SDA provides several ways to continue your education

Below are our offerings in continuing education conferences, seminars, and webinars.


Advance your career with our three-day Virtual Conference! The 2020 conference will be held October 20-22, 2020.

Learn the latest trends in the A/E/C industry to help cultivate your staff’s leadership and management skills while helping your firm stay a step ahead of the competition.

No travel expense required -- stay in your office and enhance the knowledge of your team and yourself! One price, one connection -- include everyone in your office and learn together!

Program information will be available late summer--check back later for details.


Did you miss EDConnect19?

Each session is available for purchase and viewing. Learn more on our e-learning page.



Attending EDSymposium is one of the best things you can do for the future of your business and your professional and personal growth. The conference is designed to give you a wealth of usable content in each of SDA’s core professional education areas: Finance, Office Administration, Human Resource, Marketing, and Project Management. Each session will be sure to keep you up-to-date with the latest changes that are occurring within the industry—which we all know happens on almost a daily basis now-a-days.

Some Additional Reasons for attending EDSymposium:

  1. Network with other individuals within your field from across the U.S. and Canada.
  2. Share your ideas and get immediate feedback.
  3. Learn the latest technologies that can grow your firm and save money.
  4. Explore the host city and see new sights.
Save the Date for EDSymposium21
June 9-11, 2020 San Diego, CA


This workshop will guide you through the cycle of Project Delivery and see the key to firm success is:

  • Marketing the Project,
  • Executing the Project in a Profitable Way while
  • Managing risk, and,
  • Understanding the financial and business underpinnings that holds the firm together.


SDA’s BizTRAK™ is designed for emerging professionals looking to demonstrate their knowledge in practice management and anyone interested in advancing their career into firm management.

Find out more about BizTrak™.


SDA provides several educational webinars each year covering may different type of topics relevant to every level of the design firm administrator/ manager. Past webinar recordings are available for purchase.

Find out more about Upcoming and Past Webinars.

Check out the recorded webinars available on our eLearning page


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