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2014 Emerging Professionals Summit

It’s the year 2033; what role are architects playing in society? Will you be prepared to play your part? If not, what changes need to happen now to better position you and fellow architects for the future? This scenario is just a snapshot of the issues that were addressed at the 2014 Emerging Professionals Summit. Read the AIArchitect article, Emerging Professionals Summit: Engaging and Empowering the Next Generation>>

In January, the AIA brought together thought leaders from across the profession to address how practice culture can be shaped to prepare current and future architects for their role in society. Participants included students, emerging professionals, business leaders, firm owners, academics, entrepreneurs, and collateral representatives. The Summit will expand upon the AIA Emerging Professionals strategic initiative to develop action plans for the Institute and identify additional stakeholders to respond to the shifting education, professional development, career path, and societal role of architects.



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Participate in the conversation through the Emerging Professionals Summit MindMixer site. Visit to share your thoughts and ideas about the future of the profession.

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Attendee Compensation and Expectations

Summit participants received complimentary registration, airfare, lodging, and meals during the event in Albuquerque. Additional reimbursements are considered per the AIA Reimbursement Policy.

Post-summit, participants may be asked to actively engage in further planning and initiatives, including but not limited to committee or task force involvement for up to two years.


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