Design on the Delaware

14th Annual Conference and Trade Show 
November 9 - 12, 2016 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Design on the Delaware is again partnering with NeoCon East to present a world class conference and trade show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center November 9 & 10.  Tours will be offered all day on November 11 and there will be an all day Emerging Professional's Day on November 12.

Discount Registration Pricing for Members of Collaborating Organizations

Members of the American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, American Society of Landscape Architects, Associated Builders & Contractors, Building Industry Association, Construction Specifications Institute, General Building Contractors Association, Urban Land Insitute, and other collaborating organizations are entitled to discounted registration fees for the Design on the Delaware conference. Registration available for one day passes or full conference. Tours are sold individually. Courses can also be purchased a la carte. 

NeoCon attendees registered for NeoCon educational seminars are also entitled to member pricing.

Interested in becoming a collaborator? Please contact Julianne Foley at

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in attending this year's Design on the Delaware Conference for free? Please contact Julianne Foley at for more information. Volunteers who volunteer their time for four or more hours receieve complimentary conference registration on the day of their service. Our volunteer training will be held on Tuesday, October 25, from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Center for Architecture and Design, Main Hall. 

Sponsorship and Advertising

Design on the Delaware provides sponsors with the opportunity to reach design and building professionals from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. For more information, please contact Rebecca Johnson at or call 215-569-3186 for more information. 

Conference Speakers

The Design on the Delaware conference has featured international, national and regionally renowned architects, designers, government leaders, and policy makers.

Click here to view speakers from past conferences

Trade Show

The trade show will be presented by NeoCon East and is open to Design on the Delaware attendees and others at no charge.  For information on booth rental, please visit

For more information, please contact
Julie Amato-Kohl at, 312-527-7083
or Amy Moulis at, 312-527-7683

2016 Design on the Delaware Committee:

Frank Russo, AIA, spg3 Architects, Co-Chair
Brett Webber, spg3 Architects, Co-Chair
Thomas C. Amoroso, PLA, ASLA, Andropogon
Paul Avazier, AIA, AOS Architects 
Ronald K. Bednar, AICP
Brielle M. Cordingley, AIA, MannoWasko
Richard J. Davies, Esq., Powell Trachtman
Linda C. Dottor, AICP, Community Design Collaborative
Carl D. Freedman, AIA, Aegis Property Group
Stephen Giorgio, AIA, Lamney & Giorgio
Susan Mattison, ASLA, SMM/ASLA
Thomas J. Normile, PE, Keast & Hood
Alesa Rubendall, WRT
Stephanie Staub, CSI, LEED Green Associate, AGI
Louis Stricoff, IMS Technology Services
Adam Supplee, RLA, ASLA, AICP, KMS Design Group LLC
Kelly Vresilovic, AIA, LEED AP, CaVA Architects llp

AIA Philadelphia Staff:

Rebecca Johnson, Executive Director
Julianne Foley, Member Services & Events Manager

Witty Gritty Staff:

Michelle Freeman, Founder and President
CJ Heston, Project Management
Jermaine Jenkins, Business Outreach