This is the Australian Institute of Architects' weekly e-newsletter - 19 Jan  2015. Tell us what you think
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From the National President

There is no doubt that world events have brought a sobering start to 2015. But we’ve also seen people banding together to support one another, offering gestures of solidarity that remind us of the strength and resilience of our communities – and that reinforce the importance of nurturing them.
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What's on

Growing Your Business With Technology

9-25 Feb, various locations
This course provides participants with an understanding of doing business digitally and explores case studies of small architectural firms, how they have leveraged data sharing, social media and cloud technology to market and grow their business, connect with clients and improve business efficiency. 
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Design Speaks - Health Care/Health Life

18 Mar, Melbourne
The inaugural Health Care/Health Life conference explores the future of health design. Speakers include: Lone Wiggers (CF Moller, Denmark), Stephen Duckett (Grattan Institute), Johannes Molander Pedersen (NORD, Denmark), Ron Billard (Billard Leece Partnership), Corbett Lyon (Lyons) and Christine Kilpatrick (Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne).
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National Architecture Conference 2015 - Risk

14-16 May, Melbourne
Nobody wants to be a safe architect. Safety assumes the conventional. Who wants that? Join us in May for the National Architecture Conference and interrogate risk in architecture. Speakers include Deborah Saunt (DSDHA, UK), Gregg Pasquarelli (SHoP, USA) and David Gianotten (OMA Asia) to name a few. Book now to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount.
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Positions Vacant: Chapter Managers - ACT, SA, NT Chapters

Some exciting opportunities at the Institute, with Chapter Manager positions vacant for our ACT, SA and NT Chapters:

Our Chapter Managers play a key role in advocating the Institute while providing quality and effective service delivery. These opportunities are perfect for dynamic, professional individuals wanting to own and lead their region’s success. 

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Competitions, Courses & Opportunities

Droga Residency 2015 - applications close soon!

Prominent international architects are invited to apply for the Droga Architect in Residence. The overarching goal of the residency is to promote, support and communicate the value of architecture and design. The successful applicant will engage with the local architectural community via seminars and related events 
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EOI - Urban Design Protocol editorial board

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from members to represent the Institute on the Urban Design Protocol editorial board. The editorial board will provide ongoing supervision and quality control of the website with a view to this becoming a self-sustaining resource that is kept current with contemporary projects.
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Venice 2016 - Creative Director wanted

The 2016 Venice Biennale, the premier architectural forum in the world, sees the opening of the new Australian Pavilion, and the spotlight will be on Australia and its architecture.

If you have a bold and captivating idea for a landmark exhibition, we want to hear from you.
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Notice board

 2015 Australian Interior Design Awards

Entry is now open for the 2015 Australian Interior Design Awards. This year’s program includes a new category for the Award for Interior Design Impact, which recognises professionally executed design strategies. 
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UIA Newsletter

The January edition of UIA Newsletter has been published. Includes articles on Objective Seoul 2017, the new IOC headquarters and the new AIA public awareness campaign. 
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God is in the Detail symposium

11-13 Feb, Melbourne
This symposium on the process of church design is intended for architects, artists, liturgists, clergy, church design consultants, theologians, academics, researchers, diocesan property officers, architecture and theology students, and all who are interested in church design today.

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Start the year with a little inspiration

We are delighted to launch Inspire 2014. This volume of Inspire marks the halfway point for our ten volume series that presents an inspirational visual survey of the awards from 2010 to 2019, charting the very best in Australian architecture through the course of a decade.
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