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BREAKING GROUND!

The 2019 AIA Tri-State Conference

OCTOBER 16 – 19, 2019 | ALBANY, NY

AIA New Jersey, AIA New York State, and AIA Pennsylvania

Breaking Ground!

The 2019 AIA Tri-State Conference

The American Institute of Architects has been the leading professional membership organization for licensed architects, associate members, and allied partners since 1857.

This exciting multi-state event is the second collaboration of AIA New Jersey, AIA New York State,  and AIA Pennsylvania that collectively have a membership of more than 13,000 members.

Keynotes and Presenters

Bob Fisher

Bob Fisher

Principal and Editor at Large, Designintelligence

Sharon Johnston, FAIA

Sharon Johnston, FAIA

Partner, Johnston Marklee & Associates Los Angeles, CA

Will Hunt

Will Hunt

Author, The Underground

Schedule at a Glance

#SessionSpeaker(s)TrackTimeCredits
1Educational Seminars9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
#SessionSpeaker(s)TrackTimeCredits
1Registration Open8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
2AIANYS Annual Meeting8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
3AIANJ Board Meeting8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
4AIAPA Board Meeting8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5Opening General Session & Keynote1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6Educational Seminars2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
7Educational Seminars4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
8Expo Reception6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
9NEW! Resiliency and Adaptation: Rebuilding Paradise after the Camp Fire8:00 PM
#SessionSpeaker(s)TrackTimeCredits
1Registration Open7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
2Educational Seminars8:15 AM - 9:45 AM
3Expo9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4Educational Seminars11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
5Lunch on the Expo Floor12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
6Friday General Session & Keynote2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7Educational Seminars4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
8Tri State Design Awards Presentation & Celebration7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
#SessionSpeaker(s)TrackTimeCredits
1Registration Open7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
2Educational Seminars9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3Closing Keynote & Luncheon11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Put your brand in front of thousands of local architects!

All sponsor and exhibitor packages include:
Digital pre-event promotion
Printed on-site directory advertising in program
On-site meeting bag insert
Website listing

Design Expo

Get acquainted with architects & design professionals practicing in the Northeast

Seize a unique opportunity to build connections and business with key decision makers hailing from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Breaking Ground! the 2019 AIA Tri-State Conference promises to bring together architects, design professionals, and industry experts from the Northeast’s hotbed of construction. Exhibitors and sponsors will have built-in access throughout the conference to interact with key decision makers from New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Our Sponsors and Exhibitors

Travel Information

Transportation

Convention Center Parking
7 Wendell Street, Albany, NY 12207

Train Station
AMTRAK Station Rensselaer
2 miles

Airport
Albany International Airport
12.6 miles

Hotel

Parking available at each hotel

Renaissance Albany Hotel
144 State St.
Albany, NY 12207
$179/night
Reservation deadline: 9/25/19
Reserve Now

Or call (518) 992-2500 and reference group code NNP

Hilton Albany
40 Lodge St.
Albany, NY 12207
$179/night
Reservation Deadline: 9/25/19
Reserve Now

Or call: 1-866-691-1183 and reference group code 1AIA

Fairfield Inn & Suites Albany Downtown
74 State St.
Albany, NY 12207
$139/night single occupancy
$149/night double occupancy
Reserve Now

Or call 518-434-7410 and reference group code AIA

$310/ for members
Keystone Package (Keynotes & Seminars)
  • Thursday:
  • - Spec Academies
  • - Educational Seminars
  • - General Session Keynote
  • - Arrival Refreshments
  • Friday:
  • - Spec Academies
  • - Educational Seminars
  • - General Session Keynote
  • - Breaking Ground! the 2019 AIA Tri-State Conference Expo
  • - Breakfast/Coffee
  • - Lunch on the Expo Floor
  • - Afternoon Break
  • Saturday:
  • - Spec Academies
  • - Educational Seminars
  • - General Session Keynote
  • - Luncheon
  • (Pre-Conference sessions and certain Tours available for an additional cost.)
$555/ for members
Pinnacle Package (VIP Registration)
  • Wednesday
  • - AGC/AIA Panel Discussion
  • Thursday, Portico Package Plus:
  • - Choice of Architectural Tours
  • - VIP Package Options*
  • Friday, Portico Package Plus:
  • - Choice of Architectural Tours
  • - VIP Package Options*
  • Saturday, Portico Package Plus:
  • - VIP Package Options*

  • *VIP Package Options

  • - Seats at Design Awards
  • - Seats at Keynotes
  • - Skip the line at Lunch
  • - Gift Swag Bag
  • - Drawing Gift
  • - Haunted Tour
  • - Bag Pickup
  • - Valet Parking
  • - Lunch with State Presidents
  • (Safety Assessment Program available for an additional cost.)