The Landscape Below Ground V Conference: Submit Your Abstract Today

The deadline for submissions has been extended to 7 April 2023.

The Landscape Below Ground

The Morton Arboretum and the International Society of Arboriculture are proud to announce The Landscape Below Ground V Conference, which will take place in Lisle, Illinois on 10-12 October 2023.

The past Landscape Below Ground conferences have been held in 1993, 1998, 2008, and 2018. These conferences have provided a forum for presentation of the latest research and management practices in all aspects of tree root development in urban soils. Their impact on arboricultural practices has been significant.

The program committee is now accepting presentation, poster, and pre-conference workshop proposals for the conference. Proposals will be evaluated based on overall quality, appropriateness and timeliness of topic, well-defined focus, and practical applications of material. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Tree root development and management
  • Managing urban soil environments
  • Tree root system biomechanics
  • Root structure and stability
  • Tree production, planting, and establishment
  • Infrastructure conflicts and solutions
  • Construction damage and preservation
  • Planting site design

Presentations must be made in person. Submit your abstract here! The deadline for submissions is 7 April 2023.

Interested in catching up on the research that was shared during the Landscape Below Ground IV Conference in 2018? The conference proceedings and an accompanying CEU quiz are available on ISA’s web store. Use code LBG425 for a special, limited-time 25% discount on this book!


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