2022 Annual Regional Conference

2022 Northeast Region Conference April 6-9, 2022
Blossoming Minds
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Washington DC
FURNITURE FAIR – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6
The Furniture Fair at Dock 5 is under way! Buses to the venue will be leaving the hotel at approximately half hour intervals. Please wait at the main entrance of the hotel to catch the bus. For those of you who come on your own, the entrance to Dock 5 is in the back of the building. Please join us at the fair for breakfast and lunch and spend some quality time with our vendors to see the most up-to-date innovations in school furniture design!

Blossoming Minds… A Time for Renewal and Optimism

The Northeast Region will convene its annual conference at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, April 6-9, 2022. This is a very special time to gather school facility managers, architects, educators, school planners, engineers, maintenance and industry experts to share new conversations in the need for adapting our learning environments to new levels of mindfulness, as well as personalized comfort found in equality, inclusion, and the community. Focusing on a strong understanding of the student experience and designing with empathy allows for school planning to be driven by a focus on the future of learning, while still supporting capital needs, growth and other logistical considerations of school systems.

The 2022 Conference Theme – "Blossoming Minds...A time for renewal and optimism" is influenced by and coincides with the annual Cherry Blossom Festival that Washington DC is known for. Our goal is to foster conversations on the innovative approach educators and planners are taking in transforming the learning experience for future generations of children, and how the built environment and existing learning spaces adapt to the developing minds of our students.

The way in which early discussions affect educational planning as well design solutions is critical. Expanding on effective ways for architects and educators to work together to establish these conversations is key to creating simple models, developing shared ideas as well as understanding how future learning spaces could look and function. The Northeast Region and the Board are inspired by the conversations that have taken place over the last few years, focused on this educational transformation. We look forward to engaging the entire region in continuing these conversations at the Northeast Regional Conference this spring!


Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Platinum

Crabtree Perkins Eastman Quinn Evans Stantec
VMDO V/S

Gold

Architecture Inc Clark Nexsen Grimm Parker HBA SchraderGroup
Smith Sinnett

Silver

Architecture Inc Clark Nexsen

Annual Partners

Global

Shaw Contract

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Tarkett V/S America

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MB Kahn

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Branch RRMM

Breakfast Sponsor

Timmons Group

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V/S

Break Sponsor

Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Conference App Sponsor

Armstrong Flooring

School Tour Sponsor

V/S
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