AIA National Convention Speakers + Moderators
National Managing Principal Anthony Rohr, FAIA, will be a panelist on the AIA Large Firm Roundtable: Intersecting Equity, Advocacy & Industry.
With the formation of the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) task force in 2020, the American Institute of Architecture’s Large Firm Roundtable (LFRT), which represents roughly 70 of the AIA’s largest firms, began to grapple with this question. Join Jonathan Moody, CEO of Moody Nolan and JEDI co-chair, and a panel of his fellow task force members as they discuss how a profession can inspire meaningful change within itself.
Director of Climate Positive Design Teresa Jan, AIA, will join a panel on The Playbook for Zero-Carbon Buildings.
Your playbook has arrived. The Building Decarbonization Practice Guide: A Zero Carbon Future for the Built Environment is a comprehensive, free resource for immediately advancing your expertise in carbon reduction strategies. Using case studies that demonstrate state-of-the-art proven methodologies and engaging in a lively dialogue, this moderated panel of diverse leaders—all practicing decarbonization experts—will show you how your project teams can increase your impact right now. The Building Decarbonization Practice Guide is a publication of the William J. Worthen Foundation, producers of the award-winning Onsite Non-Potable Water Reuse Practice Guide.
Early Education Market Leader Lexi Tengco, AIA, will moderate Mini MBA: Mastering the Business of Architecture.
How will architects create and manage a sustainable, profitable, and equitable firm for future resilience? Leaders from AIA’s Large Firm Roundtable and the AIA Young Architects Forum will share key principles to develop a road map to business success. This interactive practicum will center around business best practices and focus on developing soft skills for business leadership, managing staff and workloads in unpredictable times, and using technology and artificial intelligence for practice efficiency.