2021 Registration Details

This year’s AIA Iowa Convention is slated to be held in-person at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Our event will have dynamic power packed speakers and lively and
engaging workshops that are returning to an in-person format. We look forward
to coming together again for ENERGY.


Meet Our Keynotes

Claire Weisz, FAIA

Founding Principal of WXY architecture + urban design

Jonathan Moody, AIA

President/CEO of Moody Nolan

Marianne McKenna, AIA

Founding Principal of KPMB 

Kevin Alter, Assoc. AIA

Schedule of Events: 

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Review all the details of the event and all workshop descriptions in our Registration Brochure, then click "Sign up for Convention" below to get registered to attend! 

Registration opens up Monday, July 12th. Register before August 19th to save $$ with the early bird rate.

*Due to the nature of this event, no refunds will be granted after the Early Bird deadline: August 19th. Thank you for understanding. 
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AIA Iowa is registered with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System and is committed to developing quality learning activities in accordance with AIA/CES criteria. Participants in the 2020 AIA Iowa Convention will receive one learning unit (1 LU or LU/HSW) for each hour of programming.

The number of LU’s available for each workshop and
keynote session is listed with each description.


Additionally, certain convention workshops are also accredited for GBCI credit. Please reference the registration brochure to see which ones are accredited. You must insert your USGBC number during registration to earn credit for those courses.


Pella AXP Sponsorship

Pella recognizes the importance of the future of the architectural profession and our emerging professionals by graciously funding the Pella AXP Sponsorship at the 2019 AIA Iowa Convention. This program celebrates AIA Iowa Associate members (those enrolled in the Architectural Experience Program (AXP) by providing funding for them to attend the convention at a reduced rate. AIA Iowa Associate members may sign up for this program by entering a discount code during convention registration that will be emailed to those eligible for the discount.