Events

Upcoming

San Antonio Symposium 2023

March 21, 2023 - March 24, 2023 | San Antonio, TX

GDA member firms will explore critical issues surrounding the built environment during our Spring Symposium. The semi-annual symposium of the Global Design Alliance, hosted by Lake Flato, 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.

Past

New York Symposium 2022

October 04, 2022 - October 07, 2022 | New York, NY

GDA member firms gather in New York this fall for four days of service, inspiration, learning, sharing and conversation. The symposium will focus on the ongoing changes happening in all aspects of our organizations—from leadership and governance to innovative investment strategies to the work our clients are asking for. Industry leaders come together for deep and meaningful learning and discussion on best practices and leading edge thinking within the built environment.

Seattle Symposium

March 29, 2022 - April 01, 2022 | Seattle, WA

GDA member firms will explore critical issues surrounding the built environment during our Fall Symposium. The semi-annual symposium of the Global Design Alliance, hosted by LMN Architects, 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.

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Spring Symposium 2021

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

We come together to think boldly and build back better.

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Virtual Symposium

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

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.

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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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San Antonio Symposium 2023

March 21, 2023 - March 24, 2023

GDA member firms will explore critical issues surrounding the built environment during our Spring Symposium. The semi-annual symposium of the Global Design Alliance, hosted by Lake Flato, 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.