Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

President’s Message

CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture)

President’s Message

December 2021

Distinguished Colleagues and Our Friends in Allied Organizations,

I am, once again, excited to inform you all of the many new undertakings and initiatives currently occurring in the organization in my third letter to you as the President of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA).

The 2022 Annual CELA Conference

The CELA Standing Committee on Conferences and Events has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to organize the 2022 CELA Conference. We are extremely excited for what is in store and also to see everyone again at the the (mostly) in-person CELA conference. The conference will be held from March 16-19, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. Nestled on 550 acres of land between the Sandia Mountains and the Rio Grande River, this venue was selected for its Native American cultural heritage, inspirational landscape, and unique environment.

With a conference theme of ‘Evolving Norms: Adapting Scholarship to Disruptive Phenomena,’ the conference will showcase past landscape architecture norms and how they have altered in response to societal change. We also have several amazing opportunities for in-person attendees for the conference, including field trips to Santa Fe, Mesa del Sol, the UNM Campus, and the J.B. Jackson Home in La Cienega. We also have several workshops planned, including a Drone Workshop. If you prefer to stay local, the resort offers many perks for relaxation and socializing. We will also offer a convenient shuttle between the Albuquerque airport and the resort for all in-person attendees….Read More…

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