Visionary speakers

It’s a lineup you won’t find anywhere else! You’ll hear from some of the biggest names in architecture and design, plus trend curators, new voices, and leaders from our industry and beyond.

Roman Mars

Keynote host & storyteller

Roman Mars is the host and creator of 99% Invisible, one of the world’s most popular podcasts about architecture and design. As our keynote host, Roman will create unforgettable on-stage experiences to introduce the topics and big ideas our extraordinary keynoter speakers will share with you. It’s going to be unlike any keynote experience you’ve had before!

Reshma Saujani

Day 1 keynote

Reshma Saujani is the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, the nonprofit dedicated to closing the gender gap in tech that has already reached 90,000 girls nationwide. Reshma was the first Indian American woman to run for Congress. Don’t miss her inspiring keynote on closing the gender gap in STEAM and a new model of leadership that embraces risk and failure.

Stay tuned for more exciting keynote announcements, coming soon!

Our speakers

Every year, some of the most creative architects and firms share proven insights, project takeaways, and lessons learned from their best projects. Browse speakers below to see who’s leading sessions at A’19.