Black Spectacles at AIA

Marc Teer

May 04, 2016

Black Spectacles at AIA

Going to the AIA National Convention this year? Here’s where you can find Black Spectacles.

Top 10 Tips to Pass the ARE®
When: Thursday, May 19 AND Friday, May 20 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center, AIA Contract Documents Learning Lounge, Booth 3458LL
Credits: 1.00 LU/RIBA
Description: Studying for and passing the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) is a huge undertaking - where do you even start? Mike Newman- instructor for the AIA ARE Prep Curriculum powered by Black Spectacles, Adjunct Professor at the School of the Art Institute Chicago, and Principal of the architectural practice, SHED Chicago- talks about his top ten tips to pass the ARE, including how to get started, the different types of exams, and the quickest way to take all of the divisions of the exam.

The Path to Licensure: How to Best Support Your Interns
When: Thursday, May 19 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Credits: 1.00 LU/RIBA
Description: Interns are a vital part of your firm's success, and supporting them on their journey to licensure can reap benefits for both them and your firm. Join the panel to explore methods of empowering staff and improving performance during this session. Help interns develop into experienced professionals while enhancingi your company's success.

Art's Principles: Hard-Learned Lessons That Built a World-Class Firm
When: Thursday, May 19 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 115
Credits: 1.00 LU/RIBA
Description: Black Spectacles founder, Marc Teer interviews architect and author M. Arthur Gensler to discover how he created a world-class design firm. They will discuss the essentials of leadership, talent acquisition, and operations, the 12 principles of building architectural firms, and much more.
Arthur Gensler is the founder of Gensler, a leading global design firm. Marc Teer is the founder and CEO of Black Spectacles. Before starting his own company, Marc was an award-winning architect at Arthur Gensler’s firm. Find out what advice Arthur would give to individuals like Marc who are venturing out on their own.

The AIA Emerging Professionals Booth
When: throughout the convention
Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Booth #2822
Description: Stop by the booth, say hello, and learn more about the AIA ARE Prep Powered by Black Spectacles.

Register to attend each session on the AIA Convention website here.

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