Conference Recordings

Institutional Resilience

Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Change Management
Published March 12, 2021
Presented by Petar Mattioni, KSS Architects LLP | Karl Ulrich, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania | Leandra Davis, Penn Engineering | Mark Kocent, University of Pennsylvania | Mayva Donnon, KSS Architects LLP
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institutions referenced in this resource:
University of Pennsylvania

In this session, we'll demonstrate how institutions can approach sustained enrollment, cross-disciplinary collaboration, navigating the funding environment, and adapting to changing user needs in support of long-term institutional resilience. Over the course of two pioneering projects, the University of Pennsylvania recognized the following as key factors in building resilience: multi-modal learning, disciplinary convergence, entrepreneurship and applied research, project delivery, change management, and value of place. Join us to learn new change management and delivery methodologies that you can use to improve your built campus environment's ability to adapt amidst ever-evolving pedagogy.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Determine the appropriate delivery methodology for your project and identify key change management strategies to ensure spaces fulfill institutional vision.
  2. Prioritize flexibility to plan for unknown future users and evolving user requirements as well as maximize capital investment.
  3. Emphasize entrepreneurship and applied research in your institutional planning processes.
  4. Support institutional resilience by leveraging synergies across disciplines to advance innovative research and entrepreneurial initiatives


Petar Mattioni

KSS Architects LLP

Karl Ulrich

Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Leandra Davis

Director of Planning, Design and Construction
Penn Engineering

Mark Kocent

University Architect
University of Pennsylvania

Mayva Donnon

KSS Architects LLP

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU 1.0 Unit (SCUPM21C1012) | AICP CM 1.0 Unit

Recorded March 12, 2021.

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