J+J Sponsoring Education Facilities Workshop

Dalton, GA, March 31, 2014 -- J+J Flooring Group has recently joined with APPA, the world-wide professional association of education facility managers, to present an APPA Facilities Drive-In workshop.

The event takes place on April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Brown Lupton University Union on the campus of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.

It includes a continental breakfast and lunch and is free to educational facility professionals.  Attendees will earn .4 CEUs, four PDH units and four LUs.
 
Presentations will address topics including:
 
The intersection between branding and higher education and the implications on the built environment;

How facilities professionals of learning and cultural institutions can translate institutional identity into a successful visual communications program;
How campus facilities can support and enhance the overall branding goals of the institution;

The emergence of evidence-based design in learning environments and how these principles can be successfully applied to the floor covering evaluation and selection process.
 
Session leaders for the event include Brian Brindisi, Gensler Design Director of Brand Design, Kimberly Hickson, FAIA, LEED AP, Gensler Firmwide Education and Culture Leader, and J+J Flooring Group Director of Product Innovation Keith Gray.
 
The complimentary workshop is the first in a series to be held this year.



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