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Join us for the 2019 Legislative Roundtable where we discuss the 2020 agenda for the next legislative session. Come and advocate for your profession

When: November 12, 2019
7:30-9:00 am
Where: Neumann Monson Architects- Des Moines, multiple satellite locations across Iowa
111 E Grand Ave
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States
Contact: Jessica Reinert

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Join your colleagues as well as Iowa Legislators at one of the most important annual advocacy events for the architecture profession. Michael Lewis, AIA and Alan Wieskamp, AIA, Co-Chairs of the AIA Iowa Government Affairs Committee, along with Paula Dierenfield, Lobbyist for AIA Iowa will lead the conversation. The roundtable will be held in Des Moines with satellite location taking place across the state.

Reminder, invite your Legislator to attend this important event. This is a great way to grow or start a relationship with your Legislator.

Interested in hosting a satellite location? Contact Amy Spike at aspike@aiaiowa.org or 515-244-7502.

Program Description
Attendees will gather at a local Iowa Architecture firm to discuss in detail the upcoming legislation with their local legislators and items that can greatly affect the architecture industry including: Licensure, School Safety and Project Delivery. These topics will be brought to the attention of legislators to warrant support for the profession and to maintain the mission of AIA to improve the built environment through service to members, the profession and the public providing sustainable design and livable communities.

Learning Objectives
1. To advocate the need for fair and honest alternative project delivery contracts to local state legislators.
2. To describe to state legislators the issues of law and proposed legislation that affect architects, their practice and the public interest.
3. To create change and influence legislation to uphold the health, safety and welfare of the public.
4. To assess topics including alternative project delivery, school safety, buildings codes, and energy efficiency in order to protect the public and strengthen the architecture profession.

AIA Continuing Education

By attending this seminar, AIA members will earn 1.5 AIA HSW LUs. AIA Iowa is an AIA CES Approved Provider (#A023) with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System. Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion are available upon request.

Architectural Experience Program and AIA Continuing Education

Interns may earn AXP Supplemental Experience hours by completing approved AIA Continuing Education programs – one AIA CEU/LU is equal to one AXP experience hour. When submitting to NCARB, Learning Units (LUs) must be documented on the intern’s AIA transcript. Any intern in AXP can request a free AIA Transcript by visiting the AIA website

Call AIA Iowa at 515.244.7502 info@aiaiowa.org.

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