BEAT’s third annual seminar is devoted to exposing students and young practitioners to leaders in the architectural profession. From sole practitioners and partners in Toronto's leading design firms to academics, we will hear from women who have established careers in architecture, landscape architecture and interior design. The seminar is open to both students and recent graduates.
Irene Gardpoit, Uufie
Pat Hanson, Principal, gH3
Marianne McKenna, Founding Partner, KPMB
Kate Fox-Whyte, Principal, Foxwhyte Landscape Architecture
Lola Sheppard, Associate Professor, Waterloo Architecture and co-founder, Lateral Office
Betsy Williamson, Partner, Williamson Williamson Inc. and BEAT Advisory Committee Member
Tours / Breakout Sessions
Tours and breakout sessions led by seminar speakers. Sign up is on a first-come, first-serve basis on the day of the seminar, between 9:30 am and 10 am. Hard hats and boots may be required for certain tours.
Transportation from the Gladstone to tours and breakout sessions are by the participant. We encourage you to mingle during lunch and find a group of people in the same session to travel with.
Kate Fox-Whyte, BLA OALA CSLA - Principal, Foxwhyte Landscape Architecture
Project Tour: 28 Whitney Avenue, Toronto M4W 2A8 *Safety boots and hard hats required
Irene Gardpoit, B.Arch, OAA, MRAIC - Director and Principal Architect, Uufie
Office Tour and Break-out Session: Uufie Office - 202-258 Wallace Avenue, Toronto M6P 3M9
Pat Hanson, FRAIC OAA AAA – Partner, gh3
Project Tour: 436B Markham Street, Toronto M6G 2L2 *Safety boots required
Marianne McKenna, OC, FRAIC, OAA, OAQ, AIA - Founding Partner, KPMB
Project Tour: Rotman School of Management - 105 St. George Street,Toronto M5S 3E6. Led by Myriam Tawadros
Lola Sheppard, OAA, OAQ, M.Arch, B.Arch - Co-founder, Lateral Office
Office Tour and Break-out Session: Lateral Office - 703 Bloor Street West, Toronto M6G 1L5
Amy Norris, OAA MRAIC - Project Manager, ERA and OAA Intern Committee Member
Q&A: Amy will be available to answer questions during lunch at the Gladstone Hotel. Sign-up not required.
Schedule & Details
Saturday, March 4
Gladstone Hotel, North Ballroom
Registration | 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Seminar | 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Lunch and Networking | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Tours / Break out session | 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tours and break out sessions led by seminar speakers. Sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the seminar. Hard hats and boots maybe required for certain tours. More information to follow.