City Leaders and Innovators Break Ground With the Inaugural Southern California Architect and Engineer Conference

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Morris Polich & Purdy LLP is pleased to announce the inaugural Southern California Architect and Engineer Conference which will explore "New Opportunities and Challenges in the Evolving Practice of Design." This complimentary, one-day event held at the Los Angeles Athletic Club on May 14, 2014 features panels of industry, community, and business innovators sharing their personal experiences, insights and visions concerning the future of Transportation, Technology, Housing and the Business of Design in Southern California. The conference will highlight the changing landscape and new opportunities in the design profession.

The conference will include a special luncheon session featuring Christopher Martin, FAIA, speaking about the evolving role of an architect and AC Martin's role as architect and development manager for the landmark Wilshire Grand Project and the challenge of creating the tallest building west of the Mississippi.

Full details of the conference can be viewed on the event website including the online registration form:

"We are excited to have assembled an all-star industry panel," said MPP Partner Doug Purdy. "We hope to provide this conference as a benefit to the industry and give guests a rare opportunity to learn from top innovators and look into the future of the architecture and engineering professions. We have received a great response to the conference thus far and we hope to present the Southern California Architect and Engineer Conference yearly."

CONTACT: George Brandon Partnership Development Leader 213.417.5124Source:Morris Polich & Purdy LLP