Sustainable Buildings Forum, June 4, 7:30-11:30am, Madison, WI

  • 4 June 2019
  • Start time : 07:30 AM
  • End time : 11:30 AM
  • Event Host : slipstream
  • Event Location : Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI, 53703, United States
Sustainable Buildings Forum , Madison, Wisconsin
Event Description

Many firms have at least one or two showcase projects that have reached aspirational sustainable design goals. The challenge is to maintain this level of performance across a portfolio and move your business on a path to deeper sustainability. Is it a technology problem or a people problem?

Join Slipstream to examine approaches that will challenge and empower your team to foster an organization-wide culture of sustainability. Learn about small and realistic changes to projects, operations and employee engagement that can lead to profitability. Expert speakers and facilitators will share success stories and highlight real-world tactics to overcome internal and external barriers. Whether you are in a leadership role, project manager or a sustainability champion at your company, this workshop is for you.

Who should attend?
Architects, sustainability specialists, building owners, developers, mechanical and electrical engineers, project managers, general contractors, city and community stakeholders, business owners and anyone interested in creating a vibrant workplace culture infused with sustainability.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • slipstream
  • Agenda
    • 7:30 – 8 am - Registration and breakfast

      8 – 8:15 am - Welcome and opening remarks

      8:15 – 9 am- Keynote—Sustainable Nation

      9 – 9:05 a.m. - Forum overview

      9:05 - 9:25 - Interactive session: Barriers to a high performance building portfolio

      9:25 – 9:50 am - Create a thriving organizational culture through sustainability

      9:50 - 10:05 am - BREAK

      10:05 - 10:45 am - Interactive session: Actionable strategies to achieve a high performance building portfolio

      10:45 - 11:15 am- Lightning round panel: insights from leaders

      11:15 - 11:30 am - Closing remarks and wrap up
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Keynote Speaker:

      Doug Farr
      President and Founding Principal, Farr Associates

      Doug Farr, author of the newly released Sustainable Nation: Urban Design Patterns for the Future, believes that neighborhoods are the often disjointed yet sustainable structure to cities. Learn how empathetic planning invites the entire community into the discussion, and how considering the perspective of others, is the key to inspiring trust and unlocking sustainable solutions to the problems of growth. As a follow-up to his widely acclaimed Sustainable Urbanism, the vision of Doug’s new book is to accelerate the pace and progress of human civilization to create an equitable and sustainable world. Those that work in the built environment are on the front lines of this challenge.

      Additional Speakers and Panelists:

      Michelle Halle Stern, The Green Facilitator
      Mike Stopka, MIST Environment
      Theresa Lehman, Miron Construction
      Molly Dunlap, EUA
      Manus McDevitt, HGA
      Mary Evers Statz, UW Health
  • Logistics / Parking
    • Early registration encouraged. Light breakfast included.
  • Event type
    • Speaker(s)

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