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University Facilities 2024

New facility planning and space management initiatives are being shaped by changing academic priorities, and a very different higher education future is on the horizon. Campus spaces and facility assets must now add long-term institutional value for multiple parties with shared interests and shared space.

At this conference you’ll get the capital project and space management data, metrics, and decision-making rationales you’ll need for expanded facility flexibility, shared resources, improved space utilization, hybrid learning and work, reduced costs, improved recruitment, improved sustainability, and new avenues for financing and funding of capital projects.

PLUS! This special pre-conference course on May 5th:
Fundamentals of Space Planning and Space Management for Higher Education

Make this conference a top priority planning event for your space planning, capital project,campus real estate, FM, and financial stakeholders to set in motion your institution’s visioning, decision-making, and plans of action for a transforming world of higher education involving:

-High space utilization models and metrics
-Values-based strategic facilities planning: wellness, equity, collaboration, sustainability
-Flexibility concepts for long-term building viability
-Cost effective renovation of underutilized and outdated space
-Capital project execution: Construction costs, timing, contracts, delivery strategies
-Strategies for educational space: Hybrid, multiple modalities, technology
-Faculty and staff officing: Hybrid workstyles and free-address workspace
-Implications of artificial intellgence (AI) on campus plans, infrastructure, and space
-Net-zero energy, carbon neutrality, and electrification of the campus
-Construction costs and reduction of capital expenditures
-Public-private development plans and processes
-Facility investments for student experience and student engagement
-Facility plans and features that improve recruitment and enrollment
-Accommodating new program and space demands without physical expansion
-Features and strategies for interaction and collaboration
-Facility features for campus wellness and health
-Space and features that support innovation and entrepreneurship
-Physical consolidation/centralization plans for academic programs and/or campuses
-Plans and features that engage and integrate the campus and public communities
-Master planning strategies for program location, utilization of facilities, and campus space

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