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Wednesday, July 17, 2024­­
1 - 4 p.m.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­
Annual Meeting
Participate in AIA Florida's Annual Meeting to engage with leadership candidates' speeches, join the tradition of the FAPAC parade of checks, and stay informed about volunteer committee activities. Gain valuable insights into the future of the architecture industry during this informative and dynamic event.
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Thursday, July 18, 2024
8:15­ - 10 a.m. ­­­­­­­­­­­
Session A: Kickoff Session: Why Architecture Matters – 1 HSW
Speaker: Paul Goldberger
Paul Goldberger presents his book, "Why Architecture Matters," in our kickoff session. Delve into the essence of architecture and its societal impact. Gain insights into its influence on communities, culture, and human experience. Whether architect or enthusiast, this keynote will ignite your passion for the built environment.
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10 a.m. - 12 p.m
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TOUR: Bethesda-by-the-Sea – 2 HSW
Embark on a guided tour of Palm Beach's architectural gem, Bethesda by the Sea. Discover its rich history and intricate Gothic revival architecture dating back to 1925. Explore the serene gardens, outdoor chapel, and courtyards, and learn about its profound historical significance as a pillar of the Palm Beach community.
Ticket required.
$25 per person.
10 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
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TOUR: Worth Avenue Historic Walking Tour – 2 HSW
Speaker: Rick Rose, Worth Avenue Association
Join Mr. Rick Rose, historical docent of the Worth Avenue Association, for an engaging walking tour. Discover the origins, character, and unique architecture of Worth Avenue, including Addison Mizner's distinctive Moorish-Mediterranean style. Explore legendary landmarks, learn about famous residents, and immerse yourself in the avenue's rich history and charm.
Ticket required.
$60 per person.
Includes shuttle, lunch and tour.
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10:15-11:15 a.m.
Session B: Keynote: Success Mindset: Keys to Unlocking the Leader Within You – 1 LU
Speaker: Ralph Campbell, CEO, Certified Master Coach, Learning Optimized
Join us for the transformative keynote, "Success Mindsets," to unlock your leadership potential. Explore four mindset categories, shape your perspective, and influence outcomes. Engage in interactive self-reflection exercises to reveal hidden patterns, empowering you to embrace leadership. Gain actionable guidance for cultivating success mindsets and propelling towards goals.
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11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Session C: Optional Lunch Session: Innovative Designs: New Perspectives for Large Fenestration Openings - 1 HSW
Speaker: Mark Gallagher, Regional Sales & Business Development, Euro-Wall Systems
This course equips architects with insights into innovative large glass fenestration products, covering definitions, capabilities, and advantages of moveable and fixed glass wall systems. Emphasizing thermal performance and testing in high-wind and coastal areas, it underscores the disparities among glass wall systems in terms of quality and effectiveness.
Ticket required.
$59 per person.
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11:30 a,m, - 12:45 p.m.
Session D: Optional Lunch Session: Attractive Accents: The Versatile Appeal of Architectural Metal - 1 HSW
Speaker: Royal Casey, CSI, Florida Sales, and Technical Manager, PAC-Clad
Architectural metal panel systems provide design flexibility and aesthetic appeal across applications like roofs, walls, soffits, and accents. Customizable in various shapes, sizes, and finishes, these systems offer durability, longevity, and low maintenance, catering to unique project requirements with professionalism and precision.
Ticket required.
$59 per person.
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11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
AIA Awards Submissions Strategies 202
Building on the insights gained from the Awards Submissions webinar, this session will be the 2nd part of a two-part workshop and will offer an in-depth conversation about essential strategies for pursuing AIA awards. Bring your questions and application materials to engage with the experts who will provide valuable tips and insights gleaned from their experiences.
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1-2:30 p.m.
Session E: I’m Licensed – Now What Do I do? – 1.5 LU
Speakers: Kelly Ard, Partner, designLAB, Everald Colas, AIA, NOMA, Founding Partner, Storyn Studio for Architecture, Sabah Azhar, Project Manager, First Florida Construction
"I'm licensed—Now What Do I Do?" offers a comprehensive exploration of post-licensure in architecture, providing invaluable insights for career growth. Navigate the complexities of client interactions, project management, legal obligations, and career choices. This panel equips recently licensed Architects with essential knowledge for a successful and thriving professional journey.
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1-2:30 p.m.
Session F: Live Local – A Year Later – How is it Impacting Affordable Housing? – 1.5 HSW
Speakers: Steve Hruby, AIA, Architects Unlimited (moderator), Jeff Huber, FAIA, Brooks+Scarpa, Shawn Wilson, CEO, Blue Sky Communities, Catherine Hartley, AICP, CNU-a, senior project manager, Benesch, Shane Phillips, housing initiative manager, UCLA, Cormac Giblin, AICP, CPM, director of housing policy and economic development, Collier County Government
Led by an interdisciplinary panel of affordable housing experts, this session delves into the profound effects of the Live Local legislation on policy, planning, design, and development. Gain insights into innovations, opportunities, and best practices that have emerged as a result of the Live Local Act, shaping the future of affordable housing.
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1-5 p.m.
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Architectural Photography Workshop – 4 LU
Speaker: Steven Brooke, Fellow, American Academy in Rome, Adjunct Professor, UM – School of Architecture, Steven Brooke Studios, Inc.
Explore the fundamentals of architectural photography in this workshop, focusing on essential camera and software operations. Refine composition skills with border verticals, proportional systems, and axial horizontals. Delve into timing, shadow control, and discussions on night photography and black-and-white techniques. Enhance your photographic expertise for architectural excellence.
Ticket required.
$55 per person.
2:45-3:45 p.m.
Session G: Supply, Stability, Subsidy: A Framework for Affordability and Coalition Building – 1 HSW
Speaker: Shane Phillips, housing initiative manager, UCLA
Renowned author and researcher Shane Phillips introduces his comprehensive framework for tackling housing affordability—the three Ss: supply, stability, and subsidy. Join the discussion on uniting diverse priorities and communities to bring about impactful, enduring change in the realm of housing. Gain insights into creating a sustainable and inclusive approach.
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2:45-3:45 p.m.
Session H: Technology’s Role in Design Decisions: Materials Management, AI & Beyond – 1 LU
Speaker: Dave Lemont, chairman, Acelab & Vardhan Mehta, Assoc. AIA, CSI, Co-founder & CEO, Acelab
Uncover the profound influence of technology on architectural design in this course. With a focus on materials management and Artificial Intelligence (AI) integration, explore how emerging technologies reshape material selection, specifications, and collaboration with manufacturers. Gain insights into cutting-edge tools and methodologies, optimizing efficiency, accuracy, and sustainability in architectural design projects.
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4-5:30 p.m.
Session I: Education Panel Part 2 – 1.5 LU
Speakers: Andrew Chin, Assoc, AIA, Assoc. Professor, Dean, FAMU School of Architecture + Engineering Technology, Henry Rueda, chair of the Dept. of Architecture, FIU, David Rifkind, director of the School of Architecture, UF, Joseph Choma, director of the School of Architecture and professor, FAU, Rudolph el-Khoury, dean, UM School of Architecture, Steven Cooke, director, USF School of Architecture and Community Design
Continuing our commitment to education and training with a focus on public health, safety, and welfare, this session builds on last year's discussions. Gain crucial insights into the dynamic relationship between education and practice, emphasizing our responsibility to safeguard the well-being of the public. Join us for an enlightening conversation.
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4-5:30 p.m.
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Sumi-e-Sake
Speaker: Don Yoshino, FAIA
Engage in the art of sumi-e Zen brush painting through a captivating workshop. Explore the philosophy of "less is more" while mastering basic brush strokes and timeless techniques. Embrace the spirit of sumi-e, focusing on emotion over realism. Enjoy a sake tasting experience as you create your own Zen masterpiece.
Ticket required.
$60 per person.
5:30 - 7 p.m.
President's Welcome Reception
The traditional kick-off social event of the convention will be hosted by 2024 President Rhonda Hammond, AIA.­ Plan to join friends and colleagues at the reception as Hammond welcomes all attendees to the convention.
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7 - 8 p.m.
Emerging Professionals' Social Hour
Join emerging professionals, associates, and students for an opportunity to network and socialize.
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7 - 8 p.m.
PGT Reception
Join PGT Innovations for an informative cocktail hour. Explore a diverse range of window and door solutions from our family of brands, including CGI, PGT, WinDoor, Western Window Systems, Eco, and more. Connect with our knowledgeable support team and representatives, ensuring the success of your upcoming projects. Engage and mingle with industry experts.
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
College of Fellows' Dinner (Invitation Only)
Ticket required.
$139 per person.
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Friday, July 19, 2024
7:15-8:15 a.m.
Session J: Early Bird Session: Taking the Guesswork out of Mixed-Use Building Analysis – 1 HSW
Speaker: Jeff Peters, PE, CGC, Woodworks
Simplify the complex task of applying code requirements to mixed-use buildings with this presentation. Focusing on logical, code-compliant steps for topics like allowable size, separation needs, and detailing requirements, it emphasizes wood framing in construction types III, IV, and V. Learn to navigate code intricacies while optimizing building size and ensuring fire and life safety.
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7:15-8:15 a.m.
Session K: Women in Architecture: Take Back Your Time: Achieving More in Your Career Through Working Less – 1 LU
Time: 7:15-8:15 a.m.
Speaker: Maya Sharfi, founder & executive coach with Build Yourself
Unlock career growth by mastering time management in this training by Maya Sharfi of Build Yourself. Discover strategies to reclaim control over your time, communicate boundaries, and work smarter on meaningful priorities. Gain insights on enhancing focus and achieving the career advancement to which you aspire to.
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8 a.m - 1 p.m.
Euro-Wall Systems Golf Tournament
Join fellow architects for a memorable round of golf at The Breakers Ocean Course, Florida's oldest golf course. Enjoy networking, friendly competition, and a fun-filled day. This tournament welcomes players of all levels to experience an extraordinary golf event that honors the course's rich heritage and seaside charm.
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$175 per golfer
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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TOUR: Masonry Hands on Training- 3 HSW
Speaker: Chris Bettinger, architectural specifications manager, Oldcastle
Embark on a comprehensive tour of Oldcastle West Palm Beach concrete production, witnessing the entire process from raw materials to finished products. Explore quality control methods in concrete manufacturing, site utilization concepts, CMU wall systems, thin veneer finishes, and the mechanics of paver systems. Gain valuable insights into concrete production excellence.
­$60 per person. Includes shuttle and lunch.
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8:30-9:45 a.m.
Session L: Keynote: State of Housing in Florida – 1 LU
Join Senator Passidomo for an insightful discussion on Florida's housing landscape and the Live Local Act's impact on state growth and economy. Gain understanding of the legislation's goals for housing production and its significance for the working class and "Missing Middle" Floridians. Explore Senator Passidomo's new legislative initiatives for fostering healthy communities.
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10-11 a.m.
Session M: Keynote: Automation, Autonomy and Architecture: Design and Construction in an Era of AI – 1 LU
Speaker: Phil Bernstein, FAIA, NOMA, LEED AP (c), associate dean and adjunct professor, Yale School of Architecture
Explore the digitized future of architecture, engineering, and construction in this talk. Delve into the industry's recent embrace of data and digitization, powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. Assess the potential of machines, with their immense storage and processing capabilities, to augment or replace design and construction professionals.
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11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Session N: Human Health, Applied Research and Evaluations – What’s it All About? – 1 HSW
Speaker: Matt Finn, AIA, Principles by Cognitive Design
Join this workshop to align your design with the prevailing health-conscious culture. Explore how the built environment impacts health and behavior using research from psychology, neuroscience, and sociology. Gain practical skills in setting health-promoting goals, applying interdisciplinary research, and conducting pre-design and post-occupancy evaluations. Elevate your design impact and contribute to a healthier future.
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11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Session O: Let’s Talk About Specs Baby! – 1 HSW
Speaker: Cherise Lakeside, FSCI, RDH Building Science, Inc.
Ideal for AEC industry members seeking contract clarity, this session navigates contract nuances, underscoring their pivotal role in regulatory compliance, ethical standards, and, paramountly, public safety. Gain a comprehensive understanding of contract documents, ensuring projects align with regulations while upholding ethical standards in the pursuit of public safety.
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12:30-2 p.m.
Session P: Optional Lunch Session: Understanding NOAs – 1.5 HSW
Speaker: Chris Morgan, Architectural Sales Representative, PGTI
Unlock the nuances of Notices of Acceptance (NOA) in this class, a valuable tool for architects, contractors, installers, and building inspectors. Differentiating NOAs, their structures vary between products and manufacturers. Gain clarity and eliminate confusion by breaking down the understanding necessary to discern the importance of NOAs specific to your role.
Ticket required. $59 per person.
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12:30-2 p.m.
Session Q: Optional Lunch Session: Coatings that Work: Innovations that Transcend Protection & Appearance - 1.5 HSW
Speakers: Frederick M. Lauro, architectural account executive, Sherwin Williams
Elevate your building projects with innovative coatings designed to endure and enhance aesthetics. Explore the new generation of coatings in this course, tailored for professionals addressing owner expectations for lasting building appearances, efficient resource use, and occupant well-being. Gain insights into utilizing advanced coatings for both new and renovation projects.
Ticket required.
$59 per person
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1-2 p.m.
Session R: The Intersection of Design and Law: Four Factors Transforming the Future of Design – 1 HSW
Speaker: Josh Flowers, FAIA, legal counsel, Gresham Smith
Embark on a forward-thinking exploration of the future of architecture in this session. Delve into four transformative factors reshaping how design professionals work, interact with clients, and contribute to society. Engage in discussions on far-reaching trends and envision dramatic shifts in architecture, fostering a proactive and future-focused mindset.
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2 - 6:30 p.m.
Trade Show: Building Blocks-Where Life, Work and Play Converge
Explore cutting-edge products and services at the 2024 Trade Show as vendors showcase their latest offerings. This annual event offers a crucial networking opportunity enhanced by complimentary food, drinks, and exciting prizes. Thank you to all sponsors and exhibitors for contributing to the success of this dynamic trade show experience.
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2-6:30 p.m.
Challenge Kids Pop-Up Workshop
Families are invited to visit the Kids Pop-Up Workshop located adjacent to the trade show area where there will be demontstrations and hands-on, fun learning of basic engineering and architecture through the process of building towers using popsicle sticks. Presented by AIA Miami, MCGAD and BAM Miami, Broward and Orlando volunteers.
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6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Drink and Draw! with Salsa Dancing
Indulge in the vibrant fusion of art and spice at "Drink & Draw!" Dive into a lively atmosphere where attendees unleash their creativity through sketching, with chances to win exciting prizes. Transition to the dance floor for salsa moves, creating a unique and unforgettable experience blending artistic expression and lively rhythms.
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7-10 p.m.
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TOUR: The New Norton: The Making of a Cultural Icon – 2 HSW
Unveil the architectural splendor of Lord Norman Foster's design in this tour, featuring soaring spaces, light-filled galleries, and a sculpture garden. Delve into the modern elements of Foster's design alongside the 1941 Art Deco original by Marion Syms Wyeth. Experience the convergence of architecture and art with remarkable works by modern masters.
Ticket required.
$60 per person Includes shuttle and museum entry.
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
School of Architecture Alumni Receptions
Coming soon! Look for more information on which Florida schools of architecture will be hosting alumni receptions.
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Saturday, July 20, 2024
7:15-8:15 a.m..
Session S: Early Bird Session: Masonry Labor & Quality Standards – 1 HSW
Speaker: Chris Bettinger, architectural specifications manager, Oldcastle
How does an architect ensure their design intent is protected and put in place without sacrificing the quality and long-term performance of a project? In today’s world of construction, this is the biggest challenge facing many projects. The right materials for the job installed correctly per specification. Material specifications have become clear and concise through BIM Modeling, but the labor supply has gone down. How can an architect take this into consideration (and impact labor supply) when specifying a masonry project? This course will outline masonry labor specifications and how they can influence masonry apprenticeship. The result is a qualified and growing masonry workforce.
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7:15-8:15 a.m..
Session T: Early Bird Session: High Velocity Hurricane Zone Glass Door Solutions - 1 HSW
Speaker: Steve Tongco, CSI, SFDI, director of architectural design and consulting, Slimpact by Faour Glass Technologies
Join us for an in-depth exploration of frameless impact and non-impact doors tailored for U.S. coastal areas. "High Velocity Hurricane Zone Glass Door Solutions" covers structural engineered glass, hurricane design trends, and options ensuring ADA, egress, and local jurisdiction compliance in commercial applications. Elevate your knowledge of cutting-edge hurricane-resistant door solutions.
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7:30-8:15 a.m.
AIA Florida Past Presidents’ Breakfast (Invitation only)
Time: 7:30-8:15 a.m.
Past presidents and their guest are invited to a special breakfast hosted by this year's Immediate Past President, Beverly Frank, AIA. We'll honor the esteemed past presidents of AIA Florida at this exclusive event.
AIA Florida past presidents and their guests only.
8-11:30 a.m.
Tour: Live-Work-Play | Brightline and The Square – 2 HSW
Embark on a walking tour focusing on Brightline's transformative impact on downtown West Palm Beach and the vibrant Live-Work-Play neighborhood, The Square. Explore how related southeast's ongoing and future projects shape the City of West Palm Beach, leaving a lasting impact on stakeholders and the local community.
Ticket required.
$60 per person. Includes shuttle and lunch.
­9 a.m-12:30 p.m.
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Tour: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens – 2 HSW
Immerse yourself in Japanese culture at the Morikami in Palm Beach County! Explore six distinct gardens, each inspired by a significant Japanese garden, and discover the Yamato-kan, reminiscent of the 17th-century Katsura Imperial Villa. Visit the renowned bonsai collection, explore the Seishin-an Tea House, and enjoy the latest exhibits. Don't miss this cultural gem bridging Japanese and American cultures since 1904.
Ticket required.
$60 per person. Includes shuttle, lunch and tour.
8:30-9:45 a.m.
Session U: Keynote: Healthy Design – Making a Difference with Every Building – 1 HSW
Speaker: Liz York, FAIA, sustainable design expert, GSA
Explore practical ways to integrate Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW) principles into architectural design in this session. Discover how to apply insights gained from continuing education sessions to create designs that prioritize health and well-being. Learn simple techniques that contribute to client satisfaction and elevate the quality of buildings across various types.
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10-11:30 a.m.
Session V: Fee Negotiation Tips and Techniques Panel Discussion – 1.5 LU
Speakers: Lourdes Solera, FAIA, principal, MC Harry Associates (moderator), Kelly Wieczorek, AIA, vice president, Goodwyn Mills Cawood, Richard Logan, AIA, Harvard Jolly Architects, Don Yoshino, FAIA, principal, Yoshino Architects, PA
Dive into diverse approaches for delivering architecture and engineering services in this course. Analyze applicable fee structures, unraveling their nuances and implications. Emphasizing the significance of defining service scope, the course ensures understanding of client expectations and project requirements. Gain insights to optimize service delivery and fee structures for a successful and sustainable practice.
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10-11:30 a.m.
Session W: Impact of Density, Diversity, Not for Profits and Philanthropy on Affordable Housing – 1.5 HSW
Speakers: Steve, Hruby (moderator), AIA, president, Architects Unlimited, Michael Pyatok, FAIA, principal emeritus, Pyatok, Juan Hollingsworth, president of the board, Hannibal Square Community Land Trust, Mandy Bartle, executive director, South Florida Community Land Trust, Michael Puchalla, executive director, Collier County Community Land Trust, Lindsey Touchette, vice president of community engagement, Collier Community Foundation
Join Michael Pyatok FAIA, a renowned affordable housing specialist, as he unveils the narratives behind five recent projects. Delve into managing cultural diversity, fostering community involvement, and carefully navigating density for human-scale design. Explore collaborations with non-profits, public housing authorities, and joint ventures, setting the stage for quality affordable housing. Engage in a panel discussion with Mr. Pyatok and executives from innovative non-profits and a community foundation prioritizing affordable housing, gaining insights into their work in Florida and potential architect partnerships.
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10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
ARE TRAINING
Speaker: Seth Yeslow, AIA
Navigate the ARE exams with confidence in this seminar. Gain a comprehensive understanding of overall guidelines and procedures for the exam, along with a review of question types in each of the six divisions. Learn effective strategies for answering questions to the best of your knowledge and managing time efficiently throughout the exams.
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11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
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Session X: BAM Builds: Popsicle Stick Tower Challenge - 1.5 LU
This hands-on session showcases the ease and impact of conducting workshops that not only celebrate the diversity within our field but also inspire the next generation of architects. Through the Popsicle Stick Tower Challenge, participants will dive into a blend of creativity, engineering, and teamwork, reflecting the core values of architecture. This engaging activity is not just a fun challenge; it's a powerful tool for outreach and education, demonstrating our commitment to inclusivity and the promotion of diversity in architecture. Don't miss this opportunity to learn, engage, and play a part in shaping the future of our profession.
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11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Session Y: Optional Lunch Session: Masonry Game Show - 1.5 HSW
Speaker: Chris Bettinger, architectural specifications manager, Oldcastle
Discover valuable masonry technical resources in this session, summarizing insights for the design community. Explore best practices and sustainable masonry from the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) Tek Notes and the Brick Industry Association (BIA) Tek Notes, gaining essential knowledge for informed and effective design decisions.
Ticket required. $59 per person.
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11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Session Z: Optional Lunch Session: Decarbonization Through Carbon-Conscious Design- 1.5 HSW
Speakers: Brain Lomel, PE, LEED Fellow, WELL AP, fitwel ambassador, principal|director of Peak Institute, TLC Engineering Solutions, Rebecca Cegelis, EI, engineer| structural, TLC Engineering Solutions
Master the art of successful project delivery with effective communication of decarbonization concepts. This presentation navigates the stages from schematic design to operation, breaking down lessons learned for owners, operators, design, and construction teams. Gain insights on overcoming unexpected challenges and ensuring seamless collaboration across diverse project phases.
Ticket required.
$59 per person.
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12:45-1:45 p.m.
Foundation Lunch Meeting (Invitation only)
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1:30-2:30 p.m.
Session AA: Beyond Gene Leedy – 1 HSW
Speaker: Max Strang, FAIA, founding principal, Strang Design
Explore a multi-faceted initiative honoring the late Florida architect Gene Leedy, FAIA (1928-2018) in this talk. Delve into Leedy's contributions to the Sarasota School of Architecture, spanning post and beam to brutalism. Gain insights into his influence on the next generation of architects and discover new efforts aimed at preserving and celebrating his enduring legacy.
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1:30-2:30 p.m.
Session BB: AI 101: Introduction to AI in Architecture Practice – 1 LU
Speaker: George Valdes, head of product, Integrated Projects
Unlock the potential of collaboration between architects, owners, occupants, society, and artificial intelligence in design. In this presentation, gain comprehensive insights into the future of architecture and its role in shaping a dynamic built environment through powerful synergies. Explore the transformative impact of AI on the architectural landscape.
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1:30-2:30 p.m.
Session CC: Scientifically Proven Ways to Influence Others – 1 LU
Speaker: Bret Hood, 21st Century Learning and JLI instructor
In today's complex and interconnected business landscape, the ability to effectively influence internal and external stakeholders is crucial for organizational success. In this course, participants will explore the dynamics of stakeholder management, focusing on both internal stakeholders such as colleagues, team members, and superiors, as well as external stakeholders such as clients, customers, suppliers, and regulatory bodies. The course will delve into the different motivations, interests, and expectations of these stakeholders, and provide practical techniques for building and maintaining positive relationships.
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2:30-3:00 p.m.
Florida Foundation for Architecture Annual Raffle
Participate in the annual raffle, contributing to the Florida Foundation for Architecture's scholarship fund. Your support benefits architecture students in Florida colleges and universities. Purchase your raffle tickets at the AIA Florida Logo Store, during the convention for a chance to win and help shape the future of aspiring architects.
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3-5 p.m.
Session DD: Advanced FBC: 8th Edition (2023) The Role of the Architect in Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents – 2 HSW/FBC pending
Speaker: Randy Atlas, FAIA, Atlas Safety & Security Design, Inc.
Delve into the architect's role in designing safe paths of travel and ergonomically correct, code-compliant level changes in this seminar. Explore the Florida Building Code requirements for stairs, ramps, and level changes, along with the 2023 Florida Building Code and Florida Accessibility and ADA requirements. Evaluate examples and best practices, considering standards from NFSI and ASTM F-13. Gain valuable insights for ensuring safety in architectural design.
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5-6:30 p.m.
Ellison Construction Reception (Invitation Only)
Ellison Construction is hosting a private reception in the Gold Room with drinks and light
­hors d’oeuvres before the design awards ceremony.
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6-10 p.m.
AIA Florida Design and Honor Awards Reception and Presentation
Join us for the 2024 AIA Florida Design & Honor Awards Reception, a celebration of architectural excellence shaping our communities. Indulge in heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks during the reception, followed by the announcement of the 2024 Design & Honor Award recipients and the 2024 People's Choice winner.
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Ticket required.
$95 per adult.
$65­ per student.
$45 per child.
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