2017 Program


Download the complete 2017 program here.

Future of Design

Accomplished designers and researchers will pair with emerging architects and engineers to consider the future of structural design.

Sigrid Adriaenssens, Princeton University
Antonio Rodriguez,  Leslie E. Robertson Associates (LERA)
Glenn Bell, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger 
Guy Nordenson, Guy Nordenson and Associates and Princeton University 
Eric Long, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 
Michael Stein, schlaich bergermann partner
Anand Babu, Sidewalk Labs
Bill Washabaugh, Hypersonic
Julian Rose, Formless Finder
Luca Frattari, Altair


Future of Practice

A panel discussion featuring engineers and architects from large firms and new startups on their current approaches and future ambitions for design and collaboration.

Elizabeth Mahlow, Nous Engineering
Christopher O’Hara, Studio NYL
Paul Kassabian, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Aaron Forest, Ultramoderne
Ben Tait, UAP

Josh Lobel, C.W. Keller + Associates

Future Contexts/New Solutions

Short presentations and a panel discussion on how engineers and architects can apply their skills in global locations and in diverse situations, particularly through disaster relief and emergency response.

Matt Carter, Arup
Jennifer Anna Pazdon, Cast Connex
Simon David, BIG
Don Weinrich and Eliza Montgomery, Ennead Architects