2012 Conference

Schedule (Updated 10/19/12 10:00 AM - All Times Subject to Change)

Session Details

  • Updated Schedule Handout 10/18/12 [PDF]
  • Session Details for Presenters [PDF] updated: 10/9/12
  • Shuttle Bus Schedule - [HTML]

Thursday, Oct 18 [@UCSF]

  • Shuttle Bus 01 - Hotels to UCSF (schedule)
  • 9am: Registration Begins in UCSF Lobby - Coffee, Juice and pastries served in the lobby
  • 10am: Brief Introductory Remarks
  • 10am: SESSION 1. "Performative Parametrics"
  • 11:30pm: Bentley Sponsored Coffee Break
  • 11:45pm: “Software Futures Panel” [Robert Aish, Reg Prentice, Brian Lilley, Andrew Kudless, Moderator: Nancy Cheng]
  • 12:45 Bentley Sponsored Box Lunch
  • 1:30pm: SESSION 2. "Material Intensities"
  • 3pm: Bentley Sponsored Coffee Break
  • 3:15pm: SESSION 3. "Responsive Material Systems"
  • 5-6pm: KEYNOTE: GREG LYNN (The Kreysler Lecture)
  • Travel to Autodesk Gallery Bus/Light Rail (20 min)
  • Shuttle Bus 02 - UCSF to Autodesk to Hotels (schedule)
  • 6:30-8:30pm: Reception sponsored by Autodesk (serving wine, beer and appetizers)
  • Open Dinner - Suggested: Ferry Building / North Beach
  • ACADIA Board of Directors Dinner (agenda)

Friday, Oct 19 [@UCSF / CCA]

  • Shuttle Bus 03 - Hotels to UCSF (schedule)
  • 9:30a: Coffee, Juice and pastries served in the lobby
  • 10a: SESSION 4. "Robotic Constructions"
  • 11:45am: Bentley Sponsored Coffee Break
  • 12:00pm: SESSION 5. "Structural Formations"
  • 1:45: Box Lunch + ACADIA Annual Meeting (agenda)
  • 3:00pm: SESSION 6. "Energetic Assemblies"
  • 4:30pm: Bentley Sponsored Coffee Break
  • 5:55pm Brief Break
  • 7:00pm Transfer - walk to CCA (15 mins)
  • Shuttle Bus 04 - UCSF to CCA to Hotels (schedule)
  • 7:15pm: "WILD CARDS" ACADIA EXHIBIT OPENING (CCA Nave - Open to the General Public)
  • Wine and Appetizers sponsored by Form4Architecture
  • Open Dinner - Suggested: Mission / SOMA
  • Suggested post-ACADIA bar: Parkside (map)

Map and Apps

View a custom Google Map with all hotels, venues, transportation, food, and much more. Download the ACADIA 2012 App for the iPhone and for Android phones. Both UCSF and CCA have open WIFI networks.

Saturday, Oct 20 [@CCA]

  • Open Morning: SF Sightseeing
  • SFMOMA (Free Passes) and de Young Museum (Free Guided Tour)
  • 11am: ACADIA Bd of Directors Meet (agenda) (CCA Board Rm)
  • 1-3pm: SESSION 7. "Material Feedback" (Nave)
  • 1-3pm: SESSION 8. "Dynamic Responses" (Timken)
  • 3pm: Coffee Break
  • 3:30-5:45pm: SESSION 9. "Performative Geometries" (Nave)
  • 3:30-5:00pm: SESSION 10. "Emerging Interfaces" (Timken)
  • 5:00-5:45pm: "Data-Driven: Emerging Software Trajectories" AIA-TAP Panel [Nathan Miller, Satoru Sugihara, Kimon Onuma, Moderator: D Scheer] (Timken)
  • 6:00-7:00pm: KEYNOTE: PHILIP BEESLEY (Nave)
  • 7:00pm: Cocktail Break
  • 7:30pm: Dinner Served - Catered by Bi-Rite
  • 8:00pm - AutoDesSys Co-Sponsor Presentation (Nave 10 mins), Sister Organizations Presentations: ECAADE, Robots in Architecture, Smart Geometry, ASCAAD, SIGraDi
  • 8:30pm: ACADIA AWARDS - agenda PDF (Nave) View David Rutten's (Grasshopper Developer) Acceptance Video here
  • 9:00pm APPLIED Competition Winners Announced (Nave)
  • Shuttle Bus 05 - CCA to Hotels (schedule)
  • Suggested post-ACADIA bar: Parkside (map)

Sunday, Oct 21 [@CCA]

  • Shuttle Bus 06 - Hotels to CCA (schedule)
  • Coffee and Pastries available at CCA
  • 8:30a: Workshop Registration (CCA Nave Entry)
  • 9a: ACADIA Workshops Begin (Open to the Public)
  • 10-11:45am: SESSION 11. "Synthetic Optimizations" (Nave)
  • 10-11:45am: SESSION 12. "Collaborative Ecologies" (Timken)
  • 11:45a: Workshops Break for Keynote
  • 12-1pm: KEYNOTE: MANUEL DE LANDA (Nave Alcove) Open to Workshop Attendees and the CCA Community
  • Closing Remarks (immediatley following Keynote)
  • Shuttle Bus 07 - CCA to SFO Airport (schedule)
  • 1pm Box Lunch served to workshop participants
  • 5:30pm: ACADIA Workshops End