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2013 Committee on Design (COD) Spring Conference: Regional Modernism
Date: May 9 — 12, 2013
Location: Riviera Palm Springs Resort & Spa


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  • Sign in using your AIA account (if you don't have an account, you'll be prompted to create one)
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  • Check the box with the applicable event fee
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If you experience difficulties with online registration please download a registration form and return via email to register@aia.org or fax to (202) 639-7624. If you have questions, contact (800) 242-3837 x7598.


Event Registration Fees

Late Registration Fee (March 23 & Later)
AIA Member: $850

Non-Member: $950

Guest:             $950

Session/Event Registrations
Thursday, 5/9
Optional Tour
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Frey House Tour – Palm Springs Art Museum
Fee: $75
This pre-conference tour has a capacity limit of 48 registrants.
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Opening Reception – Ace Hotel & Swim Club*
*Fee included in registration.
Friday, 5/10
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dinner at Architect Homes
Fee: $130
A list of the featured architect homes is pending.

Saturday, 5/11
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Closing Dinner – Sunnylands*
*Fee included in registration.


Registration Confirmations

After you register you will receive a registration confirmation via email immediately. If you do not receive a registration confirmation please contact AIA Meetings or call (800) 242-3837 x7598. If you fax the registration form, please keep the fax transmittal confirmation for your records. To ensure you receive the necessary conference materials (registration confirmations, conference updates, advance and final attendee rosters, etc.) please WHITELIST aia.org in your email program.

Cancellation Policy

Please fax or email your cancellation requests to (202) 639-7624 or email to register@aia.org no later than Friday, April 26, 2013. A cancellation fee of $150.00 will apply.



To book your lodging with the Riviera Palm Springs Resort & Spa, please call-in your reservation or use the information below to book online. 
Guests will have up until April 16th, 2013 to call in at which point your unreserved rooms will be released back into inventory. 
Options on How to book:
For Calling Reservations - Please call 1-866-588-8311 and ask for the AIA COD Convention rate; any associate will be happy to help you.
For Online Reservations - Highlighted is a Direct Link to the group rates for your guests:  AIA COD Convention

To access the rate from our website:

·        Go to www.psriviera.com

·        Click on “reservations”

·        A Calendar will appear. At the bottom below the calendar, you will
need to select “Enter Group/Negotiated Rate” of $159 per night

·        Select the dates of the event.

·        To the right of the dates input the “group code” for AIA COD Convention: 50E642

·        Select “continue” and continue with the booking.


Event Summary:

We will spend three days exploring early modern buildings in Palm Springs, California. As with all of our conferences, we will be pulling all possible strings to give our members the opportunity to visit projects seldom seen. The Spring Conference also includes the Annual Member Slideshow where all COD members have six slides and sixty seconds to show their work from the last year.


Conference Website:

For additional information regarding this conference, visit the AIA KnowledgeNet website.


Special Needs:

The AIA is committed to making meetings and conferences accessible to all to the degree reasonably possible. Please notify us at the time of registration if you have special accessibility needs or specific dietary requirements.  Contact Sharia Barksdale at shariabarksdale@aia.org or via phone at (202) 626-7382 if special arrangements are required.


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