Hope to see you at ABX 2014!

October 28th:

Ray Urban Presents Lighting Control Systems Session at ABX 2014 Conference

Ray Urban, Senior Associate at Goody Clancy, and his son Adam Urban, Applications Engineering Manager for Design and Development at Philips Color Kinetics, will present Lighting Control Systems: What Architects and Interior Designers Need to Know at the ABX Conference in Boston, MA on October 28, 2014. Their workshop is focused on the influence of trends and giving architects and interior designers foundation knowledge of current lighting control systems, both wired and wireless, enabling them to provide preliminary design direction and specifications and intelligently and creatively collaborate with lighting designers, electrical engineers, lighting control and fixture representatives, and lighting integrators.

October 29th:

Lisa Hynes to Moderate Design Profitability Panel at ABX 2014 Conference

Lisa Hynes of Goody Clancy will moderate a panel of industry executives on October 29, 2014 at the ABX 2014 Conference. Part of the Women In Design Symposia: Creative Entrepreneurship, the Design Profitability panel will discuss the operational decisions that promote the fiscal stability and professional longevity of a design practice. Each panelist has played a pivotal role in defining the business practice of their award-winning firm and will share their perspective on how to maintain the health of an office. Attendees will hear how firms ranging in size create value for the office through both income and expenditures. Critical aspects of profitability will be covered including internal budgeting, fee negotiation and efficient production.

Jean Carroon Participates in “Pathways to Leadership” panel at ABX 2014 Conference

Jean Carroon will join a group of peers at the ABX Conference in Boston, MA on October 29, 2014, to discuss opportunities and challenges in building a successful career and achieving leadership roles across a range of firm sizes and business models. The Pathways to Leadership: Small, Medium, Largepanelists will address opportunities to enrich one’s professional development outside practice, through participation in professional organizations, academia, community outreach or other venues. Each panelist will also address the challenges, opportunities and means to achieve the appropriate equilibrium between competing expectations for success.

October 30th:

Lara Pfadt and Amanda Sanders Participate in Climate Change Panel at ABX 2014 Conference

Lara Pfadt and Amanda Sanders from Goody Clancy will participate in a panel discussion at the ABX Conference in Boston, MA on October 30th. The topic Confronting Boston’s Climate-related Challenges While Respecting Its History will explore Boston’s unique challenges as a coastal city built predominantly on fill, and its invaluable historic fabric, which is increasingly under threat by New England’s changing climate and transgression of the oceans. Lessons from the past, as well as paths currently being taken, will be highlighted at both the building and city scale. Lara and Amanda will be joined by Matthew Bronski from Simpson Gumpertz Heger, Susan Hollister from the National Park Service, and Sarah Slaughter, founder of The Built Environment Coalition.