Structural Engineers Association of New York

Future of Design NYC

01 Jun 2019 9:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Future of Design NYC

June 1, 2019

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Educational Alliance/Manny Cantor Center

197 East Broadway, New York, NY

IABSE Future of Design NYC is an annual symposium to energize and provoke discussion in our community encompassing the architecture, engineering, design, and construction industry. The symposium is interactive and broad in its reach, aiming to maximize exchange of innovative ideas through a forum for education and dialogue.

Future of Design NYC’s theme in 2019 is For the People. As a response to the growing desire for design-based action to improve life in the public and social sphere, program sessions examine the collective role of built environment professionals in today’s social, environmental, economic, and political climate. Conversations also look inward at to understand the sustainability and equitability of the industry’s work, and how to empower future engineers to take on a greater voice in built environment initiatives.

The program features presentations and panels that provide critical discussion of local and international projects, as well as debate on approaches that underpin structural engineering and architectural design. Emerging and established voices involved in the creation of the future built environment will provide both technical and qualitative insights on different facets of the theme.

Program sessions address the following topics:

  • Risk, Resilience, and the Environment
  • Metrics for Evaluating Successful Design & Construction
  • Life-Cycle Engineering of Structures
  • The Public Sphere: New Civic Spaces

Symposium attendees will also participate in a workshop to explore potential roles in future public policy, adaptive reuse, and shaping the incorporation of technology in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry.

For a list of speakers and sponsors, please visit our website:

Tickets can be purchased at:
Student Ticket                         $40
IABSE Member Ticket           $40
Early Bird Ticket                     $60

Full Registration                      $80

Early Bird registration closes at 5:00 PM on April 30.

PDHs are expected to be provided.

Future of Design NYC is supported by IABSE

The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) is a global association comprising members in 100 countries and counting 51 National Groups worldwide. It was founded in 1929 and has its seat in Zurich, Switzerland.

IABSE engages all aspects of structural engineering: the science and art of planning, design, construction, operation, monitoring and inspection, maintenance, rehabilitation and preservation, demolition and dismantling of structures, taking into consideration technical, economic, environmental, aesthetic and social aspects of design.



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