Cultivating Brilliance: 2022 AIA CAE Spring Conference

Starts:  Apr 27, 2022 09:00 AM (CT)
Ends:  Apr 30, 2022 05:00 PM (CT)
Cultivating Brilliance: 2022 AIA CAE Spring Conference 
The learning landscape is forever changed. There is no going back, nor should there be. Let’s focus our energies on moving forward – together – as we explore places that inspire and inform our ability to design places that foster cultural competence, community, and curiosity, building our capacity to CULTIVATE BRILLIANCE in ourselves and others!

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***Preliminary schedule layout. Subject to change. Conference registration not yet open. Stay tuned!


Day 1:  Wednesday, April 27th

Minnehaha Academy

4:00-5:00pm – Welcome & Opening Keynote

5:00-6:00pm – Tour


Mill City Museum

6:30-7:30pm – Reception

7:30-8:30pm – Tour


Day 2:  Thursday, April 28th

Sartell High School

9:30-10:30 tour                              

Middle School                                 



St. John’s Abbey

12:15-12:45 Lunch

12:45-1:45 Orientation & Tour  


University of Minnesota Bell Museum of Natural History

3:15-4:15 Tour


Surly Brewing                              

4:45-5:15 Tour                                

O’Shaughnessy Distilling Co.      

5:30-6:00 Tour                                



Day 3:  Friday, April 29th

3M Design Center

8:30-9:30 Session 2

9:30-10:30 Tour


Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center

11:00-11:30 Orientation

11:30-12:30 Tour


Lunch 12:30-1:30


Minneapolis Public Service Building

2:00-2:30 Orientation

2:30-3:30 Tour


University of Minnesota

4:00-5:00 Tour





Day 4 , Saturday April 30th


Jordan Middle School

8:45-9:45 Tour


Tashjian Bee Pollinator Discovery Center

10:15-11:15 Session 3

11:15-11:45 Tour





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Minneapolis, MN 55415