USGBC MA: Building Tech Forum 2017, February 16, 5:30-8:30 pm: The Rise of the Smart Cities, Boston

  • 16 Feb 2017
USGBC MA: Building Tech Forum 2017, February 16, 5:30-8:30 pm: The Rise of the Smart Cities, Boston
Event Description

Investigate the next frontier for sustainability in the urban realm: the potential of smart cities. Learn how this growing trend will benefit the agenda for sustainability.

Hear from Jascha Franklin-Hodge, the City of Boston's Chief Information Officer, Ben Myers, Sustainability Manager for Boston Properties, and Kurt Roth, Chief Scientist at Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy.

Hear from Green Building Innovation Lab on cutting edge topics like biomimicry, bio-remediation, and research from top institutions and academic teams.

Break-out sessions with your colleagues from innovative firms such as Siemens, MassCEC, Turner Construction, Elkus Manfredi, Osram Sylvania, Adidas, and more.

Learning Objectives:

1) How will building professionals manage projects to optimize the potential to connect into the smart city infrastructure of the future.

2) Discover trends from industry leaders on how smart buildings are going to enable sustainability in our communities

3) Find out what the private sector is seeing in the way of innovation and opportunity to update building design for the combined date and energy grid of the future.

4) Hear from our team of specialists to learn how we can overcome barriers in the design process to catalyze progress towards a smart metastructure in Massachusetts.

For registration & tickets:

Thursday, February 16th, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, CSE
5 Channel Center Street
Boston, MA, 02210

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