2023 AIA-AAH South Atlantic Region Chautauqua 13.0

Friday August 25th, 2023 from 8:00AM-6:00PM + Thursday Evening Reception 6:00PM-7:30PM
CBI/Workplace Solutions Corporate Education Center
4020 Yancey Rd, Charlotte, NC

Resiliency, Sustainability and the Social Determinants of Health

Friday August 25, 2023 from 8:00AM-6:00PM + Thursday Evening Reception 6:00PM-7:30PM in Charlotte, NC.

AIA South Atlantic Region

The theme this year is focused on resilience and sustainability in healthcare – broadly defined to include ecological/environmental, social, and operational resilience. It will explore the role that healthcare organizations and settings might play in resiliently supporting the health of their communities. The conference includes speakers who will address topics of resilience in response to natural and other disasters, lowering the carbon footprint of healthcare, inequity in access to healthcare, and the ever increasing pressures on the healthcare workforce. These are the issues we hope to explore at the 2023 conference which will include sessions tentatively framed as follows:

  • A Keynote by Farzan Bharucha: The Social and Environmental Determinants of Health.
  • Critical Issues Facing Healthcare Organizations – both large and small – in the Southeast: Thornton Kirby
  • The Role of Foundations: Filling the gaps in access to healthcare: Chris Prentice, UNC Wilmington
  • Designing a Sustainable and Hurricane Resilient Hospital: Matthew Barnett
  • Speakers panel discussion on Resiliency and Sustainability in Healthcare

The 13th Annual South Atlantic Regional Architecture + Health Chautauqua is aligned with the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH), a knowledge community of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Our goal is to bring national caliber content to regional practitioners unable to attend the larger national conferences. This unique one-day conference historically attracts between 80-120 healthcare architects, engineers, designers, health system representatives, and select material suppliers to engage in dialogue about the latest, relevant trends in the healthcare design industry. The inspiration for this smaller scale more intimate event stems from the idea of a Chautauqua.

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