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2013 AIA CAE Summer Conference

Design Thinking Shaping Educational Environments

2013 AIA CAE Summer Conference

2013 AIA CAE Summer Conference

  • 07/29/2013  to 07/31/2013

  • Sheraton Boston Hotel

    Boston Society of Architects Space

    Boston, MA

  • Register Today at www.cefpi.org

Design Thinking Shaping Educational Environments

In a complex 24/7 wired world, how do we create learning experiences that are engaging, stimulating and inspire creativity?

Explore | DialogUE | Ruminate

Join your colleagues and peers at the 2013 AIA CAE Summer Conference, held in conjunction with CEFPI (Council for Educational Facilities Planners International).

Moday, July 29

Field Trips
See the application of Design Thinking in Education in real life situations when we visit the following sites:

  • Quincy High School

Panel Discussion
Bill Mcllroy, Claire Gallagher, Nadine Gerts, Cara Armstrong

  • Milton Academy Pritzker Science Center
  • Boston Public Library, Mattapan Branch
  • Northeastern University Digital Media Commons

Opening Reception
Boston Architectural College (BAC)

Tuesday, July 30

Keynote
Thomas D. Albright, Professor and Director, Vision Center Laboratory
Perception of Motion, Form and Color in Learning Environments

Interactive Sessions Include:

  • FLEXspace: Flexible Learning Environment eXchange Production Migration
  • Not Old School: Architecture in Support of Learning
  • Spaces and Learning
  • Handling Hands-On: Retrofitting Technical Learning Environments to Optimize Project-Based Learning
  • Collaboration and Cooperation: New Learning Environments to Support Student Success
  • Side by Side: Arts Education and Community
  • Pre-K Through Grade 1 Classroom Design After the Newtown Massacre
  • How Qualitative and Quantitative Trends Can Shape Your Learning Environments
  • Challenges in Designing and Supporting Collaborative Classrooms
  • How College Dialogue Leads to Creating an Engaging Place
  • Networking Reception Boston Society of Architects (BSA)

Wednesday, July 31

Keynote
Dr. Tony Wagner, Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard University

Panel Discussion
Design Thinking and Learning Environments
John Dale, Thomas D. Albright, Dutch MacDonald and Nader Tehrani

Field Trips
See the application of Design Thinking in Education in real life situations when we visit the following sites:

  • MIT Media Lab
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Architectural Tour)
  • Museum of Fine Arts (Architectural Tour)