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.

Tuesday, Oct 1st

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).

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


Track 8:00am - 9:00am 10:00am - 11:00am 2:15pm - 3:15pm 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Housing for All
Room 314
Special seminar track held in conjunction with the 2019 Building Voices Symposium
Session A1
Better Living Through Density
Session A2
Architecture as a Catalyst for Change
Session A3
The Future of Hawaiʻi’s Housing: A Toolkit for Design Part 1
Session A4
The Future of Hawaiʻi’s Housing: A Toolkit for Design Part 2
Practice and Prosperity
Room 315
Session B1
Citizen Architect: Advocacy 2020
Session B2
Mixed Modern Multi-ethnic Design in Hawaii
Session B3
City & County of Honolulu: Building Code Update!
Session B4
Legal Risk: Navigating Social Media
Design in Coastal and Extreme Climatic Conditions
Room 317A
Session C1
Blown Away - New Hurricane Requirements under IBC 2012
Session C2
Ala Wai Upstream-Risk & Resiliency
Session C3
Virtual World of Glass - Manufacturing to Meet Code
Session C4
Tsunami Resiliency per IBC 2018
Healthy Citizens and Communities
Room 317B
Session D1
Complete Streets: On a Roll
Session D2
Iwilei-Kapalama TOD - If you Build it, They will Come!
Session D3
Kakaʻako Pump Station: Community-based Adaptive Reuse
Session D4
ASB Campus - Connecting People to Place
DoD Series
Room 318A
Session E1
Contracting in a Contested Environment
Session E2
NAVFAC Pacific Business Opportunities
Session E3
Resilient Housing Designs as a Result of Disaster Response
Session E4
Honolulu District Program Update & Business Opportunities
Exhibitor Series
Room 318B
Session F1
Windows Designed For Energy and Comfort
Session F2
Building Envelope Optimization for a Tropical Environment
Session F3
Dynamic Electrochromic Facades
Session F4
Steel Protection 101
CENTER STAGE
Exhibition Floor
Session H1
No Session
Session H2
Electronic Access Control Impacts on LEED & Sustainability
Session H3
Architectural Metal Coatings Explained
Session H4
Modern Fenestration
All seminars qualify for one AIA CES LU.
All seminars qualify for (HSW) Health Safety and Welfare credit.

AIA Honolulu is a registered provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems (CES). Credits earned will be reported upon completion to CES records for AIA members.