While the conference offers three spectacular session tracks in sustainability, equity + leadership, and urbanism, registrants are not limited to attending a single track throughout the day, and may enjoy attending sessions of their choice freely. 

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To learn more about session details, including learning objectives, click on the session titles
Or, click on speaker names to visit speaker biography pages

AI.18 SCHEDULE:

 

7:00a - 8:00a

Registration and Continental Breakfast with Coffee + Tea

Lobby, Rm A


 

8:00a - 8:15a

Conference Opening Remarks

Rm D

 

8:15a - 9:15a

Opening Keynote: Architecture as a Catalyst for Change
Marsha Maytum, FAIA, LEED AP | Founding Principal, Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Rm D


 

9:15a - 9:30a

Coffee Break

Vendor Fair


 

9:30a - 10:30a

Rm B
 

 

EQUITY + LEADERSHIP: Women in Leadership on Equity and Practice
Mary-Jean Eastman, FAIA, MRAIC | Principal, Executive Director, and Founding Partner, Perkins Eastman
Anne Torney, AIA, LEED AP BD+C | Partner, Mithun
Janet Tam, AIA, LEED AP BD+C | Principal, Noll & Tam
 with moderator Angshupriya Pathak, AIA, LEED AP BD+C | Project Architect, Anderson Brulé Architects + Chair of WIA Silicon Valley

Rm D

 

URBANISM: Housing Approaches for an Inclusive, Sustainable City for All  
Jeff Oberdorfer, FAIA. LEED Fellow | Principal Consultant, Housing and Development Consulting + Adjunct Professor, USF School of Art & Architecture

Rm C


 

10:30a - 11:00a

Vendor Fair + Coffee Break

Vendor Fair


 

11:00a - 12:00p

SUSTAINABILITY: Water Reuse as a Design Opportunity
Kyle Pickett | Co-founder & COO, Urban Fabrick Inc + Co-founder & Executive Director, The William J. Worthen Foundation

Rm B

 

EQUITY + LEADERSHIP: Design Your Career - From Beginning to End
Mark A. Cameron, Hon. AIA | Founder + Principal Consultant, Cameron MacAllister Group
Je'Nen Chastain, Assoc. AIA | Designer, Heller Manus Architects
Laurie Dreyer | VP HR, Harris & Associates

Rm D

 

URBANISM: Community Climate Leadership - What can one small city do? 
Gil Friend | Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Palo Alto

Rm C


 

12:00p - 1:00p

Boxed lunches provided  with sandwiches, salads, fruit, lemonade and tea

Rm A + Terrace


 

EQUITY + LEADERSHIP: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, AIA EDI Commission
Gabrielle Bullock, FAIA, NOMA, IIDA,LEED AP | Director of Global Diversity, Perkins+Will + EDI Commission Member, AIA National

Rm D

 

URBANISM: Pier 70: Creative Process for Creative Places
Laura Crescimano | Principal and Cofounder, SITELAB urban studio

Rm C


 

2:00p - 2:15p

Break

Vendor Fair


 

2:15p - 3:15p

 SUSTAINABILITY: Create Sustainable and Healthy Places: Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategies
Anthony Bernheim, FAIA, LEED Fellow | Healthy & Resilient Buildings Program Manager, Planning, Design & Construction for San Francisco International Airport
Dr. Elizabeth Baca, MD, MPA | Senior Health Advisor, Governor's Office of Planning and Research
with moderator Deborah Raphael | Director, SF Environment

Rm B

 

EQUITY + LEADERSHIP: Leveraging Storytelling for Powerful Presentations
Chris Miller and Ann Swanberg | Co-Founders of Life Plays Applied Improv

Rm D

 

URBANISM: Grand Boulevard Initiative: A Vision for El Camino Real
Russell Hancock | President & Chief Executive Officer, Joint Venture Silicon Valley + Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Rm C


 

3:15p - 3:45p

Vendor Fair, Coffee + Cookies

Vendor Fair


 

3:45p - 4:00p

Closing Remarks

Rm D

 

4:00p - 5:00p

Closing Keynote: Global Sprawl & Its Antidote
Peter Calthorpe | Principal and Co-Founder, Calthorpe Analytics & Calthorpe Associates

Rm D


5:00p+:    Happy Hour at The Fountainhead Bar! (1 drink ticket included with all registrations)

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NOTE: Online registration is closed. A select number of tickets have been held for day-of purchase. Please arrive at 8:00am on Friday, 3/23 at the San Jose Convention Center to register.