Events

Upcomming

Spring Symposium 2021

March 31, 2021 - April 01, 2021 | The Home Office

GDA member firms will explore critical issues surrounding the built environment during our Spring Symposium. The semi-annual symposium of the Global Design Alliance is an intimate gathering where firm leaders from across North America collaborate to seize opportunities and tackle challenges related to the AEC industry and the strategic practice of our firms. In the upcoming symposium, we come together to think boldly and build back better.

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Past

Virtual Symposium

October 07, 2020 - October 08, 2020 | The Home Office

GDA member firms will explore critical issues surrounding the built environment at our first-ever virtual symposium. The semi-annual symposium of the Global Design Alliance is an intimate gathering where firm leaders from across North America collaborate to seize opportunities and tackle challenges related to the AEC industry and the strategic practice of our firms. In the upcoming symposium, we come together to seek understanding; prepare to pivot; and to connect for the future.

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New York Symposium

March 31, 2020 - April 03, 2020 | New York, NY

People & practice; designing for resiliency. The semi-annual symposium of the Global Design Alliance, hosted by SHoP Architects as well as co-hosts Entro and Plastarc, is an intimate gathering where firm leaders from across North America collaborate to seize opportunities and tackle challenges related to the design industry and the strategic practice of our firms.

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Minneapolis Symposium

September 10, 2019 - September 13, 2019 | Minneapolis, MN

Gender parity, ethnic & racial diversity, local resources & talent, and "green practices". The fall symposium brings a debate on integration, trends in construction law, discussion on the Climate Change Emergency and workshops surrounding leadership behaviors & core values, BD collaborations, and diversity, equity & inclusion.

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Los Angeles Symposium

April 09, 2019 - April 12, 2019 | Los Angeles, CA

Change, relevance & expansion.

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Dallas Symposium

October 02, 2018 - October 05, 2018 | Dallas, TX

Resilience, disruption, and convergence.

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Toronto Symposium

March 05, 2018 - March 08, 2018 | Toronto, On

Manifestations of sustainability.

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Washington Symposium

September 11, 2017 - September 14, 2017 | Washington, DC

The way forward | politics and practice in an uncertain future.

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Portland Symposium

March 07, 2017 - March 10, 2017 | Portland, OR

The discussion: our people & practice; evolution of collaboration and the future of technology.

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Spring Symposium 2021

March 31, 2021 - April 01, 2021

GDA member firms will explore critical issues surrounding the built environment during our Spring Symposium. The semi-annual symposium of the Global Design Alliance is an intimate gathering where firm leaders from across North America collaborate to seize opportunities and tackle challenges related to the AEC industry and the strategic practice of our firms. In the upcoming symposium, we come together to think boldly and build back better.

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