LearningSCAPES Conference | REVOLUTIONS IN LEARNING

Philadelphia, PA | September 28 - October 1, 2016

LearningSCAPES is coming to Philadelphia! Come join your colleagues as the Association for Learning Environments hosts the event of the year for those who plan, design, equip, furnish, and maintain places where students learn.

LearningSCAPES offers it all – groundbreaking educational sessions, inspiring keynotes and a showcase of state-of-the-art tools that move learning into the future. For a glimpse of what’s in store for learning places, you will not want to miss the Philadelphia learning tours featuring schools that have dared to “change”. Learning tours are included for all registrants!

LearningSCAPES will also host the single most important market place for suppliers of educational furniture, flooring, technology, and the widest array of products used in places where children learn.

Need CEU’s? With over 50 learning sessions, LearningSCAPES offers the most in the business – all at one location, at one time.

Association for Learning Environment’s mission is to connect those who passion is to create the best possible learning spaces that encourage innovation, critical thinking, collaborative teamwork and other skills that will empower students to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Looking forward to seeing you in Philadelphia...


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Volunteers Needed!

If you would like to help with the LearningSCAPES conference, please sign up here.

The Conference is hosted at the Downtown Sheraton at 201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Please go to the Association’s registration desk to get your assignment(s).

Thank you for your dedication and commitment to the Association!


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Sponsorship Opportunities

The Association for Learning Environments offers a comprehensive menu of sponsorship selections in addition to online and print advertising opportunities. These offerings are designed to deliver your brand message to the most influential decision makers in the school facility industry. All sponsors are prominently recognized as leading supporters and advocates on the Association website and during all major conference and events. Become a Sponsor!


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Conference Sponsors

A big thank you to this year’s conference sponsors for their generosity and commitment to the Association for Learning Environments! If you would like to become a Sponsor, please click here.


Gold Sponsors
Shaw Contract Group


Silver Sponsors
Patcraft
Tandus-Centiva


Bronze Sponsors
Schradergroup Architecture
Schradergroup Architecture


Pewter Sponsors
Extron



Conference Sponsors
RB+B Architects


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Program at a Glance

Subject to change

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

7:00AM-5:00PM

Registration Open

8:00AM-11:00AM

Board Meeting

10:00AM-5:00PM

School Tour #1

12:00PM-5:00PM

School Tour #2

12:00PM-5:00PM

School Tour #3

2:00PM-5:00PM

School Tour #4

Thursday, September 29, 2016

7:00AM-5:00PM

Registration Open

9:00AM-10:30AM

90 Min. Session: A convergence of building programs, building systems and building funds...
Salon 10

9:00AM-12:00PM

Workshop & Flipped Classroom: Revolutions Per Minute
Horizons

9:00AM-12:00PM

Workshop: Understanding Energy Use
Philadelphia Ballroom North

9:00AM-12:00PM

Workshop: The Future of Academic Incubators
Philadelphia Ballroom South

9:00AM-12:00PM

SchoolsNEXT Team Presentations

10:45AM-12:15PM

90 Min. Session: Linguistics, Learning and the Language of the Design Response
Salon 3/4

12:00PM-1:30PM

Lunch on your own

12:00PM-4:00PM

ALEP Exam

1:30PM-3:00PM

90 Min. Session: Transformation of Empty Classrooms into Tech Start-up Headquarters
Salon 10

1:30PM-4:30PM

Workshop & Flipped Classroom: Designing Learning Spaces for Students with...
Horizons

1:30PM-4:30PM

Workshop: Proven Strategies for Educating Gen Z
Philadelphia Ballroom North

1:30PM-4:30PM

Workshop: EPA Smart School Siting Tool
Philadelphia Ballroom South

1:30PM-4:30PM

SchoolsNEXT Team Presentations

3:15PM-4:45PM

90 Min. Session: We Need a Facilities Master Plan...Now What?
Salon 3/4

5:00PM-6:00PM

Grand Opening

6:00PM-7:30PM

Welcome Reception / Tradeshow Opening

7:45PM

Advanced Academy / ALEP Celebration
Exhibit Hall

Friday, September 30, 2016

7:00AM-5:00PM

Registration Open

7:30AM-8:30AM

Breakfast

8:30AM-10:30AM

Opening General Session: Tom Vander Ark

10:45AM-11:15AM

Coffee Break

11:00AM-12:30PM

90 Min. Session: Rethinking Green on the ‘Best’ Coast
Horizons

11:15AM-12:15PM

60 Min. Session: Phased, Occupied K-12 School Modernizations
Philadelphia Ballroom North

11:30AM-12:30PM

60 Min. Session: Special Education Students
Philadelphia Ballroom South

11:30AM-2:30PM

Expo Lunch

11:45PM-12:45PM

60 Min. Session: Transform Your School into a Healthy Learning Environment
Salon 10

12:00PM-1:00PM

60 Min. Session: BRAIN + SPACE + LEARNING
Salon 3/4

12:15PM-1:15PM

60 Min. Session: Social & Emotional Learning
Salon 5/6

1:30PM-2:30PM

Architectural Presentations in Expo Hall

2:45PM-4:15PM

90 Min. Session: After the Honeymoon, Ensuring Design Continues...
Horizons

2:45PM-4:15PM

90 Min. Session: Using a Data-Driven Planning Approach...
Philadelphia Ballroom North

3:00PM-4:00PM

60 Min. Session: WELL Students
Philadelphia Ballroom South

3:00PM-4:00PM

60 Min. Session: Reaching Every Student
Salon 10

3:15PM-4:15PM

60 Min. Session: Spark of Madness: Unlocking Creative Curiosity
Salon 3/4

3:15PM-4:15PM

60 Min. Session: Does it Work? A post occupancy evaluation...
Salon 5/6

4:30PM-6:00PM

Super Session: Yong Zhao

6:30PM-7:30PM

Regional Meetings

Dinner on your own

Saturday, October 1, 2016

7:00AM-5:00PM

Registration Open

8:30AM

Breakfast in the Tradeshow Hall

9:00AM-10:30AM

Industry Partners Mini-Sessions

9:00AM-10:30AM

Architectural / MacConnell Minis

10:45AM-12:45PM

Awards General Session

12:30PM-1:30PM

Expo Lunch

1:45PM-2:45PM

60 Min. Session: 21st Century Learning
Horizons

1:45PM-2:45PM

60 Min. Session: A High School Revolution
Philadelphia Ballroom North

1:45PM-2:45PM

60 Min. Session: Community-based Design Planning for a LEED Platinum School
Philadelphia Ballroom South

1:45PM-2:45PM

60 Min. Session: Blended Learning
Salon 10

1:45PM-2:45PM

60 Min. Session: Thinking about K8? Consider This...
Salon 3/4

1:45PM-2:45PM

60 Min. Session: The New K-12 Library
Salon 5/6

2:30PM-3:30PM

Coffee Break

3:00PM-4:00PM

60 Min. Session: Inclusive Learning Environments
Horizons

3:00PM-4:00PM

60 Min. Session: A Day in the Life...Learners and the Places They Learn
Philadelphia Ballroom North

3:00PM-4:00PM

60 Min. Session: Disruption Down Under
Philadelphia Ballroom South

3:00PM-4:00PM

60 Min. Session: A Check-Up on Tomorrow’s Framework
Salon 10

3:00PM-4:00PM

60 Min. Session: Beyond Zero-Energy
Salon 3/4

3:00PM-4:00PM

60 Min. Session: “The Third Teacher”
Salon 5/6

4:15PM-5:45PM

Closing General Session: Josh Sundquist

6:30PM-8:30PM

Final Celebration



Subject to change


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Conference Registration


$ 775 / 975
USD
Association for Learning Environments Member – Private Firm
$775
Non-member – Private Firm
$975
FULL registration for Association for Learning Environments Member & Non-member Private Firms includes, sessions, workshops, tours, events, expo and all meals

Registration open
$ 475 / 575
USD
Association for Learning Environments Member – Public Sector / School District / Educator
$475
Non-member – Public Sector / School District / Educator
$575
FULL registration for Association for Learning Environments Member & Non-member Public Sector / School District / Educator includes, sessions, workshops, tours, events, expo and all meals

Registration open
   Daily Rates & Guests

Daily Rates for:
Wed. School Tour – $125
Thu. Workshops – $385
Fri. Full Day – $385
Sat. Final Day – $250

Guest Tickets:
School Tours 1, 2, 3 or 4 – $75 ea
Grand Opening & Reception – $45
Fri. Breakfast – $35
Fri. Expo Lunch – $35
Sat. Breakfast – $35
Sat. Expo Lunch – $35
Sat. Celebration – $80
Daily rates includes sessions, workshops and all meals (does not include special events)

Registration open

CANCELLATION POLICY: You may cancel your registration and obtain a refund of total fees less $100 (USD) administration fee. Cancellation of registration must be in writing and received at Association for Learning Environments Headquarters on or before August 18, 2016. No refunds after this date. All refunds will be disbursed only following the event.


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