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Conference Schedule

Saturday, April 25

Sunday, April 26

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

K01 - Welcome and Opening Keynote - Can We Design Augmented Reality to Enrich Our Lives?

Helen Papagiannis, AR as a Researcher, Designer and Technology Evangelist

Type: Keynote

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

E01 - Person-centered Care: Translating Research into Practical Applications

Migette Kaup, Professor Interior Design & Gerontology, Kansas State University

Addie Abushousheh, Research Associate, The Center for Health Design

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

E02 - The Journey to Define Wellness

Maria Santangelo, Executive Director, Pine Run Home Care

Carol Elia, Principal, CR DESIGN

Jim Mangol, Sr Director of Healthy Living, Pine Run

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design for Health & Wellness

E03 - How a Small House Can Lead to a Big Life

Fred Worley, Architect, Fred Worley Architect

Dot Cole, General Patner, Cottage Court, LLC

T.J. Cole, General Partner, Cottage Court, LLC

Type: Educational Session|Track: Case Studies

E04 - AIA Design for Aging Fellows: Senior Living Design Research

Alexis Denton, Principal, SmithGroupJJR

Miao Jia, A Master from Design + Environmental Analysis, Cornell University

April Ward, Prairie Vew A&M University

SInan Zhong, Doctoral Student, Texas A&M University

Type: Educational Session|Track: Emerging Models

E05 - The Memory Care Design Challenge: Design Criteria That Score Winning Outcomes for Individuals, Groups and Staff

Lorraine Hiatt, Environmental Gerontologist, Environmental Gerontologist, Planning, Research and Design Consultation

Type: Educational Session|Track: Improving Memory and Specialty Care

10:00 AM - 12:15 PM

D01 - Affordability Deep Dive

Type: Educational Session|Track: Deep Dive

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

E06 - Design Strategies to Meet the Needs of the Middle Market

Margaret Yu, Designer, RLPS Architects

Craig Kimmel, Partner, RLPS Architects

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

E07 - Good Bones: Creating a Master Plan for a Healthier and More Sustainable Future

Janice Sanada, LRS Architects Inc

Robert Boileau, Director of Urban Design and Planning, LRS Architects

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design for Health & Wellness

E08 - An Impossible Project? How Teamwork Can Make the Impossible Possible

Joyce Lenhardt, Principal, Lenhardt Rodgers Architects + Interiors

Pamela Leland, Executive Director, The Hickman Friends Senior Community

Stuart Smith

Tony Teague, Vice President of Development, Greenbrier

Type: Educational Session|Track: Case Studies

E09 - Gin Joints, Tap Rooms, Taverns, and Pubs

Keith Grady, Executive Director, Applewood Estates CCRC

Quinn deMenna, Director for Senior Living, City Invincible

Schelley Hollyday, Principal, The Hollyday Group, The Hollyday Group, Consultant for Senior Living

Type: Educational Session|Track: Emerging Models

E10 - Fixer-upper: Transforming an Existing Space into a Successful Memory Care Environment

Jim Wallis, Principal, Perspectus Architecture

Clint Luikart, Senior Project Director, Perspectus Architecture

Type: Educational Session|Track: Improving Memory and Specialty Care

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

K02 - EFA Magazine Awards Luncheon

Type: Keynote

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

E11 - Designing Environments for Aging: Resources to Anticipate and Plan for Future Needs

Addie Abushousheh, Gerontologist, Researcher & Consultant, Organizational & Environmental Development

Lynn Kenney, Director of Industry Relations, The Center for Health Design

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

E12 - Creating and Engaging Community Through the Built Environment

DIANA SPELLMAN, PRESIDENT, SPELLMAN BRADY & COMPANY

Jeffrey Anderzhon, Principal, Crepidoma Consulting, LLC

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design for Health & Wellness

E13 - Senior Living in Japan

Wenzhuo "Wenz" Tuttle, Tradewell Fellow 2019, Architectural Designer, EYP Architecture & Engineering

Type: Educational Session|Track: Case Studies

E14 - Storytelling, Experience-making, and the Role of Art

Lara Slavkin, Partner - Interior Designer, RDG Planning & Design

Mitch Elliott, Principal, RDG Planning & Design

Type: Educational Session|Track: Emerging Models

E15 - Canada's First Dementia Village: Bringing “Everyday” into the Care Environment

Eitaro Hirota, Associate, NSDA Architects

Elroy Jespersen, Vice President – Special Projects, Verve Senior Living

Type: Educational Session|Track: Improving Memory and Specialty Care

2:00 PM - 4:15 PM

D02 - The Wellness Point of Engagement: Activity + Environment

Jane Rohde, Principal, JSR Associates, Inc.

Jennie Griggs, Founder and Principal, Aging Collective, LLC

Lynne Peer, Principal, Aging Collective, LLC

Type: Educational Session|Track: Deep Dive

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

E16 - Developing Senior Living Communities with an Intergenerational Mindset

Jeff Hoffmann, AG Architecture

Eric Harrmann, AG Architecture, INC.

Judy Amiano, President & CEO, Franciscan Ministries

Matt Mauthe, Chief Executive Officer, Marquardt Management Services

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

E17 - Net Zero Senior Living: Maintenance, Renovation, and New Construction to Combat the Climate Crisis

Vassar Byrd, CEO, Rose Villa Senior Living, INC.

Alexis Denton, Principal, SmithGroup

Stet Sanborn, Engineering Discipline Lead / Principal, SmithGroup

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design for Health & Wellness

E18 - The Gap in Senior Housing: A Case Study with Interdisciplinary and Community Partnership Solutions

Daniel Rosenthal, BATES FORUM

Madeline Franklin, Executive Director, STL Village

Type: Educational Session|Track: Case Studies

E19 - Living Small in a Big World: Edited Environments for Seniors

Melissa Pritchard, Senior Vice President, SFCS Architects

Brenda Landes, Vice President, SFCS Architects

J.D. Landis, Senior Associate, SFCS Architects

Type: Educational Session|Track: Emerging Models

E20 - Universal Design Means Designing for People with Dementia

Terri Preece, Environmental Design Consultant, DEMENTIA TRAINING AUSTRALIA

Cortney Ewald, Occupational Therapist, Cassady Children's Center

Type: Educational Session|Track: Improving Memory and Specialty Care

Monday, April 27

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

K03 - Keynote - The Changemaker

Patricia Moore, President, MooreDesign Associates

Type: Keynote

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

E21 - Raising the Roof: The Dos and Don’ts of Creating a High-Rise for Seniors

David Fik, President, Lantz-Boggio Architects

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

E22 - EFA Remodel Renovation Competition: A Review of 2019

Ric D'Amico, Vice President, THE BELAIRE GROUP

Type: Educational Session|Track: Successful Remodeling and Repositioning

E23 - Recognizing Excellence in Evidence-Based Design

Donna Deckard, Director of Strategic Projects, The Center for Health Design

Randall Carter, Vice President for Partnership Development, The Center for Health Design

Type: Educational Session|Track: Case Studies

E24 - Test Your Code Knowledge: Addressing Regulatory Compliance Issues

William Koffel, President, Koffel Associates, Inc.

Type: Educational Session|Track: Guidelines, Codes, & Standards

E25 - Light and Spectral Exposure: A Day in the Life of a Care Center Resident

Eunice Noell-Waggoner, President, Center of Design for an Aging Society

Naomi Miller, Senior Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Type: Educational Session|Track: Improving Memory and Specialty Care

9:15 AM - 11:30 AM

D03 - Low Vision: Tools and Techniques for Designing Supportive Environments

Greg Guarnaccia, Principal, DoublEdge Design LLC

Erin Schambureck, Interior Designer, CRW architecture + design group

Type: Educational Session|Track: Deep Dive

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

E26 - Tool for Evaluating the Design of the Household Model

Robert Wrublowsky, MMP Architects, MMP ARCHITECTS

Maggie Calkins, Board Chair, IDEAS Institute

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

E27 - Secrets of a Successful Renovation: Carillon's Point Plaza Community

Scott Wynn, Executive Director, Carillon LifeCafe Community

Chris Muder, Senior Living Manager, Rees

Type: Educational Session|Track: Successful Remodeling and Repositioning

E28 - EFA Design Showcase: A Presentation of Industry-leading Design Excellence

Robert Simonetti, Design Director, SWBR Architects

Type: Educational Session|Track: Case Studies

E29 - Compliant Today but Not Tomorrow: When the Code Changes But Your Building Hasn’t

Andrew Schneider, President / Fire Protection Engineer, D&D Engineering, LLC

Jim Mehaffey, Senior Project Manager, RLPS Architects

Type: Educational Session|Track: Guidelines, Codes, & Standards

E30 - Homes for Active Aging: What Older Adults Think About Technology-based Home Design Strategies

Elif Tural, Assistant Professor, School of Architecture+ Design, Virginia Tech

Lisa M. Tucker, Professor and Chair, Interior Design, Virginia Tech

Type: Educational Session|Track: Improving Memory and Specialty Care

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

E31 - Residential Meets Assisted Living

Jane Rohde, Principal, JSR Associates, Inc.

Dave Risi, Owner/Developer, Evermore Senior Living

Michelle Pinkowski, Attorney, Pinkowski Law & Policy Group, LLC

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

E32 - Maintaining Operations During Construction: Case Studies on Planning and Phasing

Joyce Lenhardt, Principal, Lenhardt Rodgers Architects + Interiors

Bill Yost, Partner, Eventus Strategic Partners

Kevin Harrington, Development, Friends House

Kim Williams, President and CEO, Simpson Senior Services

Type: Educational Session|Track: Successful Remodeling and Repositioning

E33 - If You Design It, Can We Staff It?

Gaius Nelson, NCARB, President, Nelson Tremain Partnership -- Architecture & Design for Aging, Nelson Tremain Partnership -- Architecture & Design for Aging

Lorraine Hiatt, Environmental Gerontologist, Environmental Gerontologist, Planning, Research and Design Consultation

Type: Educational Session|Track: Case Studies

E34 - The Connection: Relating the 2018 FGI Guidelines to Interior Design for Optimal Outcomes

Nancy Bounds, Registered Interior Designer, NB Interiors

Libby Laguta, President, AAHID

Type: Educational Session|Track: Guidelines, Codes, & Standards

E35 - Exploring the Effects of Noise in Dining Rooms

Mandy Kachur, Soundscape Engineering LLC

Noral Steward, President and Senior Principal Consultant, Stewart Acoustical Consultants

Type: Educational Session|Track: Improving Memory and Specialty Care

2:30 PM - 4:45 PM

D04 - Notes from the Field: A SAGE Post-Occupancy Evaluation

Amy Carpenter, Associate, SFCS Inc.

STEVE LINDSEY, CEO, GARDEN SPOT VILLAGE

Type: Educational Session|Track: Deep Dive

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

E36 - Affordable, Not Cheap: Models for Affordable Assisted Living

Elizabeth Godbold, WORN JERABEK WILTSE ARCHITECTS, PC

Darrin Jolas, Managing Director, Vermilion Development

Elizabeth Godbold, Associate, Worn Jerabek Wiltse Architects, PC

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

E37 - Renovation Modernization: Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck

Mike Nixon, SGA ARCHITECTURE

Ashleigh Dane, Equus Development Partners

Johanna Ward, Associate, SGA|NarmourWright Design

Les Strech, President, Thrive Senior Living

Type: Educational Session|Track: Successful Remodeling and Repositioning

E38 - Design and Building Keeping Pace with Economic Change

Faith Hawks, Principal, Moseley Architects

James Owens, Division VP/ Nat Senior Living Market Coordinator, The Whiting Turner Contracting Company

Margaret Suit, Vice President of Development, Erickson Living

Type: Educational Session|Track: Case Studies

E39 - The Adult Care Population: Mobility is Medicine

Mary Matz, President,, Patient Care Ergonomic Solutions

Type: Educational Session|Track: Guidelines, Codes, & Standards

E40 - The Application of Smart Homes for Elderly Care within Healing Environments

Shermineh Afsary, Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Ph.D. student in Architecture, School of Architecture and Design, The University of Kansas,

Joe Colistra, Associate Professor, RA, Chair of Department of Architecture, Director of KU's Institute for Smart Cities, School of Architecture and Design, The University of Kansas

Type: Educational Session|Track: Improving Memory and Specialty Care

Tuesday, April 28

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

E41 - Innovative Framing Systems: The Best New Way to Build Your Senior Living Facility

Grant Warner, Principal, D2 Architecture

John Kimble, PRINCIPAL, HART, GAUGLER & ASSOCIATES, INC.

Matthew Andres, Senior Project Manager, Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

E42 - The “Green Bullet”: Providing Scalable, Customizable, and Immediate Solutions for Enhanced Well-Being

Brad Smith, President, Brad Smith Associates, Inc.

Elizabeth Diehl, Director of Therapeutic Horticulture at Wilmot Gar, University of Florida - Wilmot

Brad Smith

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design for Health & Wellness

E43 - Skilled Nursing Design: When Design Transforms Outcomes

Joe Yoon, Administrator of Health Services, Moravian Home Inc., d/b/a Salemtowne

Kelli Doby, Director of Clinical Services, Salemtowne Retirement Community

Mark Steele, President/CEO, Salemtowne Retirement Community

Alan Moore, Principal/Senior Living Practice Leader, CJMW Architecture

Type: Educational Session|Track: Case Studies

E44 - Shared Sites: Design for Intergenerational Aging

Valerie Greer, Professor of Practice, Washington University in St. Louis

Nancy Morrow-Howell, Bettie Bofinger Brown Distinguished Professor of Social Policy, Director of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging, Washington University in St. Louis

Type: Educational Session|Track: Emerging Models

E45 - Eco-Friendly Design Plans for 55+ Cohousing

Stephan Zimmerman, COO, AEC Living

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

E46 - Aligning Small House Values in a Non-small House Setting

Joel Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Village on the Isle

Debbie Weigand, Director of Operations, The Greenhouse Project

Karla Oliver, CEO, Village on the Isle

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

E47 - Environments for Aging in Wellness Tourism: Designing the Healthy Hotel Room

Georg Christian Steckenbauer, Faculty Dean, European Campus Rottal-Inn, Deggendorf Institute of Technology

Jennifer Brinkmann, European Campus Rottal-Inn, Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Health and Sustainable Buildings

Jessica Ortiz Huerta, Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Medical and Health Informatics

Sebastian Markov, European Campus Rottal-Inn, Deggendorf Institute of Technology, International Tourism Management

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design for Health & Wellness

E48 - Survey Says ... It's All About the Apartment

Lisa Warnock, Principal, Lrs Architects Inc

Ray Yancey, Director, LRS Architects

Margaret Wylde, CEO, ProMatura Group

Type: Educational Session|Track: Case Studies

E49 - Environments for Aging in Place: Key Design Strategies

Chris Teigen, Ryan Companies, Inc.

Marissa Geiser, Architect, Ryan A+E, Inc.

Type: Educational Session|Track: Emerging Models

E50 - Campus Planning: Commencing with Capital Expenditures in Mind

Frank Muraca, President, ARCH Consultants, Ltd.

Brittany Vipham, Director of Communications, ARCH Consultants, Ltd.

Type: Educational Session|Track: Design Innovation

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

K04 - Closing Keynote - Achieving Affordability: We Know We Need It, But How Do We Get There?

Type: Keynote

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