Speaking Engagements

LeadingAge Annual Meeting
Atlanta, GA

LeadingAge Annual Meeting

Linking Planning and Design for a Community-Based NORC

Terry Shook FAIA returns to the LeadingAge Annual Meeting as a session speaker October 27 in Atlanta. The session will revisit Shook Kelley's strategic planning process for Aldersgate and its single-site, non-profit retirement community to be more in alignment with emerging Baby Boomer expectations. The topics will focus on the goals of creating a NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community), highlighting key steps that senior living organizations can take to link strategic planning with a physical master plan, and conduct inclusive and comprehensive outreach to current residents and the broader community.

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Past Speaking Engagements


Fancy Food 24/7 2021

The Bonfire Effect: How Physical Retail Will Survive A Digital Future

At the upcoming Specialty Food Association's Fancy Food 24/7 digital event, Kevin Kelley describes how Shook Kelley helps retailers convene consumers around their brand bonfires.

When: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Time:  11am – 12pm 

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Cambridge, MA

Teaching Urban Retail Best Practices

Reimagining Retail: Seizing Opportunities on Main Street and in Ecommerce

CEUs: (Pending)

What will retail shopping look like in the post-Pandemic era, once COVID-19 lockdowns are over and people return to the wild for their shopping experiences? Terry Shook, FAIA, along with Robert J. Gibbs, AICP, ASLA, will be teaching an online course as part of Harvard University's Graduate School of Design August 9, 11 & 13, 2021. Now in its 25th year, this course will illustrate the best practices for retail centers responding to the emerging Post-COVID era and changing lifestyles.

Enrollment is now open! Visit Course Website

Photo credit: Angela Compagnone via Unsplash

Raleigh, NC

2021 Southeast Rail Forum

Reenergized by Rail

Terry Shook joins others in the rail industry March 26 as a panel speaker in the 2021 Southeast Rail Forum to talk about investments in rail that have reenergized communities across the southeast and spurred growth. To register for the virtual sessions, click here.


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