AIA KnowledgeNet Roundup: February 22

AIA KnowledgeNet Roundup: February 22
The AIA Knowledge Communities sponsor amazing events at the annual AIA National Convention. Find out more about our education tours, awards receptions, pre-Convention workshops, in-depth seminars, and networking opportunities.

Knowledge Community Programming:
The 2013 AIA National Convention

The AIA Knowledge Communities sponsor amazing events at the annual AIA National Convention. Find out more on AIA KnowledgeNet about our 2013 programming, which includes educational tours, awards receptions, hands-on workshops, comprehensive seminars, and hybrid networking opportunities. Here are some highlights.

Public Architects Workshop

 This pre-convention workshop explores the roles, responsibilities and leadership of and by architects who are involved in the planning, design and construction of public buildings. Management, collaboration, emerging trends and technology tools that are part of the leadership acumen practiced by public architects will be highlighted by various presentations. Workshop registration includes breakfast, lunch, and the Public Architects Workshop reception (EV105).

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Register for PAW at the 2013 AIA National Convention »

►  Those who wish to attend the Public Architects Workshop register for $700 on or before April 10 or $750 on or before May 22. After May 22, the full/onsite registration fee of $800 will apply. Registration includes the Public Architect Workshop; continuing education seminars and show floor education; entrance to AIA Expo2013; the three keynote presentations; and the Public Architects, Corporate Architects and Facility Management, and Academy of Architecture for Justice Reception (EV105). Educational tours, guest tours, and events are available at an additional cost. To register, select the Public Architects Workshop package.

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WE202: Leadership in Housing: Creative Strategies for Healthy Neighborhoods

Earn 7.5 AIA HSW LU | Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM | Fee: $350

Multifamily construction continues to increase, driving growth in the residential construction market overall. With increased growth and increased competition, architects working in multi-family housing will be challenged to rise to the top as leaders in the field. This day-long, interactive session will focus on issues specific to multifamily residential architects, including both affordable and market-rate projects. We will go in-depth on timely topics such as best practices and innovative projects, designing for an aging population, new accessibility codes, occupant health, and critical partnerships for success. The session will focus on the expanding role of the architect in addressing critical technical issues while producing beautiful buildings that are well suited to their place and inhabitants.

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EV105: Public Architects, Corporate Architects and Facility Management, and Academy of Architecture for Justice Reception

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM | Fee: $50

Join the local and national AIA Committee of Corporate Architects and Facility Management, AIA Public Architects Committee, and the Academy of Architecture for Justice (AAJ) members at a hosted reception. Enjoy food and drinks in this stimulating environment while meeting clients and practitioners in public and corporate architecture. Join the AAJ members as they announce their 2013 award recipients

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EV107: Building Science and Performance Networking Reception

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Fee: $25

Join the AIA Technical Design for Building Performance Knowledge Community and the Building Enclosure Council for an evening of networking and fellowship with industry peers. Appetizers, beer, and wine included.

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►  Advance Registration for Seminars

Register in advance for continuing education seminars and be guaranteed a seat! On-site registration will be available. However, seminars may be sold out prior to the convention. You are strongly encouraged to register for seminars when you register to attend convention. 

Registration for your preferred seminar does not obligate you to attend that particular seminar. If any seats for the seminar remain unclaimed 10 minutes before it begins, then attendees who did not pre-register will be admitted on a first-come, first-seated basis.

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