NATIONAL PLENARY schedule - central time zone

The 2017 National Plenary Broadcast will open live from the National Housing Center in Washington, DC, including remarks from the AIA Center for Civic Leadership.

ACT I: LEADERSHIP DYNAMICS IN THE INDUSTRY

11:30 - 11:40a Introduction to the National Plenary

Je'Nen Chastain, Assoc. AIA, Founder of the Leadership Institute

11:40 - 01:00p Framing the Design Challenge of Leadership within the Industry

Keshika DeSaram, 61st AIAS president
Korey White, AIA, project architect at Stantec
Al Rubeling, Jr., FAIA, senior vice president at Rubeling & Associates

The Space Between: Leadership’s Sweet Spot in the Age of “Disruption”
Vaki Mawema, project architect at Gensler

01:00 - 01:20p Coffee break


ACT 2: ADVANCED TOPICS IN LEADERSHIP

01:20 - 02:20p Leader as Communicator

featuring Sally Blount, Dean of the Kellogg School of
Management at Northwestern University

02:20 - 02:40p Coffee break


ACT 3: CITIZEN ARCHITECT MOVEMENT

02:40 - 03:45p A Case Study in Detroit

featuring R. Steven Lewis, FAIA, NOMA
Urban Design Director, City of Detroit

joined by
Kimberly Dowdell, AIA, partner of Century Partners
David Alade, partner of Century Partners

03:45 - 04:00p Closing Remarks / Call to Action

Je'Nen Chastain, Assoc. AIA, Founder of the Leadership Institute
Comments from the AIA Disaster Assistance Program
2018 AIA President: Carl Elefante, FAIA


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