USGBC Florida: Sustainable Hospitality Summit, September 20, Orlando

  • 20 September 2019
  • Start time : 08:30 AM
  • End time : 05:00 PM
  • Event Host : United States Green Building Council Florida
  • Event Location : Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, Autograph Collection, Grand Ballroom, 325 South Orange Avenue Orlando, Orlando, FL, 32801, United States
USGBC Florida
Event Description

Convening industry experts will focus on hospitality footprint: reducing carbon emissions and waste, curating wellness experiences, crafting healthy communities, and prioritizing human capital.

This year, attendees will explore the implications of shifting guest expectations around health, wellness, and corporate social responsibility.

Regional experts will discuss:

  • Gender inclusion and equality during the Women in Green power breakfast

  • Resilient design in the wake of climate risks

  • Capturing corporate social responsibility through sustainable storytelling

  • Innovative case studies from top sector leaders

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • United States Green Building Council Florida
  • Agenda
    • 8:30 a.m.

      Registration & Open Networking

      9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

      Women in Green power breakfast

      10:00 a.m.

      Sustainable Hospitality Summit Begins

      10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

      Panel 1 - Resilient Hospitality

      12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

      Luncheon Keynote

      1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

      Panel 2 - Regional Project Showcase

      3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

      Closing Plenary - Corporate Social Responsibility

      4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


      5:00 p.m.

      Event end
  • Speakers / Presenters
      Rhiannon Jacobsen, Vice President, Market Transformation & Development, USGBC
      Jennifer Moreau-Chick, Executive Director, Florida for Good
      Allyson Tombesi, Environmental Engineer, Titan America
      Jenise Osani, Managing Director, OUC
      Mital Hall, Vice President, ecoPreserve

      Moderator: EXP
      Dr. Julia Nesheiwat, Chief Resiliency Officer, State of Florida
      Mike Hess, PE, LEED Fellow, Director of Future Ready, City of Orlando
      Tony Morgan, Deputy Director, Florida Office of Energy
      Nancy Scanlon, PhD, Sustainability Chair, Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association; Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, Florida International University
      Doug Kettles, Director, Central Florida Clean Cities Coalition

      Dr. David Randle, Managing Director, Blue Community Consortium
      Bill Weinaug, PE, LEED AP, President, Wekiva Island
      Jim Thomas, CEO, Central Florida Tech Alliance

      John Hare, Clean the World
  • Sponsors
    • exp., OUC, Darden Sustainability, MIDLAB, and Wyndham Destinations
  • Cost
    • $30-200
  • Event type
    • Conference

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