Category Archives: Continuing Ed

Continuing Education opportunities

RREM Seminar for Construction & Design Professionals

 

Still time to register for December 10th or December 11th RREM Seminars
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How Do You Floodproof a City?

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Going UP? Coastal Flood Mitigation

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DESIGNrealized Call for Speakers

DESIGNrealized is accepting proposals for our 2015 online education program. This is a tremendous opportunity for presenters to share their expertise with architects and building professionals from across the U.S. Presenters will receive complimentary registration for all DESIGNrealized AIA CES programs in 2015, a great way for speakers to fulfill AIA CES 2015 requirements.
  • Theme : INSPIRE
For our 2015 DESIGNrealized program we’re looking for speaker proposals that provide inspiration in design and technology. We encourage you to share your experience and inspire AEC professionals to innovate and think outside the box. The program tracks for our 2015 program are listed below and the deadline to submit is November 21, 2014.
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Design Program Tracks
  • Series 1 : Master Architect Series
    • Examine works of architects whose designs, local or national, influence the practice.
  • Series 2 : Innovative Building Practices
    • Explore methods of design or construction that deliver better buildings for clients.
  • Series 3 : Green & the Living Building
    • Discuss methods of sustainable design that help foster living buildings.
  • Series 4 : Designing for Wellness
    • Share how design methods and building material selections can improve well-being.
Technology Program Tracks
  • Series 1 : New Uses of Technology
    • Learn how firms are using technologies to improve design and construction.
  • Series 2 : Project Collaboration 
    • Discuss technologies that help teams communicate and build a better workflow.
  • Series 3 : Websites & Social Media 
    • Share techniques on how to use the web and social media to grow new business.
  • Series 4 : Using BIM in the Small Firm
    • Review how small firm projects use BIM and opportunities for new services.

To submit a proposal go to: http://www.designrealized.com/2015speakers
For more information contact:

- Tracie Simmons
– Speaker Coordinator
– e: tracie.simmons@learnvirtual.com

- p: 415-373-1841

 

New Jersey Revit Users Group

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NJ-RUG Announcement:

The New Jersey Revit Users Group is pleased to announce the creation of NJ-RUG and would like to extend an open invitation to our monthly meetings.  Our mission and purpose is to create the right conditions for NJ AEC Professionals to learn about Revit / BIM and increase the adoption of BIM across our industry.

 

The NJ-RUG meetings will focus on the holistic lifecycle of the BIM process; from pre-construction all the way through facility management.  Discussions will focus on user training and development, new technology, and applications as they relate to Revit and interoperable programs.

 

Come to our next event and meet with local AEC professionals to collaborate and discuss the use and implementation of Revit / BIM.   All Revit user levels are welcome and we also want to encourage attendance and participation from senior architects and project managers.

 

Meeting Location:

The Auditorium at DLB Associates, 265 Industrial Way Eatontown, NJ 07724

 

Upcoming Events:

  • November 20, 2014 @ 6:00pm
  • December 18, 2014 @ 6:00pm
    • BIM 360 Field+Glue, presented by Autodesk

 

View our Calendar Online: http://www.meetup.com/NJ-RUG

 

Direct Contact: Lee Kopsaftis – LKopsaftis@DLBAssociates.com

Dwell on Design AIA Member Offer

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As a special offer we at Dwell are proud to offer all AIA members a discounted pass to this year’s show. Please feel free to spread the word to your fellow AIA members about this incredible opportunity to receive $30 off a Design Trade 2-Day Pass and $10 off of a Design Trade 1-Day Pass, using code AIA14.

Can’t wait to see you at the show!

Sincerely,
The Dwell on Design Team

Register Now

ABOUT DWELL ON DESIGN NY

Dwell on Design NY, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, debuts at 82Mercer in SoHo, NY. Join 5,000 design elite as Dwell upends the standard ‘trade show’ format and creates a unique forum to engage, learn, inspire and connect in new and exciting ways.

Over three days, attend 20+ Dwell-curated presentations, panel discussions and dialogues on today’s most pressing ‘hot button’ issues across hospitality, travel, office, academia, public spaces, urban infrastructure and more.

Hear from a stellar line up of today’s most forward thinking industry experts, thought leaders and scholars including, keynote speaker Daniel Libeskind, David Rockwell, Michael Bierut of Pentagram; Susan Lyons of Designtex, a former creative director for materials at Herman Miller; Snøhetta director Claire Fellman and many more.

Additionally, see 20 design installations from well-renowned brands, earn AIA, ASID and other CEU course credits, and much more at this groundbreaking event!

For more information about this year’s show please visit:DwellonDesign.com

 

2014 Design Awards & Design Conference Changes

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Due to a number of issues this year the 2014 Design Conference previously announce to be held on October 9th has unfortunately been cancelled.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this has cause.

2014 Design Awards Update

The 2014 Design Awards will still be held.  A new drop off location and time has been announced.  The entry registration deadline remains September 30th.  The new Design Awards information is as follows:

Schedule

September 30, 2014 –  Deadline to submit Design Awards entry form and fee
October 6, 2014 –   Submit project boards to the Yankee Club Conference Center at the Arm & Hammer Park, 1 Thunder Road (aka Cass St.), Trenton, NJ. 
October 7, 2014 –  Design Awards Jury convenes
October 9, 2014 –  Exhibition of design submission boards and announcement of  winning  projects
January 9, 2015 –  Presentation of the Design Awards at the Awards Dinner

To find out more information and submission requirements please visit http://www.aia-nj.org
Design Awards Information

LightFair Call for Speakers

Special Invitation to AIA Members:

 

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®)

For more than 25 years, LIGHTFAIR International has been the source for new solutions, new knowledge, new practices—all brilliantly presented in the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference.

 

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

Submission Period: August 11 – September 12, 2014

 

The LIGHTFAIR International 2015 Call for Speakers is open now in a global invitation seeking responses from top lighting and design industry practitioners looking to participate in the world’s largest annual lighting-related conference. The 2015 Conference will highlight Integrated Design as the central theme linking diverse disciplines in a vibrant atmosphere.

 

Your members would be a great fit for a large variety of subject areas in the LFI 2015 Conference program.  This is a great opportunity for your organization to be represented at, and be part of, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference.

 

**Click here for the Call for Speakers information**

  

We welcome your members to submit to speak at LFI 2015!

 

Please let me know if you would like to let your members know about this via email, newsletters, website, calendar, social media, etc.

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Pre-Conference: May 3-4, 2015

Trade Show & Conference: May 5-7, 2015

WWW.LIGHTFAIR.COM

NOMA Conference: For The LOVE of It

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For the LOVE of It

The National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) invites you to the 42nd Annual NOMA International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, hosted by the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (PhilaNOMA)  at the historic Loews Philadelphia Hotel.   With the theme, “For the LOVE of It: Community…History…Design,” the NOMA 2014 conference will celebrate ARCHITECTURE in the vibrant, innovative design environment known as the city of Brotherly LOVE!

 

 
October 1 – 4, 2014
    
 
For more information:
 
         
The NOMA 2014 conference will features exciting international keynote speakers (Paola Moya is the CEO and Principal of Marshall Moya Design), and includes a host of professional development and continuing education seminars, networking events, exhibitions, local tours and design workshops to connect you to your passion for architecture, planning and design. The conference also includes a full day Community Legacy project and the NOMA Student Design Competition, both focused on creating design interventions within the city of Philadelphia. Other conference hallmark events include the Bros Arts Ball, the Host Chapter Panel and Party, the Student vs. Professionals Sporting Exhibition, and the Annual NOMA Professional Design Awards Banquet and Ceremony. Over 500 NOMA members, affiliates and students are expected to be in attendance, including architects, landscape architects, interior designers, planners, engineers, and construction and building industry professionals.

2014 Design Conference – Save the Date

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October 9, 2014
Design Conference and Advocacy Day
The Trenton War Memorial

The 2014 Conference will be a full day of continuing education and advocacy.   The announcement of the Design Award winners and networking opportunities at evening reception.
Full Day –  6 LUs. (pending approval)

Watch the AIA-NJ website for more details as they become available

Please Contact Laura Slomka
Email or Call 609-393-5690

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