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Important Information about Subscription Renewal for 2015
For 2015 we are initiating an Online Membership Payment, Renewal and Event Registration. This will enable us to track and account for membership more quickly and accurately, as well as noting whether subscriptions are up to date when members register for events.
When the system is in operation it should entail simply entering the required information under the ‘Join’ section of the website.
We are aiming to have this facility operational by the second week of January 2015 and notification and instructions will be sent out in due course.
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AGM 26 Feb 2015 at RIBA 6-9pm
Join us for the business, prize giving and topical discussion looking to the future!
After celebrating a busy and significant year, the winner of the Phil Gusack Essay Prize will be awarded – see below for shortlist.
SW Regional Event and Visit 15- 16 April 2015
Join us for 2 days in the SW to review and tour recent projects in Bristol and Bath.
Phil Gusack Essay Prize
AfH is delighted with the response to our first Phil Gusack Essay Prize. From the many entries from practitioners, students and academics, the jury shortlisted 4 essays, announced at our event on 27 Nov.
Procurement of design services – the good, the bad and the future
The AfH session explored the evolution of the relationship between those who commission designers and those who provide those services, and rounded off with some challenges to take forward. A proposal emerged to bring professional interests from within the NHS and from the private sector as well as professional bodies to a national forum to explore the perceived stumbling blocks in current systems and focus on a more relevant set of guidelines. AfH sees this topic as very poignant as the NHS continues to come under an assortment of pressures and will pick it up in our 2015 programme.