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The Architect's Forum will bring together cutting-edge designers and industry professionals for an intensive one day symposium on the design, fabrication, and construction of high performance architectural and decorative glass. Highlights include a keynote address by architect Neil Denari, one of the leading figures in LA's dynamic design scene, and a behind the scenes look at the Herzog & de Meuron's new Miami Art Museum, currently under construction. CEU credits are available. The day includes speakers, workshops, demonstrations, lunch, and a closing networking reception. Join the conversation!

Keynote Address featuring Top Architect Speaker... Neil M. Denari

September 11, 2013
9:00am to 5:00pm
Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA

$49 Special Forum Pricing

  • Five AIA Learning Units Awarded!
  • Includes Lunch!
  • Includes free Trade Show Floor Pass


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Tentative Schedule

8:30am

Registration

9:00am

Welcome!
Mic Patterson, Enclos
Nicole Harris, National Glass Association
Diana Darling, The Architect's Newspaper

9:15am

Keynote Address
Neil M. Denari, Neil M. Denari Architects, Inc.

10:15am

Architectural Glass Materials Panel
Chris Dolan, Guardian
Tony Thiret, Quanex
Chris Lipp, Kawneer

11:00am

Functional Appeal and Aesthetic Challenges of Glass Design for Today's Building Facades
Philip Vourvoulis, Triview Glass Industries, Gordon Smith, Heery Design and Jay Phillips, Guardian Industries

11:45am

Lunch

1:00pm

VIP Demo & GlassBuild America® Trade Show Floor

3:00pm

The Biggest Glass in Miami Dade County: Construction of the Miami Art Museum Facades
Peter Arbour, seele, Inc.
Jose Colon, Architectural Testing, Inc.
Emil Hoogendoorn, John Moriarty & Associates, Inc.

3:45pm

Structural Glass: Ancient Material Modern Treatment
Michael Ludvik, PE, M. Ludvik Engineering

4:30pm

Wrap Up: Dialogue, Q&A
Mic Patterson, Enclos

5:00pm

Reception

Program Developed by:


Committee Members:

Henry Taylor
Architectural Testing, Inc.
Lauren Conners Anderson, CSI, CDT
Conners Sales Group
Marci B. Reed, CFRE
AIA Georgia
Max Perilstein
Sole Source Consulting
Victoria Major
AIA Atlanta