A’19 MN – The Minnesota Conference on Architecture

85th Annual Conference and Products Expo
November 12-15, 2019

Pre-registration has concluded.

Registration will resume on Tuesday, November 12 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. An onsite fee will be assessed for registrations processed onsite ($15 members and $25 non-members).  Arrive prepared with a completed On-Site Registration form and allow 20 minutes for onsite registration. Download the registration booklet (PDF) for detailed descriptions of all events and speakers.

When planning your registration, please note the following events have reached capacity:

T1. Resolving Conflicts at Work: The Power of Courageous Conversations
T11. Member Congress & Lunch
T12. Keynote Address: Designing for Change
W15. Ethical Design in the Era of Climate Change
W21. Greening Demolition Projects
W29. Dense, Energy-Efficient, Affordable Housing
W30. Trauma-Informed Design: A Discussion on Environmental and Community Resiliency
W32. Planning Commission Confidential: What to Know When Submitting Land Use Applications
W35. TOUR: Minnehaha Academy: A Historic School Reimagined on the Riverside
TH39. Escaping from K(NO)W
TH41. The Ethics of Exploring Culture and Identity
TH51. Navigating Your Firm’s Culture
TH54. How to Convince Clients to Invest in Sustainability
F60. The Ethics of Diversity
F64. TOUR: Idiosyncratic City: Peculiar Programs in Complex Contexts
F71. Keynote Address: Designing with Intention: How We Might Make Spatial Justice a Reality

F72. TOUR: GOOOOOAL at Allianz Field! Outside, Inside and Underground


Join us for the Opening Party on Tuesday, November 12 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm, where you can enjoy live music and a beer crawl. See new products from 200+ exhibitors! The Exhibit Hall will feature a pop-up bookstore, silent auction, and more!

Exhibit Hall Hours
Tuesday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:15 am – 2:30 pm & 3:45 pm- 6:00 pm 
Thursday 11:30 am – 2:00 pm 
(No exhibit hours on Friday)

Awards Celebration

Friday, December 6, 2019
6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
International Market Square

Join us at International Market Square to celebrate the best of Minnesota architecture!

AIA Minnesota’s 2019 award recipients will be recognized, including Firm Award, Honor Awards, Special Award, Young Architects Awards, and more.

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