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    About Better Buildings, Better Lives: Big South, Presented by USGBC, December 8 - 10

  • 8 December 2020 To 10 December 2020
  • Event Host : US Green Building Council
About Better Buildings, Better Lives: Big South, Presented by USGBC
Event Description

Where the Southern Green Building Community unites.

Individuals around the world are working hard in their local communities to raise the quality of life for human beings every day. Better Buildings, Better Lives: Big South amplifies these stories of leadership from business, public sector, and building industry professionals who are making a measurable impact every day from the South Central & South Atlantic regions. ā€‹

Designed for green building professionals, the virtual conference will focus on addressing key topics and issues facing local and regional communities and how green building can create more sustainable buildings, cities and communities that positive impact human health and raise the standard of living for everyone.  

Taking place across 3-days virtually, Better Buildings, Better Lives: Big South features people and projects that are leading the region to a more sustainable, healthy and resilient future. Plus, it’s a great way to connect with peers and get your continuing education hours! All registrations include access to recorded sessions that you can review on your own time.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • US Green Building Council
  • Agenda
    • Tuesday, December 8, 2020: Sustainability Leadership in the Private Sector
      Wednesday, December 9, 2020: Response & Resilience in the Public Sector
      Thursday, December 10, 2020: Health & Wellness Through LEED
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Lisa Shpritz: SVP, Environmental Business & Engagement Executive, Bank of America
      Aidan Hitt: CO|Lab Manager, HITT Contracting, Inc.
      Erin Hatcher: Vice President, Sustainability, AMLI Residential
      Marshall Gobuty: Founder and President, Pearl Homes Florida
      Ryan Schwabenbauer: Director of Sustainability, St. John Properties, Inc.
      Chris Castro: Director of Sustainability and Resilience, City of Orlando
      Dr. Dionne Wells-Hedrington: Chief Operations Officer, Virgin Islands Department of Education
      Sushma Masemore: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment and State Energy Director, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
      Deeksha Rastogi: Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
      Gail Vittori: Co-Director, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems
      Melissa Baker: Senior Vice President, Technical Core, USGBC
      Joel McKellar: Director Building Performance Services, Whole Building Systems
      Dr. Deborah Wingler: Vice President and Health Research Lead, HKS, Inc.
      Carlie Bullock-Jones: Founder and Principal, Ecoworks Studio
      Liz York: Principal and Consultant, Healthy Design Collaborative, LLC
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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