Inspiring the Next Generation of Design Leaders: 
Designing the Future You Love

Emerging Professionals, and Architects are all invited to this day long conference to take a look at your future, and how to shape it into what you want.

Sessions will include a keynote by Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA; TED talks on career journeys by four local Fellows; and an intensive workshop with Marie Schacht, Directory of Hopscotch Design Festival, on Seeing Possibilities; Developing Person and Professional Vision. 

Agenda

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration Opens 
  • 8:30 am - 9:15 am  Keynote with Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA 
  • 9:15 am - 11:00 am  TED Talks presented by AIA NC Fellows
  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm  Vision for the Future
  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm  Networking Lunch 
  • 1:15 pm - 4:30 pm  Future Planning Workshop

Emily Grandstff-Rice
Emily Grandstff-Rice, FAIA, is a Senior Associate at Boston-based architecture and design firm Arrowstreet. The current Chair of the AIA Commission on Equity in Architecture, Emily was also 2014 President of the Boston Society of Architects, and will serve as 2018-2020 At-Large Director of the AIA. Emily brings 16 years of experience in designs focused on creating connections between architecture and the community. A highly sought after speaker and adjunct professor, Emily has been named one of Building Design + Constructions 40 under 40, and has been recognized by the Boston Business Journal and the AIA. 

TED talks
In these TED-inspired sessions, four local Fellows will share their career journeys, discuss opportunities they pursued, and outline their personal visions for the future. Their unique career paths will highlight diverse opportunities and career paths architects may pursue.

Marie Schacht
As a team member at New Kind and the Director of Hopscotch Design Festival, Marie Schact uses her architecture background to connect, innovate, and inspire. Marie’s intensive workshop will focus on developing personal and professional vision. After the workshop, participants should leave with better clarity, motivation, grit, confidence, and support to move forward in pursuing possibilities for both career and life. 

Cost: $95 for Members
$115 for Non-Members

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AuthorKeri Dixon

This session will present to attendees a variety of energy efficiency strategies and an in-depth study of overall impacts on building design. A general overview of energy modeling process and a methodology to integrate it into the design process will be reviewed. We will then look at the importance of establishing a methodology to objectively quantify how well buildings are performing against their energy goals. We will explore how to use data to make decisions on using resources to achieve original or new goals of building performance. Finally, this session illustrates building energy metabolism and how key design parameters impact the energy load pattern. Uncover how to apply energy conservation strategies early in design to achieve a lean energy diet. 

Earn 4 HSW Hours!

Cost: Early Prices $80 for members/$100 for non-members
After Oct 10- $100 for members/ $120 for non-members
 

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AuthorKeri Dixon