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BEAT Annual Leadership Seminar 2018

  • Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas Street East Toronto, ON, M5A 2B7 Canada (map)

BEAT’s fourth 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 planning, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture and interior design. The seminar is open to both students and recent graduates who intend on practicing or teaching in these fields.




Jodi Batay- Csorba  Partner, Batay-Csorba Architects

Break out session and Office Tour:  Batay-Csorba Architects studio

Lisa Bate  Regional Managing Principal - North America, B+H

Building Tour: University of Toronto Jackman Law Building (Faculty of Law)

Tammy Gaber  Assistant Professor, School of Architecture at Laurentian University

Break out session: Daniels Spectrum, Artscape Lounge

Nina-Marie Lister  PLANDFORM, Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor, Ryerson University

Break out session: TBC

Anne McIlory  Partner, Brook McIlroy

Break out session: Daniels Spectrum, Second Floor, Artscape Lounge


Lola Sheppard  Partner, Lateral Office

Special Presentation on Behalf of the Ontario Association of Architects

Vanessa Fong  Principal Architect, Vanessa Fong Architect  and OAA Council Vice President

Additional building tour of Daniels Spectrum will be hosted by Jennifer Mallard of Diamond Schmitt Architects.

Schedule & Details

Saturday, January 20

Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON   M5A 2B7

Registration    |   9:30 am – 10:30 am

Seminar    |    10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Lunch and Networking    |    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm  

Tours / Break out session    |    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Lunch will be provided by BEAT. Tours and break out sessions are led by seminar speakers. Sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the seminar. 

This event has been generously sponsored by the Ontario Association of Architects and Artscape