Design Talks

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The Design Talks series comprises Five Chapter Programs each year. In 2019, these luncheons will be held at Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St, from 11:30am to 1:00pm.

Programming includes AIA Austin business items, as well as 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!

2019 Luncheons:
February 19—Phoebe Lickwar
April 16—Eve Edelstein, Assoc. AIA
June 11—Zoe Ryan
September 10—Vishaan Chakrabarti, FAIA
November 12

Advance tickets are:

$30 Early-bird pricing for Architect and Allied Members
$15 Early-bird pricing for Associate Members and students
$40 for non-members

Prices at the door will be $40 ($20 for Associate Members and students).

Thanks to our wonderful 2018 Luncheon Speaker Series Sponsors. Please contact Ingrid to sponsor the 2019 Design Talks.

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