AIA Conference on Architecture (A'17)

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, April 28, 2017, to discuss current issues in the profession in a multilateral forum. This will be the sixteenth 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: 


2017 IPF Placemat

Download updates from each participating organization:  

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

Additional Links:
2016 International Presdient's Forum
2015 International Presidents' Forum
2014 International Presidents' Forum
2013 International Presidents' Forum
2012 International Presidents' Forum
2011 International Presidents' Forum