2006 Facilities Workshop: Meredith College

Agenda

Planning Facilities for Undergraduate Science & Mathematics
Meredith College
Raleigh, North Carolina
March 3-5, 2006
Friday, March 3, 2006
   
12:30 - 3:00 pm Pre-workshop tours of facilities at North Carolina State University

Advance sign-up required. Tour Registration Form.
   
1:30 - 3:30 pm Registration
Atrium of the Science & Mathematics Building, Meredith College
   
2:00 pm Bus from hotel to campus
   
3:30 - 4:45 pm Plenary I
Welcome, introductions & logistics

Maureen Hartford, President, Meredith College
Jeanne L. Narum, Director, Project Kaleidoscope
  1. Visionary metaphors to drive your planning

    • Moderator: Lee Willard, Associate Dean for Academic Planning & Special Projects, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Duke University
    • Mary Sue Lowery, Professor of Biology, University of San Diego
    • Douglas Weldon, Stone Professor of Psychology, Hamilton College
    • David Becker, Associate Professor of Biology, Pomona College
  2. Perspectives on planning:
    From the administration, the faculty & design professional
    • Moderator & Building Shepherd: Virginia Knight, Dean of Natural & Mathematical Sciences, Meredith College
    • Corporate/Foundations Officer: Marianne Jordan, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, Bowdoin College
    • Architect: Richard Green, Director of Science Groups, CBT/Childs Bertman Tseckares, Inc.
   
5:00 - 6:00 pm Cluster consulting groups - 1
   
6:00 pm Buses to reception
   
6:10 - 6:45 pm Reception at residence of President Hartford
Hosted by BJAC & Lord, Aeck & Sargent Architects
   
6:45 pm Buses to dinner
   
7:00 - 8:00 pm Dinner
Assigned Seating
   
8:15 - 9:30 pm Plenary II
The Meredith College Story

  1. Panel presentation

    • Terry Sargent, Principal, Lord, Aeck & Sargent Architecture
    • Jeffrey Schantz, Senior Vice President & Strategic Director, Helmuth Obata + Kassabaum
    • Lou Jurkowski, Managing Principal, BJAC
    • Virginia Knight, Dean Natural & Mathematical Sciences & Building Shepherd, Meredith College
  2. Tour of lab spaces in Science and Mathematics Building
    • Faculty of Meredith College
  3. Q & A
    Joining presenter panel:
    • Jennifer Amster, Director of Education Group, BJAC
    • Keith Giamportone, Partner, BJAC
    • Rosalind Reichard, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Meredith College
    • Bill Wade, Vice President for Business & Finance, Meredith College
    • Harry Cadman, Assistant Director of Projects & Grounds, Meredith College
   
9:30 pm Buses depart from campus for hotel
   
Saturday, March 4, 2006
   
8:00 am Buses depart from hotel for campus
   
8:15 - 9:00 am Breakfast & topical discussions
  1. Considering renovation
    • Timothy Winstead, Principal & Director of Science & Technology, The Freelon Group
  2. Thinking about community
    • Douglas Weldon, Stone Professor of Psychology, Hamilton College
  3. Addressing institutional priorities
    • Lee Willard, Associate Dean for Academic Planning & Special Projects, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Duke University
  4. Thinking about 21st century technologies
    • David Chris Arney, Program Manager for Mathematics, Army Research Office
  5. Accommodating 21st century science
    • Jeffrey Schantz, Senior Vice President & Strategic Director, Helmuth Obata + Kassabaum
    • David Becker, Associate Professor of Biology, Pomona College
  6. Accommodating 21st century pedagogies
    • Wendy Newstetter, Director of Learning Sciences, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  7. Thinking about sustainability
    • Scott Morton, Director of Preconstruction Services, Boldt Construction
    • Keith Giamportone, Partner, BJAC
  8. Two-year colleges
    • Brad Kincaid, Director of Center for Teaching & Learning, Mesa Community College
   
9:15 - 10:30 am Breakout session A
Sign-up for breakout sessions A & B will take place during on-site registration. Team members should select different sessions.
  1. Considering implications of renovations, additions, new construction
    • Timothy Winstead, Principal & Director of Science & Technology, The Freelon Group
    • Jennifer Amster, Director of Education Group, BJAC
    • Scott Morton, Director of Preconstruction Services, Boldt Construction
  2. Linking planning of new spaces for science to institutional mission/long-range planning
    • Lee Willard, Associate Dean for Academic Planning & Special Projects, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Duke University
    • Michael Reagan, Principal, Burt Hill
    • Douglas Weldon, Stone Professor of Psychology, Hamilton College
  3. 21st century pedagogies/technologies
    • Wendy Newstetter, Director of Learning Sciences, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
    • David Chris Arney, Program Manager for Mathematics, Army Research Office
    • Elizabeth Wolfinger, Associate Professor of Biology & Health Sciences
  4. Campus aesthetics
    • Mary Sue Lowery, Professor of Biology, University of San Diego
    • Jeffrey Schantz, Senior Vice President & Strategic Director, Helmuth Obata + Kassabaum
  5. Funding
    • Marianne Jordan, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, Bowdoin College
    • Richard Green, Director of Science Groups, CBT/Childs Bertman Tseckares Inc.
   
10:30 - 10:45 am Break
   
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Breakout session B
  1. 21st century science
    • Douglas Weldon, Stone Professor of Psychology, Hamilton College
    • David Becker, Associate Professor of Biology, Pomona College
    • Howard Wertheimer, Principal, Lord, Aeck & Sargent Architecture
  2. Project shepherd and the people of the planning process
    • Mary Sue Lowery, Professor of Biology, University of San Diego
    • Jeffrey Schantz, Senior Vice President & Strategic Director, Helmuth Obata + Kassabaum
    • Virginia Knight, Dean of Natural & Mathematical Sciences, Meredith College
  3. Budgets
    • Terry Sargent, Principal, Lord, Aeck & Sargent Architecture
    • Richard Heinz, Principal & Vice President, Research Facilities Design
    • Bill Wade, Vice President for Business & Finance, Meredith College
  4. Sustainability
    • Richard Green, Director of Science Groups, CBT/Childs Bertman Tseckares Inc.
    • David Withee, Manager of Sales & Marketing, Diversified Woodcrafts
    • Keith Giamportone, Partner, BJAC
  5. Flexibility; Versatility and adaptability
    • Michael Reagan, Principal, Burt Hill
    • Jeanne Narum, Director, Project Kaleidoscope
    • Brad Kincaid, Director of Center for Teaching & Learning, Mesa Community College
   
12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch
Presenters seated together
   
1:30 - 2:15 pm Plenary III
Looking at the potential of spaces serving Problem-based Learning

Wendy Newstetter, Director of Learning Sciences, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
   
2:15 - 3:15 pm Plenary IV
Considering alternatives for 21st century laboratories for undergraduate science

Richard Heinz, Principal & Vice President, Research Facilities Design
   
3:15 - 3:30 pm Break
   
3:30 - 5:15 pm Cluster consulting groups - 2
   
5:30 pm Buses depart from campus for dinner off campus
   
6:00 - 8:00 pm Dinner at Second Empire Restaurant & Tavern
Wine service hosted by Diversified Woodcrafts
   
8:00 pm Buses depart from dinner for hotel
   
Sunday, March 5, 2006
All sessions at the Marriott Raleigh Crabtree Valley
   
7:45 - 8:45 am Breakfast with birds-of-a-feather groups

Topics:
  1. Roles and responsibilities of senior administrators
  2. Roles and responsibilities of the faculty shepherd
  3. Roles and responsibilities of department/program chair
  4. Roles and responsibilities of the architect selection team
  5. Roles and responsibilities of physical plant/budget officers
   
9:00 - 9:30 am Plenary V
Virtual tour

Moderator: Jeanne Narum, Director, Project Kaleidoscope
   
9:30 - 10:25 am Plenary VI
Perspectives on planning - responding to participant questions

  1. What works: The architects' perspective
    • Moderator: Elizabeth Wolfinger, Associate Professor of Biology & Health Sciences
    • Panel of design professionals
  2. What works: The academics' perspective
    • Moderator: Michael Reagan, Principal, Burt Hill
    • Panel of faculty
   
10:30 - 11:00 am Time to complete plan of action/posters & display
   
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Plenary VII
Review & discussion of team posters