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AIBD 2015 Annual Conference

August 4-8, 2015

Providence, Rhode Island

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Annual Convention Schedule

 

 AIBD 2015 Annual Conference

 Schedule

Yellow = Included in full conference registration

Blue = Optional tour event

Green = Optional dinner event 

Sunday

August 2

8:00 a.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. (CANCELED)

NCBDC Certification Exam, Day 1 

   

Monday

August 3

8:00 a.m. ~ 8:00 p.m. (CANCELED)

NCBDC Certification Exam, Day 2 

   

Tuesday 

August 4

8:00 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m.

NCBDC Board of Examiners (Omni - South County)

1:00 p.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.

AIBD Board of Directors (Omni - South County)

6:00 p.m. ~ 9:00 p.m.

Conference Welcome Reception - At the Arcade (130 Westminster St)

   

Wednesday

August 5

8:00 a.m. ~ 9:45 a.m.

Conference Opening Breakfast - Keynote address by Michael Stein from Houzz.com. (Omni - Providence Ballroom)

10:00 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m.

Conference Educational Session - How We Promote Ourselves as Designers (Jeremiah Eck) (Omni - Newport/Washington)

12:00 p.m. ~ 3:00 p.m.

Conference Guest Event - Muse Paintbar (117 N. Main St)

12:00 p.m. ~ 1:45 p.m.

AIBD Annual Business Meeting and Recognition Luncheon (Omni - Providence Ballroom)

2:00 p.m. ~ 3:45 p.m.

Conference Educational Session - Residential Green Trends: Opportunities in a Growing Market (Harvey Bernstein) (Omni - Newport/Washington)

3:45 p.m. ~ 5:15 p.m.

Conference Educational Session - How to Sell When "Green" Doesn't Mean "Go" (Rose Quint) (Omni - Newport/Washington)

5:30 p.m. ~ 10:00 p.m.

Conference Exhibit Hall is Open - Buffet dinner and cash bar (Omni - Providence Ballroom)

   

Thursday 

August 6

7:30 a.m. ~ 9:00 a.m.

Conference Buffet Networking Breakfast (Omni - Providence Ballroom)

8:30 a.m. ~ 10:15 a.m.

Conference Educational Session - Introduction to Classic Mouldings and the Orders (ICAA - Martin Brandwein (Omni - Providence Ballroom)

9:00 a.m. ~ 12:00 a.m.

Conference Guest Event - Savoring Federal Hill Private Foodie Walking Tour (Rain or Shine)  (625 Atwells Avenue)

10:15 a.m. ~ 10:30 a.m.

Conference Networking Break  (Omni - Providence Ballroom)

10:30 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m.

Conference Educational Session - Introduction to Classic Mouldings and the Orders (ICAA - Martin Brandwein (Omni - Providence Ballroom)

12:00 p.m. ~ 1:00 p.m.

Conference Buffett Neworking Lunch  (Omni - Providence Ballroom)

1:00 p.m. ~ 3:00 p.m.

Conference Educational Session - Classicism in American Residential Design (ICAA - Sheldon Kostelecky (Omni - Providence Ballroom)

3:00 p.m. ~ 3:15 p.m.

Conference Networking Break  (Omni - Providence Ballroom)

3:15 p.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.

Conference Educational Session - Classicism in American Residential Design (ICAA - Sheldon Kostelecky (Omni - Providence Ballroom)

   

Friday

August 7

8:30 a.m. ~ 4:30 p.m.

Newport Mansions Architectural Tour - the Breakers; the Elms; and the Isaac Bell House (Omni - West side of motor court)

6:00 p.m. ~ 10:00 p.m.

ARDA Awards Gala - in the Garden Room at the historic Providence Biltmore (11 Dorrance Street, Second Floor)

   

Saturday

August 8 (Contributing to the community)

8:00 a.m. ~ 4:00 p.m. CANCELED

DESIGNER in the HOUSE! An AIBD fundraising event. Contact the AIBD national office to get more information and to volunteer.

   

 

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