ASID Virtual Conference 2020 CEU Package

Hear from industry leaders on the future of design, and gain valuable insights on materiality, housing and social justice, neurodiversity, health and well-being, and more.

Amplifying ASID’s “Design Impacts Lives” mission, the Society offered CEU programs on topics covering material selection, design equity, neurodiversity and inclusive design, research in design and public health, and wellness at its first Virtual Conference. Attendees also benefited from thought-provoking and inspiring keynotes exploring the future of interior design and how to foster happiness and balance in one's life. 

Experience this diverse and dynamic programming at your convenience, and enhance your knowledge of these timely topics.


ASID Virtual Conference CEU Package Lineup

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What's Next? Design's Impact on People, Places and Planet (Opening Keynote)

Design has the power to impact lives and tackle challenges on a global scale. What’s next, and how will spaces shape our post-pandemic reality? Hear from design leaders and end users, consultants, manufacturers, educators and students as they share their thoughts on design’s next big impact, the next big challenge for design, and offer insight into the human-centered power of design. Benefitting from a range of diverse perspectives, you will learn what’s next for design and its potential to provide thoughtful and innovative ways to lead change in these uncertain times.


Design is an Inside Job: Create a Happy You (Closing Keynote)

You will learn about the three waves of change currently taking place and the importance of cultivating your own happiness. Discover how to position yourself to effectively deal with change, uncertainty and disruption while simultaneously using your authentic happiness to positively impact lives. Learn about the fundamentals of happiness and the “return on happiness,” individual and organizational outcomes you and your business can achieve with the 30-day Happiness Practice.


Material Impact: Selecting for Health, Safety and Sustainability (CEU Program)

Material selection is an important part of every interior design project. Hear industry experts break down criteria to evaluate materials for health, safety and sustainability, and push yourself to consider all material options based on research, industry resources and product certifications. As your clients’ needs change in response to new health and safety concerns, now is the time to build your knowledge of the many attributes to consider when selecting materials for your projects.


Design, Housing and Social Justice (CEU Program)

A healthy, safe and beautiful home has the power to provide a sense of identity and well-being, evoking happiness in human-centric spaces. Working with clients, communities and residents, designers play a powerful role to advocate for interior design solutions that positively impact lives. The design decisions you make today will have lasting impact, seen and felt for decades. Learn about the role of designers as facilitators among all stakeholders and the opportunity to influence and deliver equal design outcomes to advocate for social justice.


Neurodiversity and Workplace Inclusivity (CEU Program)

Approximately 15-20 percent of people are neurodivergent, meaning they have one of a collection of conditions that includes autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia. Over the next decade, 700,000 to over one million adults with autism will enter the U.S. workforce. As a result, organizations are redesigning spaces to be more inclusive, helping an increasingly neurodiverse workforce thrive. Employers are also beginning to recognize that accommodating neurodiverse people can provide a significant competitive advantage, leading to a range of more inclusive policies, programs and procedures. Learn from this expert panel how designers can help organizations influence the physical and cultural adaptations required to create physical work environments that support the full range of employees, neurotypical and neurodivergent.


Research is Power: Design’s Impact on Health and Well-being (CEU Program)

Hear from two leading researchers examining the intersection of design, public health and well-being in an informative discussion moderated by the International WELL Building Institute’s Chief Commercial Officer Jessica Cooper, a licensed designer herself. Learn how our internationally recognized panelists translate research into practical application, highlighting on the impact of design solutions on the human experience. Their conversation focused on the evolving effects of COVID-19, how designers can make research-based arguments demonstrating the critical impact of design on our mental health and the critical research questions for which we are still seeking answers. 


Hope in the Time of COVID: A Simplified Journey Toward Healthy Interiors (CEU Program)

“COVID-19 has forever changed the experience of being a customer, an employee, a citizen and a human" (Accenture, 2020). Now more than ever, spaces need to be safe, and designers need to advise their clients on ways to achieve healthy environments. Build knowledge on the tools, processes and tactics used to specify products that create healthy interiors. Learn how to provide more value to your clients while growing your design practice through a focus on designing for health. 

  • What’s Next? Design’s Impact on People, Places and Planet (Virtual Conference Opening Keynote)

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    Explore how design is uniquely positioned to envision possible futures and provide solutions for building communities, impacting leadership and healing people and the planet.

    Explore how design is uniquely positioned to envision possible futures and provide solutions for building communities, impacting leadership and healing people and the planet.

    Design has the power to impact lives and tackle challenges on a global scale. What’s next, and how will spaces shape our post-pandemic reality? Hear from design leaders and end users, consultants, manufacturers, educators and students as they share their thoughts on design’s next big impact, the next big challenge for design, and offer insight into the human-centered power of design. Benefitting from a range of diverse perspectives, you will learn what’s next for design and its potential to provide thoughtful and innovative ways to lead change in these uncertain times. 

    This is a recording of a webinar presented on September 15, 2020. 

    Looking for the recording of the State of the Society address? You’ll find it on the ASID Virtual Conference Recap page.


    What You Will Learn
    • Explain the role design can play to reimagine spaces where we live, work, heal and learn
    • Identify challenges faced by leaders during this time of disruption and uncertainty
    • Recognize the challenges and problems that design can solve in the post-pandemic world
    • Identify how organizations are adapting and evolving in response to the pandemic

    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | CC-113354 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf. IDCEC approval for on-demand CEU completion only.)

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    Access Period: One year from date of registration.

    James Ludwig

    Vice President, Global Design and Product Engineering, Steelcase

    James Ludwig is Vice President of Global Design and Product Engineering for office furnishings leader Steelcase Inc. James was named to this role in 2008 with global responsibility for the product design direction of Steelcase, overseeing studios in Europe, Asia and the United States.

     Prior to joining Steelcase in 1999, James was a founding partner of bold:architects.designers., an interdisciplinary design consultancy in Berlin, Germany, realizing diverse projects such as products, graphic programs and new buildings and renovations in the reconstruction of reunited Germany.

    James earned degrees in industrial design from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and architecture from The Cooper Union in New York City. He holds over 300 design and functional patents.

    Jennifer Kolstad, ASID, Assoc. AIA

    Global Design Director, Ford Motor Company

    Jennifer Kolstad is the global design director of Ford Motor Company’s built environments. Her role seeks to unify Ford’s brand language across typologies through architecture and design, investigating opportunities for cultural and behavioral change, elevating design impact internal and external to the global Ford ecosystem. With a core belief in collaboration, her mission is to ideate future-state readiness for the physical infrastructure of a next-gen mobility company.

    Since joining the ASID national board in 2016, Jennifer’s focus has been the broader application of the interior design professional's human-centered expertise in every design equation.

    Gary E. Wheeler, FASID

    Interim Chief Executive Officer, American Society of Interior Designers

    Gary E. Wheeler is a renowned professional with more than 30 years of design experience. Distinguished for his strategic approach to workplace design, Gary began his career as co-founder of the Wheeler Group in 1978 and has since led practices at Perkins&Will, Gensler and HDR.

    Gary's ASID accomplishments include being named Designer of Distinction, granted fellowship and serving as National President. He has been inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame and received the Senior Fellow Award from The Design Future Council (DFC). Gary is one of the few designers with Fellow distinction with ASID and IIDA.

  • Design is an Inside Job: Create a Happy You (Virtual Conference Closing Keynote)

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    Learn about three waves of societal change and how to cultivate your own happiness to manage uncertainty and disruption.

    Learn about three waves of societal change and how to cultivate your own happiness to manage uncertainty and disruption.

    You will learn about the three waves of change currently taking place and the importance of cultivating your own happiness. Discover how to position yourself to effectively deal with change, uncertainty and disruption while simultaneously using your authentic happiness to positively impact lives. Learn about the fundamentals of happiness and the “return on happiness,” individual and organizational outcomes you and your business can achieve with the 30-day Happiness Practice.  

    Before you begin, take the 100% confidential and free Happiness & Burnout Assessment to check your own levels of happiness and burnout. Learn more at www.experiencehappiness.biz.

    This is a recording of a webinar presented on September 17, 2020.


    What You Will Learn
    • Identify the three waves of societal change impacting human well-being
    • Define happiness and its ripple effects
    • Recognize the five principles of happiness and their effects on the brain
    • Identify key individual and organizational “return on happiness” results

    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | CC-113361 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf. IDCEC approval for on-demand CEU completion only.)

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    Access Period: One year from date of registration.

    Nancy L. O’Brien

    Co-founder, Experience Happiness LLC

    Nancy L. O’Brien is passionate about researching, developing and sharing innovative tools to enhance and measure well-being and performance at the individual and collective level. Prior to co-creating The Happiness Practice, Nancy spent years on the leading edge of massive innovation and change, serving on the IBM change team to transform the global business from manufacturing to services. She has also shared her deep experience design and management expertise with many clients by helping them develop and implement bespoke strategies.

  • Material Impact: Selecting for Health, Safety and Sustainability (Virtual Conference CEU Program)

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    Strategies to balance health, sustainability and performance requirements when selecting interior materials.

    Strategies to balance health, sustainability and performance requirements when selecting interior materials.


    Supported By
    Thermador

    Material selection is an important part of every interior design project. Hear industry experts break down criteria to evaluate materials for health, safety and sustainability, and push yourself to consider all material options based on research, industry resources and product certifications. As your clients’ needs change in response to new health and safety concerns, now is the time to build your knowledge of the many attributes to consider when selecting materials for your projects.

    This is a recording of a webinar presented on September 15, 2020.


    What You Will Learn
    • Describe strategies to balance health, sustainability, and performance requirements when selecting interior materials.
    • Know the key resources to consult when evaluating materials.
    • Recognize and read material labels regarding health, performance, and sustainability
    • List three key things you can do to make healthy and sustainable material choices.

    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | HSW-Sustainability | CC-113000 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf.)

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    Access Period: One year from date of registration.

    Mary Dickinson

    Regional Sustainable Design Leader, Associate Principal, Perkins&Will

    As Associate Principal and Regional Sustainable Design Leader at Perkins+Will, Mary Dickinson assures that wholistic sustainable ideas are integral to the firm’s projects and practices across market sectors. Fueled by her passion in refining the role and impact of the built environment on human and ecological health, Mary co-chairs the firmwide Material Performance Lab. She is an active advocate participating in AIA’s Material Knowledge working group, HPDC’s User Advisor Panel, mindful MATERIAL Steering Committing and as chairman of the USGBC Texas - North Texas Regional Council.

    Rachelle Schoessler Lynn, FASID, LEED Fellow, CID

    Director of Workplace, Gensler

    Rachelle Schoessler Lynn is Director of Workplace for Gensler Minneapolis. She is an active national leader in innovative, sustainable design and health and well-being solutions, co-author of the Minnesota Buildings, Benchmarks and Beyond Guidelines and co-founder of the Minnesota U.S. Green Building Council chapter. Rachelle was formerly the Chair of the ASID National Board of Directors, where she advocated for sustainable design and health and well-being through policy, research initiatives and engagements.

    Chad Wilkey, ASID, NCIDQ, LEED AP

    Interior Design Director, HDR

    As a champion of interdisciplinary design, Chad Wilkey blends innovation, planning and architecture perspectives to deliver award-winning sustainable designs that reinforce project goals from programming through construction and occupancy. Chad helps lead strategy for the interior design practice at HDR as well as his local Atlanta office, constantly pushing for human-centered design solutions for all projects with a special focus on corporate, healthcare, science and technology fields. Passionate about organizing industry events for local and global outreach to advocate for the profession, Chad also focuses on mentorship at HDR for students and collaborates with young leaders on the future of the profession.

    Jennifer Wammack (Moderator)

    Director of Outreach, BIFMA

    Jennifer Wammack is BIFMA’s Director of Outreach, a role created in 2017 to enhance engagement with influencers of the commercial built environment. Since that time, Jennifer has been the organization’s brand ambassador, communicating BIFMA’s message as the industry leader in developing furniture safety, durability and sustainability standards that ensure product performance and inspire confidence. Jennifer holds a BFA in Textile Design from the Rhode Island School of Design and a Masters of Management in Sustainable Business from Aquinas College.

  • Design, Housing and Social Justice (Virtual Conference CEU Program)

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    Consider how you can deliver equal design outcomes in housing, advocating for all people and communities to experience the benefits of human-centric, evidence-based design solutions.

    Consider how you can deliver equal design outcomes in housing, advocating for all people and communities to experience the benefits of human-centric, evidence-based design solutions.


    Supported By
    Control4

    A healthy, safe and beautiful home has the power to provide a sense of identity and well-being, evoking happiness in human-centric spaces. Working with clients, communities and residents, designers play a powerful role to advocate for interior design solutions that positively impact lives. The design decisions you make today will have lasting impact, seen and felt for decades. Learn about the role of designers as facilitators among all stakeholders and the opportunity to influence and deliver equal design outcomes to advocate for social justice.

    This is a recording of a webinar presented on September 16, 2020.


    What You Will Learn
    • How to ensure community representation when working on affordable housing projects
    • Recognize the potential harmful effects of using labels that could be stigmatizing
    • Tips to nurture an empathetic view when connecting with communities
    • Describe strategies to elevate the quality of space in affordable housing projects


    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | CC-113003 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf.)

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    Access Period: One year after registration.

    Eric Brown

    Regional Residential Practice Area Leader, Gensler

    Eric Brown is a real estate and design professional with a passion for creating unique, flexible spaces for people to live their best lives. He believes that great design can enhance the experience of its users while also being efficient, sustainable and equitable. With experience in single family, multi-family, mixed use and commercial spaces of varying scales, Eric has worked with property owners, developers, consultants, vendors and other team members to successfully deliver over five million square feet of mixed-use space, including more than 5,200 residential units.

    Angelita Scott, Ph.D., Allied ASID

    Assistant Professor, Interior Design, Georgia Southern University

    Dr. Angelita Scott is Assistant Professor of Interior Design at Georgia Southern University and owner of Angie Scott Design. Her research takes focuses on the intersection of the built environment and well-being, and the built environment and culture. Through this perspective, she explores mental health, stress reduction and occupant satisfaction. Angelita earned a Ph.D. in evidence-based interior design from the University of Minnesota and has worked in the profession as a practitioner, educator and researcher for nearly 20 years. She was recently named an IWBI WELL Community Advisor and is an ASID Ones to Watch award winner and scholar. In addition to residential well-being design services, her practice focuses on equity consulting for architecture and design firms and organizations. Through the lens of well-being and social justice, she hopes to empower people as change agents for good.

    Kia Weatherspoon, ASID, NCIDQ

    President and CEO, Determined by Design

    Kia Weatherspoon has spent the last 15 years defying every design stereotype. The most damaging: interior design is a luxury reserved for a few. Her voice, advocacy for Design Equity™ and design practice have shifted the narrative, making interior design a standard for all. Kia is challenging the lack of these standards in economically challenged communities. Her presence and leadership have created ripples, prompting housing developers, agencies and industry partners in economically challenged communities to not just to take notice of her work – but to do better.

    Kia has been recognized as a Hero & Maverick by Boutique Design magazine and was a part of the 40 under 40 Class of The Washington Business Journal.

    Amanda Peña, ASID, LEED AP (Moderator)

    Senior Interior Design Manager, The Community Builders

    A member of Chicago’s interior design community since 2002, Amanda Peña is an ASID Professional, a LEED Accredited Professional, and holds a degree in Interior Design with highest honors from Harrington College of Design.  After working with high-end residential design firms in Chicago from 2002-2010, Ms. Peña joined The Community Builders (TCB), where she established the company’s internal interior design practice. 

    Amanda is TCB’s Senior Interior Design Managerchairing TCB’s Design Committee and guiding design strategy, national relationships, and resource developmentProject-level responsibilities include design review for each new propertyguidance and standardization of architectural finishes, programming for community spaces and management functions, furniture plans and specifications, property signage review, and artwork/accessory selection and placementShe also consults with regional staff on corporate office planning.  

  • Neurodiversity and Workplace Inclusivity (Virtual Conference CEU Program)

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    Learn how organizations can rethink their spaces to be more inclusive, helping an increasingly neurodiverse workforce thrive.

    Learn how organizations can rethink their spaces to be more inclusive, helping an increasingly neurodiverse workforce thrive.


    Supported By
    Nook-Pod

    Approximately 15-20 percent of people are neurodivergent, meaning they have one of a collection of conditions that includes autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia. Over the next decade, 700,000 to over one million adults with autism will enter the U.S. workforce. As a result, organizations are redesigning spaces to be more inclusive, helping an increasingly neurodiverse workforce thrive. Employers are also beginning to recognize that accommodating neurodiverse people can provide a significant competitive advantage, leading to a range of more inclusive policies, programs and procedures. Learn from this expert panel how designers can help organizations influence the physical and cultural adaptations required to create physical work environments that support the full range of employees, neurotypical and neurodivergent.

    This is a recording of a webinar presented on September 16, 2020.


    What You Will Learn
    • Identify the differences between neurotypical and neurodiverse individuals. 
    • Understand how noise levels impact neurodiverse individuals. 
    • Describe lighting solutions to address the needs of neurodiverse employees. 
    • Outline strategies to create personal spaces in the workplace.

    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | HSW | CC-113004 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf.)

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    Access Period: One year from date of registration.

    Bill Bouchey, ASID, INTNY, NCIDQ

    Principal, Director of Design, Interiors, HOK

    Bill Bouchey brings over 25 years as a thought leader in workplace, showroom, lifestyle and hospitality environments, emphasizing innovation and brand presence. As Director of Design, Bill guides clients collaboratively in creating a sense of place and a commitment to concept-based design excellence. His design sense is driven by the belief that interior design empowers people and transforms organizations, enhancing a client’s business and experience objectives. Recognized as one of the industry’s relevant thought leaders, Bill is a sought-after speaker, and his work has been featured in the likes of Interior Design magazine, Frame and The New York Times, among others.

    Mary Kate Cassidy

    Senior Interior Design Professional, HOK

    Mary Kate Cassidy is a designer at HOK focusing on corporate workplace design. In her graduate studies, she researched neurodiversity and its relationship to workplace design. She continues to research and speak about this topic through HOK’s platform for workplace research. Mary Kate’s work is part of HOK’s latest publications “Designing a Neurodiverse Workplace” and “Trends Affecting Neurodiversity Toward 2030,” which highlight the importance of designing spaces that are inclusive to all. The research provides insight into the benefits this provides for corporate clients, as well as design tips for achieving beautiful, inclusive and effective spaces.

    David O’Coimin

    CEO, Nook Wellness Pods

    David O’Coimin is a product designer and entrepreneur based in Bristol, United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands. David’s raison d’etre is to foster the conditions, generate meaningful solutions and deliver the systems that maximize the potential of both people and places. Following two decades of developing and launching furniture and technology products for the international domestic and commercial markets, David created Nook Wellness Pods as a quiet refuge for introverts or those on the autistic spectrum in the workplace. Thanks to their mobility, flexibility, acoustic design, integrated technology and modularity, Nooks are now found in a variety of environments from offices and care homes to schools and stadiums. Nook is recognized for improving productivity, communication and well-being.

  • Research is Power: Design’s Impact on Health and Well-being (Virtual Conference CEU Program)

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    Apply the most effective, research-based solutions for your clients to positively impact human health and well-being.

    Apply the most effective, research-based solutions for your clients to positively impact human health and well-being. 


    Supported By
    IWBI

    Hear from two leading researchers examining the intersection of design, public health and well-being in an informative discussion moderated by the International WELL Building Institute’s Chief Commercial Officer Jessica Cooper, a licensed designer herself. Learn how our internationally recognized panelists translate research into practical application, highlighting the impact of design solutions on the human experience. Their conversation focused on the evolving effects of COVID-19, how designers can make research-based arguments demonstrating the critical impact of design on our mental health and the critical research questions for which we are still seeking answers. 

    This is a recording of a webinar presented on September 16, 2020.


    What You Will Learn
    • Identify sources of research to inform your design solutions
    • Gain tips to translate research on indoor air quality into actionable design solutions 
    • Recognize the criticality of design’s impact on mental health in these stressful times 
    • Articulate examples of good design practices developing as a result of COVID-19

    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | HSW | CC-113115 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf.)

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    Access Period: One year from date of registration.

    Susan Chung, Ph.D.

    Vice President, Research and Knowledge, American Society of Interior Designers

    Susan Chung, Ph.D., focuses on the impact of design research. She connects design with research to improve human experiences in the interior environment, translates research into applicable design implications, and conducts research projects that create meaningful positive impacts. She comes from an interior design background, holding a BA from Michigan State University and an MID from the University of Florida. She integrated interior design with behavioral research for her doctorate degree in Human Behavior and Design at Cornell University, with a focus on design attributes related to creativity in workplace environments.

    Jessica Cooper, LEED AP, WELL AP (Moderator)

    Chief Commercial Officer, International WELL Building Institute

    As Chief Commercial Officer at the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), Jessica Cooper oversees the end-to-end customer experience with WELL, enhancing human health and wellness through the built environment. Before joining IWBI, Jessica served as Executive Vice President and Director of Sustainability at Delos, leading the Delos Solutions team and working with clients to create environments promoting occupant well-being.

    Jessica is a WELL Faculty and WELL Accredited Professional. She is a LEED AP, holds a certificate in Green Professional Building Skills Training: Construction Management and is a licensed interior designer. She graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Design and Environmental Analysis.

    Whitney Austin Gray, Ph.D., LEED AP, WELL AP, WELL Faculty

    Senior Vice President, International WELL Building Institute

    Standing at the nexus of public health research and the places and spaces where we spend our lives, Whitney Austin Gray has become one of the leading global voices for improving our buildings and communities to help people thrive. As Senior Vice President at the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), she leads research that supports best practices in building design and operations, community development and organizational policies that can contribute to improved public health for everyone, everywhere. She led the development of the first WELL AP exam, WELL Faculty Program and the first case studies focused on the efficacy of the WELL Building Standard, helping to launch more than 100 educational sessions related to WELL in 25+ countries.  Her lectures, webcasts, trainings and published works have touched tens of thousands of design and health professionals worldwide, building a strong infrastructure of support for those who work to advance better buildings, vibrant communities and stronger organizations.

  • Hope in the Time of COVID: A Simplified Journey Toward Healthy Interiors (Virtual Conference CEU Program)

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    Rebuilding confidence in the spaces where we live, learn, work, shop, play, eat, vacation and care for our health goes beyond cleaning protocols.

    Rebuilding confidence in the spaces where we live, learn, work, shop, play, eat, vacation and care for our health goes beyond cleaning protocols.


    Supported By
    Mindclick

    “COVID-19 has forever changed the experience of being a customer, an employee, a citizen and a human" (Accenture, 2020). Now more than ever, spaces need to be safe, and designers need to advise their clients on ways to achieve healthy environments. Build knowledge on the tools, processes and tactics used to specify products that create healthy interiors. Learn how to provide more value to your clients while growing your design practice through a focus on designing for health. 

    This is a recording of a webinar presented on September 17, 2020.


    What You Will Learn
    • Explain the practical challenges designers face in assessing the wide variety of vendor and product eco-labels and certifications
    • Demonstrate the value of promoting healthy environments and product-specific health attributes with your clients
    • Understand how informed product specification choices result in healthier environments
    • Explain the advantages and efficiencies of using smart, simple ratings to compare the human and environmental health performance of vendors and their products

    Continuing Education Approvals
    • 1 IDCEC CEU | HSW-Sustainability | CC-113119 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf.)

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    Access Period: One year from date of registration.

    Lara Shortall

    Director of A&D Solutions, MindClick

    Lara Shortall is Director of A&D solutions for MindClick, an environmental health product intelligence company that helps meet global demand for healthier products and healthier environments. She is a proven design leader with global experience in creating branded hospitality interiors. As Creative Director at Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Lara brought a passion for healthy product selection and sustainability to interior design programs for the Aloft, Element and Four Points by Sheraton brands. At MindClick, Lara uses her strong organizational skills and leadership, together with a practical approach and straightforward communication style, to engage designers and manufacturers in the practice of creating healthier interiors.