7:30 AM07:30

ASLA Iowa 2018 Spring Conference

Join us for an inspiring day-long event at Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames where you'll have the opportunity to learn alongside your peers and earn continuing education units for your time.

Finish out the day by also planning to attend the P.H. Elwood Lecture with speaker Shannon Nichol  from 6:00-7:30pm in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design, ISU

Full details to be posted soon.  We hope to see you there! 

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3:30 PM15:30

2017 IA-ASLA and SSLA Tailgate

Please be sure to join us for the annual tailgate on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Jack Trice Stadium, Iowa State University, Tent 32, where the Iowa State Cyclones will battle with the Texas Longhorns. The tailgate is free to attend and refreshments will be available.  Families are welcome!  CLICK HERE for flyer.  Click link below to register! 

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to Apr 21

ASLA Central States 2017

The Iowa ASLA Chapter will be hosting the Central States Conference at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates in Downtown Des Moines April 19-21, 2017.  The Call for Presenters has been sent out by email and all are encouraged to submit a proposal.  CLICK HERE to see the Call for Presenters.  

REGISTER HERE for all Exhibitor, Sponsorship, and Attendees

With questions please contact our office through the CONTACT US page.

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5:00 PM17:00

IA ASLA Winter Social 2017

  • The Beerhouse Restaurant & Sports Pub (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us on Thursday, January 19, 2017 for the Iowa ASLA Winter Social at The Beerhouse Restaurant & Sports Pub in Urbandale, IA.

Free for ASLA and SSLA Members. Guests are $10 at the door.

4810 NW 86th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

Click here for details and to register.  We hope to see you there!


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to Apr 28

ASLA Spring Conference

  • Prairie Meadows Conference & Events Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for an inspiring day-long event at Prairie Meadows Events & Conference Center where you'll have the opportunity to learn alongside your peers and earn continuing education units for your time.

Interested in being exhibitor? Please click here for the exhibitor form. Please contact our office if you have any questions or would like to pay with a credit card.

Registration is now closed for this event.

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6:00 PM18:00

Film Screening: "10 Parks that Changed America"

Join us on April 20th at the downtown Des Moines Central Library for a special screening of the PBS documentary 10 Parks that Changed America.  Doors open at 5:30pm.

Learn more and get a preview here:

This is a free event with light refreshments provided.

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7:00 AM07:00

Land Up - Learn How to Stand Out on the Web

Land Up is a one-day marketing and business development workshop for the landscape architecture and architecture community. Be inspired. Learn how to market your firm and stand out in a crowd. Learn to be a better networker. Find out which marketing tactics work best, from social media to email to search engine optimization.

Land Up is limited to 100 landscape architects and architects from around the Midwest looking to grow their business. Last year’s event sold out so don’t wait to register. This is the perfect opportunity to meet firm owners and decision makers in an intimate learning and networking environment!


Land Up will take place Friday, July 31, 2015 at AIA Chicago, 35 E Upper Wacker Drive in downtown Chicago

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5:30 PM17:30

Iowa Women in Architecture 2015 Kick off - 'Thriving Amidst Chaos'


Join Iowa Women in Architecture (iaWia) to kick off the new year with an event featuring speaker Susan Johnson on Thursday, January 29th from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at the new Wellmark YMCA conference room in downtown Des Moines (501 Grand Ave). In addition to Johnson’s program on Thriving Amidst Chaos, members and guests will learn more about iaWia and review Best Practice Recommendations for the Design Profession.

Free and open to all. Registration is appreciated; for more information and to register, visit the following link:

Featured speaker Susan Johnson will discuss Thriving Amidst Chaos where we will learn strategies on becoming more organized and less stressed. We will explore how managing the use of time can more effectively maximize both our professional and personal lives. Susan has helped hundreds of people transform how they experience work and life and we are excited to have her join us to further explore the topic. No single system works for everyone, but implementing even one tool can transform your everyday life. So join iaWia and discover a system that works for you!

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