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Agenda16th Annual New York State Green Building Conference

Agenda is tentative and subject to change.

Register for the Conference Here

 

April 5, 2018 Marriott Syracuse Downtown, Syracuse, NY

Time Activity

7:30 AM

Check-in

Continental Breakfast & Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Lobby

8:20

Welcome and Introduction in Finger Lakes Ballroom

 

8:30

Keynote I in Finger Lakes Ballroom

Seizing America's Renewable Energy Future

Martin O'Malley, Former Governor of Maryland

 

9:30

Keynote II in Finger Lakes Ballroom

New York Times to Central Park Tower: Case Studies From An ‘Accidental Practitioner’

John Mardaljevic, Professor of Building Daylight Modelling, School of Architecture, Building & Civil Engineering, Loughborough University (UK)

Approved for 1.0 PDH

10:30

Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Lobby

Concurrent Session I

 

Track A:

Resilience

Track B:

LEED v4

Track C:

Energy

Track D:

Multifamily Deep Energy Retrofit

11:00

Adapting Buildings to a Changing Climate

Nicholas Rajkovich, Universirty at Buffalo

James Leahy,  DNV GL

(Approved for 1.0 PDH) (Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

LEED v4 Changes for Higher Education Projects

Mark Maddalina and Kristin Schuster, SWBR

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Energy Storage

Charles Bertuch, Bergmann Associates

Approved for 1.0 PDH

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Small Developers, Big Goals

Margo Valdes and Taylor Bearden, Sustainable Comfort

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

12:00 pm Lunch & Networking Opportunities in Finger Lakes Ballroom

Concurrent Session II

 

Track A:

Building for a Future Climate

 

Track B:

Lighting

Track C:

High Performance Buildings Technology Innovations

Track D:

High Performance Building Energy & Envelopes

1:15 pm

Small Island Developing States -Resilience in the face of Climate Change

Farah Nibbs, SUNY-ESF

Light and daylight: how to effectively impact building occupants’ health and well-being

Dr. Mariana G. Figueiro, RPI

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

VR for Sustainability

Amber Bartosh, Syracuse University

Michael Frisina, Ashley McGraw Architects

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

NYStretch Code: Energy

Priscilla Richards, NYSERDA

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

2:15 Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Lobby
2:45

TBA

TBA

Innovative Sensor Application for Achieving Deep Energy Savings

Matthew Brubaker, SUNY Cortland

David Gordon, Green Building Partners, LLC

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Escalating Excellence in Envelopes (lessons learned and nine habits revisited)

Jodi Smits Anderson, DASNY

Jim D’Aloisio, Klepper Hahn and Hyatt

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

4:00

Keynote Presentation III in Finger Lakes Ballroom

A presentation by Chief Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation

5:00 – 7:00 Reception, Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions, and Student Poster Competition in Lobby
 

April 6, 2018 Marriott Syracuse Downtown, Syracuse, NY

Time Activity

7:30 AM

Check-in, Continental Breakfast, & Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Lobby

8:20

Welcome and Introduction in Finger Lakes Ballroom

8:30

Keynote Presentation IV in Finger Lakes Ballroom

Material Transparency, Health and Wellness and Biophilia

George Bandy Jr., Vice President for Sustainability, Mohawk Group

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

9:30

Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Lobby

10:00

Keynote Presentation V in Finger Lakes Ballroom

INCREMENTS OF CHANGE: From Early Tall Wood Buildings to a Global Movement and Online Education

Michael Green, Architect AIBC, FRAIC, AIA, Michael Green Architecture

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

11:00

Lunch in Finger Lakes Ballroom

including the Green Building Advocate Ceremony & Recognition of the Student Poster Winners

Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Finger Lakes Ballroom & Finger Lakes Foyer

Concurrent Session III

12:00 – 2:05

Track A:

Cross Laminated Timber

Track B:

Net Zero Energy

Track C:   

Resilience

Track D:  

Green Building Rating Systems

12:00

The Impact of Our Business: Ecologic and Life Considerations of Doing the Work We Have Chosen

Jonathan Orpin, New Energy Works

Net Zero Ready: 10 Years in the Making

Tom King and Pete King, King + King Architects

Gordon Woodcock, Taitem Engineering

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Multi-scalar biomimetic approaches to cultivate social-ecological resilience of freshwater systems – a Lake Erie case study

Kelly Siman, University of Akron

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

The Occupied Home Rehab under LEED v4

Maureen Mahle,Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

1:05

More With Less: An Overview of the First CLT Hotel in the United States

Jeff Morrow, Lend Lease

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

Creating a World of Zero Energy Buildings

Paul Torcellini, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

What is the Architect doing in the Jungle?

Dr. Petra Gruber, University of Akron

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

 

Choosing the Right Green Tools – An Ecosystem of Green Rating Systems

Tracie Hall, New York Upstate, USGBC

Harry Gordon, Gordon + Gordon Architecture

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

2:05 Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Lobby

Concurrent Session IV

2:35 – 4:40

Track A:

Health & Wellness

Track B:

Passive House

 

Track C:

Resilience

Track D:

Urban Design, Planning & Policy

2:35

WELL Building Standard, The next Step to Providing Healthy Buildings

Gretchen BeVard, GMB Consulting Services, LLC

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Passive House + Living Building: Combining Rigorous Building Standards
for Maximum Benefit

Nicole Schuster, Ashley McGraw Architects

Christina Aßmann, Ashley McGraw Architects

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

PLACES LOST AND FOUND: Re-imagining New York State Communities in the Post Urban Renewal Era

Robert E. Charron, Onondaga Community College

Andrea Smith, City of Ogdensburg, NY

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

 

Ithaca Green Building Policy: Reducing Energy and Water Use in New Construction

Nick Goldsmith, City of Ithaca

Ian Shapiro, Taitem Engineering

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

3:40

Driving Occupant Health and Wellness in the Built Environment
Aaron Wouters, Integral Group

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

The R.W. Kern Center: Project Achievements and Lessons Learned

Lisa Carey Moore, Integrated Eco Strategy

Christopher Nielson, Bruner/Cott

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Rising above the storm: Design for urban flood resilience

Tony Daniels & Caitlin Martusewicz, Cycle Architecture + Planning

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

ReZone Syracuse - Updating Land Use Regulations to Spur Improvement & Investment in Our Community


Owen Kerney, Syracuse-Onondaga County Planning Agency

4:45

Closing & Conference Giveaway in Finger Lakes Ballroom

5:00

Conference Concludes

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Contact Us

Katherina Searing
Associate Director
ESF Outreach
Phone: 315-470-6817
kbsearing@esf.edu

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