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From Singapore to Dallas, New York to New Orleans, Perkins+Will thought leaders are on the move. Perkins+Will is leading two panel discussions at Dwell on Design in New York City and several education sessions at Greenbuild in New Orleans. We have a lot to share about designing for innovation and collaboration with case study presentations of our Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative and University of Washington South Lake Union Laboratory projects. We present our Thomson Reuters project at CoreNet and ask “was it workplace evolution or revolution?”

Wednesday, October 1
Bryan Schabel and Todd Snapp will present the design for William Jones College Preparatory High School at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore. The project has been shortlisted in the Schools category and is distinguished by its vertical design, daylighting, and sustainable features.

David Cordell, Jon Penndorf, and Haley Russell will present a session at the Design DC conference in Washington, DC. The session “Trends & Themes: The Near and Far Future of Workplace Design” will explore what an office worker's daily life would look like a generation from now.

Thursday, October 2
Richard Miller and Ed Cordes will present “Cultivating Change: A Campus’ Story About Innovation And Collaboration” at the Texas College & University Facilities Professionals Conference (TCUF) in Dallas, Texas. They will take an in-depth look at issues that shaped the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative project and the client’s vision for an innovative future.

Friday, October 3
Andrew Clinch and Marie Henson will present the University of Washington South Lake Union Laboratory Phase 3.1 project during the AIA Washington Council, Architecture for Health Panel Fall Conference in Seattle, Washington. Attendees will learn about the innovative design for the project including how creating a centralized outdoor courtyard can increase collaboration and knowledge sharing among the different researchers.

Saturday, October 4
Patrick Glenn will participate in a roundtable at the Council of Educational Facility Planners International Conference in Portland, Oregon. The “Vision 2020 and Beyond: Instruction x Construction” roundtable will present the Instruction x Construction Pilot Program which aims to give students real world and career-relevant application through their active participation of designing and building their new school

Tuesday, October 7
Ashley Roberts will be a panelist during the “Differentiating in a Crowded Project Pursuit” session at the Design-Build Conference & Expo in Dallas, Texas. The panelists will share best practices for successful submissions and team interviews as well as strategies to position firms before the RFQ and RFP are available.

Joe Connell will be part of the “Be Original Americas: Make the Future Original” panel at Ligne Roset in Chicago, Illinois.

Wednesday, October 8
Ryan Gravel will be part of a panel discussion at SXSW Eco in Austin, Texas. The session “Urban Renewal and Resilient Design” will include a presentation of the Atlanta Beltline which is breathing new life into existing infrastructure and contributing to urban resilience.

Thursday, October 9
Robin Guenther will participate in a panel on “Building for Resiliency” at the Dwell on Design conference in New York, New York. She will explore the next wave in responsible building practice: resilient architecture.

Friday, October 10
Breeze Glazer will discuss “Technology and Material Innovation” at the Dwell on Design conference in New York, New York. He will review advances in technology-driven design and its impact on creating cutting-edge materials for civic, residential, and contract/commercial projects.

Doug Williams will be part of the panel “Legal Considerations & Including BIM in Your Contract” at the BIM Forum in Addison, Texas.

Wednesday, October 15
Robin Guenther will be part of a panel discussion at The New School in New York, New York. The session “Building Product Ecosystems | Solving for Pattern: Building Health” will be moderated by Susan Szenasy, Publisher + Editor in Chief of METROPOLIS magazine and will address strategies for reducing human exposures from hazardous chemicals in building products including but not limited to heavy metals, carcinogens, asthmagens, and endocrine disruptors.

Saturday, October 18
Cathy Simon and Je'Nen Chastain will present sessions at the Equity by Design: Knowledge, Discussion, Action! symposium in San Francisco, California. Panel discussions will focus on three major knowledge sessions: Hiring & Retention, Growth & Development, and Meaning & Influence.

Monday, October 20
Robin Guenther will be on the keynote panel “The Impact of Wellness on Design” at the WELL 2014 Symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana. WELL 2014 is the first annual symposium for design, construction, and real estate professionals who want to lead the market and build a movement for wellness real estate – a pioneering concept that marries design and construction with evidence-based technologies to support personal wellbeing and health.

Wednesday, October 22
Amanda Langweil, Bret Janak, and Krista Raines will present sessions at Greenbuild in New Orleans, Louisiana. Amanda will present “Getting to Greenbuild: Creating a Winning Education Session Proposal” and Bret and Krista will present “Crossing the Net-Zero Finish Line.”

Thursday, October 23
Brodie Stephens will present “Understanding the Legal Landscape of Transparency for Designers” at Greenbuild in New Orleans, Louisiana. The presenters will reflect on changes to the industry over the first year of v4 and the new MRc4.

Friday, October 24
David Green will give a “Design Data” lecture at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Georgia. David will give an inside look at how making decisions based on data-driven outcomes and intuitive design intentions yields a balanced city design.

Monday, October 27
Rachel Casanova will lead an education session at the CoreNet Global North American Summit in Washington, DC. The session “Thomson Reuters: Workplace Evolution or Revolution?” will walk participants through Thomson Reuters' workplace transformation journey.

Wednesday, October 29
Allen Post will present “How Will Schools Begin Integrating Spaces, Technologies, and Curriculum into Optimal Learning Environments” at the EdSpaces Conference in Tampa, Florida. With a focus on the current evolution in education, this session will cover how educational design is responding to changing technology, curriculum, and space.

David Cordell, Jon Penndorf, and Haley Russell will present a session at the NeoCon East conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The session “Trends & Themes: The Near and Far Future of Workplace Design” will explore what an office worker's daily life would look like a generation from now.

Thursday, October 30
Joan Blumenfeld will present a session at the NeoCon East conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The session “Can Good Design Make You Healthier?” will review how the design of healthy environments can go beyond considerations of energy conservation and sustainability, and can actually promote physical activity and good health.

For more information about any of these speakers or events, contact media@perkinswill.com.