LABASH 2015 | San Luis Obispo, California March 19 – March 21

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    The theme for this year's conference draws on the fundamental principle of Genius Loci, or Spirit of a Place in SLO (San Luis Obispo).

    45 years of tradition

    LABash is an annual student-led landscape architecture conference hosted each year since 1970. We’re very proud to bring you this year’s LABash hosted by the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.


    The three-day conference features lecture from professors and professionals, design workshops, charrettes and plenty of opportunities to socialize. Come explore the California Central Coast, and make friends and memories with other landscape architecture students!

    Learn by Doing

    — Cal Poly Motto —

    Discere Faciendo: Learn by Doing

    S.L.O. = San Luis Obispo.

    California Polytechnic State University is known for it’s “Learn by Doing” approach which has helped our Landscape Architecture program to be named 4th in the United States by Design Intelligence. During a visit to California’s Central Coast, you will experience the Pacific Ocean vistas, graceful mountains, and small town charm which have inspired designers for decades.

     

    Cal Poly by the Numbers

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    Landscape Architecture Program Ranked in Nation
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    Miles South of San Francisco
    200
    Miles North of Los Angeles
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    Best in the Nation for 21 consecutive years.

    — U.S. News —

    Registration

    ARE YOU READY FOR AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE

     

     

    Professionals

    $350
      • Late $350 (2/20 – 3/19) Registration
      • Free Lunch
      • Free Dinner

    Schedule

    Let's have a good time.

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    Tours

     

    Enjoy the beautiful central coast with these amazing tours!

    Adventure Opportunities

    Morro Bay Kayaking

    Wine & Viticulture Tour

    Poly Canyon Tour

    Arboretum & Horse Canyon


    Need to cancel your registration? Please follow this instruction to cancel your registered tour.
    REGISTER NOW!

    If you can design one thing, you can design everything.

    — Massimo Vignelli —

    Speakers

    We're bringing the best of the best.

    In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

    — John Muir —

    Travel

    Travel to San Luis Obispo and find out all the beauty we have to offer.

     

    There are endless possibilities

    Things to do in SLO

    Beautiful Open Space

    Heart of San Luis Obispo

    West Coast. Best Coast.

    Wine Country


    Getting Here

    It’s worth it.

    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. is located on the beautiful California Central Coast, 200 miles north of Los Angeles, 230 miles south of San Francisco.


    Getting Here By Car

    From U.S. Route 101, take Grand Avenue/Cal Poly exit.

    Getting Here By Plane

    San Luis Obispo is served by San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport. There are daily services from Los Angeles, San Francisco and Phoenix.

    Los Angeles Airport offers daily shuttle service to Los Angeles Union Station.

    Getting Here By Train

    San Luis Obispo and Cal Poly is served by Amtrak California. Daily services by Pacific Surfliner from San Diego to San Luis Obispo, and Coast Starlight from Seattle to San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles. Cal Poly is also served by various Amtrak buses. (Cal Poly Amtrak Code: SLP)

    Traveling within San Luis Obispo

    San Luis Obispo Public Transit Buses have special 3-days rate for $6.00 per person. Please visit their website for more information. San Luis Obispo is also one of the Uber city! Please check out Uber for more information.


    SLO MAP

    CP Map for program

    Lodging

    WHY SAN LUIS OBISPO?

    HAPPIEST CITY IN AMERICA

    Don’t know where to stay?

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    Want to host LAbash 2017?

    EMAIL US.

    host@labash2015.com

    Sponsors

    We thank our sponsors for making LABASH 2015 happen.

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    Would you like to sponsor LAbash 2015?

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

    Contact

    We'd really love to hear from you so why not drop us an email and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

    QUESTIONS?

    Let us know.

    contact@labash2015.com

    Team

    Here's the team that brought you LABASH 2015. Please feel free to contact us!

    KATE CANNON

    DIRECTOR

    KATE CANNON

    MELANIE MABRY

    VICE PRESIDENT

    MELANIE MABRY

    ALIX KIDWELL

    VP & GRAPHICS COMMITTEE HEAD

    ALIX KIDWELL

    KATIE BARSANTI

    PRESENTERS COMMITTEE HEAD

    KATIE BARSANTI

    GRACE CAIN

    PRESENTERS COMMITTEE HEAD

    GRACE CAIN

    IAN LARSEN

    FINANCE COMMITTEE HEAD

    IAN LARSEN

    MAYRA CONCEPCION

    SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE HEAD

    MAYRA CONCEPCION

    MARLEY SYMMES

    EVENTS COMMITTEE HEAD

    MARLEY SYMMES

    CHELSEA KEITH

    EXPO ORGANIZER

    CHELSEA KEITH

    DAVE WATTS

    DEPARTMENT HEAD

    DAVE WATTS

    BIANCA KOENIG

    PROFESSIONAL ADVISOR

    BIANCA KOENIG

    YOUNG CHOI

    GRAPHICS & WEB DESIGNER

    YOUNG CHOI

    BRANDON CORNEJO

    EVENTS COMMITTEE MEMBER

    BRANDON CORNEJO

    MELANIE BUFFA

    EVENTS COMMITTEE MEMBER

    MELANIE BUFFA

    KALYN CROSIER

    COMMITTEE MEMBER

    KALYN CROSIER

    RYAN WANG

    GRAPHICS COMMITTEE MEMBER

    RYAN WANG

    SHANNON O'HEHIR

    SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE MEMBER

    SHANNON O'HEHIR

    WAYNE NEMEC

    EVENTS COMMITTEE MEMBER

    WAYNE NEMEC

    MEGAN SAVAGE

    EVENTS COMMITTEE MEMBER

    MEGAN SAVAGE

    CHAD THOMPSON

    SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE MEMBER

    CHAD THOMPSON

    JESSICA JAMES

    EVENTS COMMITTEE MEMBER

    JESSICA JAMES

    SARAH SAMYNATHAN

    SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE MEMBER

    SARAH SAMYNATHAN

    CLAIRE MORRIS

    CLAIRE MORRIS

    EMILY BARLOG

    EMILY BARLOG

    RACHEL D'ORAZIO

    RACHEL D'ORAZIO

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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