Webinars & Podcasts: Learn and earn!

Webinars & Podcasts: Learn and earn!

We know time is precious and schedules are busy.  This is why the AIA Trust works to develop content specifically geared towards information you need.  We also ensure that, when possible, they earn you continuing education credits.

Our webinars and podcasts cover a wide range of topics. We’re sharing some recent ones here:


Financial Planning for Women

Outlined in our article out this month, this This podcast, presented by Equitable in conjunction with the AIA Trust, is designed to help architects, specifically women in the profession, succeed in saving for retirement.

AIA members who view the webinar and complete the Self-Assessment Test will receive 1 LU AIA Continuing Education Credits.


Upcoming: Overview of Group Insurance Plans Available through GetKasa!

Many AIA members struggle with exactly this – “should my firm be offering benefits to our employees?” The truth is, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. One place to start your exploration into this is our upcoming webinar. Kasa CEO, Brian Drummond will be presenting.  Especially timely with open enrollment beginning in November.

AIA members can attend this session on October 27.  It will begin at 1:00 PM Eastern.


Demystifying ESG for Design Firms: Risks and Opportunities

Simply put, ESG is an acronym that stands for environmental, social, and governance and is a framework for financial institutions to understand better a company’s sustainability profile and their risks. However, what exactly do the categories of E, S, and G measure and why (as well as how to measure) is the challenge that companies face today in preparing for the future and anticipating business impacts. Make no mistake, with the global financial sector and regulatory bodies driving ESG momentum at a fast pace, now’s the time for design firms to double-down on sustainability and evolve their business models and practice standards to align and capture the opportunity.

This webinar was hosted on October 12, 2022 by Victor Risk Management Director Yvonne Castillo.


The Champlain Tower Collapse
Analysis and Lessons Learned for Professional Design Firms – Webinar for HSW Credit

This webinar centers around the events that occurred before and after the collapse of the Champlain Towers in Florida. While the official review and forensic report is still ongoing and has not been published yet, the webinar considers possible causes of the collapse that can be clearly seen by an examination of public documents that are available on the Surfside website.

AIA members who view the webinar and complete the Self-Assessment Test will receive 1.5 HSW/LU AIA Continuing Education Credits.