Gary Conrad Boychuk appointed IAKS honorary member
Conrad Boychuk from New Westminster (Canada) has been appointed IAKS Honorary Member. IAKS President Dr Stefan Kannewischer congratulated Conrad on the occasion of the IAKS Study Trip to Greater Vancouver Area.
Conrad Boychuk is one of Canada’s foremost designers of multi-purpose mid-size spectator venues. He has been involved in over 120 sports and recreation initiatives throughout Canada and the United States. He has extensive experience in the public consultation process and the development of master plans and feasibility studies that reflect broad-based community needs while recognizing and responding to financial and economic impact.
Since the beginning of his IAKS involvement, Conrad has actively and dynamically supported the IAKS. Through his different functions and activities in architecture and in transfer of knowledge, he has been and still is an invaluable partner for the development of sports and leisure facilities.
From 1997 to 2020, Conrad was a member of the IAKS Executive Board, being the organization's Vice President for the last years. He has been a jury member for the IOC IPC IAKS architecture prizes since 2009, chairing it in 2017 and 2021, and he has been co-responsible for the programming of numerous IAKS Congresses.