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NeoCon offers education FMs a diverse range of CEUs and workshop sessions

Image shows panel discussion at NeoCon 2023

Anchored by the theme “Design Takes Shape,” this year’s NeoCon will provide a platform where diverse perspectives converge to foster enrichment and growth across a wide range of topics and disciplines of interest to architects, designers and facility managers (FMs). Registration is now available for the sessions, which will be held both in-person and virtually.

At NeoCon, we are dedicated to curating a diverse programming experience, providing a dynamic blend of educational courses, inspirational talks, and hands-on workshops. Our CEUs and workshops will provide access to the technical skills and exposure to fresh ideas necessary to shift paradigms and promote growth, all within a vibrant, collaborative environment ideal for learning and innovation.

Nubia Henderson, Director of Programming for NeoCon

50+ CEU-approved sessions

Image shows panel discussion at NeoCon 2023
Panelists during a NeoCon 2023 CEU session. Image courtesy of NeoCon

More than 50 CEU-approved programs and workshops will be accessible exclusively to registered NeoCon attendees and will feature speakers from leading associations, universities, architecture and design firms, and top media outlets, as well as experts in workplace, sustainability, emerging technology, and more. 

The McMorrow Reports + FMLink team will attend NeoCon, and Founder and Editor-in-Chief Eileen McMorrow will manage the Best of NeoCon awards program for the 33rd year.

The editorial team recommends the following onsite CEUs related to education design and facility management:

20 Things That Neuroscientists Know that Designers Need to Know: (Monday, June 10, 2024, 9:00 AM CDT) Sally Augustin, PhD

Body and Mind: How Neurodiversity is Expanding Our Approach to Inclusive Design: (Monday, June 10, 2024, 3:00 PM CDT) Amie Keener, RID, IIDA, LEED AP, Design Manager, Gensler; Meaghan Beever, DDes, LEED AP ID+C, Design Strategist, Gensler; Kirima Isler, CPABE L1, Design Strategist, Gensler (Canada).

Embracing Sustainable Interiors: A Responsible Design Legacy: (Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 2:00 PM CDT) Florencia Kratsman, ASID, NCIDQ, LEED AP, Director of Interior Architecture, FXCollaborative Architects, LLP.

Rebuilding Communities with Data-Driven Wellness Strategies: (Tuesday, June 11, 2024 4:00 PM CDT) Valerie Jardon, Strategy Director, IA Interior Architects.

Virtual CEU sessions

A wide selection of on-demand sessions, starting June 10 through September 13, will cover various topics and verticals including DEI, Design Skills, Education, Facilities Management, Healthcare, Hospitality, Industry Directions, Lighting, Public Space, Sustainability, Technology, Wellness, and Workplace.

Virtual CEU sessions related to education facilities include:

Celebrating Campus Heritage Through Contemporary Interiors: Daniela Voith, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, IIDA, ASID, Founding Partner & Director of Design, Voith & Mactavish Architects.

Cultivating Emerging Designers: Education to Practice: Amanda Gale, Ph.D., NCIDQ, WELL AP, LEED AP (BD+C), Undergraduate Program Director + Internship Coordinator, Department of Interior Architecture, UNC Greensboro; Jennifer Busch, Hon IIDA, Vice President, Business Development, Officeworks Inc.; Felice Silverman, FIIDA, Principal, STA Design, Jennifer Graham, FIIDA, LEED AP, Managing Principal, Perkins & Will.

Designing Quality Schools for All Communities: Gwen Morgan, RID, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED AP ID+C, Senior Principal, Discipline Leader for Interior Design, Stantec; Katharine Land, NCIDQ, IIDA, Associate, Senior Interior Designer, Stantec.

PFAS and the Built Environment: The Science Behind “Forever Chemicals” in Built Environments: Marilyn Black, PhD, Vice President and Senior Technical and Strategic Advisor, Chemical Insights Research Institute; Holley Henderson, LEED Fellow, Fitwel Ambassador, WELL AP, Director, Education and Outreach, Chemical Insights Research Institute.

CEU programs and workshops are $45 per session ($40 if purchasing five or more). Show registration, keynotes and featured presentations are complimentary. To register and explore the complete listing of 2024 programming, including both onsite and virtual CEU-approved programs, workshops, featured presentations and keynotes, head to NeoCon 2024.