Date: Jun 23, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Place: Online Webinar
Host: BC Chapter of IFMA
SUMMARY Optimizing the occupant experience in facilities can significantly increase productivity, presenteeism, and retention while reducing absenteeism. Thus contributing to the triple bottom line and ROI far more than reducing operating costs. The WELL Building Standard was developed through extensive scientific and medical research, and technical review. This webinar will explore trends and offer methodical and practical strategies to target key WELL Concepts and Features to elevate the occupant and tenant experience in facilities and make a business case for WELL.
PRESENTERS Nicholas Desert, RID IDIBC IDC WELL AP -Associate, MCM Interiors With a multi-generational family background in construction and over a decade spent immersed in Commercial Interior Design, Nick's instinctive creativity paired with his diverse industry experience has equipped him to approach design with a balance of ingenuity and practicality. As an Associate at MCM Interiors and a practising WELL Accredited Professional, Nick plays an active role in implementing strategies through interior design that advance human health and wellness in the built environment, leveraging technology and innovation to promote advancement in workplace design. His experience ranges across Corporate and Commercial Office Environments, to Public Spaces, Hospitality, Retail, and Institutional sectors, as well as Single Family Residential.
Shelley Penner, RID IDIBC LEED AP - Principal, P+A INTERIORS design consultants Key drivers throughout Shelley’s career have been to stay curious, be authentic, and do impactful work for the betterment of humanity and the natural world. As Principal of Vancouver-based P+A INTERIORS for nearly 20 years years, Shelley leads design teams, business development, and marketing and communications at the firm. P+A INTERIORS’ purpose is three-fold, fostering design excellence, innovation, and health, wellness, and sustainability in the commercial, institutional, and residential sectors.