AIA National Convention and Design Exposition

2016 International Presidents' Forum

The presidents of a dozen national, regional, and international architectural associations, along with the presidents of the U.S. collateral organizations (NCARB, NAAB, ACSA & AIAS), will meet for a two-hour business meeting on Friday, May 20, 2016, to discuss current issues in the profession in a multilateral forum. This will be the fifteenth year of the International Presidents’ Forum, first held at the AIA's 2002 National Convention. All presidents are encouraged to submit updates on their national activities and any other documents they wish to share to supplement the discussion of the agenda topics. The agenda and updates will be posted below: 


2016 IPF Placemat

Download updates from each participating organization:  

  1. Architects' Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA)
  2. Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)
  3. Association of Siamese Architects (ASA)
  4. Africa Union of Architects (AUA)
  5. Australian Institute of Architects (AIA)
  6. Colegio de Arquitectos de Costa Rica (CACR)
  7. Conselho de Arquitetura e Urbanismo do Brasil (CAU/BR)
  8. Federación de Colegios de Arquitectos de la República Mexicana (FCARM)
  9. Federación Panamericana de Asociaciones de Arquitectos (FPAA)
  10. Federation of Institutes of Korean Architects (FIKA)
  11. International Union of Architects (UIA) 
  12. Japan Institute of Architects (JIA)
  13. National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) 
  14. National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
  15. Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC)
  16. Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) 

Additional Links:
2015 International Presidents' Forum
2014 International Presidents' Forum
2013 International Presidents' Forum
2012 International Presidents' Forum
2011 International Presidents' Forum