Soon, New York City will be buzzing with architects from around the globe for the AIA Conference in the Javits Center from June 21-23, a 3-day expo featuring some of the top Architectural talent in the industry.
Included in the assortment of keynote speakers, the Expo will feature over 800 vendors of the industry’s best brands. Each day will feature immersive discussions and workshops, as well as trend predictions and demonstrations. For patrons of the event, there will be an abundance of things to keep busy. Here is a list of Keynote Speakers and events you will not want to miss:
On Thursday, June 21st, Sir David Adjaye will present to a sold-out Radio City Music Hall. Named one of Time’s most influential people, meet the architect behind landmark projects that are making a difference in major cities and communities around the world. For those attending AIA, tickets are still available for the simulcast at the Javits Center.
Friday’s highlight includes Sheela Søgaard, who created the business model of one of the world’s infamous architecture firms. Listen as she shares how to create a high-performing culture in your firm and discover how to take your firm to the peak of creativity.
Other speakers attending this year’s event include Sarah Williams Goldhagen, architect critic and author, Julie Snow, FAIA, & Matt Kreilich, FAIA, Snow Kreilich architects and 2018 Architecture Award recipients, Roy Spence, Co-founder and Chairman of GSD&M, and James Stewart Polshek, FAIA Architect, 2018 AIA Gold Medal Recipient, among others.
Looking to get hands on demonstrations? Check out Trends in Interiors (Level 3, Booth 312), The ACMA Composites Design Challenge (Level 1, Booth 4516), or the Tech Start-up Showcase (Level 3, Booth 2458).