Building Innovation Gary Dillabough, Managing Partner, Westly GroupAnn Hand, CEO, Project FrogKevin Surace, Founder, Serious Energy
Offices and homes waste a lot of energy and leave a lot of money on the table. A new generation of startups aim to change that by bringing innovative technology and finance to the building sector. We'll discuss the opportunities, risks and obstacles to constructing and operating smarter buildings. Time: 10:30 a.m. check-in, 11a.m.-12 p.m. program
12-12:30 p.m. break for finger-food lunch
Building Green Cities David Gensler, Executive Director, GenslerCraig Hartman, Design Partner, SOM Michael Deane, Chief Sustainability Officer, Turner Construction Phil Williams, Vice President, Webcor Builders
Commercial real estate is one of the most promising areas for cutting carbon pollution with reasonable payback periods. What are the biggest financial and technological successes and challenges? With LEED certification becoming the industry baseline, where is green building going? The living building challenge is one area pushing the envelope of what’s possible and affordable. But established industries are pushing back against efforts to shake up the status quo. Join in a broad discussion about innovation and market transformation in a carbon-constrained world.Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m. program
Location: SF Club OfficeCost: $65 standard, $45 members, $20 students (includes all sessions)Also know: The speakers and audience will be videotaped for future broadcast on the Climate One TV show on KRCB TV 22 on Comcast and DirecTV.