March 21, 2018

The AIAS is officially opening up a call for interest for CRIT Live: AIAS Research Symposia in the fall of 2018 and THRIVE: AIAS Career Prep Program in the spring of 2019.

CRIT Live: AIAS Research Symposia

We are looking for two schools to host CRIT Live in the fall of 2018. The AIAS Chapters would work in tandem with their school to provide a location for approximately 75-150 attendees for the day-long programming and networking reception that evening. The National Office would engage with the local chapter to finalize theming, programming, speakers, and logistics.

THRIVE: A Career Prep Program

The AIAS is looking for two AIAS Chapters to work with firms to host THRIVE: AIAS Career Prep Program in the spring of 2019. The AIAS Chapters would work with a local firm to host a day of programming that is devoted to career preparation. The host firm would not be required to produce all of the programming, as outside speakers may be brought in from other firms in the area. The AIAS Chapters are encouraged to work with their local AIA component to bring engaged and informative speakers.

The financial burden on the host school for either event is fairly minimal, while hopefully the benefits are significant. We at the AIAS national office take care of most of the logistics, planning, and marketing, with input from the host chapter. Our primary request for CRIT Live is a lecture hall space over the course of a Saturday in October, while the request for THRIVE is a firm host over the course of a Saturday February.

Proposed weekends (Saturday) for CRIT Live

  • October 6
  • October 13
  • November 3

Proposed weekends (Saturday) for THRIVE

  • February 2
  • February 9
  • February 16
  • February 23

Interested in hosting? Download the Summary and Logistics documentation, share them with your faculty, and fill out the form below! Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, April 30, 2018.

CRIT Live 2018 Summary

THRIVE 2019 Summary

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