The Impacts of Wellness on Real Estate and Reopening – Four Segment, 10 Points of View

MAY 21, 2020 11:00aM - 12:00PM ET

As the country rapidly moves towards reopening, with all the related risks for property owners and users, it’s vital to have accurate and current information about trends and best practices. Join the law firm of Duane Morris and iGlobal for an in-depth yet lightning-fast round of observations and ideas for handling your reopening pain points.

Brad Molotsky, Partner, DUANE MORRIS
Kevin C. Gillan, Senior Research Fellow, Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, Drexel University
Russ Lindberg, Managing Director - Real Estate Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley
Jennifer Wong, CFA, Porfolio Manager & Private Investments Vice President, Glenmede
Joanna Frank, President & CEO, Center for Active Design
Sara Neff, Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Kilroy Realty Corporation
Stephen P. Ashkin, President, The Ashkin Group - The Green Cleaning Experts
Michael Scelzi, CEO, Talos IoT
Christopher R. Pyke, Principal Investigator, Green Health Partnership

Wellness First: Prioritizing health & wellness initiatives in response to COVID-19

May 21, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm ET
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Fitwel is one of the fastest growing health and wellbeing certifications. During difficult, uncertain times like we’re currently going through, focusing on the health and wellbeing of employees, tenants, and residents is crucial for maintaining business continuity. Join us for a live webinar where we’ll explain what the Fitwel certification is and why it’s so vital right now.

Brian Seaman, Managing Director, NYL Real Estate Investors
Zachary Flora, Associate Director of Market Growth, Center for Active Design
Michelle Winters, VP of Solutions, Goby
Nicole Phillips, ESG Consultant, Goby

LF20 Summit Series: The New Resilience — How the Global Pandemic will Influence Building and Community Design

MAY 26, 2020 4:00PM - 5:00PM ET

Steven Baumgartner, Smith Group
Howard Frunkin, University of Washington
Joanna Frank, Center for Active Design
Dr. Richard Jackson, UCLA

ULI New York Webinar Series: Our Streets: Reimagining Public Space During the Pandemic and Beyond

May 28, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm ET

While the rise and persistence of COVID-19 has spawned debates about the future of cities, we have the power today to begin evolving public spaces to better support urban life. Experts from the fields of transportation, active open space and government convene to discuss the best uses of roads to support non-transportation uses.

Matthew Kwatinetz, Director, The Urban Lab, NYU, Schack Institute of Real Estate

Joanna Frank, President & CEO, Center for Active Design
Michelle Winters, President, CEO, & Founder, Sam Schwartz Consulting, LLC

Additional speakers to be announced!

Zetlin & De Chiara: The Post Pandemic Office: Perspectives on the New Normal Webinar

may 5, 2020 11:00aM - 12:30PM ET

As the Curve flattens, thoughts are focused on returning to the office. Recognizing that many facets of everyday work life have been upended and significant changes will be required to open for business, preparations have begun for a post-pandemic work environment. What attributes of buildings and office spaces need to change to accommodate workers and instill confidence that it is safe to return to work?

Re-opening is step one, but further thought is now being given to the design and function of buildings and work environments. What changes and considerations will shape the office of the future? How will our new knowledge be integrated into workplaces that promote health, well-being, collaboration, creativity and communication? The panelists on this webinar are at the forefront of developing the new normal. Join them as they discuss many of the issues being faced by businesses today and hear what the future may bring.

Building Health for All During COVID-19

April 28, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm et

Joanna Frank, President & CEO of the Center for Active Design, operator of Fitwel, will lead a discussion examining the role of buildings and public spaces in shaping our mental health, and will share practical strategies to help mitigate heightened stress and anxiety. She will be joined by Renee Loveland of Gerding Edlen and Melissa Gutierrez-Sullivan of Cushman & Wakefield to highlight best practices and novel methods to engage and educate tenants on operations and safety measures—ultimately preparing tenants for a return to routine.

Urban Land Institute (ULI): Confronting COVID-19: Healthy Buildings and Optimizing Mental Health

March 31, 2020
We joined the Urban Land Institute on this webinar in March to discuss strategies to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 in buildings and communities, and strategies for optimizing mental health in this time of disruption.

Elizabeth Shreeve, Principal, SWA Group

Joanna Frank, President & CEO, Center for Active Design
Joseph Allen, Assistant Professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health