Taking the LEED for the Future – Straight Talk about Green Building is a one-day symposium presented by the U.S. Green Building Council Central Texas – Balcones Chapter, designed to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with sustainable building design, construction, operation and ownership.
Approved for 3.5 GBCI CE hours.
Austin Convention Center, Austin
Frost Bank Tower (and more from Thomas Properties Group), Austin
Texas State Technical College University Center, Harlingen
Baylor University Truett Seminary, Waco
8:30am - 9:30am
Opening Remarks: Effie Weaver, Board Chair, USGBC Central Texas - Balcones Chapter
Lucia Athens, Director of Sustainability, City of Austin
Mark Cover, CEO, Hines SW Region
Doug Gatlin, VP LEED & Product Management, USGBC
9:30am - 10:00am
Break and Late Registration
10:00am - 11:00am
Session I: Life After LEED - EBOM
Moderated by Alan Bell, Director of Design and Construction, Seton Network Facilities
Thomas Properties Group with John Kelley, VP Property Management
Truett Seminary @ Baylor University with Bill France, P.E., National OpX Manager for Aramark
11:00am - 11:15am
11:15am - 12:15pm
Session II: Show me the Money - The ROI of Construction Certifications
Moderated by Doug Gatlin, VP LEED & Product Development, USGBC
Texas State Technical College University Center, Charles D. Smith, P.E. – TSTC Associate VP, Administrative Services
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Lunch & Keynote
Brewster McCracken, Executive Director, Pecan Street Inc.
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Session III: Closing Panel - Where Do We Go From Here?
Moderated by: Jim Walker, Director of Sustainability, UT Austin
Lucia Athens, City of Austin
Mark Cover, Hines
Doug Gatlin, USGBC
David Thomas, Austin Convention Center
John Kelley, Thomas Properties Group
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Tour of LEED Gold Certified Austin Convention Center
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Networking Happy Hour
Ticket Price includes breakfast, lunch and Happy Hour
appetizers (cash bar).
Early Bird pricing expires November 25, 2012.
Inside Austin Convention Center - Event Location Map
Take the Escalators or Elevators at Northwest Corner for
easy access to the 4th Floor, Meeting Room 16B
Austin Convention Center Parking Information
With Support From:
**Please note that there will be no refunds unless the event is cancelled by the USGBC Central Texas - Balcones Chapter.
**Online registration is preferred but walk ins will be accepted with payment by check or cash; there will be no online payment ability.