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Join Perkins+Will at Events in April 2017

Connect with Perkins+Will Throughout the Month

April is a busy month with our experts out in the field at many events. We hope you connect with us in person.

Saturday, April 1
Courtney Johnston and Nicki Estes will present ‘Core Value - Designing Perkins+Will LEED, WEEL and Fitwell Platinum’ at SCALE: The ASID National Student Summit at The University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. Using the new Perkins+Will Dallas office as a case study, this session will walk through the practical application of designing for the WELL Building Standard, as well as Fitwell, and in connection with striving for LEED Platinum.
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Monday, April 3
Patrick Glenn will present “Effective Storm Shelter Integration Strategies: How to embrace these design challenges and construction costs effectively in your next school facility” at the 2017 Association for Learning Environments Southern Region Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. As many municipalities are adopting 2015 International Building Code, storm shelters are becoming a requirement for new schools and schools with additions. This session will review the process of locating and designing storm shelters to meet the current requirements of ICC 500 (International Code Council) and FEMA P-361.
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Wednesday, April 5
Ana Nelson will speak at the University of Minnesota’s ‘Design in 7: 7 Stories, 7 Minutes’ in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Listen to seven professionals from the fields of architecture, apparel, graphic and interior design, housing, landscape architecture, and retail share thought-provoking, inspiring, and sometimes curious tales from the trenches.
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Monday, April 10
Micah Lipscomb will speak at the Biophilic Leadership Summit at Serenbe in Chattahoochee Hill, Georgia. Micah will be a part of the panel "Nature's Affect on Health," which will explore how stepping outdoors can help rejuvenate mental and physical health after stress, sickness, or trauma.
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Wednesday, April 12
Janice Barnes will be part of the panel ‘Women in Architecture Resilient Design Series – Civic Culture” presented by ULI Washington and NoVA AIA in Washington, DC. Panelists will address solutions that designers are uniquely positioned to offer, and provide a glimpse into what’s on the horizon for resilient design, through the lens of civic culture.
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Thursday, April 13
Luca Giaramidaro will present “The Journey and the Destination: How to Successfully Capitalize on Multimodal Connectivity” at Italia Geeks in San Francisco, California. The session will explore the aspects of successful multimodal transit stations and understand the role this infrastructure can play in American cities.
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Thursday, April 20
Cesar Garcia-Pons will be part of the Miami Beach United panel, ‘The Character of a City’, in Miami, Florida. Hear from local leaders, architects, and city planners on what makes one city more desirable than another.
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Eric Brossy de Dios will be part of the panel ‘Understanding Savings By Design Through the Eyes of Four Architects’ at the U.S Green Building Council Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA) Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo in Los Angeles, California.
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Leigh Christy will be part of the panel ‘Urban Harvest: Toward a Resilient Food Infrastructure for Healthy Cities’ at the U.S Green Building Council Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA) Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo in Los Angeles, California. The panel will share case studies on the forefront of incorporating a resilient, sustainable food system into California’s urban environments. The discussion will focus not only on making the physical aspects of our food system sustainable, but also how an alternate view of this system could positively impact our economies and our environments.
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Gabrielle Bullock will be part of the keynote panel ‘Not Why, But How: Diversity, Equity and Sustainability’ at the U.S Green Building Council Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA) Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo in Los Angeles, California. This session will focus on tools and ideas for attendees to take back to their place of work. Concepts around sustainability and social equity are best advanced by contributions of people with diverse backgrounds, beliefs and cultures.
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Doug Green will participate in the panel ‘A Match Made in Heaven? In-house – Outside Counsel Relationships – the Good, the Bad, the Ugly!’ at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting Forum on Construction Law in Washington, DC. This session will teach outside counsel how to make a love connection with inside counsel and how to keep the romance alive as the years go on.
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Friday, April 21
Gabrielle Bullock will be part of the panel ‘The Generation Gap: Understanding the Changing Perceptions of Gender’s Role in the Workplace’ at the inaugural Building Leadership: Women in Architecture, Engineering & Construction conference in Chicago, Illinois. This session will discuss how to strengthen your personal identity to find success, how to cast off roles that have traditionally been assigned to women, celebrate the differences of women, and many more.
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Sunday, April 23
Doug Pierce will speak on sustainability and resilience at the third annual Rochester Earth Fest Expo in Rochester, Minnesota.
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Bill Doerge will present “Integrated Care – The Continuum of Care Concept and its Impact on the Spaces we Plan and Design” as part of the China Hospital Construction and Development Conference (HCDE) in Hangzhou, China. Using project case studies, this session will shed light on the topic of continuum of care and analyze its impact on the spaces that we plan and design.
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Tuesday, April 25
Suzanne Drake will present at AIA San Francisco, ‘Transparency Tools and How to Use Them to Achieve Healthier Buildings,’ in San Francisco, California. This session will lead participants through the materials health screening process by quickly highlighting the differences, and identifying the four steps required to get to safer products.
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Jon Penndorf will be a panelist on the topic of sustainability and urban resilience as part of the ULI Washington Real Estate Trends Conference in Washington, DC. This session will cover trends in sustainability and how the DC design and construction industry is shaping and working with the trends, as well as how the DC government is fostering sustainability.
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Stay tuned for more about how to connect with Perkins+Will at the 2017 AIA Conference on Architecture in Orlando, Florida.