Visual Resource Stewardship Conference

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Fall 10-28-2019


The 2019 Visual Resource Stewardship Conference: Seeking 20/20 Vision for Landscape Futures was held in October 27-30, 2019 at the Argonne National Laboratory. Four technical training workshops were offered on the first day of the conference, which was the first time for that format. Seventy-five technical papers and visual case studies were presented over 2-1/2 days with single audience format in the mornings and concurrent sessions in the afternoons. Invited plenary speakers were Andrew Lothian from Australia and Martin “Mike” Pasqualetti from Arizona State University. Presenters were private practitioners, public agency landscape architects, and university faculty and students. The presenters were from the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, and New Zealand. The 2019 conference ended with a session devoted to the need to adequately train a future generation of visual resource practitioners, as this was recognized a was a major concerns of the planning committee while organizing the 2019 conference.