NEWS
Welcome to our AIAri NEWS, a periodic update on all that's going on with AIAri, our partners and ways you can become involved.
SAVE THE DATE: 2018 SUMMER EXPO
Resilient Rhode Island: July 24, 1-6pm

Join AIAri, Roger Williams University and Tremco Inc. for an afternoon of continuing education around topics relating to sustainability and resilience in Rhode Island at the Roger Williams University School of Art Architecture and Historic Preservation. After the programming, enjoy cocktails and both land and sea hors d'oeuvres all sourced from local Rhode Island farmers at the picturesque Richard L. Bready Sailing & Education Center. LEARN MORE>
AIA Conference on Architecture 2018
NEXT WEEK: June 21-23
There's still time to register for the AIA Conference on Architecture: three immersive days of architecture and design, hosted in one of the most iconic cities in the world. At A’18, some of the most creative architects, designers, and firms will share how they’re making a difference in cities of every size all over the world.
Participate in Creating the
**AIAri STRATEGIC PLAN**
AIA Rhode Island just launched a new strategic planning process, and hearing directly from our members (and non-member architecture professionals too!) will be critical to the success of this effort. Please take a moment to complete our survey , sharing your honest impressions of our chapter and feedback on how we can together build towards a stronger and more impactful future.
Do you have even more feedback to share than what you can easily answer through our survey? Our new Executive Director, Caroline Stevens would love to set up a time to talk with you. Send her an email at caroline@aia-ri.org .
PARTNER PROGRAMS
Revitalizing and Redesigning Challenger Cities in the 21st Century
June 13th 5:30-7:30pm
Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket

TOMORROW!

Come and meet Israeli Architect Eliezer Armon who will talk about "Revitalizing and Redesigning Challenger Cities in the 21st Century”. He’ll discuss how smart architectural design can position cities for economic growth and be a foundation for their re-positioning and re-branding. Discover interesting case studies of Israeli cities Ashqelon and Mitzpe Ramon: cities that are in the midst of major transformations. 
TOTAL CEU'S AVAILABLE: 2 LU
COST: FREE
A GrowSmart RI Program
Next Stop:
Making Transit-Oriented Development Work for RI
Friday June 15th, 9am-12pm
RI Convention Center, 1 Sabin Street, Providence
TOTAL CEU's AVAILABLE: 3 LU/HSW
COST: FREE
Cities and towns across our region and the nation are seizing on the public-private partnership opportunities to build stronger, more vibrant and sustainable communities through transit-oriented development.

With major transit projects currently in the works, increased demand for housing in walkable urban neighborhoods and job sites with convenient access to transit, Rhode Island is poised to take advantage of these trends to grow smart with transit. LEARN MORE>

A GrowSmart RI Program
OPPORTUNITIES
APPLICATION DEADLINE JUNE 20TH
AIAri Architectural Forum Scholarships
For Aspiring RI Architects! To be eligible, applicants must either be enrolled in an accredited school in RI pursuing architectural studies or be a RI resident studying at an accredited school outside of RI in the 2018-19 academic year.
DUE: JUNE 20th
Not an aspiring architect yourself? Perhaps you know someone! Please forward along this opportunity to anyone who might be interested.
JOB OPENINGS
AIAri is a great resource for finding job openings in the RI architecture industry. Current openings include positions at Andreozzi Architecture, LLB Architects, ZDS Inc. and more. See the full listing here . Have a job opening to share? Email the description and contact information to: caroline@aia-ri.org
EMERGING PROFESSIONALS
STUDYING FOR ARE 5.0 TESTS?
ARE 5.0 Test Preparation with AIA Emerging Professionals - Come join our Test Prep Collective for access to Study Materials, Review Sessions and Seminars with ARE Mentors. Our group meets regularly and is a great resource to jump start your path to Licensure. The Collective meets Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30 at a different location every week. For more info and to RSVP, please contact Austin Blanks
CALL FOR COMMITTEE PARTICIPANTS
The Emerging Professionals Committee is seeking passionate individuals to participate in our committee meetings. If you are interested in helping to plan and develop the Emerging Professionals network of AIAri then we want to hear from you! If interested please contact Katie DeGregorio. Next meeting date: Wednesday July 11th at 5:30pm, Union Studio.

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Are you a current architecture student? Are you an aspiring architect who is actively pursuing architectural licensure? Are you a young architect, licensed for 10 years or less? If so, please take a moment to update your contact information so we can keep you informed about EP news and opportunities.