2017 WMR Thursday Schedule
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2017 WESTERN MOUNTAIN REGION CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

7:00 - 8:00am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Historic 5th Street School Gallery Space

8:00 - 8:30am
Welcome and Opening of Conference
Jon Sparer, AIA, President, AIA Las Vegas
Tania Salgado, AIA and Pat Panetta, AIA, WMR Directors

Historic 5th Street School Auditorium

8:30 - 9:30am
Keynote Speaker
"The Future Isn't What It Used To Be"
David Zach, Futurist

Historic 5th Street School Auditorium

9:30 - 9:45am - Break

9:45 - 10:45am
Speaker
"The Changing West"
Robert Lang, Executive Director, The Lincy Institute / Director, Brookings Mountain West

Historic 5th Street School Auditorium

10:45 - 11:00am - Break

11:00am - 12:00pm
Speaker
"Burning Man: A City in the Desert"
Speaker TBA

Historic 5th Street School Auditorium

12:00 - 1:00pm
Learning More Lunch with the Sponsors
Historic 5th Street School Courtyard

*Please note: The WMR Business Meeting and Lunch for the Regional Members of the Council will be in
the Historic 5th Street School Conference Room from 12:00 - 1:00pm

1:00 - 2:00pm
Speakers
"Regional Economics, Growth and Design"
John Restrepo, Principal, RCG Economics and Frank Martin, Co-founder & Principal, Martin Harris Construction

Historic 5th Street School Auditorium

2:00 - 2:15pm -  Break

2:15 - 3:15pm
Speaker
"Still Learning From Las Vegas"
Alan Hess, Critic and Author

Historic 5th Street School Auditorium

3:15 - 3:30pm - Break

3:30 - 4:30pm
Speaker
"Re-thinking Restaurants for Gen X and Millennials"
Tom Kaplan, Senior Managing Partner at Wolfgang Puck, Worldwide, Inc.
Historic 5th Street School Auditorium

4:30 - 4:45pm - Break

4:45 - 5:45pm - (Breakout Sessions - Pick One)
1) "NCARB and You"
Greg Erny, FAIA - First Vice President / President Elect NCARB
Daniel Chenin, AIA - Architectural Registration Advisor AIA Nevada
Glenn Nowak, AIA - Education and Architectural Registration Advisor, AIA Las Vegas
Historic 5th Street School Auditorium

2) "Demystifying Fellowship"
Ed Vance, FAIA and AIA Nevada Fellows
Historic 5th Street School Conference Room

 3) "EPYAF"
Travis Allen, AIA
Dennis Panars, IAA
Nate Hudson, Assoc. AIA
Historic 5th Street School Studio Space

 5:45pm
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