The new deadline for nominating members for the position of AIA International Region Secretary has been extended to 15 April. See this PDF for information regarding the nomination.
The AIA Europe Board of Directors held their annual board meeting in Paris on January 23, 2016. Please see 2016_01_23 Board meeting minutes for details of the proceedings.
As provided for in the AIA International Region bylaws, the officers (President, First Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary) have staggered two-year terms; at this year's annual meeting the region will elect a new Secretary.
The region is making a special effort to make this year's meeting and election more accessible, with candidate information readily available in advance.
Read more on the AIA International Region website.
In case you missed it, the Saturday dinner for the AIA Europe conference, Barcelona | the Compact City, presents an opportunity to create a lifetime memory at the Barcelona Pavilion; Avenida Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 7.
Attendees who attend the optional opening tour for the conference Barcelona | the Compact City on Thursday, 14 April can earn an extra AIA CES LU, bringing the projected total to 18.
The 2016 Annual Meeting of the members of the AIA International Region will take place Thursday,
Members who have not renewed their Institute membership for 2016 can maintain the continuity of their membership by renewing before 31 March, and enjoy the advantage of a discounted registration for Barcelona | the Compact City. Those with an unassigned or local-inly membership with AIA Continental Europe enjoy the same discounted rate. Three-tiered AIA renewals can be done through aia.org/renew; AIA Europe memberships can be done at aiaeurope.org/renew.
Opens and clicks on the most recent newsletter were lower than average for the 500+ subscriber AIA Europe newsletter but registrations for the upcoming conference in Barcelona started at a pace faster than any recent event. Following recent policy, registration rates are discounted for both AIA Europe and Institute members who are part of the International Region.
Long time AIA Europe supporter and member Lester Korzilius has been "elevated to the College of Fellows for his many years of service to the AIA UK, the International Region, and the Institute." Lester is a past president and current board member of AIA UK. He served on the AIA Europe board as secretary for 2012-2013. Read the AIA UK announcement.
Nora Demeter writes to members and followers of AIA Europe.