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Agenda17th Annual New York State Green Building Conference

Register for the Conference Here

By attending the full conference, you can earn up to: 6 Continuing Education Credits (CECs/HSW) for Landscape Architects, 8 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for Engineers, and 8 AIA CES LUs/HSW for Architects.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Marriott Syracuse Downtown, Syracuse, NY

Time Activity

7:30 - 8:45 AM

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

8:45 - 9:00

Welcome and Introduction in Finger Lakes Ballroom

9:00 - 10:00

Keynote I in Finger Lakes Ballroom

Energiespring, a Way to Create a Mass Market for Net Zero Energy Homes
Jasper van den Munckhof, Director/Founder, Energiesprong

10:00 - 11:00

Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Lobby

Concurrent Session I
11:00 - 1:05 PM

Track A:
Biomimicry &
Life-inspired Design

Track B:
Green Solutions

Track C:
Energy

11:00 - 12:00 PM

Ordinary Material, Extraordinary Geometry
Daekwon Park, Syracuse University

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

"But It is Too Expensive!" Barriers and solutions to market acceptance of green building and sustainability initiatives
Rick Alfandre, Alfandre Architecture, PC and EcoBuilders, Inc
Jeffrey Domanski, Hudson Valley Energy and Erase40

(Approved for 1.0 CEC)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU)

RetrofitNY: Update on the Road to Net Zero Retrofits

Greg Hale, NYSERDA
Evan Hallas, Taitem Engineering
Tom King, King + King Architects
Jordan Dentz, The Levy Partnership
Allison van Hee, JOE NYC

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

12:05 - 1:05

Case Studies in Co-Benefits of Nature-Based Design Utilizing Optimized Engineered Growing Media
Jesse Rosenbluth, Omni Ecosystems

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

TBA

Repurposing Mid-Century Buildings for a New Generation
Jason Evans, Ashley McGraw Architects
Jaimee Wilson, Pathfinder Engineers & Architects

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

1:05 - 2:05

Lunch & Networking Opportunities in Finger Lakes Ballroom

2:05 - 3:05

Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Lobby

Concurrent Session II

3:05 - 5:10

Track A:
Sustainability and You

Track B:
Health and Wellness in the Built Environment

Track C:
High Performance Buildings

3:05 – 4:05

TBA

Hospitals Funding Patients' Home Repairs for Better Health Outcomes
Lauren Asplen, BlueGreen Alliance

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Code Commissioning in NY State
Nate Goodell, Taitem Engineering
Lou Vogel, Taitem Engineering

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

4:10 - 5:10

TBA

Healthy Design, Healthy Bottom Line: The Business Case for Human Health in High Performance Buildings
Lauren Hildebrand, Steven Winter Associates, Inc

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Making Our Buildings HeatSmart: Urgency, Technologies, Challenges and Opportunities
Lindsay Speer, Alliance for a Green Economy
Chris Carrick, Central New York Planning and Development Board

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

5:10 - 7:00

Reception, Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions, & Student Poster Competition in Lobby

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Time Activity

7:30 - 8:45 AM

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

8:45 - 9:00

Welcome and Introduction in Finger Lakes Ballroom

9:00 - 10:00

Keynote Presentation II in Finger Lakes Ballroom

The Second Wave: Welcome to the WELL Movement
Rick Fedrizzi, Chairman and CEO, International WELL Building Institute

10:00 -10:45

Panel Presentation in Finger Lakes Ballroom
Plenary Panel on Sustainability from the Perspective of Developer
Participants: TBA

10:45 - 11:30

Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Lobby

11:30 - 12:30 PM

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
12:35 – 2:40

Track A:
Biophilia

Track B:
Urban Design, Planning, and Community Development

Track C:
Energy

12:35 - 1:35

Unpaving Paradise: Biophilic, Sustainable, Resilient Urban Regeneration
Brandon Specketer, COOKFOX Architects

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Sustainable Design in a Native American Community
Barry Halperin, Beardsley Architects + Engineers
John MacArthur, Beardsley Architects + Engineers

Colleen Thomas, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Liz Jacobs, Akwesasne Housing Authority

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Green Design Studio for Healthy and Sustainable Buildings and Communities: Exploration of an Innovative Approach
Jensen Zhang, Syracuse University

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

1:40 - 2:40

Design to Stimulate the Mind: Lessons in Biophilia
Bethany Borel, COOKFOX Architects

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

A Community Platform for Visualizing Climate Change Adaptation
Bess Krietemeyer, Syracuse University School of Architecture
Amber Bartosh, Syracuse University School of Architecture

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

The New York Energy Manager: How Building Energy Data Have Been Utilized to Drive Value at SUNY Buffalo State College and Stony Brook University

Michael Madigan, O'Brien & Gere Engineers
Thomas Lanzilotta, Stony Brook University
Rebecca Hughes, New York Energy Manager

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

2:40 – 3:00

Sponsor & Exhibitor Interactions in Lobby

Concurrent Session IV
3:05 – 5:10

Track A:
Green lessons Learned

Track B:
Urban Design, Planning, and Community Development

Track C:
Net-Zero Energy Buildings

3:05 - 4:05

Carbon Redux: Tales from the Trenches
Jim D'Aloisio, Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt
Jodi Smits Anderson, DASNY

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Transformative Downtown Revitalization through Sustainable Development - The Story of Lake Tunnel Solar Village
Robert Switala, Bergmann Associates

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Getting to Zero: Advanced Energy Design Guidance for Office and Schools
Paul Torcellini, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

4:10 – 5:10

We Should Know Better: Top 10 Multifamily Design Mistakes
Steve Klocke, Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Go for Gold: LEED for Communities and Your Local College
Erik Backus, Clarkson University

(Approved for 1.0 CEC/HSW)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

Planning, Design and Operation of Net Zero Energy Buildings
Charles Bertuch, Bergmann Associates

(Approved for 1.0 PDH)

(Approved for 1.0 AIA CES LU/HSW)

5:15

Closing and Conference Giveaway in Finger Lakes Ballroom

5:30

Conference Concludes

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Contact Us

Katherina Searing
Assistant Dean
Online, Professional, & Public Education
ESF Open Academy
315-470-6817
kbsearing@esf.edu

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