The Best of GreenBuild

The Best of GreenBuild

Wednesday, May 5, 2010
3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Federal Reserve Bank
121 N 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA


Are you interested in green building technologies? Want to hear an assessment of what global carbon and global warming trends mean for your practice and the Delaware Valley Region? Did you hear about the USGBC's International sustainable building conference and exposition held in Phoenix in November 2009? Didn't get to go? The Delaware Valley Green Building Council is sponsoring a re-cast of the best regional presenters from the GreenBuild 2009 conference, to be held on May 5, 2010

Session topics include:

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Allen Hughes, University of Pennsylvania
A commissioned keynote address from Dr. Mark Alan Hughes, founding Director of Sustainability for the City of Philadelphia and currently Senior Fellow at University of Pennsylvania, on "Philadelphia After Copenhagen - An American City Confronts Global Climate Change"
Materials Recovery and Reuse to Build the Future
Steve Baer / Five Winds International

Beyond Platinum Homes
Johnny and Tim McDonald and Howard Steinberg / Onion Flats

Certifying Sustainable Businesses & Institutionalizing Social Equity
Jay Coen Gilbert / B Lab and Heather Shayne Blakeslee / DVGBC

Planning & Designing a Carbon Neutral Future
R. Allen Kimel, Jeffery Brownson, Seth Adam Blumsack / Penn State University

Holistic Resource Management in Designing Green Communities
Manisha Kaul / Andropogon Associates Ltd, Edward Clerico / Alliance Environmental LLC, and Victor D'Amato / Tetra Tech, Inc

The Quest for Sustainability in Philadelphia Schools
Michael Pavelsky / The Sheward Partnership, LLC, Lorna Rosenberg / U.S. EPA, Leigh Clark / The School District of Philadelphia

During Best of Greenbuild, the DVGBC Student Design Competition boards will be on display and winners will be presented at their annual awards ceremony.

This event has been made possible by:

In addition, the Federal Reserve will be hosting an exposition of green businesses and vendors providing green services and products, to enable attendees to explore methods to improve the triple-bottom line of their enterprises and personal lives.

Penn Lighting Associates, InterfaceFLOR, Panduit, Ethos Sustainable Finishes, Haworth, Inc., Systems Solutions, LED Green Light International, LLC., Nason Construction, PROMObebopp
Only 2 spots left! Sign up today!!

Full registration details are available at Sessions begin at 4:30 and wrap up by 8:30. The cost for the full afternoon is $30 for members, $40 for non-members, and $15 for students.

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