American Public Gardens Association
2019 Conference
Washington D.C. June 17-21, 2019

2019 Plenary Speakers

Plenary Speaker
Wednesday Lunch, June 19
Vice President of STEM Equity and Education 
Science Museum of Minnesota 


Joanne Jones-Rizzi joins the senior leadership team as Vice President of STEM Equity and Education; however, her career at the Science Museum is long and accomplished. In her new role, she will lead the Science Museum’s...

Plenary Speaker
Tuesday Lunch, June 18

Mikyoung Kim is an international landscape architect and urban designer, and founding principal of Mikyoung Kim Design in Boston, MA. With a uniquely holistic approach, Mikyoung’s body of work has redefined the discipline of landscape architecture, inhabiting the intersection of art and science. Last year, her firm received the Cooper Hewitt...