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Sat 09.22.2012

Future Now Summit

AIA CES: 8.0 LUs

When: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Where: At The Center   

A limited numbers of seats are available, so REGISTER NOW!

Current market conditions have drastically altered the architectural profession, transforming the way design professionals view the built environment. At The Future Now Summit, a day-long conference, participants will investigate the evolving roles of marketing/branding, social technologies, diverse business models, and civic leadership within the architectural industry. Planned programming includes:

9:00-10:00 AM: Networking Breakfast

10:00-10:15 AM: Opening Remarks Considering the Role of Emerging Professionals in the Architecture Industry
Joseph Aliotta, AIA LEED AP BD+ C, 2012 AIA New York Chapter President
Susan Chin, FAIA, Executive Director at Design Trust for Public Space

10:15-11:20 AM: Keynote Presentation
David Zach,
futurist, AIA Public Director

11:30 AM-1:30 PM: Panel Presentation and Discussion
Panel Moderators:

Philipp von Dalwig, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, Principal, Manifold Architecture Studio, Co-Chair, New Practices Committee
Chris Leong, Assoc. AIA Principal, Leong Leong

Annabelle Selldorf, FAIA, Principal, Selldorf Architects
Marc Kushner, AIA, Principal, HWKN, Architizer
Illya Azaroff, AIA, Director, +LAB architects
Molly Heintz, Contributing Editor, The Architect’s Newspaper
Michael Szivos, Principal | Director, SOFTlab
David Fano, Partner, CASE Inc.
Nathan Miller, Director, CASE Inc.
Yen Ha, Founder, Front Studio

1:30 - 2:45 PM: Luncheon with AIA College of Fellows Members

3:00 - 6:00 PM Future Now Charrette
Working in teams, summit participants will consider the roles of marketing/branding, social technologies, evolving business models, and civic leadership in the contemporary architecture industry. Summit presenters and AIA Fellows will circulate between groups, facilitating discussion. Each team will produce a set of deliverables, which will then be presented to all conference attendees.

Ideas generated throughout the day-long summit will be preserved in blog and digital format publication thanks to the American Institute of Architects 2012 Component Assistance Leadership Grant Program.

6:00-6:15 PM: Closing Remarks

Illya Azaroff, AIA regional Director Young Architects Forum, Updates YAF summit.
Brynnemarie Lanciotti, Assoc. AIA, Emerging New York Architects Committee Co-Chair

6:30-9:00 Evening Soiree
Wine, beer, and light bites served

Registration Fee:
$45.00 AIA Member, Students
$65.00 Non-Members
Please Register Here
all meals mentioned above are included in ticket price
there will be no refunds for this event
only cash or check will be accepted for tickets purchased at the door the day of the Summit

Organized by:

The Future Now Summit is organized by the Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) Committee of the AIA New York Chapter and presented as part of Future Now, the AIA New York 2012 Presidential Theme.

Special thanks to the Sponsors of The Future Now Summit:

New York Regional Representatives for the College of Fellows

Media Sponsor:

Roslyn Consultants, LLC

The Future Now Summit is presented as part of Future Now, the 2012 AIA New York Chapter Presidential Theme and made possible through the generous support of:



Beyer Blinder Belle
Forest City Ratner Companies
Mancini Duffy|TSC
New York City School Construction Authority
Perkins Eastman
STV Group, Inc.
Thornton Tomasetti

Cameron Engineering
Cosentini Associates
DeLaCour & Ferrara Architects
E-J Electric Installation Co.
Ennead Architects
F.J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc.
FXFOWLE Architects, LLP
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies
Ingram, Yuzek, Gainen, Carroll & Bertolotti
Jack Resnick & Sons, Inc.
JAM Consultants
JLS Industries Inc.
Knoll, Inc.
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, PC
Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, PC
Lend Lease
Milrose Consultants
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.
Vanguard Construction & Development Co.
Viridian Energy & Environmental / Israel Berger and Associates LLC
World Trade Center Properties

List as of August 16, 2012.


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