Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

Standing Committee on Conferences and Events

CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture)

Standing Committee on Conferences and Events

Members: Chair & Past President, Charlene LeBleu; President-Elect, Sadik Artunç; Regional Director (4), Matthew Kirkwood

Committee scope:

Scope: To review and propose policies and procedures related to scheduling, hosting, recruiting, managing and funding CELA or CELA-involved conferences and events including communications with attendees for comped conference registration. Comped registration applies to: Lifetime achievement award winner; Student and Faculty award winners; President, Past President, President Elect; Student Director (Janet Singer scholarship); allied organizations representatives: ASLA, LAAB, LAF, CLARB, ECLAS, EDRA; Poster winner (from previous conference gets $500 toward registration for the following year).

Committee priorities:

List the expected deliverables related to each goal and expected completion dates. Briefly describe progress on goals.

  1. Review post conference reviews and host report for implementation and inclusion in the M&O manual
  2. Review proposals and decide on 2021 conference venue and theme
  3. Develop conference host proposal form and revise policies and procedures regarding conference host and CELA split, international conferences and expectations
  4. Investigate sponsorship with budget and finance and event organizers (ESRI plus others who sponsored CELA 2019)
  5. Investigate potential for Zoom presentations from international registrants
  6. Provide a timeline April 2019 – March 2020 of priorities to use in reporting to the CELA Board