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2008 Daily Schedule

Schedule Topics

ROOM 8:00 - 9:00 12:00 - 1:00 1:30 - 2:30 3:00 - 4:00 4:30 - 6:30
J1 9:30 - 11:30 am


Sarah Susanka, Author, The Not So Big House series and The Not So Big Life, Susanka Studios
David Suzuki, Author & TV Host, The Nature of Things, David Suzuki Foundation
Hunter Lovins, Founder & President, Natural Capitalism Solutions
Leonard Robinson, Chief Deputy Director, Department of Toxic Substance Control, California EPA
John Kennedy, Senior Manager of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, Sustainable Design, Autodesk
A Changing Climate in a Changing Market

Panama Bartholomy (moderator), Advisor to Commissioner Karen Douglas, California Energy Commission
Dana Papke, Senior Air Pollution Control Specialist and Green Building Lead, California Air Resources Board
Janill Richards, Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
Chris Pyke, Director of Climate Change Services, CTG Energetics
Cal Broomhead, Energy and Climate Programs Manager, City and County of San Francisco
Richard Lyon, Senior Advocate, California Building Industry Association
AIA Unit Credit A Changing Climate in a Changing Market - Part II

Panama Bartholomy (moderator), Advisor to Commissioner Karen Douglas, California Energy Commission
Marketing: Behavior Change. What’s It Going To Take?

Jessica Switzer (moderator), Partner, Blue Practice
Dara O'Rourke, Founder, Professor, Taoit, Environmental Science Policy and Management, UC Berkeley
Carrie Armel, Research Associate, Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency
J2 AIA Unit CreditA Healthy Home: Two Decades of Progress

Jennifer Roberts, Author, Good Green Kitchens
Mary Cordaro, President and Founder, H3Environmental
The Business Case for Building the Green Way

Hunter Lovins, Founder & President, Natural Capitalism Solutions
William Hayward, President, CEO, Chief Sustainability Officer, Hayward Lumber
AIA Unit Credit Advanced and Alternative HVAC Systems

John Proctor, P.E., President, Proctor Engineering Group, Ltd.
J3  Sacred Geometry: Updating Plato

Sarah Susanka, Author, The Not So Big House series and The Not So Big Life, Susanka Studios
AIA Unit Credit The Future of Technology and Sustainable Design

Lynelle Preston Cameron (moderator), Director of Sustainability, Autodesk
Ken Hall, AIA, LEED AP, CSBA Architect, Gensler
Rocio Gonzalez, Senior Project Engineer and VD&C
Alberto Villarreal, Senior Lead Designer, LUNAR
AIA Unit Credit Choosing a Green Home Certification - A Backward and Forward Look from Builders and Certifiers

Brian Gitt (moderator), Exec. Director, Build it Green
Justin Dunning, Director, Green Programs, ConSol
Pepper Smith, Green Consulting Programs Manager, Davis Energy Group
Cheryl O'Connor, Vice President of Sales, Summerhill Homes
Mitch Gardner, Project Manager, The Olson Company
Aaron Adelstein, Executive Director, Built Green Association of King and Snohomish Counties
J4 Creating Sustainable Brands: Learnings from the Field

Celia Canfield, Principal, Eco Vertex
Pam Van Orden, President, Enlightened Brand
KoAnn Skrzyniarz, Founder/CEO, Sustainable Life Media
AIA Unit Credit Solar Power as a Zero Energy Home Solution

Tim Tutt, Advisor to Chairman Pfannenstiel, California Energy Commission
Aaron Nitzkin, Vice President, OCR Solar & Roofing, Inc.
Dale Garren, VP Construction, Pinn Brothers Fine Homes
Mike Keesee, Project Manager Energy Efficiency, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
AIA Unit Credit Products AND Process: The Elegant, The Ugly, and The Needed

Alex Wilson, Founder & President, Building Green, Inc.
Peter Yost, Residential Program Manager, BuildingGreen, Inc.
F 1&2 (Action Hub) Designers of All Kinds Networking   Academic Challenge - How Fast Can We Adapt?

Michael Sammet, Sustainable Design Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension
Perfecting Hot Ideas: Graphic Recorders/Consultants Seeding Innovation - Funders Vet Hot Ideas

Brian Walsh, Associate, Nth Power
Peter Liu, Founder and Vice Chairman, New Resource Bank
Kathleen Gilligan (moderator), Co-Founder, EcoStrategy Group
Bob O'Connor, Practice Director, Wilson Sonsini
Esther Park, Director, Lending Program, RSF Social Finance

San Carlos Business, Selling and Marketing Networking
Two VC Projects Come Through

Chuck Erickson (moderator), Assistant Director, Environmental Business Cluster
Bryant Tong, Managing Director, Nth Power
Zach Gentry, CEO & Co-Founder, Adura Technologies
Marc Carlson, CEO, Microposite, Inc.
Lee Burrows, Principal, VantagePoint Venture Partners
AIA Unit Credit First Community Housing Paves the Road for Leed Affordable Multi-family Housing

Jeff Oberdorfer, AIA CDS, Executive Director, First Community Housing, First Community Housing
AIA Unit Credit Natural vs. Unnatural Building - Which is best for you.

Carol Venolia (moderator), Architect and Director, Carol Venolia, Architect
Drew Maran, Drew Maran Construction
Bruce King, Director, Founder and Structural Engineer, Author, Buildings of Earth and Straw and Making Better Concrete, Ecological Building Network
Tim Owen-Kennedy, President, Vital Systems
Santa Clara Water and Landscaping Networking Hosted Government & Policy Making Topics AIA Unit Credit Measuring What Matters: How Sustainability Dashboards and Generative Feedback Can Help People and Organizations Change Habits

Gil Friend, CEO, Natural Logic
Warren Karlenzig, President, Common Current
Peter Sharer, CEO, AgileWaves
AIA Unit Credit Clean Tech Just Keeps Getting Cooler

Marc Gottschalk, Co-Founder, CCTO
Kevin Surace, CEO, Serious Materials
Norman Bourassa, Team Lead, PIER - Buildings End-Use Efficiency Research, California Energy Commission
AIA Unit Credit BIM-IPD: Life Cycle Technology-Driven Efficiency

Todd Lukesh, LEED AP, CGBP, Sustainability Engineer, Webcor Engineers
Phil Williams, Vice President, Chair, Mayor’s Task Force on Green Building, Webcor
Jim Bedrick, Director of Systems Integration, Webcor
Plaza     AIA Unit Credit Myth Busting: New Directions in Sustainable Interior Design

Rowena Finegan, Owner, Principal Designer, Eco-terric
Kari Foster, Interior Designer, Associates 3
AIA Unit Credit The Sexiest Large Scale Water Design Applications We Have Ever Seen

Andy Mannle (moderator), Senior Editor, Arc Wire
Paul Kephart, President, Rana Creek
Bry Sarte, Principal, Sherwood Engineers
AIA Unit Credit Remodeling Using GreenPoint Rated Existing Home as a Path to Zero Energy Zero Water.

Marc Richmond (moderator), President, Practica Consulting
Tenaya Asan (moderator), GreenPoint Rated Program Manager, Build It Green
Kelly Lerner, Architect, One World Design
Daniel Mackey, Daniel Mackey Construction Incorporated
Almaden     Creating Regenerative Developments, Part I: Looking Behind the Curtain of Successful Communities

John Knott, Founder & CEO, Noisette Project, The Noisette Company, LLC
Creating Regenerative Developments, Part II: Mapping Community Needs

John Knott, Founder & CEO, Noisette Project, The Noisette Company, LLC
Kirstin Miller, Executive Director, Ecocity Builders
Kemba Shakur, Executive Director, Urban Releaf
Colin Grant, Founder and CEO, Visible Strategies
Creating Regenerative Developments, Part III: Putting it All Together

John Knott, Founder & CEO, Noisette Project, The Noisette Company, LLC



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