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The Role of Design in Burnout 11.18.19

Description

Join ASID and Delos at the National Building Museum on November 18 at 6 p.m. for an exploration of the role of office design in employee burnout.

Burnout is a significant issue affecting today's workforce, costing an estimated $125-190 billion per year in healthcare spending in the U.S. alone. Much of the current discussion around this issue has focused on individual factors and job characteristics.Can workplace design play a role in addressing the problem?
 
Dr. Whitney Austin Gray will lead a presentation and discussion exploring how employers can harness the power of design to prevent stress and help their employees stay focused, engaged, and productive throughout the workday. Dr. Gray co-authored the whitepaper, "The Role of Design in Burnout: Can Managing Acoustic Stimuli in the Workplace Help Reduce Burnout?" REVIEW WHITE PAPER

Panelists 

Whitney Austin Gray, Ph.D., LEED AP, WELL Faculty 
 Senior Vice President, Delos Insights 

 Dr. Upali Nanda, Assoc. AIA, EDAC, ACHE 
 Principal and Director of Research, HKS 

 Lida Lewis, ASID, WELL AP, WELL FACULTY, LEED AP ID+C, FITWEL AMBASSADOR 
 Founder, Lead Designer, Bespoke Design 

Kay Sargent, ASID, IIDA, LEED AP, MCR/w, WELL AP 
Senior Principal, Director of Workplace, HOK 

Bill Browning 
Founder, Terrapin Bright Green

 

National Building Museum National Building Museum

Learn how workplace design can play a role in addressing the problem of worker burnout. Whitney Austin Gray, PhD, LEED AP, WELL Faculty, senior vice president, Delos Insights, leads a discussion with Bill Browning, founder, Terrapin Bright Green; Judith Heerwagen, PhD, U.S. General Services Administration, Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings; Upali Nanda, PhD, Assoc. AIA, principal, HKS; and Kay Sargent, ASID, IIDA, LEED AP, WELL AP, senior principal, HOK to explore how passive workplace interventions, such as sound masking and designated quiet workplaces, help employees in open office settings manage these distractions.

1.5 LU HSW (AIA) / 1.5 IDCEC CEU | HSW

$12 Museum and ASID Members | $10 Student | $20 Non-member. 

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Date and Time

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
11/18/2019

Location

National Building Museum National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Wasington, DC 20001

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Price

Non-Member: $20
Member: $12 (students $10)