May 2012

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May 2012

News & Notices

NATEAC Receives AIA/CES Approval

NATEACThe North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) was accepted into the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System (CES) Provider program. Architects will receive credit for any AIA/CES approved session they attend at NATEAC. Bill Sapsis, conference director noted, "The criteria for achieving AIA/CES approval is extremely stringent, and we are very happy to have been approved."

"We're very excited by this development" commented NATEAC Production Manager and AIA/CES coordinator Christy Havard. "The AIA/CES program supports the NATEAC mission statement extremely well and we believe this program will attract a wider range of architects to the conference."

The requirements of performance spaces are more complex than ever before, and there is a growing need for those responsible for these spaces - architects, engineers, consultants, manufacturers and end users – to share in their knowledge of 21st century technology. NATEAC takes place in New York City on July 22 and 23at the mid-town Hilton Hotel.

USITT is one of the sponsors of the event, which fits with USITT's mission of connecting performing arts design and technology communities to ensure a vibrant dialog among practitioners,

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