Event Board Advocacy Meeting - Open to AIA Members

February 2, 2021 - 12:00pm


The AIA Austin Board Advocacy Commission meets regularly to discuss topics of importance to our Members and the community. We've opened up some of these meetings to our Members and Allied Members, in an effort to address issues of importance. These open meetings for 2020 are:

Feb. 2, April 6, June 1, Aug. 3, Oct. 5, Dec. 7

Event Advocacy Roundtable: The City of Austin Tree Smart Education Program

November 16, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

This event has already occurred.


The City of Austin Tree Smart Education Program, an Introduction to Austin’s Tree Protection Ordinance.
Presenter: Mr. Daniel Priest, BCMA (board certified master arborist)
1.5 LU/HSW

This course introduces Austin’s tree regulations, discusses the history of and rationale for the rules, and examines the design requirements for building around protected trees. This presentation will also delve into the permitting process and fees, as well as the onsite protection criteria and inspection process.