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ALA Midwest Architecture Conference

  • 18:31 - 14 August, 2017
ALA Midwest Architecture Conference

Earn up to 7.5 continuing education credits in one power-packed day of educational sessions and networking opportunities at the 19th annual ALA Midwest Architecture Conference, to be held Oct. 3 at the Drury Lane Conference Center, Oakbrook Terrace, IL.

The 19th annual conference, hosted by the Association of Licensed Architects (ALA), features a keynote address by Noah Biklen, AIA, LEED AP, Principal at Deborah Berke Partners. His talk, “Pushing the Envelope,” will focus on the recent work of Deborah Berke Partners, with particular attention to the firm's unique approach to the building envelope and how it enables the firm to make and remake enduring places that are inclusive and public.

“This year's conference offers architects unequaled education and networking opportunities,” says Joanne Sullivan, ALA Executive Director. “We have 27 seminars on subjects ranging from codes, NCARB certification, and business skills to high-performance building materials, healthy buildings and engineering.”

The conference includes more than 80 product exhibits, with show hours from 10:15 am to 4 pm. Registration for the conference and continental breakfast starts at 7 am, with the conference beginning at 8 am and ending at 7:30 pm. A continental breakfast, buffet luncheon and evening social are included with full-day registration. Register online until noon on Sept. 26 at or call 847-382-0630. Day of registration begins at 7 am. Admission to the product show, which is open from 10:15 am to 4 pm, is free.

For architects interested in joining ALA, the conference is free. Call ALA at 847-382-0630 for details.

The ALA Midwest Architecture Conference is sponsored by The Association of Licensed Architects and supported by Graphisoft, MB Financial Bank, MG Welbel and Associates, The Weidt Group,, SageGlass, PCI of Illinois & Wisconsin, USI, WickRight and Allrisks.

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Cite: "ALA Midwest Architecture Conference" 14 Aug 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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