Building Energy Exchange
WISE: Clean Energy Innovation on March 6, 2015
Please note that this is a past program series.
This March, in honor of women’s history month, the Building Energy Exchange is launching WISE - Women in Sustainability and Energy. This series of four breakfast symposia features inspirational women thought-leaders who are accelerating sustainability programs and energy agendas. WISE will provide a forum for knowledge sharing and inspiration, supporting the leaders of today and providing a platform for the next generation of women in this critical industry.
Taking place every Friday morning, each session features high-level speakers and a moderator facilitating a lively discussion of their professional experiences and achievements, how they created opportunities within a male-dominated field, and insights on building a strong and supportive network for women in the industry. Each session will feature a brief presentation about the session topic, followed by a discussion led the moderator with curated questions submitted by the audience. Attendees will have the opportunity to network before and after the presentations.
The WISE series is an open conversation for men and women in the sustainability and energy community to learn from these leaders' experiences and how to advance equality in the workplace.
1.5 AIA CEUs are available for each session.
For individual session information including registration, click the title links below.
CLEAN ENERGY INNOVATION:
Public and private sector leaders on the continual evolution of the green building movement
Session 1: March 6, 2015 - 8:30 to 10:00 am
Jill Anderson, SVP Public & Regulatory Affairs and Chief of Staff at NYPA
STICKS AND BRICKS:
The challenges and triumphs of constructing green buildings
Session 2: March 13, 2015 - 8:30 to 10:00 am
Fiona Cousins, Principal at ARUP
DOLLARS AND SENSE:
Exploring the role of enlightened finance in driving green building
Session 3: March 20, 2015 - 8:30 to 10:00 am
Sukanya Paciorek, SVP of Corporate Sustainability at Vornado Realty Trust
Suzanne Buchta, Managing Director in Debt Capital Markets and Head of Green Bonds at Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Kate Burson, Chief of Staff to Energy and Finance Chairman at Office of the Governor of New York
Charlotte Kim, Partner at WSGR
THE BIG TENT:
Bringing sustainability and resiliency to the broadest set of communities
Session 4: March 27, 2015 - 8:30 to 10:00 am
Ariella Maron, Principal at Buro Happold Engineering
Dana Bourland, Vice President of Environment Program at The JPB Foundation
Bomee Jung, Senior Director & NY Deputy Director at Enterprise Community Partners Inc.
Kit Kennedy, Director of Energy and Transportation Program at NRDC
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