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A Week In Brief
Monday, January 29, 2018
In This Issue
AIA February Luncheon
AIA Sporting Clays Tournament
Leadership AIA, Class III
Architects Blitz the Captiol
Save the Date: AIAOK Conference
Canstruction 2018
IES Invites You....
American Concrete Oklahoma Chapter Luncheons
Mark Your Calendars!

January 25-30: AIA Office Closed - Melissa Vacation
February 8: AIACOC February Luncheon
March 2: AIA Sporting Clays Tournament
March 6: Architects Blitz the Capitol 
March 12-14: AIA Office Closed - Grassroots Conference
April 10: Women in Architecture in Stillwater
April 12: AIACOC Luncheon
April 14: AIA Architecture Tour
May 7: AIA Golf Tournament

AIA Central Oklahoma February Luncheon
Join us on Thursday, February 8th for the AIA Central Oklahoma Luncheon.  The luncheon will be held at OSU-OKC from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Our guest speaker will be 
Cathy O'Connor, President and CEO of The Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City.
Cathy O'Connor has been instrumental in furthering development downtown, helping to ensure the success of the MAPS 3 projects and promoting job creation. She was the point person on the team that worked with GE to locate their global energy research facility, and the Boeing Aircraft Modernization and Sustainment division in Oklahoma City. Committed to the redevelopment of distressed areas, she led the efforts to create the NE Renaissance Urban Renewal Area and tax increment finance district and the Core to Shore tax increment finance district.
Prior to becoming president of the Alliance, Ms. O'Connor worked for the City of Oklahoma City for nearly 30 years, most recently serving as an assistant city manager. She is active in a variety of economic and community organizations and currently serves on the board of directors for United Way of Central Oklahoma, Commercial Real Estate Women of Oklahoma City, the Beacon Club and Historic Preservation Inc.  Ms. O'Connor is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City and Leadership Oklahoma.
Plan to join us on February 8th to learn more about what The Alliance for Economic Development is doing for Oklahoma City.  AIA Central Oklahoma members attend free.  Nonmember guests are $25.  The deadline to register is Friday, February 2nd.
AIA Sporting Clays Tournament - March 2nd!

The 2018 Tournament will be held on Friday, March 2nd at Silverleaf Shotgun Sports located at 8513 S. Douglas in Guthrie.

11:30 a.m.  Registration
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Mandatory Safety Briefing
1:00 p.m. Tournament begins

$125 per shooter*
$500 per team
We will do our best to place you on a team.  If there's not an open spot on a team, we will refund your entry fee. 

Registration includes:
Entry for 10 station competition, 50 target rounds, Ammo, AIA Hat, Ear Plugs, Safety Glasses, Lunch, Snacks and Drinks

Prizes Awarded for:
1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Teams
Best Shooter in Class
Door Prizes

 Interested in sponsoring?  Email us at aiacoc@cox.net.

Applications for Leadership AIA Due Tomorrow!!!

Leadership AIA is a unique opportunity for members of AIA Central Oklahoma, AIA Eastern Oklahoma and AIA North Central Oklahoma Section to enhance their leadership skills so they can be an effective leader not only in their firm and AIA but in their community.  
Topics Include:

What is a Leader? What Kind of a leader are you?
Government Advocacy 
Project Management & Delivery
Community Service Day
Design Legacy
Program Requirements:
Candidates must be an AIA or Associate AIA member of AIA Central Oklahoma, AIA Eastern Oklahoma or AIA North Central Oklahoma Section

Tuition is $650

Selected participants are expected to attend all scheduled sessions and complete all homework.  The opening session on March 30  is mandatory.  Participant can miss one class and still graduate but are encouraged to attend all classes. 

The deadline for applications is January 30, 2018.  Selections will be announced no later than February 10, 2018.  Up to 16 participants will be selected. 

Register for Architects Blitz the Capitol!
Thank you to our sponsor:

I nterested in sponsoring?  Email us at aiaoklahoma@cox.net

2018 AIA Oklahoma Conference on Architecture

Blueprint for a Better Oklahoma
Thursday, November 8 - 
Friday, November 9
Central National Bank Center
Enid, Oklahoma

High Impact Management Canstruction Competition
High Impact Management will again host their Canstruction Design/Build Competition to benefit the Salvation Army of Central Oklahoma.  

Find out more HERE.
IES Oklahoma City Invites You

Architectural Lighting for Office Applications

This program will be held on  February 21 st at 11:30am at the Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center.
Speaker: Carl Stewart - Eaton Lighting.
Carl Stewart is the Market Development Manager for Corelite and Neoray brands of Eaton Lighting.  He is a graduate of Texas A&M University and currently resides in Austin, TX.  He has worked in lighting manufacturing for 15 years for a variety of manufacturers. He began his career at Lucifer Lighting, then iLight Technologies, followed by Zumtobel Lighting and currently he has been with Eaton Lighting for 5 years.  

For more information or to register, please contact Sam Haberman at shaberman@alvine.com 

American Concrete Oklahoma Chapter Luncheons
The American Concrete Oklahoma Chapter meetings are the Second Tuesday of every month.

February 13th - Dr. Amy Cerato Speaking on the XRF Project. Detection of Stabilizer Content in Stabilized Soil

We meet at McAlpine Center  428 W. California Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73102,   Parking Lot Access is Located off Walker or Hudson Ave.

Lunch at 11:30, Program at approximately  12:00

Cost is $20.00 per person, Cash or Check only
Please make checks payable to  ACI Oklahoma

If you plan to attend, please RSVP by Friday Afternoon to tinam@metco.us.  Remember, an accurate count of attendees is important to make sure enough food is available
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