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NYS Green Building Conference Early Registration Ends Today!

We are looking forward to the next Green Building Conference, being held April 14-15 at the OnCenter in Syracuse. The Conference is hosted by SUNY-ESF in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council New York Upstate Chapter and the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (Syracuse CoE), with the goal of promoting, educating, and supporting green building design, construction, and processes.

This year’s conference will feature keynote presentations by Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication; Marge Anderson, Executive Vice President at Seventhwave and Immediate Past Chair of the USGBC Board of Directors; and Joseph Allen, Piers MacNaughton, Usha Satish, John Spengler, and Suresh Santanam, authors of the COGfx study of the impacts of indoor air quality on cognitive functioning. Pictured below are The 2016 NYS GBC Keynote Speakers, clockwise from left, the COGfx research team,  Marge Anderson, and Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz. Register Here.



NYS Green Building Conference: the time is NOW!

What time is it?  You mean now? / Yogi Berra

Whatever inspiration (or consternation) you take from baseball’s sage, for all of us looking forward to the New York State Green Building Conference, the time is NOW!  Take advantage of reduced online registration by this Friday, March 6th – after this registration is on-site.

The Zero Energy Ready Home Training pre- conference workshop is Wednesday, March 11th (led by Sam Rashkin, Chief Architect, U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Office, and Kevin Stack, Founder and CEO, Northeast Natural Homes, Inc.).

In addition tFedrizzio outstanding workshops  and networking breaks, lunches and receptions Thursday and Friday, March 12 – 13th,  we’re looking forward to the 360 Performance: From Design to Day-to-Day keynote presented by Rick Fedrizzi, CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and CEO of the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), along with Scot Horst, Chief Product Officer, United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and Chris Pyke, Chief Operating Officer for Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).

We are honored to have Chief Oren Lyons, Turtle Clan, Onondaga Nation FaithkeeOren Lyonsper, join us for a keynote presentation. Among his honors and recognition, Chief Lyons has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Syracuse University.  He has been the recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, the National Audubon Society’s Audubon Medal, the Earth Day International Award of the United Nations, and the Elder and Wiser Award of the Rosa Parks Institute for Human Rights. He serves on the board of the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.   Register Now!

Please join us.

Chuck Spuches, Associate Provost for Outreach