May 21, 2019

It is that time of year again! A’19 is coming in hot and we want to share with you the reasons you should be attending. As a student, this should be an absolute no brainer – the Student Pass includes access to the keynote events, all educational seminars, Architecture Expo, expo credit sessions, and you also have the option to purchase tickets for additional events, tours, and workshops. All of this for only $25!

For those of you that are still not convinced, we’ve put together a list of the reasons we think YOU should be attending A’19 in Las Vegas this June:

1. Networking is and will always be numero uno reason to attend any conference! Duh.

2. Meet and mingle with alumni from your school at the various Alumni Receptions.

3. Because the A’19 Opening Night Celebration is at one of Las Vegas’s hottest nightclubs, XS Nightclub.

4. Sharpen your leadership skills at the Leadership Skills Taking Us to the Next Level session.

5. Experience Las Vegas during the summer season! Here’s a list of 100 Things to do in Las Vegas this summer.

6. The Emerging Professionals Party will be held at Paris Las Vegas Hotel and it’s only $30 for students.

7. Explore the 200,00 sq ft. Architecture Expo at Las Vegas Convention Center.

8. Build your biomimicry knowledge by attending the All Together Now: Applying Biomimicry to Your Practice session.

9. Learn the importance of designing for changing demographics in the Creating Spaces for Everyone session.

10. Equip yourself with knowledge on how to one day become a mentor in the Training & Mentoring: The Future of Architectural Apprenticeship session.

11. Experience the iconic architecture Las Vegas has to offer through the various educational tours.

12. Ready for the future? Learn about how robots are being incorporated into design in the Ready for Robots: Technology-Infused Design session.

13. Day 1 Keynote is Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code.

14. Day 2 Keynote is Ryan Coogler, the co-writer and director of the Oscar award-winning film Black Panther, and the writer and director of the acclaimed film Fruitvale Station.

15. Visit the iconic Las Vegas Strip.

16. Do you have dreams of owning your own firm someday? Get a head start on planning by attending the Starting Your Own Architecture Firm: The Young Architect’s Perspective session.

17. Take a deep dive into some of today’s most hot button issues related to the design of schools at the Space Matters: Making an Impact on Student Academic Engagement session.

18. Hone your advocacy skills through the Advancing Equity—and Strengthening the Profession session.

19. Discuss how culture contributes to the success of a firm in the Navigating Your Firm’s Culture session.

20. Get techy and learn about the benefits of artificial intelligence in the How Artificial Intelligence Can Enhance Life & Safety session.

21. We get it… your students! That’s why we found a list of the best cheap eats in Las Vegas that you’re going to want to visit.

22. Learn the ins and outs of recovery and resiliency planning at the Conversations Between Cities: From Recovery to Resilience session.

23. Get your nature fill by visiting Red Rock Canyon.

24. Interested in working in a research firm one day? Then don’t miss the How to Build a Successful Research-Minded Practice session.

25. Finally, just register! Once again, this is a no-brainer. Take advantage of your student status and attend notable conferences for cheap af.

Register Now!