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LIVE FROM NEW YORK: ASID New York Metro DESIGN Summit 2018 - Spring

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A&D Building

150 East 58th Street

New York, NY 10155

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LIVE FROM NEW YORK: ASID New York Metro DESIGN Summit 2018
Educational Forum for Design Professionals
with focus on ADA and WELL Designs

Presented by ASID NY Metro Chapter
& A&D Building

in Partnership with NKBA & IWBI
with Media Partner LUXE Magazine

Architects & Designers Building
150 E58th Street (between Lex & Third Ave)
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2017 8:30am- 6:00pm
Check in at 8:30am

Early Bird Registration until April 22:

Student Members: $40**
ASID Emerging Professional Members:$100**
Design Trade Association Members (ASID, NKBA, IDS, DLFNY, IFDA, IIDA, NEWH, AIA) $125**
Non-members $150**

Pre-registration until April 30:

Student Members: $40**
ASID Emerging Professional Members:$100**
Design Trade Association Members (ASID, NKBA, IDS, DLFNY, IFDA, IIDA, NEWH, AIA) $150**
Non-members $175**

**Please note there is an additional fee for all tickets which are from EventBrite not ASID NY Metro.

Day of Event:

Design Trade Association Members (ASID, NKBA, IDS, DLFNY, IFDA, IIDA, NEWH, AIA) $175, non-members $200

Earn up to 5 CEU Credits: IDCEC (ASID, IIDA), NKBA, AIA
Please have your IDCEC number available when purchasing the ticket and also when you arrive to the event.


8:30am - 9:30am
Location: Classroom (4 FL)

8:30am - 9:30am
Location: ORNARE (4 FL)

9:30am - 10:30am
Location: 4th Floor Classroom

This course will give the attendee 1. a review of statistics that will help explain why designing with accessibility in mind should be an integral part of the design process 2. A set of guidelines for implementing accessible design in a kitchen 3. A look at completed accessible kitchen design projects. 4An overview of the types of products available to help create an accessible kitchen.

Presented by: Dawn DeLuca, AKBD CLIPP CAPS - founding partner at Camille Rossy Cabinetry & Design, in partnership with NKBA

10:30am – 11:30am
Snack service: Carlisle Wide Plank Floors & Rugs (5 FL), Lefroy Brooks (7 FL)
Showrooom Crawl: Visit participating Design Summit sponsor showrooms and get your “Showroom Passport Card” stamped. Completely-filled-out-cards will qualify for the Door Prize drawings to be held at Closing Cocktails!

Participating Showrooms: Carlisle Wide Plank Floors & Rugs (5 FL), COSENTINO Surfaces (3FL), DRUMMONDS (8FL), J Geiger Shading Technology (3 FL), Lefroy Brook (7 FL), Nolte NYC (10 FL), Ornare (4FL), Poggenphol (1 FL) Snaidero USA (8 FL) Thermador (7 FL), TBD Other showrooms

10:30am – 11:00am
Location: 4th Floor Classroom

Participants will engage in a discussion on the rapidly growing aging population. With the growing number of adults needing or wanting to age in their homes the importance of Universal Design is more important than ever. As one ages, the use of the bath changes from a place for pampering to a place of necessity. The use of Universal Design principles and selection of the proper products will allow you to blend the user personal style while accommodating all users’ needs.

Presented by: Jennifer Minsky, District Sales Manager, Hansgrohe, in partnership with NKBA

12:15pm 1:15pm
Location: Thermador, Nolte NYC, Miele and other showrooms - TBD. Attendees will receive pre-assignment at registration.

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: 4th Floor Classroom

The discussion will identify Wellness and its meaning as it pertains to all aspects of our lives. We will explore circadian rhythms and how they affect us, from our exposure to daylight and weather to regulating the many physiological processes of our daily lives. Our minds and the way we direct our thoughts influence how we feel on the inside and what we project on the outside. The manner in which we care for our bodies in sleep, nutrition and exercise, as well as the caring for our spiritual-self in the manner of inner quietness and meditation, all contribute to our well-being.
The trilogy of mind, body and spirit are keys to a sense of total WELLNESS. Practical exercises in each of these will support the path to true and complete WELLNESS.

Presented by: Charles Pavarini III, Principal, Pavarini Design

2:30pm 3:00pm
Snack Service: J Geiger Shading Technology (3 FL), Cosentino Surfaces (3 FL)
See "Showroom Crawl" above for a full list of participating showrooms.

3:00pm 4:30pm
Location: 4th Floor Classroom

The Introduction to the WELL Building Standard presentation provides an overview of the WELL Building Standard ideology, structure, and certification process. The medical basis for the concept categories is introduced along with design and construction strategies to create healthy buildings. The time has come to elevate human health and comfort to the forefront of building practices and reinvent buildings that are not only better for the planet—but also for people. This presentation will introduce how to do this using the WELL Building Standard as the framework.
The presentation will be interactive and will be interwoven with discussions throughout.

Presenter/Moderator: Tom Stack Director of Global Design, Planning and Construction (since 2012) for D’Addario and Company

WELL AP Panelists: Tania Bortolotto, Laura O'Halloran, with moderation by Tom Stack

4:30pm – 5:00pm
Snack Service: Snaidero USA (8 FL), DRUMMONDS (8FL)
See "Showroom Crawl" above for a full list of participating showrooms.

5:00pm 6:00pm
Location: Poggenpohl

Join Poggenpohl, Gurri Design + Build and Luxe Magazine for a cocktail celebration. Mingle with fellow design professionals and industry partners. Stay for the the Door Prize Drawings!



Dawn is an award winning designer with over 25 years, of industry, experience. First, as a "sole-preneur", with projects that span the East coast and Europe. And now as a founding partner at Camille Rossy Cabinetry & Design, in NYC. As a certified designer and professional speaker Dawn has spoken about a variety of design topics all across the US.
An award winning member, of the NKBA, Dawn has served as a volunteer leader on the local, regional and national levels, since 2005. She served as American North East Regional Director, as a Member of the National Board of Directors and the National Generative Council. She is currently the Programs Chair for the NKBA Manhattan Chapter. Dawn also serves as an Ambassador for the Living In Place Institute.

Jennifer Minsky

Over 10 years experience in high end retail design, working for both Gucci and hansgrohe. Jennifer has supported the manhattan A&D community for Hansgrohe for the past 5 years, working with design professionals to specify a number of projects throughout the metropolitan area.

Charles Pavarini III

Pavarini’s extensive experience as Interior Designer, Set Designer, Author, Product Designer, coupled with his extraordinary creativity have made him a trend-setting Interior Designer, fluent in many styles of design. Recognized by the interior design community for his hand in both Residential and Commercial Architectural Interior Design, his work is consistently highlighted with intricate lighting design elements and brilliant technological innovation. His design sensibility typically incorporates an International Style based in Classicism and a theatrical component in less-than typical ways. His firm, Pavarini Design, Recipient of 26 design awards including an Interior Design Best of Year Award, a LUMEN Award, IFDA’s Circle of Excellence Award for Interior Design, a CODA Works Award and the coveted International Property Award for Residential Design of the Americas, confirms his influence and leadership within the Interior Design Profession.

Philanthropy, public service, and industry influence have been hallmarks of his career having sat on the board of directors of the Designer’s Lighting Forum of New York for over 28 years, chaired the Kips Bay Designer Committee for 8 years, spear-headed the Kips Bay Dinner Dance Events for 13 years, served on the Home-Design Sub-Committee for the Bailey House Auction for 4 years, served on the board of trustees of the Summer Theatre of New Canaan, as well as maintained participatory roles as member of the ASID NY Metro Chapter, the IIDA Southwest Chapter, and the IFDA NY Chapter.

Tom Stack

Tom is currently the Director of Global Design, Planning and Construction (since 2012) for D’Addario and Company Inc. based in NY. D’Addario, a global company, is the world’s leading manufacturer of guitar strings and drum heads, in addition to music accessories, drum sticks and reeds.

His current role includes real estate/property management, project management, creating and maintaining office and factory standards, exploring and implementing sustainable building practices, planning and design for new and existing office and factory locations. He overseas more than 500,000 square feet of buildings across the globe.

Tom started his career in 1990 designing buildings for typologies such as office, municipal, government and religious. In 1998 he began designing and overseeing construction for interiors in Manhattan. Working with clients directly and generating strategies alongside business leaders. Working with client types such as law firms, insurance companies and other corporate office headquarters. He has designed corporate headquarters for Lufthansa Airlines, Aer Lingus and Leviton. Leviton received a LEED CI Certified Rating in which Tom served as the sustainability manager in addition to leading the design team. Tom also has designed products for the Interior Contract Design industry ranging from seating to storage and worktables.

His education, a Bachelor Architecture from Syracuse and Master of Architecture from Cornell Universities, brings a formal response as well as practical application to projects. Tom's credentials include registered architect (state of NY), LEED AP BD+C (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), WELL AP and Six Sigma (Black Belt). Tom is also currently on the faculty of WELL and the U.S. Green Building Council and a mentor at Everwise. Tom is passionate about sharing his experience with others by speaking on topics regarding self-motivation and leadership building.

Tania Bortolotto

(Tania Bortolotto is the founder and president of the Toronto based architecture and interior design firm, Bortolotto. Tania is a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and is a WELL AP and WELL Faculty member. Tania is a program advisory member for the architecture program at Ryerson University and was an inaugural member of Waterfront Toronto’s Design Review Panel. Tania believes that architecture has an enormous impact on society’s quality of life and her passion for design is grounded in its ability to enhance happiness, health and productivity.

Under Tania’s leadership, Bortolotto has steadily grown and has been recognized nationally and internationally, receiving numerous design distinctions and awards. Her Toronto firm has enjoyed a string of accomplishments recently, most notably plans to re-imagine the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion at OCAD University. The firm was also recently named by Blog TO as one of the “Top 15 architects in Toronto.” A design advocate, Tania lends her time to numerous design and academic committees, panels and juries, individual mentoring, teaching, and speaking engagements. Tania was the recipient of Ryerson’s Alumni Achievement Award, a distinction given to graduates who have made a significant contribution to their profession, community and country.

Laura O'Halloran

Laura O’Halloran is a Certified Interior Designer in the state of NY, a LEED AP specializing in Interior Design and Construction and a WELL AP. She is highly involved as a professional member in both IIDA and IDLNY. She is a Senior Designer Associate at TPG Architecture where she works on projects of various sizes from 15,000 square feet to 250,000 square feet. She specializes in TAMI, (Technology, Advertisement, Marketing and Information) sector commercial clients and has worked nationwide.

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