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Preparing for the Future: Upcoming Trends and Recent Changes in Continuing Education

Washington, DC

Be part of an audience-centered and dialogue-friendly workshop experience for CES Registered Components and Providers! This workshop will cover an overview of upcoming trends and recent changes in continuing education specifically focusing on the NCARB Model Law, Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW) topic areas, Sustainable Design (SD), results of the recent member needs assessment, an overview of the importance of knowing and understanding the International Green Construction Code (IGCC), and more! Discover what you as a Provider need to know based on recent changes and assessment results and how you can successfully develop and market your courses to AIA members in 2012.

Seating is limited intentionally to benefit you. So, mark your calendar and reserve your space!


8:30 a.m. - Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – Welcome/Introductions

{AIA /CES Trends} Alla Orlova, Director, Continuing Education

{Member Needs Assessment Results} Rockbridge Associates, Inc.
{NCARB Model Law & HSW CE Changes}
Lloyd Kaufman, Assistant Director, Education -NCARB

{What CES Looks for in a Course Submission} Mike Tamara, Manager, CES Programs

12:30 p.m. – Lunch

{IGCC – What You Need to Know} Jessyca Henderson, Director, Sustainability Advocacy

{Where Are We Going? Insights on the Evolving Building Community} Ryan Colker, Director of the Consultative Council and Presidential Advisor – NIBS

{ Course Development for Whole Building Design} Stephanie Vierra, President, Vierra Design & Education Services, LLC

{Panel Discussion} Moderated by John Lape, AIA Education Committee

3:45 p.m. – Q/A Session and Wrap-Up

4:00 p.m. – Adjourn

This workshop will start and end on time, cover all of the information above, and lunch will be served around 12:30. Bring your questions, suggestions, opinions, lessons learned and….your good humor!!

Please answer the following so we can make this workshop most effective for you:

What do you hope to gain from this workshop? (Expectations, please list at least three)

How many continuing education courses do you currently have approved through the AIA?

Where did you hear about this workshop?

© 2011 AIA/CES

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 COST:
$150.00 - AIA Providers

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Free for AIA Components


American Institute of Architects (AIA)

1735 New York Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20006

Registration (one per person – please print clearly)

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Fax or email to: 202-626-7399 or

Program Information: Sara Thomas, Manager, CES Training

Phone: 202-626-7356


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