This month, the architecture industry is headed to Philadelphia for three days of lectures, meetings, and some real-life, business-card-swapping networking. What should you see during AIA Convention 2016?

ARCHITECT Live 2016: Following the opening keynote, head over to the AIA Expo and visit ARCHITECT at Booth 1038, where we'll be kicking off three days of presentations and panels. Speakers include Billie Tsien, AIA, Tod Williams, FAIA, Eric Owen Moss, FAIA, and Matthias Hollwich, to name just a few. Join us!

Watch the live stream here.

Thursday, May 19

10:10 AM
Host and Chief Moderator: Ned Cramer, Editor-in-Chief, ARCHITECT

10:30 AMSeattle 2020
John Chau, AIA, LEED AP, Partner, LMN Architects, and Walt Niehoff, AIA, Partner, LMN Architects (AIA National Architecture Firm Award 2016)

11:00 AMSpreading Cheer at St. Christopher’s Hospital
Hillary Israel, Director of Child Life, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Jessica Marshall, Segment Marketing Manager, Andersen Windows, Inc.
Gary Parisher, President, Cheeriodicals
Sponsored by: Andersen Windows, Inc.

11:30 AMPurposeful and Practical Performance
Angie Ogino, Technical Services Leader Thermafiber & Insolutions, Owens Corning
Herbert Slone, R.A., Chief Architect, Owens Corning
Gale Tedhams, Director Sustainability, Owens Corning
Sponsored by: Owens Corning

12:00 PMArchitecture for Play: Engaging the Next Generation
Moderator: Liza Hausman, VP of Industry Marketing, Houzz
Bob Borson, AIA, LEED AP, Architect, Malone Maxwell Borson Architects
Edgardo Jorge-Ortiz, AIA, NCARB, LEED , Architecture & Engineering Instructor, Jorge-Ortiz
Adam Weintraub, AIA, Owner, Koko Architecture + Design

12:30 PMDesign in Philadelphia
Moderator: Katie Gerfen, Editor of Design, ARCHITECT
Thomas Dallessio, President, CEO, and Publisher, Next City
Inga Saffron, Architect Critic, Philadelphia Inquirer

1:00 PMNew Aging
Matthias Hollwich, SBA, Co-Founder, Hollwich Kushner

1:30 PMToo Much is Not Enough
Eric Owen Moss, FAIA, Principal and Lead Designer, Eric Owen Moss Architects

2:00 PM2016 Architect’s Challenge Winners Announcement
Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal, KTGY Group, Inc.
Susan Marvin, Vice-Chair, Marvin Windows and Doors Board of Directors
Sponsored by: Marvin Windows and Doors

2:30 PMA Conversation with Billie Tsien, AIA, and Tod Williams, FAIA
Billie Tsien, AIA, Partner, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects |Partners
Tod Williams, FAIA, Partner, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects |Partners

3:00 PMRevolutionary Ideas: Reaching Architects with Continuing Education
Arnie Begler, Principal, Strategic Integration, Pipitone Group
Scott Pipitone, President, Pipitone Group
Sharon Stearns, Vice President of Demand Generation, Hanley Wood
Kim Tarquinio, Director of Account Services, Pipitone Group
Daniel Avchen, FAIA, Executive Director of Strategic Growth, HGA Architects and Engineers
John Frane, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Design Principal, HGA Architects and Engineers
Robert Struble, Brand & Communications Manager, PPG Industries, Inc.
Sponsored by: Pipitone Group

Friday, May 20

10:00 AM
3D-Printing and the Future of Shared Energy
Lucas Tryggestad, Associate Director, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

10:15 AMThe Integrated Path at SCAD
Ivan S. Chow, AIA, NCARB, Director of the School of Building Arts, Interim Chair of Architecture and Urban Design, Savannah College for Art & Design® (SCAD)
Carole Pacheco, AIA, NCARB, Professor of Architecture, SCAD
Christian Sottile, AIA, NCARB, Dean, School of Building Arts, SCAD, and Principal, Sottile & Sottile

10:30 AMThe Future of Making Things
Phil Bernstein, FAIA, Vice President Strategic Industry Relations, Autodesk, and Lecturer in Professional Practice, Yale University

11:00 AMA Conversation with James Timberlake, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C
Moderator: Wanda Lau, LEED AP, Senior Editor, Technology, Practice, and Products, ARCHITECT, Architectural Lighting
James Timberlake, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Partner, KieranTimberlake

11:30 AMBuilding with Chemistry
Kevin Mulvaney, Senior Director, Value Chain Outreach, American Chemistry Council
Richard Skorpenske, Advocacy & Sustainability Lead, Covestro

12:00 PMAIA 2030: Measuring Progress
Andrea Love, AIA, LEED AP, Director of Building Science / Associate Principal, Payette
Ian Malloy, Senior Product Manager, Autodesk Insight 360
Greg Mella, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Vice President, SmithGroupJJR

12:30 PMCase Study Discussion: Performance & Design of an Exterior Wall Assembly Utilizing an Integrated All-in-One WRB-AB Sheathing System – the DensElement™ Barrier System
Moderator: Tim Anderson, National Sales Manager, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum
Adam Berkstresser, Project Manager, Piedmont Construction Group
Mike Jenkins, Owner, Rightway Drywall
Rodney Mines, Associate AIA, Principal-in-Charge, SP Design Group
Sponsored by: Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

1:00 PMKeeping Specifications Up-to-Date with MasterSpec, AIA’s National Guide Specification
Joseph Berchenko, AIA, CSI, CCS, Director of MasterSpecSpecifications, ARCOM

1:30 PMPR for Projects
Moderator: Sara Johnson, Assistant Editor of Design, ARCHITECT
Elizabeth Kubany, Public Relations Consultant, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLC
Brien McDaniel, Director of Communications, Senior Associate, FXFOWLE
Leah Ray, Senior Associate, Gensler
Karen Robichaud, Communications Editor, Payette

2:00 PMRecognizing Women as Architects, Not Female Architects
Moderator: Wanda Lau, LEED AP, Senior Editor, Technology, Practice, and Products, ARCHITECT, Architectural Lighting
Jill Lerner, FAIA, Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC / Past President, AIA NY Chapter 2013
Joan Blumenfeld, FAIA, FIIDA, LEED AP ID+C, representing the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation / 2007 President, AIA NY Chapter / Principal and Firmwide Interior Design Director, Perkins+Will
Rosa T. Sheng, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Associate, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson / Founder, AIASF Equity by Design

2:30 PMPath to Licensure/Next Generation
Moderator: Marvin J. Malecha, FAIA, DPACSA, President and Chief Academic Officer, NewSchool of Architecture & Design
Michael J. Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
Michael J. Monti, Hon. AIA, Executive Director, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)
Andrea S. Rutledge, CAE, Hon. AIA, Executive Director, National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)

3:00 PMSustainable Housing Research from NAHB
Brandon Bryant, MCGP, Owner, Red Tree Builders, Inc.
Jaclyn Toole, Assoc. AIA, CGP, Director, Sustainability & Green Building, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
Sanford Steinberg, AIA, CGP, Principal, Steinberg Design Collaborative, LLP

3:30 PMAEC Cares – How the AEC Community Improves Lives in the Convention Host City
Rebecca C. Grounds, CAE, Director, Corporate Relations & Fulfillment, The American Institute of Architects
Laura Marlow, LEED AP, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships, CMD
Richard C. (Rik) Master, AIA, CSI, LEED AP, Senior Manager, Sustainability, USG

Saturday, May 21

10:00 AM
Building Civic Infrastructure: Three Recent Projects by Studio Gang Architects
Weston W. Walker, AIA, Design Principal, Studio Gang

10:30 AMDesigning for Maturing Millennials
Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal, KTGY Group, Inc.
Ken Niemerski, Senior Principal, Bassenian Lagoni Architects

11:00 AMUniversity of Arizona Institute on Place and Wellbeing – Instantiating Place and Wellbeing into Research, Practice, Design Tools, & Education
Moderator: Esther Sternberg, M.D., Director, University of Arizona, Institute on Place and Wellbeing
Casey Lindberg, M.Arch., Ph.D., University of Arizona, Institute on Place and Wellbeing, College of Architecture, Planning & Landscape Architecture
Omar Youssef, MS.Arch., Ph.D. Candidate, University of Arizona, Institute on Place and Wellbeing, College of Architecture, Planning & Landscape Architecture

11:30 AMSocial Activism through Philadelphia Architecture
Beth Miller, Executive Director, Community Design Collaborative
John Peterson, Curator of the Loeb Fellowship, Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Founder of Public Architecture
Brian Phillips, Principal, ISA – Interface Studio Architects LLC

12:00 PM10 Things in 10 Minutes: To Seal the 55+ Deal!
Moderator: Jennifer Castenson, Director of Thought Leadership Content, Hanley Wood
Deryl Patterson, AIA, President, Housing Design Matters

12:30 PMDesign’s Impact on Resilient Communities: Beyond the Building
David Perkes, AIA, Professor and Director, Gulf Coast Community Design Studio
Stephen Luoni , Director and Principal Designer, Architecture Community Design Center

1:00 PMDesigning Across Cultures
Carissa Shrock, AIA, LEED BD+C, Senior Associate, moore ruble yudell architects & planners

1:30 PMCanstruction Design/Build Competition Awards
Carrie Kirk, President, Canstruction

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

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