Green Drinks SPARK Speaker Series 2013 "Resilient Design: The New Imperative" with Alex Wilson of Resilient Design Institute
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
New York, NY
Alex's SPARK will focus on the Resilient Design Institute (RDI) which he recently founded. RDI advances practical solutions that can be employed by communities, businesses and individuals to adapt and thrive amid the accelerating social, ecological and climatological change being experienced today.
Featuring: Alex Wilson, Founder, BuildingGreen, Inc. and Executive Editor, Environmental Building News & GreenSpec. He has been at the forefront of green building and renewable energy for over three decades. Alex served on the board of directors of the U.S. Green Building Council for five years and was a founding member of the USGBC Research Committee.Alex was recently invited to serve on the new Building Resiliency Task Force and is being facilitated by Urban Green for the City of New York. The Task Force is taking an in-depth look at how to better prepare our buildings for future extreme weather events and infrastructure failures.
Alex Wilson Bio
Host Paul E McGinniss
Paul has helped to organize many environmental events including 7 Nights of Awareness for the December, 2011 NYC premier of the documentary film "The Big Fix."
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Green Drinks NYC
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