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We are proud to bring you speakers from our own backyard as well as throughout the country who are well known for their knowledge and dedication to the horticulture industry.

Qing Lana Luo 
Qing Lana Luo is a licensed Landscape Architect, and an Assistant Professor and State Extension Specialist of Landscape Architecture at Oklahoma State University. Before joining the academic position, she had been practicing landscape architectural design in leadership roles in international design firms for seventeen years in Boston, MA and Beijing, China. She has worked for prestigious international firms including EDSA, CRJA and Turen Scape, and had her practice. She has designed a wide range of outdoor environment, including urban parks, plazas, streetscapes, residential landscapes, and mixed-used developments. Her projects are located broadly in the world including the USA, South America, Middle East, Europe, and China. Qing’s work has been recognized with many international, national, and regional awards.
Qing currently teaches six core design classes at Oklahoma State University. She has been invited to give a wide range of talks, and to teach workshops relating to landscape design, sustainable landscape, cultural landscapes in regional programs, national conferences, and international universities. She has a deep understanding of landscapes, design, culture, and sustainability issues. She has traveled to many places in the world and used photography as her journal to record her experiences.