Program

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Earn up to 19 AIA/CES learning units including 14.5 HSW

ArchEx 2016 will elevate the profession with our renewed emphasis on networking, innovative learning methods, and dynamic new materials and products. Now in its 29th year, ArchEx continues to be the mid-Atlantic’s largest annual educational event and expo with more than 60 educational sessions, behind-the-scenes architectural tours, engaging special events, and cutting-edge vendors.

View the full agenda including seminar descriptions.

Session times vary from 1-3 hours. AIA/CES learning units are listed with session descriptions. HSW status is subject to change pending approval from the AIA.

Special Events and Highlights

Pre-Conference Workshops
If you’re looking to earn all of your CES|LU’s at ArchEx this year, take advantage of a full day of workshops and seminars on Wednesday.

Keynote Addresses
Thursday General Session and Keynote 10 a.m.–noon
Friday Keynote 3:15-5:15 p.m.

Eye Opener Sessions
Get an early start on Thursday and Friday with hour-long sessions beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Welcome Coffee
Join us in the lobby of the Greater Richmond Convention Center for a cup of coffee and networking to kick off the day on Thursday.

CONNECTIONS Opening Reception
Join your colleagues for networking and fun at this popular opening reception. Enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres  and entertainment while you catch up with old friends and meet a few new ones. 

Prizes in the Exhibit Hall
Join us in the Exhibit Hall for door prize giveaways from the vendors and your chance to win a grand prize. Take some time to chat with exhibitors and discover the latest in cutting edge products and innovations in the industry.

Coffee Conversations with Vendors
Join us in the exhibit hall of the Greater Richmond Convention Center for a cup of coffee and networking to kick off the day on Friday.

ArchEx Bookstore
Don’t miss your chance to explore a wide selection of books and gifts in the ArchEx Bookstore hosted by The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design.

Visions for Architecture Gala
Created in 1998, Visions for Architecture is the AIA Virginia’s annual Honors and Awards gala. A fundraising event for The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, Visions celebrates the achievements of those whose work makes especially strong contributions to society and honors the recipients of the AIA Virginia’s Honors Awards and the Awards for Excellence in Architecture. The 2016 Visions for Architecture gala will be held Friday, Nov. 4, at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Fellows Breakfast
Join your colleagues from the College of Fellows. Restaurant TBD.

Schedule and details subject to change.

What is Architecture Exchange East?

Celebrating its 30th year, ArchEx continues to be the mid-Atlantic's largest annual educational event and expo with more than 60 educational sessions, behind-the-scenes architectural tours, engaging special events, and cutting-edge vendors.

Who Should Attend?

architects, designers, architecture school faculty and students, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects and planners

Important Dates + Information

May 31, 2017 Call for Presentations Deadline
Aug. 2017 Online Registration Opens
Nov. 1-3, 2017 Architecture Exchange East