AIA Austin Summer Conference 2018


Each year in August, AIA Austin provides the design community with an educational conference offering a course selection curated by members, inspiring keynote speakers, and a design expo with local vendors. This year's conference offers up to 16 CEUs.
We are excited to host Senator Kirk Watson and Alex O'Briant, AIA of Ennead Architects as our Keynote Speakers! 

Design Expo and Happy Hour 
A design expo will be open during lunch on both days of the conference, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., highlighting local and regional companies who are offering new and exciting design-related products and/or services.
A Happy Hour with 2018 AIA President, Carl Elefante, FAIA will also be hosted in the expo hall on Thursday, August 23rd, at 5:00 p.m.

Carl Elefante, FAIA
2018 AIA President

Click here to read Carl's bio.

A nationally recognized expert on sustainability, Carl Elefante serves as principal for Quinn Evans Architects in Washington, DC, a full-service architectural firm with special expertise in the preservation, expansion, and adaptive use of historic buildings and sites.

Carl has brought his expertise to projects across building types, including the renovation of Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Museum; design of Ames Hall at George Washington University; collaboration with William McDonough + Partners on the School of International Service at American University; renovation of the Sant Ocean Hall at the National Museum of Natural History; and renovation of Baltimore’s Peabody Institute.

Carl has been an active member of the AIA at the local, state, and national levels. Nationally, he represented the Middle Atlantic region on both the AIA Board of Directors and Strategic Council, and has worked closely with the AIA Committee on the Environment, the Historic Resources Committee, and the Sustainability Scan Advisory Group. He also served as President of both AIA Maryland and AIA Potomac Valley

Register for the Summer Conference


Be an Exhibitor or Sponsor
Reserve a booth in the Expo and exhibit your products or services to conference attendees. Sponsorships include elevated visibility and participation, in addition to a booth in the Expo or smaller table-top exhibits. The Expo is active during lunch both days and happy hour on the first evening of the conference.

Click here to sign up

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors and Exhibitors!

Gift Sponsor
Rogers-O'Brien Construction

Lanyard Sponsor
MGI - Austin

Keynote Sponsor
Dalgleish Construction Company

Happy Hour Sponsors
Innova Tile
James Hardie Building Products

Lunch Host
CIty of Austin - Development Services Department

Acme Brick
Architectural Impressions of Austin, LLC

ATS Engineers, Inspectors & Surveyors
Austin Energy Green Building
Berdoll Sawmill
Decorum Stone
Design and Direct Source
Exclusive Windows & Doors
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery
Freedom Solar Power
Huber Engineered Woods
Hull Supply Co, Inc.
IMETCO - Innovative Metals Company
Lamboo Technologies
Marvin Windows and Doors
Materials Marketing
Mint Engineering
Pella Windows & Doors of Austin
Portella Steel Doors & Windows
Sierra Pacific Windows
Snavely Forest Products
Southwest Solutions Group, Inc.
Texas Terrazzo Contractors
The Chism Company
The Mendicant Architect
Thomas Printworks
Timber & Beam
Trustile Doors, LLC
US Lumber Brokers
Weatherization Partners Ltd.

Room Sponsors
Building Exterior Solutions
Dixie Plywood
Hull Supply Co., Inc.