On Friday November 10th Principal Jeff Dugan and Venesa Alicea will be presenting at the 2017 AIA QUAD State Conference. The three day event gathers thousands of professionals from Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania for education seminars, networking events, and the QUAD State Design Awards Presentation.
Jeff co-host a seminar with James Wright on Architectural Advocacy for Transportation and Infrastructure. Centered on the policy framework of the AIANY Chapter Committee for Transportation + Infrastructure, which Jeff co-chairs, the talk will illustrate positions on the inter-related issues of Mobility, Placemaking, Sustainability, Building Smarter, and Planning/Financing that can guide architects, planners, and policy makers.
Venesa will participate in a panel of architectural leaders from across the north east. Vanessa will share her professional experiences as a member of the National Organization of Minority Architects, her involvement with the American Institute of Architects, and her perspective as the current Alternate Director for Professional Development on the AIANY Board. She is committed to providing a platform for empowered women leaders from diverse backgrounds.