$225 – $325

USGBC Build it Better: Jersey City 2019

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Liberty House Restaurant and Events

76 Audrey Zapp Dr.

Jersey City, NJ 07305

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

No Refunds

Event description

Description

USGBC Build it Better: Jersey City 2019, has been reviewed and approved by GBCI for 5 CE Hours for LEED Professionals! Register now to join U.S. Green Building Council in New Jersey at Liberty House for Build it Better: Jersey City 2019 on September 12, 2019.

OVERVIEW

USGBC Build it Better: Jersey City 2019 for our region will be hosted at Liberty House in Jersey City, New Jersey, (Photo credit: Amessé Photography) in a beautiful ballroom with a spectacular view of New York City and walking distance from the ferry to the Statue of Liberty. Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO, USGBC, GBCI, and Arc Skoru, will keynote our morning session. Wayne DeFeo, Executive Director of USGBC New Jersey, will serve as our Master of Ceremonies for the day. Our special exhibitor space, destined for growth in future years, will highlight our select sponsors. Over 1,800 USGBC member companies, over 9,900 LEED Accredited Professionals, as well as hundreds of green building experts are invited to network, learn, and earn continuing education credits. Please plan to join us for this inaugural event!

SESSION THEMES

1- Policy and Process: What New Legislation Means for Green Building and LEED®

2- Building Performance and Human Health

3- Where We Live Matters

AGENDA (subject to change)

9 AM Registration and Breakfast

9:30 AM Welcome from USGBC Team and MC, Wayne DeFeo, Executive Director, USGBC NJ

9:45 AM Opening Remarks from Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO, USGBC and GBCI

10:30 AM TOPIC: Policy and Process: What New Legislation Means for Green Building and LEED

10:30AM What's New in NYC and NYS?
Gina Bocra, Chief Sustainability Officer, New York City Department of Buildings

10:50 AM The Changing Building Performance Regulatory and Incentive Landscape in NJ
Matt Kaplan, CEO, ReVireo
Evan Carberry, Director of High Rise and Commercial Services, ReVireo

10:55 AM Testing the Mayoral Hypothesis: NYC Climate Mobilization Act and Facade Typology
Melissa Kelly, Sustainability Specialist, Gensler
David Briefel, Sustainability Director and Design Resilience Leader, Gensler

11:15 AM Facilitated Discussion

11:45 AM Buffet Lunch

1:00 PM TOPIC: Building Performance and Human Health

1:00PM Colgate Driving TRUE Zero Waste Around the World! Vance Merolla, Director, Global Sustainability, Colgate-Palmolive Compan Casey Mahalick, Senior Technical Associate, Environmental Sustainability, Colgate-Palmolive

1:20PM Optimizing People, Planet & Prosperity through Green Architecture Jason Kliwinski, Founder/CEO, Green Building Center LLC

1:40 PM Unilever, IWBI, Perkins & Will - LEED + WELL Michael Woods, Senior Project Manager, Senior Associate, Perkins & Will Karen Quintana, WELL Faculty, Vice President, International WELL Building Institute Juan Raigosa, Vice President,DMS Michelle Raigosa, President, DMS Jenn Taranto, Director of Sustainability, STRUCTURETONE

2:20PM Topic Q & A as Panel

2:45 PM BREAK

3:00 PM TOPIC: Where We Live Matters

3:00PM We Should Know Better: Top 10 Multifamily Design Mistakes Maureen Mahle, Director, Sustainable Housing Services, Steven Winter Associate Steve Klocke, Senior Sustainability Consultant at Steven Winter Associates

3:20PM Go for Gold: LEED for Communities and Your Local College Erik Backus, Professor of Practice, Director of the Construction Engineering Management Program, Executive Officer Civil & Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University Vatsal Bhatt, Director - Cities and Communities, U.S. Green Building Council

3:40 PM LEED for Cities: Integrating Energy Sustainability & Resiliency on a City Level Dawn Zimmer, Former Mayor of Hoboken, NJ & Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability

4:00 PM Facilitated Discussion

4:30 PM Report Out - One Highlight/Action Item from Each Facilitator

5:00 PM Closing Remarks by Mahesh Ramanujam

5:15PM Reception

6:30PM End of USGBC Build it Better: Jersey City 2019

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Liberty House Restaurant and Events

76 Audrey Zapp Dr.

Jersey City, NJ 07305

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

Save This Event

Event Saved