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.

Track 8:00am - 9:00am 10:00am - 11:00am 2:15pm - 3:15pm 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Design in Coastal & Extreme Climatic Conditions
Room 317A
Session A1
Resilient Design for Changing Climate
Session A2
Voices of the Sea
Session A3
A Living Building at Georgia Tech
Session A4
Resilient City Planning
Healthy Citizens & Communities
Room 317B
Session B1
Moving Communities Forward, Honoring the Past
Session B2
A Lei of Parks
Session B3
LEED v4.1: Rating System Change And Our Own Convention Center
Session B4
Zero Net Energy in Hawaii: Codes, Tools, and Incentives
Room 318A
Session C1
USACE Honolulu District Program/ Work Opportunities
Session C2
U.S. Army Approach to Cyber-Security
Session C3
NAVFAC Pacific Business Opportunities in Hawaii, Guam and Australia
Session C4
Cyber-Security Considerations for DON Facility Related Control Systems
Room 318B
Session D1
Special Inspection of Firestopping
Session D2
Window Wall vs. Curtain Wall
Session D3
Firestopping 101
Session D4
Controlling Sound for Ceramic and Stone Tile Floors
Housing for All
Room 319
Session E1
Innovative & Experiential All-Wood Architecture
Session E2
Building Futures: Kahauiki Village
Session E3
Urban MIxed-Use for All
Session E4
Bento Box Housing!
Community Mobility
Room 321
Session F1
Equity By Design: Voices, Values, Vision
Session F2
Serv-ing Up Car Sharing
Session F3
Keauhou Connectivity
Session F4
Honoluluʻs Cultural Arts Corridor
Exhibition Floor
Session H1
No Session
Session H2
Cable Railing Assemblies
Session H3
Windows Designed for Energy and Comfort
Session H4
Frustrated with Fenestrations?
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.

Thursday, November 15

Workshops in 7 Tracks

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.