PA / NJ Sustainability Symposium 2013

Who: 
Everyone
Where: 
Temple University Performing Arts Center
When: 
Tue, 03/12/2013 - 11:45am - 5:30pm

 

 

Online registration is now CLOSED. Walk-ins are welcome, you may register at the door and pay by cash, check, or credit card (Visa, AmEx, MasterCard, Discover all accepted). Please note that DVGBC's office will be closed as of 3:00 pm Monday, March 11th.

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
7:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Temple University
Performing Arts Center
1837 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Now in its third year, this event brings together industry, education and community leaders to share best practices, ask challenging questions and provide cutting edge information about sustainability in the Delaware Valley.

Start the morning with Leading-edge Keynote Speakers:

  • Mark Alan Hughes, Professor of Practice & Advisor to the Provost on Sustainability, Innovation and Policy, PennDesign
  • James C. Fish, Jr., EVP & CFO, Waste Management
  • Rob Powelson, Chairman of The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission 

Thank you to our Breakfast Sponsor:

24 Education Sessions: Click here for a detailed list of panelists

  • Covering diverse topics such as green schools, the business model for sustainability, Philadelphia cultural and sports institutions, LEED, commercial real estate owners and tenants, electric vehicles and much more!
  • Panelists include:
    • Jaimie Cloud: President, The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education
    • Doug Gatlin: VP for Market Development, USGBC
    • Jean Lupinacci: Director, ENERGYSTAR Commercial/Industrial Branch, USEPA
    • Bill Sisson: Director of Sustainability, United Technologies
    • Brenna Walraven: Managing Director, USAA Real Estate Company
    • Rob Watson: Founder, LEED and EcoTech International Group
  • Get inspired over lunch by innovative restaurateurs, Jeff Benjamin, Founder, Vetri Foundation and Neal McCarthy, Owner & General Manager, Miller Union Farm to Chef Restaurant in Atlanta and Doug Lawrence, Managing Principal, NYC's 5 Stone Capital, Innovator of re-tasking commercial real estate for urban farming in a panel moderated by Nic Esposito, food activist, writer and founder of Head & the Hand Press.

Thank you to our Lunch Sponsor:

The PA/NJ Sustainability Symposium 2013 has been approved for 5 GBCI CEU's and 5 AIA LU hours!

COST:

Standard Price: $49
Chapter Member / Member-Pro: $29
Student (ID Required): $10

Registration is now closed. Walk-ins are still welcome.

Click here for directions and a parking map.

Click here for a campus map.


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

7:15 - 7:45 - (TPAC) Registration and Networking

7:45 - 8:45 - (TPAC) Start your morning with  Mark Alan Hughes, Professor of Practice & Advisor to the Provost on Sustainability, Innovation and Policy, PennDesign, James C. Fish, Jr., EVP & CFO, Waste Management  and Rob Powelson, Chairman of The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission 

9:00 - 12:20 - (Alter Hall) Educational Sessions (Detailed description below)

12:30 - 1:30 -  (TPAC) Get inspired over lunch by innovative restaurateurs Jeff Benjamin, Founder, Vetri Foundation and Neal McCarthy, Owner & General Manager, Miller Union Farm to Chef Restaurant in Atlanta and Doug Lawrence, Managing Principal, NYC's 5 Stone Capital, Innovator of re-tasking commercial real estate for urban farming in a panel moderated by Nic Esposito, food activist, writer and founder of The Head & The Hand Press.

During lunch, DVL Group will be presenting their “Less Watts” award to three local organizations that
are helping DVL achieve their pledge of saving 1,000,000 watts of electricity.

Click the following for a map of Alter Hall:     1st Floor   |   6th Floor   |   Lower Level

 

Track

   

Session #1

9:00-10:00

   

Session #2 

10:10-11:10

   

Session #3

11:20-12:20

 

Community

(6th Floor 605)

Sustainable Communities

Green Schools Triple Bottom Line Businesses

Big Things

(Lower Lvl. 33)

Big Manufacturers

Big Owners Big Users

Yo, What's Up Philly?

(Lower Lvl. 35)

University Green

Sports Stadiums Cultural Institutions

Power Up

(6th Floor 607)

Energy Sources and Uses

Utilities and the Grid Electricity 101

Decoding Green

(Lower Lvl. 31)

Green Building Rating Systems

Codes and Disclosure Mandates LEED v4

Cutting Edge Technology

(6th Floor 606)

Metering and Automation

Your Home Electric Vehicles

Resource Management

(Lower Lvl. 32)

Natural Gas

Green Infrastructure

WTF: Waste, Trash, and Fuel

 Building the Business Case

(Lower Lvl. 34)

Corporate Sustainability

Incentives and Funding Sources Case Study: Empire State Building

 

PA/NJ Sustainability Symposium 2013 has Gone Mobile!

We strongly encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at the PA/NJ Sustainability Symposium 2013. You'll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general show info. The app is compatible with iPones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices.

To get the guide, choose one of the methods below:

  • Download 'Guidebook' from the Apple App Store or the Android Marketplace.
  • Visit http://guidebook.com/getit from your phone's browser. 
  • Scan the image to the right with your mobile phone.

The guide will be listed under the "Download Guides" section of the application. Search for "PA/NJ Sustainability Symposium 2013"

 


CLICK HERE FOR SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!

*Please return completed sponsor forms to Chris Moore at 1617 JFK Blvd, Suite 999, Philadelphia, PA 19103 or cmoore@dvgbc.org / 215-399-5789.


Thank You to Our Host!

 

"Parliament" Sponsors:

                          

 

"Great Horned Owl" Sponsors:

                      

                                       

                                     

                   

 

"Talon" Sponsors:

AliJas, Inc.

Dome-Tech, Inc.

Manko, Gold, Katcher, & Fox, LLP

Spartan Chemical Company

Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc.

 

Industry Partners: