Join this Networking Session to chat with fellow administrators. The conference organizing committee will kick-off with an overview of the conference and pose topics for three breakout room discussions on urgent and ongoing issues facing schools right now.
Guest: Kara Kempski, Director of Federal Relations, The American Institute of Architects (AIA). Schools are feeling the impact of recent Executive Orders and policies. Discuss how we can respond to federal actions on student visas, prohibited training on race, gender, and equity, and design standards for federal architecture.
Extended Impact of Pandemic
Discuss the extended impact of the global pandemic on higher education, including study abroad programs, facilities and infrastructure, design/build, and community partnerships.,.
Social Justice & Advocacy
Compare notes and share stories about how efforts for a more equitable academy and profession are unfolding, from defunding campus police, to pledges against prison design, and student demands for change.