AIA Conference on Architecture 2017

  • April 27 – 29, 2017
  • 7:00 am –12:00 am ET
  • Orange County Convention Center
  • 9400 International Drive
  • Orlando Florida 32819
  • Email event contact



Advance rates end March 29. Register today >

A'17, the AIA Conference on Architecture, is the architecture and design event of the year. It's about designing a better world. It's about tapping into the architects and design professionals who are shaping our industry. And it's about moving our communities, our profession, and ourselves forward.

Join us this April for three days of fast-paced, hard-hitting ideas, inspiration, education, networking, and innovation from some of the industry-leading architects, firms, and building product manufacturers.


April 27 keynote

Anticipate Need: Design That Cares

Three powerful, short-form talks by Alejandro Aravena, Francis Kéré, and Michael Murphy, explore how their work pushes the boundaries of collaborative practice and, in the process, creates thoughtful architecture that addresses community and society challenges.

April 28 keynote

Anticipate Challenge:  Design That Overcomes

Moderator Michael Bierut leads an exciting conversation with Dan Goods and David Delgado, both artists and NASA visual strategists, on using the power of creative thinking to produce extraordinary results and unconventional paths to success.

April 29 keynote

Anticipate Change

What’s Next for the Architecture

The architecture profession is rapidly changing. What’s next? Moderator Frances Anderton interviews three Nóra Demeter, Int’l. Assoc. AIA; Michael Ford, Assoc. AIA; and Cheryl McAfee, FAIA—acclaimed architects and designers who are blazing new paths.

Design That Evolves

Amy Cuddy is one of TED’s most popular presenters—her talk ranks #2 of all time. She’ll wrap up the Conference on Architecture with an in-depth, inspiring exploration of the power we all possess to anticipate and influence change.


Save up to $100 when you register by March 29.


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