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EPA Green Building Research Symposium - New York City

EPA Region 2

Thursday, July 19, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:15 PM (EDT)

EPA Green Building Research Symposium - New York City

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Conference Attendance (In-Person) Ended Free  
Green Building Networking Happy Hour Ended Free  
Webinar Attendance (On-line)   more info Ended Free  

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Attention: The symposium will take place between 1:00 PM and 5:15 PM EST. 

“Applying Green Building Research Today"

Agenda Overview for DAY 3, JULY 19


ThemeHuman & Ecological Health and Finance/Accounting

The goal of the final day is to explore the current research needs and gaps to developing indicators (or a single indicator) for the value of green buildings that can be used in cost benefit analyses and by decision makers when choosing between conventional and sustainable.  A green building indicator should incorporate environmental and public health benefits to the region, the community, the building owner/operator, as well the occupants.




1:00 PM to 1:15 PM

Opening  Remarks and Speaker 

Bicky Corman, Deputy Associate Administrator, EPA Office of Policy



1:15 PM to 2:50 PM

Session 5: Promotion of Green Buildings to Improve Health & Well-being and Support Economic Goals

Moderator: Bob Thompson, Chief, Indoor Environment Management Branch, EPA Office of Research and Development 


Bill Fisk, Sr. Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Chris Garvin, Partner, Terrapin Bright Green

2:50 PM to 3:00 PM

10 Minute BREAK

3:00 PM to 4:30  PM

Session  6: How can Green Building Research Support Economic Analysis & the Triple Bottom Line

Moderator:  John Thomas, Director, Community Assistance and Research Division, EPA Office of Policy


Judith Heerwagen, General Services Administration (GSA)

Theddi Wright Chappell, Cushman & Wakefield

Sean P. Dwyer, Shearer & Dwyer, LLP

4:30 PM to 4:40 PM

10 Minutes BREAK

4:40 PM to 5:15 PM

Closing Speaker:  Dr. Glenn Paulson, EPA Science Advisor

Learn more about the proceedings for July 17th (Technology, Products, and Services) and July 18th (Social Science/Human Behavior Building and Community).  Or check out the Event Webpage on EPA's National Risk Management Research event page.


Register to attend in person or virtually.  Registered participants will receive reminders and copies of materials directly. 


EPA Region 2 is located in the Ted Weiss Federal Building on 290 Broadway, between Duane St. and Reade St.

The symposium proceedings will be held - and broadcast - on the 27th floor (room 27A) on the northern side of the building.

Once you pass through security, proceed to the farthest elevator bank and take and elevator to the 27th floor.  Registration will be available outside of the conference room. 


Security Information and Building Entrance

At the entrance, participants will need to go through security, including a metal detector.  Any computers, belts, jewelry, etc. need to be removed and screened separately. 

Due to the volume of people passing through security, it is recommended for guests to arrive 20 to 30 minutes prior to the event as it will begin promptly at 1 PM.  Registration opens at 12:00 PM.


Webinar Online Access

While seating will be limited for in-person participation, you can tune into


to follow the presentations virtually.  Registering for a Webinar Attendance ticket will give you updated information for online viewing and access, including the link to EPA's UStream Channel.

Networking Happy Hour

Following the symposium, please join us up the block at Ward III for a cash-only happy hour from 5:30 to 8:30 PM.  Directions to and more information about Ward III is available through the link.  Register above to ensure your place. 


 Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

There is no age limit.  You will need a photo ID and your name will be on the list to be escorted to the event space. 

What can/can't I bring to the event?

As with airport security, no weapons including pocket knives, etc.  They will be confiscated.  

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes - your registration and ticket are transferrable.  However, please make sure that inform us who will be taking your place so as to include them on the list. 

Can I update my registration information?

You can update your registration until the day of the symposium.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You will not need a printed ticket.  However, we will have a name tag for you at the registration table.    

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

If possible, please try to inform us of any changes to the attendee and/or the organization that the attendee represents as attendees must pass through security.  


For more details about this session or information about this research symposium, please contact Tiana Ramos at or Heather Barnhart at

Have questions about EPA Green Building Research Symposium - New York City? Contact EPA Region 2

When & Where

"Applying Green Building Research Today" Symposium
290 Broadway
New York, NY 10007

Thursday, July 19, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:15 PM (EDT)

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EPA Region 2

Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and Eight Tribal Nations

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