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Join Perkins+Will at Events in March 2017

Connect with Perkins+Will Throughout the Month

March is a busy month for us at Perkins+Will, and we will be out on the road in force. We hope to see you at one or more of the many events around the globe.

Wednesday, March 1
Geeti Silwal will be part of the panel “Transit Oriented Development & Station Architecture’ as part of the US High-Speed Rail Association West Coast Conference in Los Angeles, California. The panel will address topics such as repositioning existing stations, integration into surrounding communities, increasing walkability and more.
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Thursday, March 2
Max Richter will be part of the panel “Charting Progress from Green City to Eco City” as part of the Museum of Vancouver’s Built City Speaker Series in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The panel will discuss the nuances of the Ecocity Frameork which is comprised of 15 standards in four categories – urban design, bio-geophysical features, socio-cultural features, and ecological imperatives – the Ecocities Framework is a diagnostic tool to measure a city’s progress towards becoming an Ecocity. Designed for a wide range of users, the Framework charts a city’s steps forward, from existing conditions to "threshold" Ecocity standards, and beyond.
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Jeff Doble will be part of the ‘P3 & Rail Construction Workshop’ hosted by the US High Speed Rail Association in Los Angeles, California. Join LA Metro officials and transportation experts as they discuss building and funding of rail infrastructure projects with P3s. Network with business and political leaders, and get involved in upcoming projects.
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Monday, March 6
Firas Hnoosh will present “Integrating Passive Design to Reduce Energy Requirements” as part of the Vertical Cities conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Using case studies, learn how optimizing building orientation can minimize energy load and how providing openings can facilitate throughflow of breeze to reduce interior heat gain.
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Tuesday, March 7
Tony Paprocki will present the Gateway Center at Worcester Polytechnic Institute project as part of the “5-5-5: Five Projects by Five Architects in Five Minutes” session at the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) North Atlantic Regional Conference in Worcester, Massachusetts. Each presenter will have five minutes to showcase the challenges and solutions of their project, followed by five minutes of Q&A.
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Janice Barnes will be part of the panel “How to Build a Resilient City” at Res/Con in New Orleans, Louisiana. Gain insight into how leaders can use a resilience framework to strategize, prioritize and implement policies and align their funding streams to build the resilience of their city.
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Wednesday, March 8
Kathy Wardle will be instructing “Understanding the WELL Building Standard” for the Canada Green Building Council in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This WELL Workshop helps building professionals and owners understand their role as public health practitioners. Attendees will learn how to harness the built environment as a vehicle to support human health, well-being, and comfort.
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Monday, March 13
Alberto Salvatore will be part of the panel “Lean and Evidence-Based Design: Integration of Process to Optimize Success” at the 2017 PDC Summit in Orlando, Florida. Join this interactive panel discussion of design and research experts who will share their insights and experiences in integrating lean and evidence-based design processes to optimize project outcomes and ROI.
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Thursday, March 16
David Green will give the keynote address “The Pathology of the Suburbs” at the North Carolina Urban Design Conference, Designing Beyond Downtown: The Future of the Suburbs in Raleigh, North Carolina. As we think about future suburbs, we should understand the history and laws that regulated their development.
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Eric Bishop will present “Gwinnet Way” at the North Carolina Urban Design Conference, Designing Beyond Downtown: The Future of the Suburbs in Raleigh, North Carolina. The presentation will capture in brief the culmination of over ten years of planning efforts into a vision setting forward Gwinnett County’s transit future.
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Monday, March 20
Jose Gelabert-Navia will be part of the Hospitality & Lifestyle panel at Bisnow’s Caribbean & Latam Investment Forum in Miami, Florida. The forum will discuss trends and opportunities in the Caribbean and Latin America and explore deals in these areas that are arguably the hottest commercial real estate markets right now.
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Tuesday, March 21
Zena Howard will present 'Educating Innovators: Empowering Students to Own their Futures' at the A Dream Deferred Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference explores the future of African American education and how best to prepare students.
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Wednesday, March 22
David Damon will be part of the panel “Financial Benefits of Revitalized Student Unions” at the ACUI Annual Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Increasing a student union can yield increased revenue. Gain insight to determine where to improve your facility – ballrooms, meeting spaces, retail, and auxiliary services expand the breadth of programs and increase revenue.
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Tuesday, March 28
Manuel Cadrecha will be part of the Architectural Record's 'Record on the Road' event in Atlanta, Georgia. The event will bring together leaders in design to showcase their recent work, joined by Record editor Beth Broome who will lead a panel discussion and Q&A.
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