WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2019

Evening Reception at EHDD office
(more details coming soon)


Day 1

THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2019


8:00 am
Breakfast


8:30 am
Welcome, Review Schedule


8:45 am

Design Professionals as Active Agents of Change

Facilitator:

  • Betsy del Monte, FAIA or Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA

Panelists:

  • Deke Arndt, Chief, Monitoring Branch, National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA (to be confirmed)
  • Ann Kosmal, FAIA, GSA’s Climate Adaptation & Resiliency Team (to be confirmed)

Open Forum Discussion


10:00 am
Break


10:15 am

What design-first firms can do about climate change, continued

Speaker:

  • Chris Luebkman, Ph.D., Director of Foresight and Innovation, Arup

10:35 am
Small group breakout sessions

11:30 am
Reports of small group breakout sessions


Noon
Lunch


1:00 pm

Remarks by Sponsors

  • Fox Rothschild
  • Portnoy Consulting

1:30 pm

Data driven design: the future is here

Introduction:

  • Mitch Hall, KPMB Architects

Panelists:

  • Violet Whitney, Head of Generative Design Group, Sidewalk Labs
  • Representative from Waterfront Toronto project (to be confirmed)

Open Forum discussion


3:00 pm
Break 


3:15 pm

Emerging Voices, presentations and discussion

Speakers:

  • Bryan Lee, Colloqate
  • Two others to be announced

Open forum discussion


5:00 pm
Adjourn


6:00 pm
Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres; dinner


Day 2

FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019


8:00 am
Breakfast


8:30 am

PechaKucha Presentations

  • Two firms to be announced

9:00 am

Leaders in the Future

  • What will it mean in the future to be a leader of a design-first firm?
  • What effect will it have on organization or structure?
  • Are there alternate organizational models to keep people engaged and continuing to move up in the firm?

Panelists:

  • Burke Pemberton and Jolene Goldsmith, Operations team, STOK; “Organizational Biomimicry”

Open forum discussion


10:15 am
Break


10:30 am

PechaKucha Presentations

  • Two firms to be announced

11:00 am

Facilitated Discussion

  • Highlights and take-aways from the two days

Noon
Adjourn