Calendar of Events

July 27, 2017

Center Event: Designers Who Coffee: My, Oh My KCI

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You’ve seen the headlines, you’ve heard the rumors.  But have you decided whether you are an advocate for the new KCI Airport Terminal or not?

 

Please join the Center as we host Amy Jordan Wooden, a public affairs professional who is working with Mayor Sly James and VisitKC, for an informative presentation regarding the historical data that will impact the public vote, and why YOU should care.

 

Design professionals are in a unique position to provide leadership and a powerful message to the community regarding this crucial topic for our city.  Don’t miss this opportunity!

 

Light breakfast and coffee provided
Space is limited.
$10 per person in advance; $15 at the door

Start: July 27, 2017 8:00 am
End: July 27, 2017 9:30 am
Venue: Center for Architecture & Design
Address:
1801 McGee, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

July 25, 2017

Wichita: Crossville CEU

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Participants receive a brief history of tile design and the entrance of large format tile. The course describes two methods of manufacturing porcelain tile panels, sizing, and the many applications for the product – going many places traditional would not including large lobby areas, corridors, ceilings, elevators, doors, stairs, in radial applications, exteriors and tile over tile. Tile over tile is of particular importance offering improved health and safety protection and potential saving in the schedule and budget. The course presents ANSI standards for porcelain tile panels. The course equips participants with relevant steps in preparation for an installation including writing the specification, preparation of the substrate, logistics of receiving large panels on the job site, and selecting qualified labor.

 

 

 

Start: July 25, 2017 11:30 am
End: July 25, 2017 1:00 pm
Venue: Larkspur Bistro & Bar
Address:
904 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS, 67202, United States

July 20, 2017

KC Design Week: Recruiting Happy Hour

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Do you love KC Design Week and want to help shape the events for KCDW 2018?  We’re having a happy hour just for you! Join us at the Center for Architecture & Design to learn more about getting involved. Drinks and snacks will be provided.

 

Design has the power to inform, connect, and inspire our lives. It exists in our buildings, our products, our landscapes, our media, and our environments.  Kansas City Design Week is a series of events that celebrate the value of design and highlights its impacts on our society. This collaborative experience offers the community opportunities to interact with all areas of design through meaningful events.

 

Not able to attend the happy hour, but interested in learning more? Email Randi Mixdorf at rmixdorf@sfsarch.com

 

Have ideas for speakers, workshops, or events? Email Dawn Taylor at dtaylor@aiakc.org

Start: July 20, 2017 5:30 pm
End: July 20, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Center for Architecture & Design
Address:
1801 McGee, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

Monthly Member Coffee Date

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Mark your calendar for the 3rd Thursday of the month… It’s an IIDA Coffee Date!!

 

IIDA Mid America would like to invite you to join us every month for a bit of coffee and IIDA camaraderie!

Pick the brains of your IIDA board members… find out how to get more involved in all things IIDA throughout the year… chat about the latest and greatest cat meme… whatever’s on your mind, we want to hear it!

 

Date:   Thursday, July 20

Time:  8 am – 9am

Location:  Upstairs at Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters (419 East 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108)

No registration required, admission is the cost of coffee.  (New IIDA Members:  Coffee is on IIDA!)

 

Questions?? Please contact Amy Wright (membership@iidamidamerica.org).

Start: July 20, 2017 8:00 am
End: July 20, 2017 9:00 am
Venue: Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters
Address:
419 E 18th Street, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

July 13, 2017

20×20 | A Post Neocon Pecha Kucha

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Didn’t make it to Neocon this year??

(Fact:  Even if you did, you’ll probably still want to be in on this!)

 

We’re opening up the mic for a few local designers to tell you what inspired them at this year’s show in the form of Pecha Kucha!  Join IIDA Kansas City as we explore the insights of Megan Blacklidge, Audrie Wenger, Laura Burkhalter, Megan Whitman, and Emma Wilson.

 

Food + Beverages will be provided during happy hour from 5 – 6 pm. Presentations will begin at 6 pm.

 

When: Tuesday (7/13), 5 – 7 pm

Where: Burns & McDonnell

9400 Ward Parkway

Kansas City, MO  64114

 

Member:  Free

Non-Member:  $10

 

Questions in the meantime?? Please contact Jonna Rann at jonna@encompas.com!

Start: July 13, 2017 5:00 pm
End: July 13, 2017 7:00 pm
Venue: TBD
Address:
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July 1, 2017

Fall 2017 IDFX, IDPX and PRAC registration & Scheduling Begins

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IIDA Mid America | NCIDQ Study Sessions | Fall 2017

 

Are you taking the NCIDQ exam this Fall?

 

IIDA is hosting a series of exam prep sessions to cover material on the exam, answer questions and provide additional resources, reading material and hands-on demonstrations. Meet a network of peers taking the exam with you to study with.

Mark your calendar! Important dates you should know:

 

July 1st: Fall 2017  IDFX, IDPX and PRAC registration & Scheduling Begins 

August 10th:  Fall 2017 Application review May15th –  July 15th

September 30th:  Registration Ends

October 31st:  Scheduling Ends

October 1-31st:  All exams administered

 

*Study session dates and content will be announced soon.  Sessions will be held on Aug 1st – Sept 5th from 5:30-7:30

 

Please contact Sarah Alfaro (salfaro@HNTB.com) with any questions!

 

 

 

Date: July 1, 2017

June 27, 2017

Wichita: Revival on the River – The Wichita Design Coalition’s 3rd Annual Garden Party

 

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Please join us for an evening of networking  with AIA, AGC/CLC, DBIA, IES, IIDA, NAWIC, SMPS, and USGBC. Guest speakers Gary Oborny and Chad Stafford from  Occidental Management will be there to share what is happening in downtown Wichita and what we might be seeing in the next few years! Heavy Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided.

Cost: $20

Start: June 27, 2017 5:30 pm
End: June 27, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Studio 420
Address:
420 S Commerce Street, Wichita, KS, 67202, United States

June 15, 2017

Monthly Member Coffee Date

Coffee-Date-Round

Mark your calendar for the 3rd Thursday of the month… It’s an IIDA Coffee Date!!

 

IIDA Mid America would like to invite you to join us every month for a bit of coffee and IIDA camaraderie!

Pick the brains of your IIDA board members… find out how to get more involved in all things IIDA throughout the year… chat about the latest and greatest cat meme… whatever’s on your mind, we want to hear it!

 

Date:   Thursday, June 15

Time:  8 am – 9am

Location:  Upstairs at Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters (419 East 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108)

No registration required, admission is the cost of coffee.  (New IIDA Members:  Coffee is on IIDA!)

 

Questions?? Please contact Amy Wright (membership@iidamidamerica.org).

Start: June 15, 2017 8:00 am
End: June 15, 2017 9:00 am
Venue: Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters
Address:
419 E 18th Street, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

June 7, 2017

IIDA Mid America | NCIDQ Exam Panel Discussion

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Are you taking the NCIDQ exam this Fall?

IIDA is hosting a panel discussion about the NCIDQ exams including the new rollout of Prac 2.0. Come ask questions and hear feedback about the exams.

 

June 7th from 6-7pm

 

HNTB’s downtown office

715 Kirk Drive
Kansas City, MO 64105

 

 

Important dates you should know:

July 1st: Fall 2017  IDFX, IDPX and PRAC registration & Scheduling Begins

August 10th:  Fall 2017 Application review May15th –  July 15th

September 30th:  Registration Ends

October 31st:  Scheduling Ends

October 1-31st:  All exams administered

 

Please contact Sarah Alfaro with any questions!

Start: June 7, 2017 6:00 pm
End: June 7, 2017 7:00 pm
Venue: HNTB
Address:
715 Kirk Drive, Kansas City, MO, 64105, United States

May 18, 2017

Monthly Member Coffee Date

Coffee-Date-Round

Mark your calendar for the 3rd Thursday of the month… It’s an IIDA Coffee Date!!

 

IIDA Mid America would like to invite you to join us every month for a bit of coffee and IIDA camaraderie!

Pick the brains of your IIDA board members… find out how to get more involved in all things IIDA throughout the year… chat about the latest and greatest cat meme… whatever’s on your mind, we want to hear it!

 

Date:   Thursday, May 18

Time:  8 am – 9am

Location:  Upstairs at Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters (419 East 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108)

No registration required, admission is the cost of coffee.  (New IIDA Members:  Coffee is on IIDA!)

 

Questions?? Please contact Amy Wright (membership@iidamidamerica.org).

Start: May 18, 2017 8:00 am
End: May 18, 2017 9:00 am
Venue: Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters
Address:
419 E 18th Street, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States