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Registration for the 2023 NOMA National Conference is Now Open!

Registration is Open! The 2023 NOMA National Conference will take place on October 11th - 15th in Portland, Oregon. Experience the pinnacle of architectural excellence at the highly anticipated Building Bridges: Towards Just and Joyful Futures! Join NOMA alongside over 1,200 esteemed professional designers for captivating conversations and enriching events. Together, we delve into the profound impact of the built environment by fostering industry inclusivity and paving the way for a brighter future.

NOMA '23 Building Bridges | Portland October 11th - 15th, 2023 Click here for the full schedule & registration

Get ready to be captivated as NOMA sets the stage in the vibrant city of Portland, Oregon. Nestled in the heart of the breathtaking Pacific Northwest, Portland beckons with its irresistible blend of culinary delights, rich cultural tapestry, and flourishing arts scene. Known as Bridge City, this metropolis boasts a remarkable collection of 12 majestic bridges adorning the picturesque Willamette River. Each bridge tells a unique design tale, and among them, the iconic Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, stands tall. Unveiled on September 12, 2015, this bridge proudly embraces its name derived from the Chinook Jargon language, symbolizing people, tribe, and family. It serves as a heartfelt tribute to the Indigenous heritage and the enduring history of the Columbia and Willamette River regions.

Be part of this extraordinary convergence of architectural visionaries, trailblazers, and forward-thinkers at the NOMA Conference in Portland. Together, let's shape a more inclusive, welcoming, and awe-inspiring future.

The conference offers both in-person and virtual attendance. Register today while tickets last! If you have any questions about the conference, feel free to reach out to NOMA at


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