Make your way over to the ARCHITECT Live booth (#445) to listen to interviews and panel discussions.


Thursday, May 14

12:00 PM

Social Impact—Change is Hard
Moderator: John Peterson AIA, Founder and President, Public Architecture

12:30 PM
AIA’s Small Firm Round Table: What’s New in 2015
Moderator: Brian Frickie, AIA, Chair, AIA Small Firm Roundtable

1:00 PM
Residential Architect Design Awards
Moderator: Katie Gerfen, Editor, residential architect

2:00 PM
Going Forward: A Conversation with Moshe Safdie, Winner of the 2015 AIA Gold Medal
Moderator: Ned Cramer, Editor-in-Chief, ARCHITECT

2:30 PM
AIA Fellows Perspective: Atlanta’s Architecture and Outlook for the Profession
Moderator: Melody Harclerode,  AIA, President, AIA Atlanta

3:00 PM
2015 10up Competition: Big Impact Comes in a Little Footprint
Moderator: Krista Dumkrieger, Emerging Professionals Director, AIA Atlanta

3:30 PM
Sustainability in Specs
Moderator: Joe Berchenko, AIA, CSI, CCS, Director, MasterSpec Specifications, ARCOM

4:00 PM
AIA Contract Documents: New Products Update
Moderator: Ken Cobleigh, Esq., Managing Director and Counsel, AIA Contract Documents

4:30 PM
Selecting Windows to Achieve Building Performance and Design Requirements
Moderator: Ned Cramer, Editor-in-Chief, ARCHITECT

5:00 PM
Discover ARCHITECTURE in Communities
Moderator: Melody Harclerode,  AIA, President, AIA Atlanta

5:30 PM
Retrospective: AIA Foundation Diversity Scholarship, 1970–Present
Moderator: Ned Cramer, Editor-in-Chief, ARCHITECT


Friday, May 15

10:00 AM

Insight for Architects: A New Member Benefit
Laura Marlow, LEED AP, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships, CMD

10:30 AM
National Pavilion Design Competition
Moderator: Melody Harclerode, AIA, President, AIA Atlanta

11:30 AM
The National Resilience Initiative: Regional Resilience Design Studios
Moderator: Sherry-Lea Bloodworth Botop, Executive Director, Architects Foundation

12:00 PM
How Atlanta’s Skyline has Influenced other Cities Across the Globe: An Interview with Jack Portman 
Moderator: Ned Cramer, Editor-in-Chief, ARCHITECT

12:30 PM
The 2015 and 2016 Construction Outlook 
Moderator: Ned Cramer, Editor-in-Chief, ARCHITECT

1:00 PM
Canstruction Design/Build Competition Awards

Moderator: Carrie Kirk, President, Canstruction

2:00 PM
AIA and Black Spectacles Launch the Future of ARE® Prep
Moderator: Caroline Massie; Assistant Editor of Business, Technology, and Products; ARCHITECT

2:30 PM
Perspectives on Global Practice
Moderator: Matthew Dumich, AIA, Senior Architect; Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

3:00 PM
Rethinking Resilience: Enhancing Coastal Resiliency

3:30 PM
The Future of Architecture
Moderator: Liza Hausman, Vice President, Industry Marketing, Houzz


Saturday, May 16

10:00 AM
Rebuild by Design: The Dryline
Moderator: Kai-Uwe Bergmann, AIA, RIBA, Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group

10:30 AM
Hanley Wood Editors Panel 
Moderator: Katie Gerfen, Editor, Residential Design, Hanley Wood

11:00 AM
Preparing for the Next City: Frontiers of Collaboration
Moderator: Elaine Gallagher Adams, AIA, Professor of Architecture, Savannah College of Art and Design

11:30 AM
Building Equity, Building Health
Moderator: Lynn Dearborn, Ph.D., AIA, Associate Professor and Design Lead, University of Illinois

Note: All programming is subject to change or cancellation at any time.