AIA Minnesota’s mission for continuing education is to produce high quality, affordable programs offered regularly throughout the year. Topics are selected and developed by architects in order to address timely issues an to meet the diverse needs of our members.

Spring Seminars

Registration available soon!

2012 to 2018 International Building Code presented by Doug Thornburg from the International Code Council
Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at the UMN Continuing Education & Conference Center with live-streaming for remote participation.

Minnesota Amendments to the IBC and Minnesota Amendments to the Accessibility Code presented by Greg Metz and Karen Gridley, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at the UMN Continuing Education & Conference Center with live-streaming for remote participation.

On-Demand Webinars

Currently available on-demand:

Coming soon!

Three A’19 MN Conference sessions recorded and soon available for your use on-demand.

  • Ethical Design in the Era of Climate Change – 2.0 HSW LUs and 2.0 hours of ethics credit
  • Learning from the Wall of Forgotten Natives – 1.25 HSW LUs
  • Dense, Energy-Efficient, Affordable Housing – 1.5 HSW LUs

ARE Reviews

Black Spectacles Subscription – February 1 to April 30, 2020

ARE 101 – An Introduction to Taking the Architecture Licensing Exam
February 12, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Free!
A discussion with two architects who recently passed all six exams.

SPRING Face to Face Sessions – spring dates to be announced soon
Construction & Evaluation
Practice Management and Project Management
FALL Face to Face Sessions
PDD and PPD – Focus on Structural Systems
PDD and PPD – Focus on Mechanical and Electrical Systems

NOVEMBER A’20 MN Conference
Programming & Analysis


AIAU brings the industry’s best learning to you. Their 300+ instructors are from leading firms, and they’ll immerse you in in-demand topics that will boost your skills and portfolio.