Tuesday, May 26, 2009

New Orleans Conference Mecca

Cover Illustration from New Orleans as Seen on Tour (Harvey Press, 1975), Special Collections Division, Tulane University Libraries.  Original gouache painting is housed in the Curtis & Davis Collection, Southeastern Architectural Archive, Special Collections Division, Tulane University Libraries.

In the next two years, the city of New Orleans will be hosting a number of important architecture-related conferences.

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture  March 4-7 2010
Tulane University will be hosting the annual meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) with a focus on RE-Building.  Deadline for paper proposals is 30 September 2009.  Read more here.

American Planning Association  April 10-14 2010
The American Planning Association provides leadership in the development of communities. Witold Rybczynski, the Martin and Margy Meyerson Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, was a keynote speaker for the APA's 2009 conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Proposals for sessions will be accepted beginning June 2009. To read more, watch for updates on  the APA website.

American Institute of Architects May 10-14 2011
Founded in 1857, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) serves as the voice of the architecture profession.  This year's Boston conference (May 28-31) focuses on the Modern movement. Watch for 2011 updates on the AIA website.

Society of Architectural Historians April 2011
Founded in 1940, the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)  is an international non-profit organization with nearly 3,500 members worldwide. SAH promotes the study and preservation of the built environment.
Dates and additional information to be announced on the SAH website.

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