Speaking Engagements

USA Conference 2022
Frankfurt, Germany

USA Conference 2022

Walkable America: Real Estate Development Trends in the Southeastern United States

Terry Shook, FAIA, will be a featured speaker at the 2022 USA conference in Germany on the topic of urbanism in the Southeastern US markets. For more information please click here.

Teaching Urban Retail Best Practices
Cambridge, MA

Teaching Urban Retail Best Practices

Reimagining Retail: Seizing Opportunities on Main Street and in Ecommerce

Terry Shook, FAIA and Robert Gibbs, FASLA, AICP, return to Harvard University's Graduate School of Design July 27 - 29 to lead an interactive course illustrating the best practices for urban retail districts and town centers seeking to respond to the emerging post-COVID era practices and changing lifestyles. Guest speakers include thought and practice leaders in the fields of consumer psychology, real estate development, leasing and finance. Now in its 26th year, this entertaining and instructive program is ideal for architects, city officials, institutional lenders, policy makers, real estate investment trusts, residential and commercial real estate developers, retailers and urban planners. Enrollment is now open!

Enrollment is now open! Visit Course Website

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Past Speaking Engagements

Charlotte, NC

Placewise Talks 2021

Reimagining the Form & Function of Shopping Places: Physical - Digital - Experiential

Terry Shook, FAIA joins the first of five virtual panel discussions with Matthias Hollwich and moderator John Dee to explore how shopping center design is changing and how it is embracing the digitally empowered consumer — from architecture, community, and the development of “3rd spaces” that seamlessly provide for social interactions interwoven with entertainment and commerce.

Terry's session with Mathias and John begins at 11:00 am EST. To register for any of the free five virtual sessions, click here.

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.

For more information, click here.


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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