Kimberly (Dale) Kneifl will present her thesis this Thursday at 10:00 am in Seaton 132
 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Monday Memo 04.11.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS
The LARCP Faculty Meeting will be held in Seaton 133 this week--please plan to arrive at 12:30, if not before.

The City of Kansas City, MO is launching a design competition to develop visions for a new linear park in the Northland on April 25. You can read more information here. 

OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Associate Professor Blake Belanger will present  Representing Resilience: Design Strategies and Graphic Communication for Increasing Urban Resilience at the 2016 Central States ASLA meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas, April 15, 2016. 

Professor Stephanie Rolley was an invited panelist at the Greater Kansas City American Society for Public Administrations' Facing the Future: Leveraging Parks and Green Space for Long-Term Prosperity forum in Kansas City, April 7, 2105.
OF INTEREST
Two PBS shows addressing important landscape architecture and planning locations will debut in April. "
10 Parks That Changed America" airs nationally on April 12 at 7:00 pm on KTWU. "10 Towns That Changed America" airs on April 19 at 7:00 pm on KTWU. Each of the shows will be rebroadcast throughout the week of their airing.

The ACSP abstract submittal site ,  is open and abstracts are due by 11:59 pm on April 17.

The KS APA Spring 2016 Symposium, hosted by the City of Wichita, will take place Friday, April 22. This all day event, from 8am to 4pm (lunch will be at the food trucks in the popup park!) will include a bike tour. There will also be an evening reception for those who wish to stay. APA KS will reimburse any student travelers for gas money (as long as they carpool with a minimum of 3 in a vehicle).

Global Food Systems Research Science Communication Workshops for Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Researchers 
( joint effort of Beach Museum of Art, PSI, Office of Vice President for Research, and LARCP. This is a part of Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page's scholarly activity related to informal learning):

Open to Public 
Global Food Systems Research Science Communication Symposium April 28, 2016. Presentations by graduate  students and post-doctoral research team members begin at 2 pm. Keynote talk by artist and National Geographic photo-essayist Jim Richardson on the Origins of Agriculture begins at 4:30 pm, Beach Museum of Art, UMB auditorium.

Kansas City Design Week 2016 will take place  April 7 - 16 and will be filled with exciting events and experiences that will inspire you to take the next step in your creative journey, wherever you are and wherever you're headed.  Registration is open now .

The Landscape Architecture Foundation Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future will take place at the University of Pennsylvania, June 10-11, 2016. The Summit marks 50 years since Ian McHarg and other leading landscape architects composed LAF's seminal Declaration of Concern, which decried the burgeoning environmental crisis and heralded landscape architecture as critical to help solve it. Building on this legacy, this one-time historic gathering will culminate in a redrafting of the original 1966 Declaration of Concern and a landmark publication of the ideas presented. Registration is open now, early bird registration ends April 1.
 
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:

April 13-15, 2016 Little Rock, AR
KS APA Spring Symposium April 22, 2016 Wichita, KS
PGASLA Awards 
Public lecture Friday evening,  Walking tour and awards lunch on Saturday
April 22-23, 2016 Manhattan, KS
June 1-4, 2016
Chicago, IL
June 10-11, 2016
Philadelphia, PA
IMCL Conference June 13-17, 2016 Rome, Italy
June 13 - 15, 2016
San Jose, CA
July 3-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ECLAS Sept. 11-14, 2016 Rapperswill, Switzerland
ASLA October 21-24, 2016 New Orleans, LA
October 27-30, 2016
Canberra, Australia
ACSP
November 3-6, 2016
Portland, OR

EVENTS & DEADLINES
  
APRIL

11-13-15 Master's Project and Report Defense,

14 LARCP faculty meeting, 12:30-1:30 pm, Seaton 133,

17 ACSP Abstract Deadline, 11:59 pm 

21 RCP Faculty Meeting

21 APDesign Scholarship Reception

22 Kansas APA Symposium, Wichita, KS

22 ASLA President Elect Vaughn Rinner, 1:30-2:30 pm, presentation to students, all welcome, location TBD

22 PGASLA Go See It! Lecture, 6:30 pm, Discovery Center

23 PGASLA Walking Tour, 8:30-11:00 am, K-State Campus

23 PGASLA Awards Presentation and Luncheon, 11:30 am-2:00 pm, Beach Museum of Art

28 Global Food Systems Research Science Communication Symposium, 2 & 4:30 pm, UMB auditorium,

28 No LARCP Faculty Meeting


MAY

5 LARCP Faculty Meeting

12 No LARCP Faculty Meeting

17-18 LA Curriculum Summit, all day, JPs
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