EventsShaping the future of architecture: AIA 2024 Conference

Industry-leading talk in Washington DC to cover AI, net-zero energy, adaptive reuse, and more.
Content Team1 month ago3 min

The AIA 2024 Convention is poised to be an insightful event for architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals. Scheduled from June 5-8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., this gathering will bring together more than 10,000 AEC experts for a series of cutting-edge discussions and networking opportunities.

According to Lakisha Ann Woods, CAE, EVP, and CEO of AIA, the conference will be a pivotal platform for the industry. “This year we’re looking forward to welcoming attendees to D.C., home to AIA’s new global campus, several AIA chapters, and some of the most influential architecture, design firms and manufacturers in the world,” Woods says. She highlights the event’s role as a “beacon for innovation,” committed to addressing critical global challenges.

AIA24 will feature a robust agenda including discussions on net-zero energy, adaptive reuse for changing downtowns, the integration of AI in architecture, and the creation of health-focused community spaces. The conference will also offer a large expo, educational events, and networking opportunities to encourage cross-industry collaboration.

Keynote speakers and networking

The conference boasts an impressive lineup of keynote speakers:

  • Arthur C. Brooks, a New York Times bestselling author and happiness expert, will present “Build the Life You Want” on Thursday, June 6.
  • CNN’s chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, will discuss “Designing for Health & Safety” on Friday, June 7.
  • Academy Award-winning designer Ruth Carter will explore “Storytelling & Representation” on Saturday, June 8.

Beyond speaking events, there will also be networking, workshops, seminars, and a host of other activities designed to get conversation flowing and and ideas brewing.

For more information and to get your ticket, visit the AIA conference website.

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