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Open Mic Night

December 12, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm PST


Architecture in Healthcare Committee Open Mic Night 2018

Hosted By: CallisonRTKL

Join us for the AIA|LA Healthcare Committee’s final event of 2018 – our Annual Open Mic Night. This is a chance for YOU, the audience, to have an opportunity to showcase your unique and most innovative work, either on the boards or recently completed, to present or discuss any exciting or innovative healthcare topics or research. This year we are excited to host our event at CallisonRTKL’s office.

4:30-5:00PM: Networking
5:00-5:20PM: Parini/Chai to Recap 2018 year; Preview of 2019; Introduce Eric Halm as new incoming co-chair for 2019.
5:20-6:30 pm: Open Mic Presentations – Each presenter will have 5 minutes and time will be allotted for Q&A after each presenter.

1. Designing for Resilience.

“How does care get delivered when infrastructure isn’t available?
The Mother Board is a design; a first step aimed at solving this question”
Presenters: Darren Chen & Chris Porreca, CallisonRTKL

2. The AIA 2030 Challenge in California

With California’s energy codes becoming increasingly more stringent, it’s important for architects to remain ahead of the curve both for our own practice, and to educate our clients. Adoption of the AIA 2030 Challenge can help align these energy targets, easing the transition to a renewable future.
Presenter: Tighe Lanning, CO Architects

3. A Brief Encounter of The Triennial Code Change

Highlighting the Biggest Changes Upcoming In 2019 Code Cycle For Mechanical & Energy Systems And How They Affect YOU.
Presenter: Chris Mercurio, Capital Engineering Consultants, Inc.

4. Seismic Retrofit of Existing Hospital Buildings

Investment on structural upgrades and collateral improvements present an
attractive and more sustainable alternative to brand new construction for many existing hospital buildings. The presentation will discuss the seismic retrofit methods and SPC-4D approach which allows noncompliant buildings to go past the 2030 seismic compliance deadline in California.
Presenter: Lin Han, KPFF Consulting Engineers

5. Interplay of Realities: Applications of Computer Vision For Building Planning

Computer Vision (including Augmented Reality) can improve collaboration in building planning and make communication more information-rich for our clients and internally.
Presenter: Nuri Miller, CO Architects

6. Light & Health

Biological response to light and what that means for designing effective healthcare environments. Current research has shown light’s ability to be both a medicine and a toxin. As such lighting needs to be carefully considered when creating environments that promote wellness.
Presenter: Matt Alleman, SmithGroup

7. Healthcare Technology Trends

Emerging technologies will continue to impact clinical workflows, the hospital’s process improvement strategy and overall patient & staff satisfaction. A presentation on several high-impact emerging technologies coupled with new and innovative use-cases in the Healthcare industry that are focused on driving value and enhancing the hospital user experience.
Presenter: Roozbeh Afzal, Vantage Technology Consulting Group


December 12, 2018
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm PST
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