1218 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
Center for Architecture
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) (EDT)


  • In-person member: $35
  • In-person non-member: $50
  • Virtual-only member: $20
  • Virtual-only non-member: $40

AIA Philadelphia and NAIOP members should register on their organizations' respective event pages to receive member pricing.

Event Details

Join AIA Philadelphia, GBCA, and NAIOP, for a discussion between leading developers, contractors, and architects about how development and market trends are impacting the construction environment in the Philadelphia region’s life sciences sector. Hear about trends in design and construction, issues impacting projects’ risk and schedules, and best collaboration practices and strategies for building project partners.


  • John Grady, Senior Vice President, Northeast Region Executive, Wexford Science & Technology, LLC
  • Maura Hesdon, General Manager, Shoemaker Construction Co.
  • Jose Jimenez, Director of Life Science, Gilbane Building Co.
  • Scott McNallan, Director of Architectural Design, CRB
  • Mike Marone, Vice President of Architecture, Genesis AEC
  • Leslie Smallwood-Lewis, Founder & Co-Owner, Mosaic Development Partners
  • Moderator: Lauren Gilchrist, Managing Director of Research, Longfellow Real Estate Partners

Program Schedule

  • 11:30am - 12:10pm: Lunch and Networking
  • 12:10pm - 12:15pm: Words from our Sponsors
  • 12:15pm - 1:30pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A

This is a hybrid event. Please note whether you are registering for an in-person ticket or a virtual ticket. In-person tickets include lunch. Virtual attendees will begin with the Words from Our Sponsors. The speakers will be in person at the Center for Architecture + Design.

AIA Philadelphia members can receive member pricing on AIA's event page HERE.

NAIOP members can receive member pricing on NAIOP's event page HERE.

The deadline to receive a refund for event registration is (7) seven business days before the event. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund.

Thank you to our Sponsors


Microsol Resources
Bittenbender Construction, LP
Aegis Project Controls
Additional Information
Event Contact:
Byron Lee
Contact Organization:
General Building Contractors Association | GBCA
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