Saturday, October 16, 2010

2010 TSA Convention Wraps in San Antonio

Honor Awards Committee Chair Edward McCormick takes the stage during the First General Session to recognize John Casbarian, recipient of the TSA Award for Outstanding Educational Contributions in Honor of Edward J. Romieniec FAIA.

On-site program guides rest on the registration desk as attendees begin to arrive in San Antonio for the three-day event, October 14-16, 2010.

Lines form early Wednesday afternoon, as early birds check in to get their badges.
Convention Committee Chair Jim Heck, AIA San Antonio President Bob Wise, and John Grable look on as TSA President Heather McKinney rehearses for Friday's First General Session.

TSA President Heather McKinney on stage during rehearsals.
Attendees arrive at one of two General Sessions, which feature keynote speakers Cameron Sinclair, of Architecture for Humanity, and Will Wynn, former mayor of Austin.
Mckinney addresses a packed house on Friday.

John Dazey and Kathleen Reardon of RD Architecture in Houston pause for a photo as they peruse the Expo Hall during a break from their Continuing Education sessions.
Sally Smith, Carolyn Peterson, Betty Feldman, and Tiffany Robinson Long lead a panel discussion titled "Women in the Profession: How to Advance and Retool."

A welcome party, prize drawings, opportunities to learn about architectural products and services, and a Texas Architects Committee lounge draw a crowd to the Expo Hall on Thursday and Friday.
 Texas Architects Committee VIPs relax at the TAC lounge during convention.

T-shirts are handed out to promote TSA's January 25, 2011, event "Advocates for Architecture Day" at the State Capitol.
Beautiful weather entices attendees to take breaks outside along the Riverwalk.
A coffee bar on a bridge in the convention center provides a popular spot for friends and colleagues to catch-up and network.

Below the bridge, the river.

The Texas Architectural Foundation booth at Bridge Hall.
TSA Board members chat at a reception after their annual meeting.
A Continuing Education session fills up fast as attendees look for seats.

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