On the Horizon – Conferences with Calls for Proposals

Konza Prairie panorama. Photo by Henry Domke, www.henrydomke.com

Konza Prairie Panorama by Henry Domke, www.henrydomke.com

Many of the design and health conferences are held in the fall, which means that many proposals are due soon – in less than month, in fact! Here’s a list of conferences that you might want to submit proposals for, as well as a couple where proposal deadlines are either past or not yet posted but that you should mark on your calendar. Conferences are listed in order in which proposals are due:

USGBC Greenbuild Conference and Expo, October 4-7, 2011, Toronto, Canada. Submission deadline is Friday, January 14, 2011. Register to submit on the USGBC website.

ASLA – American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting and EXPO, October 30-November 2, 2011, San Diego, CA. Education session proposal deadline is January 21, 2011. Surveys show that the top reason attendees register for the annual meeting is the education program. Visit our web site to submit your online proposal: www.asla-education.scsubmissions.com/index.aspx.

HCD11 – HealthcareDesign 2011, November 13–16, 2011, Nashville, TN.
Presentation proposal deadline is January 21, 2011 at 5 pm Pacific time.
HealthcareDesign is a four-day event that provides expert insight into the design, architecture, and engineering of healthcare environments, delivering authoritative and timely content to inform, engage, and shape the industry. Submit your presentation online at data.healthdesign.org.

Open Space People Space Conference, June 27-29, 2011, Edinburgh, Scotland. Abstracts due no later than January, 31, 2011.
The theme this year is “Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors,” a conference on research into inclusive outdoor environments for all. Stay tuned for another blog post with more information about this conference, but in the meantime, visit their website, www.openspace.eca.ac.uk.

9th Biennial Conference on Environmental Psychology, September 26-28, 2011, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Abstract submission deadline is March 20, 2011. Early bird registration deadline is May 15, 2011. See www.envpsych2011.eu for more information.
Contributions from all areas of environmental psychology are welcome. Key topics include the built and natural environment, conservation behavior and sustainability, environmental perception and decision making, environmental risks and stress, methods and theories in environment-behavior research, and restoration and health.

EDRA (Environmental Design Research Association), May 25-28, 2011, Chicago, IL.
Deadline for proposals has passed, but there’s still plenty of time to register. Visit the EDRA website (www.edra.org) for details.

AHTA – American Horticultural Therapy Association, October 20-21, Asheville, NC. No information up yet on on their website, www.ahta.org, but we’ll announce it when we find out more.

Know of another conference that we should be announcing? Leave a comment on this post, or contact us!