April is a busy month around the world with Perkins+Will's thought leaders. Be sure to connect with us on the road.
Friday, April 1
Gerry Tierney will be part of the “Autonomous Vehicles” panel during at the Global Cities In An Era of Change conference in Palo Alto, California. Two leading experts in the burgeoning field of autonomous vehicles will respond to believers and skeptics alike, as they share their highly developed vision of the world’s transportation future, how that vision will affect the urban landscape, and why the driverless car is a fait accompli.
Wednesday, April 6
Geeti Silwal will be presenting at CityAge in San Francisco, California. CityAge aims to connect the business, government, and societal decision makers impacting our cities. Geeti will discuss her research around the challenges and opportunities of water reuse.
Thursday, April 7
Jack Pringle will be part of a the panel “Perfect Storm of a Conference” at the London Fit-Out portion of the London Property Forum in London, England. Mergers & acquisitions, reducing office stock, increasing tender levels, new ways of co-working and a rapidly reducing supplier base. Is the London fit-out market entering strange times – a perfect storm?
Brooke Trivas will moderate the “UNITE on Design in K-12 Education” panel hosted by Perkins+Will in Boston, Massachusetts. A panel of diverse experts will delve into the ways in which design is currently being integrated into our education system, and ways in which the education system could incorporate more design-based learning.
Friday, April 8
Mary Dickinson will be a panelist at “Green Buildings. Build or Transform” hosted by the University of Dallas Sustainable Business Network in Irving, Texas. Join professionals and stakeholders of the sustainable buildings and energy efficiency industry from Dallas and North Texas for an interactive panel session devoted to green building and sustainability.
Saturday, April 9
Barbara Crum will be a speaker at the “Next Generation Schools” design symposium in Portland, Oregon. The symposium is intended to share new ideas in school design and inspire future designs.
Sunday, April 10
Jerry Johnson will present “Growing the Grid: Creating Transformative Environments at Parkland College” during the American Association of Community Colleges Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Through vigilant financial oversight and relevant space planning, the Student Union brings together formerly dispersed programs and services under one roof, allowing this community college to thrive and continue cultivating inquiry, practical application of knowledge and broad enrichment across their community.
Monday, April 11
Eve Edelstein will present "From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Neuro-Architecture of Responsive Design" at the Responsive Cities symposium in San Jose, California.
Lisa Pool will speak at the CoreNet Global Midwest Chapter “A Workplace Transformation for Be The Match” in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Be The Match’s new North Loop Headquarters is a leading edge, flexible workplace that demonstrates a commitment to the well-being, productivity, and enrichment of over 1000 employees who work tirelessly to save and improve the lives of others.
Monday, April 18
Julie Michiels will be part of a panel of architects speaking to the Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association Conventiont in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Tuesday, April 19
Kristen Hall will present “The SF Giants’ Mission Rock Project” as part of a presentation series hosted by AIA San Francisco in San Francisco, California. Currently the Giants and their urban design team at Perkins+Will, are working on refining the building massing and architectural design guidelines for the project. The presentation and discussion will feature what type of urban community the team envisions and how issues of public participation, housing diversity, and sustainability have shaped the plan.
Anna Marich will give a webinar on “Architectural Photography Best Practices” hosted by the Society for Marketing Professional Services. The webinar will introduce effective ways to keep both designers and marketers happy with the firm's project photography. Participants will learn how to build a complete picture of a project, from documenting the aesthetic and technical details to articulating the social perspectives.
Monday, April 25
Jo Palma will be part of a panel discussion “Outlook on the Middle East Region” during the Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit in Dubai, The United Arab Emirates. Visualize and broaden your beliefs by listening to the EMEA heads talk about how Middle East is important in their plans.
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