Innovation at AIA '18

Join us at AIA ‘18 to talk about innovation on campus!

Session: Regional Impact: Higher Education’s Role in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

When: 6.23.18, 4pm-5pm

Where: AIA ‘18 at the Hilton Midtown, 1334 6th Avenue, Sutton North Room

From schools to businesses to neighborhoods, innovation is an essential catalyst for today’s communities. How does architecture enable innovation and steward community transformations? 

Higher education faces a unique opportunity to harness resources to create a culture of innovative entrepreneurship. At this session, a panel will address how institutional leadership can work with public and private partners, architects, and designers to deliver an impactful innovation community that benefits students, initiatives, and cities. 

Don’t miss this enlightening look at the intersection of architecture, higher education, innovation, and entrepreneurship. 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify partners and design stakeholder processes to build innovation and entrepreneurship programs on campus.
  2. Apply external resources as supports for developing a business plan around an innovation program.
  3. Lead components of the design process to iterate and manifest in the project’s vision.
  4. Evaluate the costs and benefits of implementing a blend of offices, labs, and production space to bridge intellectual and entrepreneurial initiatives for advancing knowledge and economic development.

Matthias Hollwich
Partner, Hollwich Kushner; Co-founder, Architizer, Hollwich Kushner (HWKN), New York, NY

Moderator: Petar Mattioni, AIAPartner, KSS Architects, Philadelphia, PA

Paul D. SehnertDirector of Real Estate Development, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Register for the session at the AIA ‘18 website.