TxA Convention

2017 TxA Annual Convention and Design Expo

November 9-11 Austin, TX


The Texas Society of Architects 78th Annual Convention and Design Expo will take place next November in Austin. This event offers exhibitors an excellent opportunity to market products and services to architects, as well as to develop valuable and productive working relationships.


















Emerging Leaders Grassroots

Engage. Interact. Network. Lead.

Calling all Emerging Leaders to join us at the Texas Society of Architects 2016 Convention in San Antonio. From educational sessions, to inspiring keynotes, to the Emerging Professionals Party and Emerging Leaders Grassroots sessions, this is the place to be to learn, network and have fun. All architects are invited to attend Emerging Leaders Grassroots programming. Emerging Professionals within 7 years of graduation are able to register for the Convention for free before October 28. Architects licensed within the past year can also register for free.  Learn more.

Register here.


11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch + Meet & Greet

Join emerging professionals and young architects from across the state as we kick-off Emerging Leaders Grassroots with a lunch and meet-and-greet.

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Networking Break

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Session 1

A panel discussion between key leaders from across the state specifically selected to speak toward the importance of emerging leader involvement in the profession and ways to get engaged. Panelists include:

  • Everett Fly, FASLA
  • Donna Kacmar, FAIA
  • Sam Aston Williams, Assoc. AIA
  • Adam Reed, AIA 

2:30 – 3:00pm
Networking Break
Sponsored by Herman Miller

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Session 2

A brief introduction of key topics and current affairs via short presentations from the local chapter emerging professional representatives.

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Networking Break

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Session 3

Round table discussions about topics on issues involving/affecting emerging professionals, young architects, and students on local, state, and national levels, as well as an opportunity for participants to engage with each other to share ideas, opinions, and visions for the future of our profession. The discussions will be generated and led by the attendees.