Join Perkins+Will at Events in November 2015

Connect With Our People Throughout the Month

November is a busy month, with plenty of opportunities to connect with our thought leaders around the world.

Tuesday, November 3
Joe Connell will present "The Future of Work" at the Advertising Specialty Institute conference in Dana Point, California. His presentation will explore how human behavior and the societal shifts around us allows us to rethink and refine the workplace to suit where we are and where we are going.

Thursday, November 5
Bryan Schabel will be a panelist during the "Big Building on Campus" session at the Facades Plus conference in Chicago, Illinois. The panel will discuss weaving more modern facades into a collegiate Gothic campus and how these architects’ projects seamlessly became good neighbors and a new part of campus.

Saturday, November 7
Joyce Drohan will participate in the “Keynote Urban Design Panel” at the Cascadia Regional Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Tuesday, November 10
Ken Filar will present “Design of the Iberian International Nanotechnology Laboratory: The Story Behind Its Shape” at the Scale Travels summit on Nanotechnology in Braga, Portugal. Designer Ken Filar will recount the exploratory journey, with INL scientists and administrators, that transformed the blank page into the shapes of the INL as they are today.

Thursday, November 12
Doug Pierce will be part of the panel discussion “The Next Decade in Green: Resilient Design” at the AIA Minnesota Annual Convention + Product Expo in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This inter-organizational panel of specialists will explore the issues, boundaries, and economics framing resilient design at multiple scales, from individual buildings to neighborhoods and communities.

Gerry Tierney will moderate the panel session “Access & Mobility to Cross Income, Digital, and Land Use Divides” at the Disrupting Mobility Summit in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This session focuses on a variety of environmental justice and equity issues pertaining to the access and mobility of special needs populations such as, but not limited to low-income, older adults, disabled, single parents, and zero vehicle households.

Saturday, November 14 – Tuesday, November 17
Perkins+Will experts will give four presentations and lead two project tours as part of the Healthcare Design Expo and Conference in Washington, DC.

Tuesday, November 17
Paula McEvoy will lead a session on “Optimization Along the Supply Chain” during Greenbuild in Washington, DC. This session will illuminate best practices for product formulation and manufacturing along the supply chain.

Wednesday, November 18
Gabrielle Bullock will participate in a panel discussion on “Expanding Diversity for Design in the Climate Change Era” at Greenbuild in Washington, DC. The panel will discuss how sustainability defined by a diverse group (gender, age, ethnicity, socio-economic status, sexuality, disabled, etc.) can create a more inclusive definition and design outcomes.

Thursday, November 19
Ralph Johnson will be a panelist for the "Design Excellence: High Design for Higher Education" presentation hosted by AIA Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Ralph will speak about the Case Western Reserve University Tinkham Veale University Center.

Friday, November 20
Pat Bosch and Eric Van Aukee will lead the session “Doing more with less cost: Iterative master plan and space planning strategies for medical schools” at the Tradeline Facility Strategies for Academic Medicine and Health Sciences conference in San Diego, California. They will detail the iterative master planning process at Florida International University that facilitates the integration of flexible, multidisciplinary, interprofessional medical training programs and facilities for healthcare professionals whose learning needs are constantly evolving.

For more information, contact