Annual Student Conference

IIDA Northern California Chapter’s annual Student Conference brings together over a hundred students to participate in a day of panel discussions, tours, a keynote address, and a chance to meet professionals in the industry. The 2022 event will be virtual and open to the entire Western Region to participate in (up to 500 students!).

Join the conference!


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Friday, February 18 2022


8:00AM-1:00PM PST


Zoom (see link below)


IIDA Northern CA Chapter



  • Welcome Verda Alexander, IIDA NC Chapter President
  • Panel Discussion Covid and the State of the Industry
  • Virtual Tours
    • Revel – 8:45-9:10
    • Boulder Associates – 9:10-9:35
    • Studio O+A – 9:35-10:00
    • Gensler – 10:10-10:35
    • IA – 10:35-11:00
  • Keynote Address Vivian Lee, FAIA, LEED AP; Woods Bagot New York Studio Executive Director
  • Meet the Professionals See where your design degree can take you!

Keynote Speaker

Vivian Lee, FAIA, LEED AP
Woods Bagot New York Studio Executive Director

With extensive experience leading award-winning projects of all types and scales, Vivian Lee, FAIA, brings over 30-years of passion for the design industry to Woods Bagot’s New York Studio. Driven by a belief that good design can and should inspire, Vivian encourages the team to balance creative vision with practical solutions to deliver value to the client and end-user. Her diverse portfolio includes innovative projects for the commercial office, hotel, airport, universities, schools, workplace, and residential sectors.

Vivian’s commitment to mentorship fosters the next generation of designers, and her extraordinary dedication to promoting and advancing women in architecture continues to contribute to the profession.  Her design accomplishments and leadership in architecture resulted in Vivian’s elevation to the distinguished American Institute of Architects College of Fellows in 2020. She is on the Board of Directors for the AIA New York Chapter and serves as the Women in Architecture Committee co-chair.