YAF Triangle

Emerging Professionals

The Triangle Young Architects Forum | Emerging Professionals is a subcommittee of the American Institute of Architects Triangle Chapter. The organization focuses on the professional and personal development of interns and young architects in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region of North Carolina. We strive to aid young architects in the transition from graduation to licensure and beyond. 

South Atlantic Regional AIA Conference


  • Savannah, GA

South Atlantic Regional Conference
September 29 - October 1
Savannah, GA

Mark your calendars now!. This Regional Conference is focused on GROWABILITY. How cities in the south can build with growth and density. With the Southeast region facing the highest growth rates in the country, the design and construction industry is confronted with an emerging issue: how to answer our need for increased development without diminishing our quality of life. 

Join us in the historic Savannah as we explore these issues and position the design community to lead our region in responding to the growth and density challenge. Along with education opportunities, this conference provides an opportunity to network with the region's top designers and decisions makers in the design industry.

The conference is packed full of programming just Emerging Progessionals. The 2016 MiniMBA Program will tackle tough issues that mid-career architects are facing or will soon be facing.  Industry leaders will break down the basics of business and management, presenting the topics from an angle related specifically to EP's in our field.  The afternoon will move quickly with Speakers, Workshops and Panel Discussions.  Topics covered include: career planning, thriving in middle-management, leading better meetings, networking, firm succession strategies, managing teams, successful influencing leadership.  This program will add to, not repeat, material covered at past Mini-MBA programs.  Participants will also leave with resources to delve further into the areas they need to propel their individual careers forward.

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