AIA LA ’21 Conference on Architecture Goes Hybrid

After much discussion, research, and consideration with respect to Member needs, current contract requirements as well as governmental directives, AIA Louisiana has made the decision to have a hybrid 2021 Conference. Day 1 will be held virutally with the option to attend at the hotel with a group of others, viewing the sessions on wide screen TVs in a large room.  Day 2 will be all face-to-face, including a Walking Path Event, a Cocktail Reception and Awards Dinner.

Feel free to check out a few of the FAQ’s below….

When will Conference be held?
The conference is scheduled for September 23-24, 2021.

Will continuing education hours still be available?

Day 1 will be virtual sessions. You will need to register for the virtual sessions as well as actually log-in/view each one you want credit for at the time it is scheduled to take place. The system will track registered individuals as well as which individuals are logged in for the session.
*If you decide to attend the virtual sessions at the hotel with the group viewing, we will track attendance with the usual Continuing Ed Credit Slips.

Day 2 will be all face-to-face sessions along with an Awards Dinner.  We will track attendance through the ususal Continuing Ed Credit Slips.

Can my firm/company still sponsor and/or support the conference?

Absolutely!  We have many opportunities for sponsorship.  Check out our packet online.

When will registration open?

What will happen to Honor Awards?

The awards program will take place at the Awards Dinner to be help September 24th from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, at the hotel. Firms will not be required to format or print project boards again this year (one-time potential budget savings for firms!).  Viewing and voting for the Members’ Choice Award will take place online this year, the same as last year. Viewing & voting will open on August 19th and close on September 7th.

What will happen to the other awards such as Fellowship, Newly Licensed, Medal of Honor, Patron of Architecture, Professional Achievements, etc.?

Those will be awarded at the Awards Dinner as well, so be sure to get your submissions in for any that are still open!

Other questions? Click HERE to submit.