Carbon Smart Building Day Slides

Opening Keynote by Edward Mazria, Founder & CEO, Architecture 2030
To Net Zero Carbon and Beyond: Framing the Challenge

Plenary Panel: Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment: Strategy, Tactics, Tools, and Partnerships

  • Session Lead: Kate Simonen, Carbon Leadership Forum, University of Washington
  • Monica Barone, Chief Executive Officer, City of Sydney
  • Victoria Burrows, Project Manager Advancing Net Zero, World Green Building Council
  • Amanda Sturgeon, CEO, International Living Future Institute
  • Rives Taylor, Principal, Firmwide Co-Director Design Resilience, Gensler

Reducing Embodied Carbon Emissions While Storing Carbon

Best Practices and Tools for Quantifying the Carbon Footprint of Every Project: Focus on Design

  • Session Lead: Wil Srubar, Assistant Professor, University of Colorado
  • Kelly Roberts, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, Principal, Walter P Moore Atlanta
  • Stacy Smedley, Director of Sustainability, Skanska Construction
  • Brent Trenga, Director of Sustainability and Education, Kingspan

True Carbon Neutral Development: Measuring and Reducing the Impact of Construction Materials and Processes: Focus on Development

  • Session Lead: Ryan Zizzo, Technical Director, Zizzo Strategy
  • Katie Ross, Sustainability Program Manager, Microsoft
  • Panu Pasanen, CEO, Bionova

Embodied Carbon Policies in Practice: Recent Innovations: Focus on Policy

  • Session Lead: Anu Natarajan, StopWaste
  • Elizabeth Beardsley, Senior Policy Counsel, U.S. Green Building Council
  • Patrick Enright, Green Building Engineer, Planning, Urban Design & Sustainability, City of Vancouver
  • Erin McDade, Program Manager, Architecture 2030
  • Prodipto Roy, Program Manager, Buildings & Industry, Climate Works

Lunch Keynote by Amory Lovins, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute: Integrative Design for Radical Efficiency at Lower Cost

Retrofitting Existing Buildings for High Efficiency

Best Practices for Delivering Deep Energy & Carbon Reduction Upgrades: Focus on Design

  • Session Lead: Mark Thompson Brandt, ZNC Collaboration for Existing & Historic Buildings; Sr Conservation Architect & Urbanist, MTBA Associates
  • Ralph DiNola, CEO, New Buildings Institute
  • Rod Yeoh, Principal Sustainability Engineer, DIALOG
  • Paula McEvoy, Director of Sustainability, Perkins + Will

Tapping the Climate and Profit Opportunity in Deep Energy Efficiency Upgrades: Focus on Development

Overcoming the Barriers to Building Energy Efficiency Retrofits at Scale: Focus on Policy

  • Session Lead: Emma Stewart, Ph.D., Director of Urban Efficiency & Climate, World Resources Institute
  • Andy Frank, Founder and CEO, Sealed
  • Andria Jacob, Senior Manager, Energy Programs and Policy, City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
  • Andrew McAllister, Commissioner, California Energy Commission

Creating Highly Efficient New Buildings

Building to Accelerate the Transition to a Clean Energy Grid: Focus on Design

  • Session Lead: Brendan Owens, Senior Vice President, US Green Building Council
  • Fiona Cousins, Principal, Arup
  • Barry Coflan, SVP & Chief Technology Officer, Schneider Electric, EcoBuildings Division
  • Peter Turnbull, Principal Program Manager, PG&E

Net Zero Carbon Buildings Are Better Buildings: Raising the Bar on Building Performance: Focus on Development

  • Session Lead: Michelle Frey, Executive Director, Urban Land Institute
  • Cliff Majersik, Executive Director, Institute for Market Transformation
  • Brett Phillips, Vice President of Sustainable and Responsible Investments, Unico Properties
  • Eleni Reed, Head of Sustainability, Lendlease

Accelerating Large-Scale Decarbonization of the Built Environment: Policy Trends: Focus on Policy

  • Session Lead: Mark Frankel, Technical Director, New Buildings Institute
  • Martha Brook, Energy Policy Advisor, California Energy Commission
  • Kendra Tupper, Chief Sustainability & Resilience Officer, City of Boulder
  • Vincent Martinez, COO, Architecture 2030

Plenary Panel: Health and Equity in the Built Environment

  • Session Lead: Michelle Romero, National Director, Green for All
  • Anthony Berheim, Healthy & Resilient Buildings Program Manager, San Francisco International Airport
  • Denise Fairchild, President & CEO, Emerald Cities Collaborative
  • Dr. Shamir Ghumra, BREEAM Director, BRE
  • Taylor Keep, Building Sciences Lead, Katerra