Keynotes, instructors, & more
The designed world is getting more complex. This conference delivers the path forward. Hear from some of the biggest names in architecture, design, and beyond who are shaping the future.
Over the years, this conference has earned a reputation for bringing some of the most exciting voices and big names to the keynote stage. We’re planning three events that attendees will be talking about long after A’22 is over.
Day 3: A Moderated Conversation With President Barack Obama
The 44th President of the United States joins us on June 24 for a moderated conversation in Friday’s final session. Don’t miss this exciting conversation!
Day 1 Keynote: Lakisha Ann Woods, CAE, in Conversation With Julia Gamolina, Assoc. AIA
It’s a historic moment for AIA and the architecture profession. Join us for a candid conversation between AIA’s new EVP/Chief Executive Officer Lakisha Ann Woods, CAE, and Madame Architect Founder Julia Gamolina, Assoc. AIA, on the unique opportunity in front of us and what it means for the future.
Day 2 Keynote: Vishaan Chakrabarti, FAIA, Renée Cheng, FAIA, & Jeanne Gang, FAIA, in Conversation With Lee Bey
As society and architecture grapple with uncertainty, three visionary individualists are charting a new future. Join us for a galvanizing conversation between Vishaan Chakrabarti, FAIA, founder & creative director of PAU, Renée Cheng, FAIA, the John and Rosalind Jacobi Family endowed dean of the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington, and Jeanne Gang, FAIA, founding principal of Studio Gang. Keynote Host Lee Bey will moderate.
Keynote host: Lee Bey
Chicago-based photographer, author, lecturer, and architecture critic Lee Bey documents and interprets the built environment through his work. As our keynote host, Lee will open each keynote with a rich narrative about the ability of Chicago’s architecture to drive new thinking.
All speakers & instructors
Browse the list below to see who’s leading sessions at A’22!