3100

Delamar Traverse City
615 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49686
ph: 231.947.3700

The Delamar Traverse City, located just one block east of The Hagerty Center, is offering a special rate of $159.95 on Thursday and $249.95 on Friday night for conference guests. Discounted rates may also be available on Wednesday and Saturday nights, based on availability.
To ensure this rate, please reserve your room before August 16, 2021, reserve online, or call 800.888.8020

LA Ride Traverse City Cherry Capital CycleTour:
September 18, 2021, 12:00pm-5:30pm
Join us for a guided bike tour through Traverse City that will include multiple stops around award winning designed areas along the waterfront and interior of the city via the TART (Traverse Area Regional Trail) trail system.
Please plan on bringing a bike if you are able and attending the LA Ride.

LA Ride Registration


Sponsorship Opportunities:
Michigan ASLA is asking for your help to make this event a success. We are offering a variety of sponsorship opportunities including participating as an exhibitor, sponsoring the LA Ride and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to reach landscape architects and professionals in related fields from all over the state.
Registration deadline for sponsorships is September 1, 2021.

More Information
Sponsorship/Exhibitor Registration


*Brochure with full session descriptions coming soon.


Thursday, September 16, 2021

2:00pm - 6:00pm              Sketch Crawl


Friday, September 17, 2021

7:45am - 8:30am              Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

8:30am - 9:30am              Global Climate Change and the Quest for Resiliency

9:30am – 10:30am           Michigan’s Office of Climate and Energy – Catalyst Communities

10:30am – 11:30am         Break and Visit Exhibits

11:30am – 12:45pm         Peninsula Township’s PDR Program at 30 Years

12:45pm – 2:00pm           Lunch and State of the Chapter
2:00pm - 2:45pm              Detroit River Restoration - Climate Change Resilience, Great Lakes Restoration

2:45pm – 3:30pm             Michigan ASLA – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

3:30pm – 4:00pm             Break and Visit Exhibits

4:00pm – 5:15pm             The Racialized Landscape, Climate Change, and the Black Community

5:15pm – 6:45pm             President’s Cocktail Reception, Awards and Raffle


Saturday, September 18, 2021

12:00pm – 5:30pm          LA Ride (separate registration required)