kTalks – Short videos, unbiased information, strong insights from industry thought leaders.

kTalk Topics

Your topic can be anything related to the AEC industry that falls under one of these categories:

  • Design
  • Engineering Systems
  • Construction Techniques
  • Integrated Practice and Project Delivery
  • Building Performance/Sustainability
  • Technology/BIM
  • Practice Management/Leadership
  • Building Codes/Specifications
  • Career Stages, Education
  • Government Affairs/Advocacy
  • Furnishings and Equipment
  • Products and Materials
  • Awards and Competitions

Since the presentation is only 6 - 10 minutes, select a topic that is "thinly sliced." Here are some examples of recently filmed kTalks:

  • Designing Zero Energy Buildings
  • Communicating What a Firm Does Best
  • Designing Law Enforcement Facilities
  • Effectively Recruiting Among Unprecedented Numbers of Applicants
  • Keys to Leading Community Meetings
  • Meaningful Collaboration
  • Characteristics of High Performing Firms
  • Developing Your FAIA Application
  • Protecting Your Intellectual Property
  • Sustainably Restoring Architectural Icons
  • Optimal Lighting/Minimal Energy
  • Working with Private School Boards
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Acing the Interview
  • Performance Based Bonus Systems
  • Design Considerations for Grid-Neutral Schools
  • Breathing Life into the Impossible Project
  • Differentiate and Dominate
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