#ArchUncensored Speaker Spotlight: Adam Schwartz, AIA

AIA|DC’s Emerging Architects Committee is pleased to announce that our very own Adam Schwartz, AIA, an associate at HGA, will be joining us for our March 23 discussion on The License Dilemma, the first installment of this year’s Architecture Uncensored series (Register  via AIA|DC).


SchwartzAAdam Schwartz, AIA, NCARB, is an associate at HGA Architects and Engineers in Alexandria, Virginia, specializing in public/corporate work. He serves as the AIA|DC Architect Licensing Advisor and is an active member of the AIA|DC Emerging Architects Committee, serving on the EAC Communications committee and leading this year’s EAC Mentoring Workshop series, entitled “Leadership and the Emerging Architect.” Adam is currently a scholar in the 2015-2016 Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program class, participates annually in AIA Northern Virginia Canstruction, and volunteers with the Washington Architectural Foundation. In 2015, he also helped teach the Structural Systems ARE prep course at the District Architecture Center and helped organize and raise funds for the 2015 Interschool Design Competition held at the National Building Museum.

Adam shared with us a few brief thoughts on his feelings about licensing to spark conversation for the March 23 panel:

Getting licensed early on was one of the best professional decisions I ever made, and I highly recommend getting it done as soon as possible. Putting the AREs behind me freed my life up in immeasurable ways, and I can’t stress how good it feels to finish them. I’m excited to see how the Integrated Path to architectural licensure plays out over the coming years.

Mr. Schwartz will be joined by:

Moderated by: Elizabeth (E.B.) Kinkel, Assoc. AIA – View Dynamic Glass

WHEN: March 23, 2016, 6.30–8.00pm
WHERE: RTKL, 2101 L Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C. 20007
PRICE: Students & Assoc. AIA members: $10; AIA & DAC members: $15; Non-members: $35. Registration required via AIA|DC.
Credits: 1.0 LU

Check back for more details as the events grow closer, and we hope to see you there! You can also follow along on Twitter using the hashtag #ArchUncensored

About Architecture Uncensored
Architecture Uncensored is an annual series organized by the Emerging Architects Committee that focuses on taboo topics and challenges young architects to look at important issues from multiple perspectives.

Sponsored by: RTKL and SmithGroupJJR
Organized by: AIA|DC Emerging Architects Committee



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