McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013
The Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) Annual Conference will feature dozens of continuing education credit opportunities for design professionals, including sessions approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA/CES), the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES), and the Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC). EDRA44Providence takes place May 29 – June 1, 2013 at the Omni Providence Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island.
Attendees can select from more than 100 workshops, professional development tutorials, general sessions and research presentations. Continuing education opportunities include:
The full conference program is now available. For more information, visit http://www.edra.org/edra44providence. Media interested in receiving a complimentary press pass can contact Kate O’Donnell at the information listed above.
The Environmental Design Research Association is an international, interdisciplinary organization founded in 1968 by design professionals, social scientists, students, educators, and facility managers. EDRA exists to advance and disseminate environmental design research, thereby improving understanding of the inter-relationships of people with their built and natural surroundings toward creation and curation of environments responsive to human needs.
With the theme of “Healthy + Healing Places”, EDRA44Providence has a special focus on health policy implications for environmental design in addition to promoting the value of research for advancing environmental design and theory building. Educational sessions will present cutting-edge research and collaboration in a variety of topic areas including healthcare environments, workplace environments, school and educational environments, and environments for aging populations. The sessions provide students, researchers, and practitioners alike the opportunity to participate in a collaborative discourse. Conference attendees include architects, urban planners, designers, social ecologists, urban anthropologists, researchers, consultants, policymakers, academics, and students from around the world. For more information about EDRA44Providence or to register, visit http://www.edra.org/edra44providence.