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From: Darya M.
Sent on: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 11:29 PM
Attention all Emerging Architecture Professionals!

Please join us at the 2010 AIA Illinois Annual Conference in Champaign to network with peers and engage in a diverse array of break-out sessions.

At this year?s conference, special attention has been given to the support and development of Emerging Professionals (EP?s). Friday?s opening plenary, "ReInvention", is a panel discussion focused on the current state of the profession and our collective future, as a discipline and a practice. The panel will include past YAF Chicago Co-Chair Jessica Lybeck, co-founder of Hoply; Ashley Marsh and Matt McGrane from OWPP/Cannon?s Open Hand Studio, among others. On Saturday, bring your work-in progress portfolio to the Design Portfolio Review Workshop and have it reviewed in an informal setting by prominent Architects and graphic designers from different backgrounds and experiences. This program will be followed by NCARB & You: IDP, ARE & Certification Changes. Learn the requirements for completing IDP, the ARE, and becoming a licensed Architect.

In addition to conference sessions, there will be two social events targeting Emerging Professionals and you will find yourself immersed in creative conversations and learning opportunities with your peers and colleagues.

The first social event will take place directly after the Honor Awards program on Thursday, November 4, across the street at Seven Saints. We expect the crowd at this social to be diverse, allowing a more casual setting to meet and network with your peers.

Our second social event will be for EP?s only, and has a limited capacity. Sponsored by the AIA Central Illinois Young Architects Forum, it will take place directly after the Friday evening Keynote and Reception at the house of architect Vidar Lerum. See the photo and link below for more information on the house. This reception will offer the opportunity to tour Vidar?s house while providing a unique setting for peer to peer engagement.

For more information on the sessions available at this year?s conference, and for registration information, please visit the link below.

ReINVENTION: AIA Illinois Annual Conference
November 4-6, iHotel in Champaign, Illinois

Advance registration is required. AIA Members: $125 ($175 after 10/29); Associate Members $75 ($90 after 10/29); Non-Members $200 ($250 after 10/29); Students $35 ($50 after 10/29)

Register online:

Our Sponsors

  • AIA Chicago

    We thank AIA-Chicago for the continuous support of our group!

  • bKL Architecture

    bKL hosted and sponsored our first Tour & Social event of 2014.

  • Gensler - Chicago

    Gensler has been a regular supporter of our quarterly Portfolio Reviews

  • HOK - Chicago

    HOK generously provided space for our first Architects and Beyond event

  • International Masonry Institute

    IMI has been kind enough to sponsor our Christmas parties.

  • SOM

    SOM hosted a Tour & Social event in March, 2014.

  • Davey Resource Group

    Davey sponsored a Tour & Social event in March, 2014 at The Gage.

  • Cushing

    Cushing is sponsoring Starting Your Own Practice - Panel Discussion.

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