Continuing Education and Seminars

AIA Virginia offers various programs throughout the year to provide members and non-members alike opportunities to learn about the latest in techniques, materials, building codes, business practices, etc. AIA Virginia sponsored programs are all approved by the AIA for CES Learning Units.

In October 2010 AIA/CES unveiled a new system for tracking AIA/CES Learning Units.  CES Discovery is now online.  Click here for more information about the new system.

See upcoming CES Code and Business Seminars and Events.

The 2016 Design Forum is in development.

Architecture Exchange East 2015 will be held November 4-6, 2015, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

Click here for AIA/CES Information and News

The Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, Board for Architects,  Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA) has requirements for continuing education for architects.  The regulations are here.


NOTE: This policy does not apply to Architecture Exchange East or events managed by groups other than the AIAVA.

  • Full refunds will be given, if refund requests are received up to and including the published registration cutoff date.
  • There will be a 10% processing fee on all refunds requested between the published registration cutoff date and the close of business two days prior to the event.
  • There will be no refunds given after the close of business two days prior to the event.

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