Connect with HKS at the 2023 NOMA Conference

HKS is excited to attend and participate in this year’s National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) conference as a Diamond sponsor. Scheduled for October 11th-15th in Portland, OR, the annual event will unite more than 1,200 designers, allied professionals and students under its 2023 theme, “Building Bridges Toward Just and Joyful Futures.”

HKS team members look forward to engaging with conference attendees interested in joining hands to create more just and equitable communities through collaborative design.

Connect with HKS designers during the 2023 NOMA Grad Fair + Expo

Talk with HKS team members from cities around the country about the firm’s culture of inclusion, design excellence and innovation.

Date and Time: Saturday, October 14th 10:15am-4:15pm

Hear from HKS panelists during these exciting education sessions:

1 – “Out in Architecture: Witnessing LGBTQIA+ Joy to Build Just Futures”

Date and Time: Thursday, October 12, 2023, 2:45pm-4:15pm

Yiselle Santos Rivera, HKS’ Global Director of J.E.D.I. and My-Anh Nguyen, HKS Design Professional will joinfellow panelists A.L. Hu, Amy Karn, Bz Zhang, Andrew Grant Houston to discuss their paths to authentic expression, joyful living, and equity-building within the architecture profession.

2 – “Demystifying the workplace: Preparing for success as you join a new firm”

Date and Time: Friday, October 13, 2023, 2:45pm-3:45pm

HKS’ Yiselle Santos Rivera will present with R. Corey Clayborne and Tiffany Millner about how young professionals can navigate the architecture employment process and leverage the AIA Guides for Equitable Practice as a resource.