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Breakfast w/ Ziba Ghassemi, AIA

September 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am PDT

$10 – $25

AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Reception with Ziba Ghassemi, AIA – Vice President of Design, Airports, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

2019 City Leaders Breakfast Series Presented By: Psomas

The 2019 AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Series serves as an opportunity for architects & designers and other community stakeholders to meet directly with key individuals transforming Los Angeles in a roundtable setting to discuss innovative ideas that will ensure a healthy, sustainable and economically competitive future.

Ziba Ghassemi, AIA – Vice President of Design, Airports, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Ziba is Vice President of Design for Airports at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, a global developer focused on making positive social, cultural, environmental and economic contributions to users and communities. She has led the experiential design of airport terminals across the country, including LAX Tom Bradley International, LAX Terminal 1, 2, 3 and 6, Chicago O͛Hare International and Boston Logan Terminal C. Her approach to design brings local architects and experts from private and public sector disciplines to collaborate in the visioning, planning and design for the 21st century airport traveler. With an internal team of multi-disciplinary experts, Ziba fosters an investigative and explorative process where smart products, technology, sustainable features and strategies for resiliency all contribute to creating a more connected transportation facility and traveler experience. The dynamic design solutions that result from her guidance and her bringing cross-disciplinary thinkers together are relevant and responsive to their communities with the flexibility and versatility to meet the demands of the future. Ziba has also created animated tools to aid in decision-making for clients and recently led the implementation of Virtual Reality into URW͛s airport design process. Her vision is to ensure an immersive and user-centered approach to the design and presentation of cutting-edge ideas for travelers.

2019 City Leaders Breakfast Series Presented By:

2019 Breakfast Receptions:

February 22 (8am) – Tunua Thrash-Ntuk – Executive Director, Los Angeles Local Initiatives Support Corporation
March 8 (8am) – Maria S. Salinas – President & CEO, LOS ANGELES AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
March 21 (8am) – Samantha Millman – President, Los Angeles City Planning Commission
April 5 (8am) – Roxana Tynan – Executive Director, Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
April 26 (8am) – Julia Turner – Deputy Managing Editor, Arts & Entertainment, LA TIMES
April 26 (12pm) – Kate Gordon – Director, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research & & Senior Advisor to the Governor on Climate
May 31 – Monique King-Viehland – Executive Director, Community Development Commission and Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles
August 2 – Karen Mack – CEO, LA Commons
August 22 (8am) – Rep. Jimmy Gomez – U.S. House of Representatives, 34th District
September 20 (8am) – Ziba Ghassemi, AIA – Vice President of Design – Airports, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
October 3 (8am) – María Elena Durazo – State Senator Twenty-Fourth District, California
November 14 (8am) – Linda Dishman – President & CEO, Los Angeles Conservancy
November 22 (8am) – Wendy Carrillo – Assemblymember, State of California, District 51
December 6 (8am) – Dana Goodyear – Staff Writer, The New Yorker
December 12 (8am) – Christina Lee – Vice President, Trammel Crow Company


September 20, 2019
8:00 am - 9:30 am
$10 – $25
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