2011 Convention

AIA Signs New Accord with the Architects' Council of Europe

Selma Harrington, Hon. AIA, ACE President, and Clark D. Manus, FAIA, AIA President


2011 AIA Presidential Medalists Honored during Closing General Session

From Left: Carlos Alvarez Guzman, Hon. AIA, President, Colegio de Arquitectos de Costa Rica (not pictured); Selma Harrington, Hon. AIA, President, Architects’ Council of Europe (2010 Presidential Medal Recipient; awarded in 2011); George Kunihiro, FAIA, President, Architects' Regional Council of Asia; Clark D. Manus, FAIA, AIA President; Brian Zulaikha, Hon. AIA, President, Australian Institute of Architects; Alfonso Palafox Garcia, Hon. AIA, President, Federacion de Colegios de Arquitectos de la Republica Mexicana

Thursday, May 12:

2:00-3:30 PM
TH222 Global Practice Session-International Committee Annual Update

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 211-213 

6:30-8:00 PM

EV211 International Committee Reception

The reception for all international guests of the Institute, AIA officers,  International Committee members,  overseas members, and others interested in international issues and practice.  Hosted by Helen D. Hatch, FAIA, 2011 chair, International Committee.
Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, Versailles Ballroom

Friday, May 13:

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 EV304 International Presidents' Forum 
Discussion among the presidents of architects' associations and  the U.S. collateral organizations focusing on pre-selected international issue

International Presidents' Forum Looks at Architects' Role in Disaster Recovery: "Architects have the creative ability to envision what should happen," says Robert Ivy, FAIA, Chief Executive Officer/EVP of the AIA.

12:30-2:00 PM
EV309 International Presidents' Luncheon 
Hosted by Jeffrey Potter, FAIA, AIA President-elect.
Convention Center 342

2:00-3:00 PM
EV310 International Open Member Forum
Open meeting of the AIA overseas members, chaired by Thomas Vonier, FAIA, RIBA, AIA International Director.
Convention Center 350-351

Saturday, May 14:

8:30-10:00 AM
SA424 Honorary Fellows: Global Perspectives on Regionalism  
Convention Center 265-266