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Speaking Engagements المحاضرات 专题演讲

  • Age-Friendly Environments

    Town of Greenwich Commission on AgingSusan DiMotta IIDA, AAHID, LEED AP, Adriana Campos LEED AP May 24, 2017, Greenwich, CT

    Creating a vision for the future focused on livable communities. Susan and Adriana will present on age-friendly environments, with an emphasis on how the built environment impacts functioning and mobility from interior to exterior, public buildings and spaces.

  • Meeting the Growing Needs of Memory Supports

    LeadingAge NY Annual Conference & ExpoRichard Rosen AIA, LEED AP May 24, 2017, Saratoga Springs, NY

    At this year's LeadingAge NY Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs, Principal Rich Rosen will join distinguished panelists to address many of the design challenges and opportunities in today's senior living marketplace. Topics will include ways to approach challenges involving renovations in traditional skilled care and assisted living facilities; ways to develop an appreciation for the time required for planning, design and construction, as well as time required for acquiring/modifying licensing for memory support facilities in NY state; and how older skilled nursing floors can be repurposed to create attractive, functional, effective, and  vibrant memory support residences.

  • Defining Project Success: Improving Design Process and Schools Through Pre/Post Research

    EDRA48 ConferenceEmily Chmielewski EDAC, Sean ODonnell AIA, LEED AP, Katie Herber LEED AP ID+C, ND, EDAC June 1, 2017, Madison, WI

    A discussion of how a new, comprehensive Pre- and Post-Occupancy Evaluation process is being developed for a design firm in order to collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative information that can demonstrate actual building performance. This process will be illustrated via a case study drawn from the on-going evaluation of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School, a new PreK-8 school located in Cambridge, MA. The presenters will discuss the development of a standardized Pre-OE/POE process and tools for their firm’s K12 practice area, including the collection of archival data and actual indoor environmental quality metrics that compare against occupant perceptions, as captured by occupant surveys and interviews. Conference attendees interested in practice-based research, Pre-OE/POE, school environments, and sustainable design are all encouraged to attend this multi-disciplinary presentation.

  • Interior Design’s Health Care and Wellness Giants Roundtable

    NeoCon 2017Hillary DeGroff IIDA, LEED AP ID+C June 12, 2017, Chicago, IL

    Interior Design magazine's Publisher Carol Cisco, and Deputy Editor Annie Block will co-host this roundtable of industry professionals for a deep-dive discussion of the challenges and changes affecting healthcare and wellness design today and in the future. As one of the invited panelists, Ms. DeGroff will address many of our firm's recent findings as part of our in-depth white papers of such topics of biophilic design in senior care environments and how to design for whole-person wellness.

  • Designing a Workplace for Nonprofits

    NeoCon 2017Marc Adelman AIA, CFM, CCS June 14, 2017, Chicago, IL

    The abiding challenge of designing the non-profit workplace is to keep overhead low while retaining a high return on investment. In fact, every dollar spent represents the non-profit’s investment in growing its organization and broadening its reach to the community it serves. When you join this seminar, you’ll learn to translate this challenge into specific fiscal responsibilities. Besides, you’ll discover how to seek out organizations that help provide non-profits with the right materials and furniture. To cap off this seminar, we’ll address how to link the non-profit’s workplace to its brand and mission.

  • Planes, Trains and Urban Infrastructure

    Commercial Observer 2017 Design & Construction Conference SeriesPeter Cavaluzzi FAIA June 15, 2017, New York, NY

    Join fellow construction, architecture, design and engineering professionals for an informational program on the region’s transportation network. The conference’s agenda will highlight the current construction boom resulting from New York and the surrounding area’s need for modern and expanded transportation infrastructure and modernized airports. Speakers will discuss issues affecting the industry and what the future of transportation will require to support the growing New York Metropolitan region. Be at the forefront of the industry and join us at this half day conference of professional development and networking.

  • Centers for Healthy Living: How a New Building Typology is Providing Whole-Person Wellness to Seniors

    LeadingAge PA Annual Conference and ExpoEmily Chmielewski EDAC June 21, 2017, Hershey, PA

    LeadingAge PA's 2017 conference is an event designed to empower aging service leaders with the information needed to advance strategic initiatives, evolve, and stay competitive in the provision of long-term services. For this session, Associate and Senior Research Leader Emily Chmielewski will join Lisa McCracken of Ziegler to discuss the unique building typology known as Centers for Healthy Living. Attendees will gain an understanding of these facilities and how holistic wellness is achieved, in part, through insightful and innovative design. Further, attendees will explore examples of existing CHLs, their respective design features, and look at case studies of how such programs support the eight dimensions of wellness. The theme of the 2017 Conference is 'Connect.' Follow #CONNECT17 during the conference, June 21-23.

  • In Search of Sustainability: Using Value-Driven Building Design Strategies to Ensure Long-Term Success

    LeadingAge PA Annual Conference and ExpoScott Fitzgerald RA, LEED AP BD+C June 23, 2017, Hershey, PA

    LeadingAge PA's 2017 conference is an event designed to empower aging service leaders with the information needed to advance strategic initiatives, evolve, and stay competitive in the provision of long-term services. For this session, Senior Associate Scott Fitzgerald will join Travis Alderson, of Alderson Engineering, to discuss why value(s) driven design strategies are compatible with the culture and mindset of PA seniors and senior care providers. Attendees of this session will review the process for identifying, evaluating, developing and implementing value(s) driven design strategies, as well as examples of projects that have successfully implemented value-driven strategies. The theme of the 2017 Conference is 'Connect.' Follow #CONNECT17 during the conference, June 21-23.

  • 5 BIM Planning Lessons from Interior Designers Willing to Incorporate Revit Into Their Design Process

    BILT North America 2017Elaine Lee, AIA, LEED AP BD+C August 5, 2017, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Learn 5 strategic project planning lessons from interior designers willing to incorporate Revit into their design process. Discover how listening to and interacting with team members provides insight about BIM migration and project management that works with existing workflows while remaining efficient and increasing team collaboration.

    Key Learning Outcomes:
    1. Gain an understanding about user-centric workflows and develop a strategic project plan related to those workflows

    2. Identify specific areas that can be improved by incorporating user feedback before distributing standards and requirements

    3. Learn project planning and project management concepts

  • In-Studio with Mary-Jean Eastman

    AIA Womens Leadership Summit 2017Mary-Jean Eastman FAIA, MRAIC, IIDA September 14, 2017, Washington, DC

    The Women's Leadership Summit began in 2009, with the stated goal of raising the profile of women principals and leaders in the architectural profession, share and promote the design work of women, explore new paths to leadership, and to learn from one another. This year's "In-Studio" portion of the Summit is an opportunity to meet women who hold senior leadership positions in their firms (CEO, Principal, Owner, etc.).  The professionals represent small, medium and large firms in the region with a range of client and project types. As an attendee of the 2017 Women's Leadership Summit, you will have the opportunity to meet with these women in their firms to learn about their practice, their path to leadership, and how each creates Tailwinds. The Summit will be held from September 14-16, 2017.