Design 2 Decarb, A Deep Dive into Decarbonization Strategies, June 21, University Center, Chicago, IL

  • 21 June 2022
  • Event Host : IBPSA-USA, Chicago Chapter, and AIA-Chicago
  • Event Location : University Center, 525 South State Street, Chicago, IL, United States
Design 2 Decarb, Chicago, Illinois
Event Description

The Chicago Chapter of IBPSA-USA and AIA-Chicago will host the Design 2 Decarb: Chicago Conference in June 2022. This one-day event offers the Chicago AEC community a deep dive into decarbonization strategies local and relevant to the city and surrounding region. The conference will explore Chicago-area decarbonization policy, carbon data analysis, best practice case studies, and carbon reduction strategies for the future. A diverse slate of presenters includes local leading architects, engineers, scientists, students, government officials, utility company representatives, product designers, and ESG professionals.  The anticipated program includes a keynote speaker, four moderated panel presentations, and a closing session.



  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • IBPSA-USA, Chicago Chapter, and AIA-Chicago
  • Agenda
    • 8:00 am - Gordon Gill, FAIA, OAA, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
      8:30 am - Track 1 – Chicago & Illinois Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, and Decarbonization Policy
      10:30 am - Track 2 – Calculating Chicago’s Carbon Footprint
      1:00 pm - Track 3 – Chicago’s Best Practices
      3:00 pm - Track 4 – Looking to Chicago’s Future
      4:30 pm - Angela Tovar, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chicago
  • Sponsors
    • IBPSA-USA, Illinois Green Alliance, Baumann Consulting, IES, AIA Chicago
  • Cost
    • Member (AIA, IBPSA, USGBC) $50 + $3.55 Fee
      Nonmember $75 + $4.81 Fee
      Student $15 + $1.78 Fee
      Virtual Attendee $15 + $1.78 Fee
  • Event type
    • Conference

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