Healthcare Committee presents: Annual Open Mic Night
December 13, 4:30PM-6:30PM
Arup, 12777 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Annual Open Mic Night

When: Wednesday – December 13, 2017 From 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Where: Arup, 12777 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90066
RSVP Below!

Join us for the AIA|LA Healthcare Committee’s final event of the year – our annual Open Mic Night. This is an chance for YOU, the audience, to have an opportunity to show us your unique and most innovative work, either on the boards or recently completed, to present or discuss any exciting or innovative healthcare topics or research.

4:30-5:00pm: Networking 
5:00-5:20pm: Richard/Parini recap 2017 year; Preview of 2018; and introduce Chai Jayachandran as new incoming co-chair for 2018. 
5:20pm-6:00 pm: Open Mic Presentations #1, 2, 3, 4 
6:00pm-6:30pm: More networking

1. Healthcare Planning and Design in the Architectural Education Curriculum
The initiative to introduce a new program at the University of Southern California. 
Presenter: Ashley Mangus 
University of Southern California Masters Program Candidate 
USC Research Associate

2. Healthcare Acoustic Space
Presenter: Nick Antonio – Antonio Acoustics 
Presenter: William Chu - Acentech
Nick will describe patient and staff responses to noise, impacts and effects and why a simplistic reduction of noise is not necessarily a solution. 
William will compare ancient and recent spaces specifically designed to promote well being and healing, examining how good aural communication enhances the patient experience.

3. Healthcare Design in the Age of AI
Presenter : Alise Robles 
SmithGroupJJR, Architectural Designer
Discussion will focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and healthcare environment set in the year 2025. Combining both speculative futures thinking with human-centered design, Alise will discuss how technology and physical space can merge to create an entirely new healthcare environment. Her research was distinguished with the Herman Miller Scholarship at HCD 2017.

4. Healthcare Presentation by Arup
Presenter : Arup 
This topic description is being developed, but will discuss aspects of engineering in healthcare.

Special thanks to Arup for hosting this event at their office.

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