Seminars

Each year, the Pacific Building Trade Expo offers a robust program of timely and topical AIA/CES registered seminars. These free seminars complement Expo’s trade show.

This year, as part of the 2018 Hawai‘i Design Symposium, you can look forward to even more educational opportunities.

Wednesday, November 14

27 Seminars in 7 Tracks
Seasoned professionals as well as those just starting their careers will find stimulating seminars on current trends, issues and opportunities affecting the design and construction industries. Each seminar will qualify for one AIA/CES learning unit (1 LU/HSW).

Presentations by some of the most creative architects, landscape architects, planners and design professionals in Hawaii and throughout the Northwest and Pacific Region will explore the theme: Building Voices: Livable Cities & Communities. They will share with us how they Build the Voice of the Design Industry, through 4 primary symposium tracks: Design in Coastal and Extreme Climatic Conditions, Healthy Citizens & Communities, Community Mobility and Housing for All.

Three additional seminar tracks include the popular Department of Defense series and two Exhibitor Seminar series.

Thursday, November 15

Morning workshops, open to the public as well as the design community, will offer a variety of hands-on learning opportunities tied to the “Building Voices” theme and seminar tracks.

Please check back in late August for more information about this year’s seminar and workshop topics and presenters.