DeepRoot, based in San Francisco, Calif., is scheduling presentations for the ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo in Phoenix on Sept. 28 – Oct. 1. The conference, sponsored by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), will host more than 5,000 professionals who aim to earn up to 21 development hours and reconnect with the fundamentals elements of design.

DeepRoot is a green infrastructure product manufacturer focusing on urban forestry and stormwater management. Landscape partner James Urban of Urban Trees + Soils will lead three seminars on the topics of bioretention rainwater treatment and healthy soils.
Urban’s first session, featuring Bioretention Rainwater Treatment (Technical Design), is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Urban will conduct two other sessions about healthy soils on Monday, Oct. 1, 8 – 9:30 a.m., when he will address the physical, organic and chemical properties of healthy soil. From 10 – 11:30 a.m., he will speak about soil preservation, reuse and modification.

At the expo, DeepRoot ( will feature the Silva Cell, an underground modular building block for tree growth and green environments.