Meeting/Event Information

    Past Meetings

    MIAMI SECTION| Sustainable SITES Initiative: SITES Workshop

    September 22, 2018
    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    University of Cincinnati
    5470 Aronoff
    Cincinnati, OH 45221

    This workshop will explore the SITES v2 Rating System, identify important steps in the certification process, and make the case for pursuing certification using real-world project examples.

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    Neighborhood Design Center Open House

    September 20, 2018
    4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    Neighborhood Design Center
    1445 Summit St., Suite 300
    Columbus, OH 43201
    http://columbusndc.org/

    JOIN US SEPTEMBER 20th

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    11th Eastern Native Grass Symposium

    September 17, 2018
    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Bayfront Convention Center
    1 Sassafras Pier
    Erie, PA 16507
    http://www.bayfrontconventioncenter.com/

    8 LACES CREDITS AVAILABLE

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    2 HR CEU EVENT | Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Tour

    September 15, 2018
    8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

    Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
    4850 W Powell Rd
    Columbus, OH 43065
    https://www.columbuszoo.org/

    Join OCASLA on Saturday, September 15th @ 8:30 am for a behind the scenes tour at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium with Karen Schenk, RLA. Participants MUST register for this event.

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    2018 INASLA Annual Meeting

    September 14, 2018
    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    NCAA Hall of Champions
    700 West Washington Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-inasla-annual-meeting-tickets-47198911214

    Friday, September 14th

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    MIAMI SECTION | SOCIAL EVENT : CAFE X - SEPTEMBER 2018

    September 13, 2018
    5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

    Awakenings - Montgomery location
    9321 Montgomery Road
    Montgomery, OH 45242
    http://www.awakeningscoffeeandwine.com

    The Miami Section will be once again having its Cafe X social hour this time at Awakenings – Montgomery. Join us to enjoy the company of other members over a hot cup of Joe or tea and some good conversation!

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    MIAMI SECTION | Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens: Plant Trials Day Symposium

    August 30, 2018
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens
    3400 Vine Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45220
    https://store.cincinnatizoo.org/webstore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?CG=EDUP&C=HORT

    The Zoo’s Plant Trials Day has become the premier horticultural symposium in the Midwest, bringing the nation’s top plant experts to regional audiences to enjoy.

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    Guided Tour of the Cleveland Botanical Gardens - 2 CEUs

    August 25, 2018
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Cleveland Botanical Gardens
    11030 East Blvd
    Cleveland, OH 44106
    http://www.cbgarden.org/

    Roger Gettig, Director of Horticulture and Conservation and Mark Bir, Glasshouse Manager will give a tour will give a tour of the outdoor gardens and the biomes.

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    MIAMI SECTION | UC GRADUATE COMMUNITY PLANNING AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: NEW STUDENT HAPPY HOUR

    August 23, 2018
    5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    The St. Clair
    245 Calhoun Street
    Clifton Heights, Cincinnati, OH 45219

    Welcome new UC graduate Community Planning and Landscape Architecture students and hang out with fellow Cincinnati-area planners and landscape architects!

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    Akron Design Professional Happy Hour Social - Akronym Brewing (AIA | OCASLA | CSI | IIDA)

    August 23, 2018
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Akronym Brewing
    58 E. Market Street
    Akron, OH 44308
    https://akronymbrewing.com/

    lease join ASLA, CSI IIDA and AIA at Akronym Brewing for Akron Design Professional Happy Hour Social - Akronym Brewing Thursday August 23rd from 5:00-7:00pm. 

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    MIAMI SECTION | LEARNING EVENT: POLIGON "OPEN AIR STEEL STRUCTURES"

    August 22, 2018
    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    CINCINNATI CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN
    1114 RACE ST.
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    This one hour, fast-paced ASLA approved program will discuss the benefits of working with a specialty manufacturer to design, engineer, and fabricate open air steel structures. (1 ASLA HSW hour)

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    Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

    August 17, 2018
    7:00 PM to 8:15 PM

    The Cleveland Museum of Art - Morley Lecture Hall
    11150 East Blvd
    Cleveland, OH 44106
    https://clevelandart.org/events/films/five-seasons-the-gardens-of-piet-oudolf

    This new documentary reveals how revolutionary landscape designer Piet Oudolf upends conventional notions of nature, public space, and beauty itself.

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    2018 OCASLA 14th Annual Golf Outing

    August 17, 2018
    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Chapel HIll Golf Club
    7516 Johnstown Road
    Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
    http://www.chapelhillgolfcourse.com/

    Registration Open!

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    BUCKEYE SECTION: Happy Hour Social with Victor Stanley

    August 14, 2018
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    BrewDog - Franklinton
    463 W Town Street
    Columbus, OH 43215
    https://www.brewdog.com/usa/bars/usa/franklinton

    Please join OCASLA and Victor Stanley for a Happy Hour Social at BrewDog in Franklinton from 6-8 pm on Tuesday, August 14th.  

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    Trees as Green Infrastructure Roadshow in Cleveland

    August 08, 2018
    4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

    Market Garden Brewery
    1947 W 25th St.
    Cleveland, OH 44113
    https://www.marketgardenbrewery.com/

    Please join us at Market Garden Brewery on August 8th at 4:30-6:30 for an exclusive opportunity to learn about how trees can be successfully used as green infrastructure, and how GreenBlue Urban are working with folks like you to make it happen.

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    BUCKEYE SECTION| CEU EVENT : TREES AS GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE ROADSHOW

    August 07, 2018
    5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Seventh Son Brewing Co.
    1101 N 4th St.
    Columbus, OH 43201
    http://seventhsonbrewing.com/homepage

    A free educational networking event about how to create healthy urban trees that can be used to efficiently and cost-effectively manage stormwater.

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    Tour des Trees - Ohio 2018

    July 29, 2018
    8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    Columbus to Cleveland loop

    To Benefit TREE Fund

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    Joint Association Happy Hour | Bridge Park

    July 26, 2018
    5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Pins Mechanical Co
    6558 Riverside Dr,
    Dublin, OH 43017
    https://www.pinsbar.com/dublin/

    Pins Mechanical Co + Vaso Roof Top Bar

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    Noel Kingbury

    July 23, 2018
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Franklin Park Conservatory
    1777 E Broad St
    Columbus, OH 43203
    https://www.fpconservatory.org/

    Explorations into History, Nature, and The World Around Us

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    BUCKEYE SECTION| CEU EVENT : ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE SPRAY PARKS BY VORTEX

    July 21, 2018
    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

    Pickerington Community Pool Splash Pad
    11330 Stonecreek Drive S.
    Pickerington, OH 43147
    http://www.ci.pickerington.oh.us/Pages/Departments/Parks_and_Recreation/Community_Pool/

    Gain the knowledge to be able to design sustainable and state-of-the-art zero-depth solutions

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    LARE Review in KY ASLA

    July 20, 2018
    6:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    GSP office on Whiskey Row
    111 West Main Street Suite 201
    Louisville, KY 40202

    Workshop Led by Tom Nieman | RSVP by July 15th

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    2018 OCASLA Professional + Student Awards Program

    July 20, 2018
    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    TBD

    Call For Entries!

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    MIAMI SECTION| CEU EVENT : ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE SPRAY PARKS by VORTEX

    July 20, 2018
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    Blue Ash Recreational Center
    4433 Cooper Road
    Blue Ash, OH 45242
    http://www.blueash.com/departments/parks_and_recreation/rec_center.php

    Gain the knowledge to be able to design sustainable and state-of-the-art zero-depth solutions

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    Joint Association Mixer (JAM) Monthly Happy Hour

    July 19, 2018
    5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    78th Street Studios, CAN Office 2nd Floor, Room 202
    1300 West 78th Street,
    Cleveland, OH 44102
    https://www.cantriennial.org/

    Eat, Drink & Connect

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    MIAMI SECTION| SAVE LOCAL WATERS : RAIN GARDEN WORKSHOP

    June 25, 2018
    9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Sanitation District No. 1
    1045 Eaton Drive
    Ft. Wright , KY 41017
    http://www.sd1.org/

    This unique workshop for all Greater Cincinnati landscaping professionals will further their knowledge and skills on rain gardens, helping them offer custom solutions to both their residential & commercial clients. All aspects of designing & constructing,

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    Lakewood Summer Solstice Celebration

    June 21, 2018
    6:00 PM to 10:30 PM

    Lakewood Park Solstice Steps
    14532 Lake Ave
    Lakewood, OH 44107
    http://www.lakewoodpubliclibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/summersolstice.pdf

    Celebrate the onset of summer and the longest day of the year at Lakewood Park Solstice Steps on Thursday, June 21 @ 6:00 pm.

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    GOODTIME FOR DESIGN BOAT CRUISE

    June 01, 2018
    5:30 PM to 11:30 PM

    Goodtime III Cruise Ship - East 9th Street Pier
    825 East 9th Street
    Cleveland, OH 44114
    https://www.aiacleveland.com/goodtime

    Join hundreds of members in the design, planning, construction and building management professions on board the GOODTIME III cruise ship for an evening of informal networking, collegiality and fun! Family, friends and guests are welcome and encouraged to

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    Amy Kobe Retirement Reception

    May 18, 2018
    3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    The Center for Architecture and Design
    50 W. Town St., Ste. 110
    Columbus, OH 43215

    At The Center for Architecture and Design

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    Joint Association Happy Hour - Veritas Columbus

    May 17, 2018
    5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Veritas
    11 W Gay St
    Columbus, OH 43215
    https://veritasrestaurant.com/2016/2/26/jtu09lkm3zx9r8md6k3jnujpxzf19q

    An Evening of Networking with Central Ohio's Allied Design Professionals

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    HAPPY HOUR SOCIAL

    May 17, 2018
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Thirsty Dog Taphouse
    529 Grant St
    Akron, OH 44311
    http://thirstydog.com/

    Eat, Drink & Connect

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    MIAMI SECTION | SOCIAL EVENT : CAFE X - MAY 2018

    May 17, 2018
    12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

    DEEPER ROOTS COFFEE
    3065 Madison Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45209
    https://www.deeperrootscoffee.com/

    There was no Cafe X the month of April due to the Annual meeting in Columbus. Our next Cafe X will be a lunchtime event in May. So let’s ring in Spring during the second Cafe X and enjoy each others company with a delicious cup of java at Deeper Roots.

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    2018 OCASLA ADVOCACY DAY

    May 16, 2018
    1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Ohio Statehouse
    1 Capitol Square
    Columbus, OH 43215
    http://www.ohiostatehouse.org/

    3rd Annual - Ladies' Gallery

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    2nd Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser

    May 10, 2018
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    The Wine Bistro
    1750 W. Lane Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43221
    https://www.winebistrocolumbus.com/

    Proceeds benefit the undergraduate and graduate students through the Knowlton School Alumni Society Scholarship Fund

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    MIAMI SECTION | GRAND OPENING : CINCINNATI CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN

    May 10, 2018
    5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    CINCINNATI CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
    1114 RACE STREET
    CINCINNATI, OH 45202
    https://www.aiacincinnati.org/program/ccad-grand-opening/

    Please join us in celebrating the grand opening of the Cincinnati Center for Architecture & Design (CCAD)

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    2018 Ohio Stormwater Conference

    May 09, 2018
    12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Kalahari Resort and Conference Center
    7000 Kalahari Dr
    Sandusky, OH 44870
    https://ohstormwaterconference.com/registration/

    The annual Ohio Stormwater Conference is a conference dedicated to advance the knowledge and understanding of comprehensive stormwater management for those dealing in all aspects of planning, design, implementation and regulatory compliance.

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    2018 OSU Graduation Dinner

    May 01, 2018
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Sidebar Columbus
    122 E. Main Street
    Columbus, OH 43215

    A celebration of the academic achievement of the OSU Knowlton School landscape architecture graduates.

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    2018 OCASLA Annual Meeting

    April 20, 2018
    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    COSI
    333 W Broad St
    Columbus, OH 43215
    https://cosi.org/

    Normal Registration Closes March 30th! 6 HSW LACES CEUs!

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    BUCKEYE SECTION: EARTH DAY/WLAM VOLUNTEERING AT HIGHBANKS METRO PARK

    April 14, 2018
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Highbanks Metro Park
    9466 Columbus Pike, #229
    Lewis Center, OH 43035

    Help celebrate Earth Day and World Landscape Architecture Month by volunteering at Highbanks Metro Park.

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    Joint Association Happy Hour

    March 22, 2018
    5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Platform Brewing Company
    408 N 6th St
    Columbus, OH 43215
    https://platformbeer.co/

    Platform Brewery

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    MIAMI SECTION | Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens: Sustainable Urban Landscapes Symposium

    March 22, 2018
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens
    3400 Vine Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45220
    https://store.cincinnatizoo.org/webstore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?CG=EDUP&C=HORT

    This year’s sustainable is almost entirely focused on landscaping and gardening for pollinating insects.

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    MIAMI SECTION | SOCIAL EVENT : CAFE X - MARCH 2018

    March 08, 2018
    5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

    Coffee Emporium
    110 E Central Parkway
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    https://www.coffee-emporium.com/contact/

    The Miami Section will be having its first Cafe X at Coffee Emporium to enjoy the company of other members with a hot cup of Joe and good conversation. Each Cafe X will be at a different cafe throughout the region. We hope to see you there!!

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    Western Reserve Winter Party

    February 24, 2018
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    BOMBA Tacos & Rum
    19880 Detroit Rd
    Rocky River, OH 44116
    http://bombatacos.com/rocky-river-oh-menu/

    February 24th - BOMBA Tacos & Rum

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    Mitchell Silver, New York City Parks & Recreation Commissioner

    February 08, 2018
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Akron Civic Theatre
    182 South Main Street
    Akron, OH 44308

    A Conversation with New Yrok City's Park Commissioner On Planning and Design

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    Design With Unilock Happy Hour

    January 31, 2018
    5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Greater Columbus Convention Center
    400 N High Street
    Columbus, OH 43215
    http://www.columbusconventions.com/

    Design With Unilock in 2018

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    MIAMI SECTION | 2018 SOCIAL EVENT (NEW DATE & TIME)

    January 26, 2018
    6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    MadTree Brewing
    3301 Madison Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45209
    https://www.madtreebrewing.com/home

    Cheers to the New Year and New Beginnings! Warm up or cool down with some hot food and cool drinks at this year’s first OCASLA Miami Section social event. Cash bar available. Pizza from Catch-a-Fire Pizza provided by the Chapter.

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    MIAMI SECTION | DAAP Lecture Series: Christopher Marcinkoski

    January 24, 2018
    4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    DAAP room 5401
    5470 Aronoff
    Cincinnati, OH 45221
    http://daap.uc.edu/

    Join us for an educational lecture at DAAP

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