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D3E Student Conference
Saturday, February 1st, 2020

FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Graham Center Ballrooms

An FIU School of Architecture Event

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The FIU School of Architecture (SOA) will host its annual D3E Student Conference for all FIU Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design students:

D3E Student Conference | Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Formerly known as Emerge, D3E is an all day conference that brings together students, design professionals, educators, and manufacturers’ representatives for a variety of workshops that educate students about different career paths within the industry, give them opportunities to receive feedback on their portfolios and resumes, and introduce them to cutting-edge ideas that encourage them rethink the way they design.

Join us for the D3E Student Conference on Saturday, February 1st, 2020 at the Graham Center Ballrooms located at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus (10955 Southwest 15th Lane, GC 219 Miami, FL 33199).

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SEE WHAT’S HAPPENING

8:30 – 9:15 AM

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

9:15 – 9:30 AM

WELCOME TO D3E
The D3E Student Conference kicks off with an event orientation and welcome by the organizing committee.

9:30 – 10:20 AM (Session 1)
10:30 – 11:20 AM (Session 2)

101 WORKSHOPS
NEWH SPEED NETWORKING + PORTFOLIO & RESUME WORKSHOPS
During the registration process, participants are able to choose from 9 different 50-minute workshops to build their own unique experience. The 101 Workshops and NEWH Speed Networking + Portfolio & Resume Workshops run concurrently to allow for smaller, more intimate groups.

101 Workshops
A collection of presentation and feedback sessions focusing on basic knowledge that every emerging design professional needs.

NEWH Speed Networking + Portfolio & Resume Workshops
NEWH hosts a fast-paced networking workshop that gives students unprecedented access to multiple top interior design, architecture, and landscape architecture professionals. Receive feedback on your in-process resume and/or portfolio, or just ask your burning questions about their firm or career path. Gain insight into how you can improve your work to stand out from the crowd.

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM

LOCAL FIU ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT INTRODUCTION: TBA
SPOTLIGHT SPEAKER: TBA
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12:30 – 1:50 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH | PASSPORT EVENT:
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP + INDUSTRY TABLETOP EXPO

Enjoy a casual networking lunch with design professionals, then stamp your passport at various vendor and professional organization tabletops to learn more about their products and services as you pick up some swag for your bag.

12:30 – 3:00 PM

HEADSHOT LOUNGE
Strike a pose and snap a professional photo for your LinkedIn profile + personal marketing materials.

2:00 – 3:00 PM

KEYNOTE INTRODUCTION: Dean Brian Schriner, FIU CARTA
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
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3:10 – 4:00 PM (Session 3)

101 WORKSHOPS
NEWH SPEED NETWORKING + PORTFOLIO & RESUME WORKSHOPS

4:10 – 5:30 PM

COCKTAIL HOUR | DOOR PRIZES
Our event concludes with the Cocktail Hour, featuring a fun interactive idea exchange with mixed student-professional teams. Stay to the end for our door prize drawing. Don’t miss out! You must be present to win!

5:30 PM

D3E ENDS | Thank you for your participation!
See you next year!

8:30 – 9:15 AM

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

9:15 – 9:30 AM

WELCOME TO D3E
The D3E Student Conference kicks off with an event orientation and welcome by the organizing committee.

9:30 – 10:20 AM (Session 1)
10:30 – 11:20 AM (Session 2)

101 WORKSHOPS
NEWH SPEED NETWORKING + PORTFOLIO & RESUME WORKSHOPS
During the registration process, participants are able to choose from 9 different 50-minute workshops to build their own unique experience. The 101 Workshops and NEWH Speed Networking + Portfolio & Resume Workshops run concurrently to allow for smaller, more intimate groups.

101 Workshops
A collection of presentation and feedback sessions focusing on basic knowledge that every emerging design professional needs.

NEWH Speed Networking + Portfolio & Resume Workshops
NEWH hosts a fast-paced networking workshop that gives students unprecedented access to multiple top interior design, architecture, and landscape architecture professionals. Receive feedback on your in-process resume and/or portfolio, or just ask your burning questions about their firm or career path. Gain insight into how you can improve your work to stand out from the crowd.

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM

LOCAL FIU ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT INTRODUCTION: TBA
SPOTLIGHT SPEAKER:  TBA
SPOTLIGHT TITLE:
TBA

12:30 – 1:50 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH | PASSPORT EVENT:
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP + INDUSTRY TABLETOP EXPO

Enjoy a casual networking lunch with design professionals, then stamp your passport at various vendor and professional organization tabletops to learn more about their products and services as you pick up some swag for your bag.

12:30 – 3:00 PM

HEADSHOT LOUNGE
Strike a pose and snap a professional photo for your LinkedIn profile + personal marketing materials.

2:00 – 3:00 PM

KEYNOTE INTRODUCTION: Dean Brian Schriner, FIU CARTA
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: 
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KEYNOTE TITLE:
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3:10 – 4:00 PM (Session 3)

101 WORKSHOPS
NEWH SPEED NETWORKING + PORTFOLIO & RESUME WORKSHOPS

4:10 – 5:30 PM

COCKTAIL HOUR | DOOR PRIZES
Our event concludes with the Cocktail Hour, featuring a fun interactive idea exchange with mixed student-professional teams. Stay to the end for our door prize drawing.  Don’t miss out!  You must be present to win!

5:30 PM

D3E ENDS | Thank you for your participation!
See you next year!

MEET OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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Elena Manferdini, principal and owner of Atelier Manferdini, has over fifteen years of professional experience in architecture, art, design, and education. She is a licensed engineer in Italy, and a licensed architect in Switzerland. She received a Professional Engineering Degree from the University of Civil Engineering (Bologna, Italy) and a Master of Architecture and Urban Design from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).

Elena currently teaches at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and is the Graduate Programs Chair. In 2014 she held the Howard Friedman Visiting Professor of Practice at the University of California Berkeley (UCB). She has also held Visiting Professor positions at Cornell University, University of Pennsylvania and Seika University.

She frequently lectures, and her work has been exhibited internationally in both architecture and art museums.

In 2017 her facade for Alexander Montessori School in Miami, Florida received 2 AIA Miami design award: People’s Choice award of excellence and Merit Award of excellence. In 2016 Elena Manferdini was awarded the PAN Award for best public art project in North America. Her artwork is part of the permanent collections of SFMoMA and LACMA. In 2013 she won the COLA Fellowship given by City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs to support the production of original artwork. In 2013 she received a Graham Award for architecture, the 2013 ACADIA Innovative Research Award of Excellence, and she was selected as recipient for the Educator of the Year presidential award given by the AIA Los Angeles. In 2011 she was one of the recipients of the prestigious annual grants from the United States Artists (USA) in the category of architecture and design.

RUB ELBOWS WITH DESIGN PROFESSIONALS

101 WORKSHOPS

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NEWH SPEED NETWORKING + PORTFOLIO & RESUME WORKSHOPS

NEWH hosts a fast-paced networking workshop that gives students unprecedented access to multiple top interior design and architecture professionals. Receive feedback on your in-process resume and/or portfolio, or just ask your burning questions about their firm or career path. Gain insight into how you can improve your work to stand out from the crowd.

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VISIT OUR INDUSTRY EXPO

STAY AND MINGLE

Our event concludes with the Cocktail Hour, featuring a fun and interactive idea exchange with mixed student-professional teams.  Stay until the end for our door prize drawing.  Don’t miss out; you must be present to win!

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