While the conference offers three spectacular session tracks in sustainability, equity + leadership, and innovation, registrants are not limited to attending a single track throughout the day, and may enjoy attending sessions of their choice freely.
Approved for 6 HSW / LU Credits
Overall Conference Learning Objectives:
Assess the ethics of designing urban environments and learn how our profession can bring positive change to diverse communities and disadvantaged individuals.
Identify the value of human-centered design and innovative building systems, that focus on creating healthy spaces that have a positive emotional, psychological and physical impact on the user along with increased occupant comfort and air quality in the building.
Incorporate state-of-the-art practices to improve sustainability results that meet California’s cutting edge performance, natural resource protection, wellness, zero waste and net zero energy targets.
Recognize and address issues of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in architectural practice.
To learn more about session details, including learning objectives, click on the session titles. Or, click on speaker names to visit speaker biography pages.
7:00a - 8:00a
Registration and Continental Breakfast with Coffee + Tea
8:00a - 8:15a
Conference Opening Remarks
8:15a - 9:15a
9:15a - 9:30a
9:30a - 10:30a
10:30a - 11:15a
11:15a - 12:15p
12:15p - 1:00p
1:00p - 2:00p
INNOVATION: Public Art at the Forefront: Community-Driven, Place-Based Strategies
Jill Manton | Director of Public Art Trust and Special Initiatives, San Francisco Arts Commission
Shelley Trott | Director of Arts Strategy & Ventures, Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Mary Rubin | Senior Project Manager, San Jose Public Art Program
Amy Ress | Executive Director, AIA Silicon Valley
2:00p - 2:30p
2:30p - 3:30p
3:30p - 3:45p
3:45p - 4:00p
4:00p - 5:00p
Closing Keynote: Creating Equitable Smart Cities of the Future: Planning for the People...by the People...and the Power of Collaboration
Antwi Akom, PhD
Founding Director of Social Innovation & Urban Opportunity Lab, UCSF & SFSU
Co-Founder of Streetwyze
5:00p - 7:00p
Happy Hour: Join us for a free drink at The Fountainhead in SoFA Market