Luncheon Speaker Series

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The Luncheon Speaker Series comprises Five Chapter Programs each year. In 2017, these luncheons will be held at Mercury Hall, 615 Cardinal Lane, from 11:30am to 1:00pm.

Programming includes AIA Austin business items, as well as local speakers of interest to members and guests. Past speakers and topics have been: Evan Smith of the Texas Tribune; Ryan Robinson, City Demographer; UT School of Medicine; Imagine Austin Plan; Waller Creek Design Competition; Lucia Athens, Chief Sustainabililty Officer at the City of Austin; Capital Studios; Alan Graham with Mobile Loaves & Fishes Community First! Village; Blanton Museum Director Simone Wicha; Interim Dean of the UT School of Architecture Elizabeth Danze, FAIA; architect Rand Elliott, FAIA, and more!

2017 Luncheons:

February 14 - Communications Coach and UT Assistant Communications Professor, Melissa Murphy

April 18 - Architect and Principal of Midland, Texas based firm Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Dan Hart, FAIA

June 20 - Branding Consultant and Principal of Austin-based FÖDA Studio, Jett Butler, Assoc. AIA

September 19, 2017 - Interim Dean, Rice University School of Architecture, and Principal, Carlos Jiménez Studio, Carlos Jiménez

November 14, 2017 - Visual Artist and UT Art Professor, Beili Liu. Ballot for Annual Meeting Nominations here.

Tickets are $30 for members, $40 for non members, $15 for Assoc. AIA members and students

Thanks to our wonderful 2017 Luncheon Speaker Series Sponsors:

Acme Brick


Doucet & Associates

Jordan & Skala Engineers

Rogers O'Brien