Both the American Institute and the State of New York recognize continuing education in architecture is crucial to advancing and improving the profession.  Presently, 45 states across the country have mandatory continuing education in order to continue practicing as a registered and licensed architect.  As part of this commitment, AIA New York State and the local Chapters of the AIA provide a broad selection of programs.

Upcoming AIANYS Programs

September 14

Safety Assessment Program


September 28

Conquering the Energy Code for Architects and Engineers: Residential


September 29

Conquering the Energy Code for Architects and Engineers: Commercial


November 13

Small Firm Symposium


November 15

Small Firm Symposium


2018 Live Webinar Series

AIA New York State is expanding its output of online professional development offerings in the form of live, interactive webinars. We are looking for presenters to come onsite into our studio in the Albany area to present on camera to live and virtual attendees.  Are you interested in presenting?  Visit our Call for Proposals site to submit.

Events Calendar

AIANYS Chapters and Members throughout the state offer events all year round. If you would like to submit an event contact Barry Westfall, Knowledge Development Specialist, at or (518) 449-3334 ext. 103.

Rules & Regulations

To renew your registration as an architect, New York State Education Law requires completion of 36 contact hours in each three year registration period.  The hours must be logged in approved subject hours and sponsored by an approved provider.

Scholarships & Awards

A list of various scholarships and awards offered by AIANYS and your local chapters.


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