2017 ACSA Administrators Conference  |  CROSSING BOUNDARIES
November 2-4, 2017  |  Albuquerque, New Mexico
Host School: University of New Mexico
Co-chairs:     Geraldine Forbes Isais, University of New Mexico
                      Rafael Longoria, University of Houston


Following is a conference schedule-at-a-glance and is subject to change. Please check back for the most up-to-date schedule and information. 

12:00pm    Workshop Lunch 
12:30pm-2:30pm    Accreditation Changes Workshop 
3:00pm-4:30pm    International Collaboration 
Christine Theodoropoulos, California Polytechnic State University (moderator); Bernardo Gomez-Pimienta, Universidad Anahuac; Romolo Martemucci, Pantheon Institute; & Luis Rico Gutierrez, Iowa State University 

Teaching Innovations
Anthony Schuman, New Jersey Institute of Technology (moderator); Barbara Klinkhammer, Thomas Jefferson University; Vikramaditya Prakash, University of Washington; Mark Jarzombek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; & Ane González-Lara, University of New Mexico

5:00pm    Transportation to University of New Mexico, School of Architecture & Planning 
7:30pm    University of New Mexico School of Architecture and Planning Opening Reception 
@ the UNM/SAP Antoine Predock Center for Design and Research
8:30pm    Transportation return to Hotel Albuquerque / Hotel Chaco

8:30am    Breakfast Sponsored by Tau Sigma Delta, National Honor Society 
9:00am-10:30am    Collaborative Futures
Frances Bronet, Illinois Institute of Technology (moderator); Mary Hardin, University of Arizona; Jim Williamson & Robert González, Texas Tech University; & James Brown, Public, San Diego 
10:30am    Coffee Break 
11:00am-12:30pm    Interdisciplinary Collaborations
Lisa Findley, California College of the Arts (moderator); Gregory Marinic, University of Kentucky; Alison Snyder, Pratt Institute; Katya Crawford, University of New Mexico; & Michaele Pride, University of New Mexico 

  COOP & IPAL Education
Sponsored by NCARB
12:30pm-2:00pm    ACSA Lunch
President Francisco J. Rodriguez-Suarez, Universidad de Puerto Rico  
2:00pm-3:30pm   Politics / Higher Education
Kim Tanzer, University of Virginia (moderator); Serge Martinez, University of New Mexico Law School; Marcos Mazari Hiriart , Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; & Andrew Rudd, United Nations Habitat 
    STEM & Research
Hazem Rashed-Ali, University of Texas At San Antonio & ACSA Research & Scholarship Committee
    NCARB Meeting
Harry M. Falconer Jr., National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
3:30pm    AIA Listening Session / Coffee Break 
4:00pm-5:30pm    Academy / Practice
Juan Miró, University of Texas at Austin (moderator); Renee Cheng, University of Minnesota; John Casbarian, Rice University; Benjamin Anderson, R&A Design; & Carl Elefante, AIA President-Elect
    Student Recruitment 
Rebecca O'Neal Dagg, Auburn University & ACSA Leadership Committee 
5:30pm    Transportation to the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC)
6:00pm   Evening Reception @ NHCC
7:30pm    Transportation return to Hotel Albuquerque / Hotel Chaco 

8:30am    Breakfast 
9:00am-10:30am    Urban Design / Pedagogy
Francisco J. Rodriguez-Suarez, Universidad de Puerto Rico (moderator); Ellen Dunham-Jones, Georgia Tech; Harrison Fraker, University of California Berkeley; & Sara Stevens, University of British Columbia 
    From High School to Architecture School: Evaluating The Journey Map for Students
           Derek Ham, North Carolina State University & ACSA Education Committee

  NAAB Session
Jori A. Erdman, Louisiana State University
10:30am    Coffee Break 
11:00am-12:30pm    Research / Scholarship / Design
Thomas Fisher, University of Minnesota (moderator); Mark Childs, University of New Mexico; Michelangelo Sabatino, Illinois Institute of Technology; & Mónica Ponce de León, Princeton University 
    NAAB Session
Jori A. Erdman, Louisiana State University (moderator); Daniel Friedman, University of Hawaii at Manoa; John Cays, New Jersey Institute of Technology; & Brian Kelly, University of Maryland
12:30pm-2:00pm    JOHANNA HURME & SASA RADULOVIC Closing KEYNOTE & Lunch 
2:00pm    Closing Remarks: Toast & Dessert
Geraldine Forbes, University of New Mexico & Rafael Longoria, University of Houston
3:00pm-6:00pm    Optional: Albuquerque Architectural Tour 

9:00am-3:00pm    Optional: Santa Fe & New Mexico Tour 

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