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Big credit opportunities

Energy modeling, sketch crawls, business fundamentals, risk management, floodproofing, and more—we’re planning a range of intensive half- and full-day workshops that kick-off before convention officially begins. 

You’ll get an in-depth, interactive learning experience in a small-group setting plus big opportunities to earn continuing education credits. How big? 3.75 LUs for each half-day workshop or 7.5 LUs for each full-day workshop.  Additional fees apply.

We're in the process of selecting workshops for AIA Convention 2017. Browse sessions from AIA Convention 2016 below.

2016 Featured workshops

Rainwater Collection For All Buildings: Design, Practice, Permits

Earns 3.75 LUs / HSW / GBCI / RIBA
Learn everything you need to know about rainwater collection systems. This hands-on session includes a review of rainwater supply/demand, rainwater system diagrams, funding, policy, standards and much, much more.

Sketch Crawl through Philadelphia

Earns 3.75 LUs / RIBA
Grab your favorite sketching tools and get back to basics with a sketching walking tour of some of Philly’s best architecture.

Small Firm Essentials: Avoiding Scope Creep and Maximizing Profitability

Earns 3.75 LUs / RIBA
Learn established-firm secrets to help mitigate small-firm growing pains. This workshop covers the models, methods, and structures to help you manage scope, target your proposals, and build profit into your practice.

Energy Modeling for All: 2030 Commitment for Small Firms!

Earns 3.75 LUs / RIBA
Charge your design process with energy modeling. This workshop covers it all, from calculating pEUI to navigating the HEED energy modeling program.

Interactive Lighting Design Workshop

Earns 3.75 LUs / HSW / RIBA
The future is bright(!) for lighting technology. Register for this workshop to explore recent innovations and groundbreaking approaches that are transforming lighting design.

Mini MBA for Emerging Professionals: Mastering the Business of Architecture

Earns 3.75 LUs / RIBA
Did you go to school for design and planning, and not an MBA? This crash course in business explores key concepts to help you manage and sustain a profitable firm.

EQxD Hackathon: Architecture and the Era of Connections

Earns 3.75 LUs / RIBA
Part panel/part competition, register for the hackathon to explore innovations for architecture in the new digital economy. Learn, play and battle in this win-able workshop.