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Calendar | 2018

Below are events of interest for 2018.
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Thu, Jun 28, 2018
12:00 am - 8:00 pm

Northern California's Architectural Lighting and Design Show

Four Free AIA & IES Accredited Educational Seminars!
Free Educational Seminars!

On June 28, 2018 from 12pm-8pm, IES SF's Light! Design Expo returns to the beautiful Pier 27 on San Francisco's Embarcadero, with its beautiful panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay and waterfront. This exciting annual architectural lighting and design expo attracts a wide range of design professionals and is the only architectural lighting products show in Northern California.

Light! Design Expo's product showcases and educational seminars are specifically geared toward the lighting design and specification community: lighting designers, architects, interior designers, engineers, building owners, facilities and maintenance teams, school districts, municipalities, contractors and more.

The Expo features complimentary cuisine from local San Francisco food truck stations and dessert carts and a no host bar from 12pm-8pm.

More info at http://iessf.org/light-expo/

Sat, Jul 14, 2018

#me too & you - Saturday July 14th,

Presented by Organization of Women Architects + Design Professionals, together with the AIA East Bay & hosted in GouldEvans' new event space. Generously sponsored by DunnEdwards Paint Company

Join professional women, colleagues & featured guests from the Bay Area in a facilitated conversation by OWA+DP's Spring Freidlander, surrounding the following topics:

• Celebrating male champions of change
• Stories of Harassment opened by Poet/ Singer/ Songwriter Melissa Jones
• Resources for disrupting an entrenched workplace culture

Featured guests to help ground the conversation to take place over lunch. Attendees will be invited to express themselves with color provided by Dunn-Edwards, helping to produce a mapping of the discussion throughout the day.

Please register for this FREE event by clicking on the link below:

Mon, Aug 27, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm

5-Day Basic CPTED Training Course

The Hayward Police Department is hosting a 5-Day Basic CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) training course.
When: August 27th through 31st.
Location: The class will be taught by Instructor Art Hushen, President of The NICP, Inc. in Hayward, CA.

CPTED strategies are ideal for Architects, Security Consultants, Educators, Law Enforcement Officers, City Planners, City Managers, City Council Members, Architects, Security Consultants, Educators or anyone involved in designing neighborhoods, schools, downtowns, buildings, or revitalization efforts. It is an effective way of fighting crime and promoting business.

Please see the flyer and program registration. Please feel free to contact me if you have questions.

“The proper design and effective use of the built environment can lead to a reduction in the fear and incidence of crime, and to an improvement in quality of life.”

Thank you, Mary

From the Desk of
Mary Fabian
Crime Prevention Specialist, Crime Free Coordinator
And Volunteer Coordinator
Hayward Police Department
Community Policing – Southern District Office

Works Monday – Thursday
Direct (510) 293-1043

Fri, Sep 21, 2018

OWA EVENT: OWA Annual Retreat

OWA+DP Retreat 2018
Celebrating the Legacy and Community of OWA+DP
Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals

21-23 September 2018, Westerbeke Ranch, Sonoma, California,

2018 will be our 30th year hosting the OWA+DP retreat and one of the 45th Anniversary Year Events.

We are pleased to invite you to this year's memorable OWA+DP 45th-anniversary retreat at the beautiful Westerbeke Ranch. Enjoy an amazing 3 day weekend of fun, arts & craft, great food, workshop, fitness, music, dancing, connecting with other amazing women professionals and more! More details here!

Tue, Oct 16, 2018

OWA EVENT: OWA Annual Business Meeting

Save the date! More information coming soon!

Sat, Nov 3, 2018

OWA EVENT: Fundraiser at Itani Ramen

Itani Ramen

For over a decade Chef Kyle Itani has called Oakland home, along with the majority of our Itani Ramen team.

We have made it a priority to give back to the community that has supported us by hosting regular fundraising nights here at the restaurant.

Focusing on local schools and non-profit community building organizations, we'll donate a percentage of dinner sales on a specific day from guests' who mention your organization.


Sun, Dec 9, 2018


OWA EVENT: OWA Holiday Party - San Francisco

Save the date! More information coming soon!

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