USGBC Central Pennsylvania: Alex Wilson to keynote GreenCon 2016
USGBC Central Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Alex Wilson, Founder of BuildingGreen, Inc. and President of the Resilient Design Institute, will be the keynote speaker at GreenCon 2016 on March 17 at Dickinson College:
For more than 30 years, Alex Wilson has been a trusted voice on energy efficiency and environmentally responsible design and construction. He founded BuildingGreen in 1985 and launched Environmental Building News (EBN) in 1992, as the first North American publication focused on green building. He built the reputation, resources and staff that today makes BuildingGreen a leading information company on green building, publishing not only EBN, but also the GreenSpec Directory, BuildingGreen.com, and LEEDuser. In addition, BuildingGreen provides consulting for a variety of companies for whom sustainable design is a core value. He is also the author of Your Green Home (2006) and co-author of Green Development: Integrating Ecology and Real Estate (1998) and the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings (1990, 9th edition, 2007).
GreenCon 2016's theme is resiliency. It will feature presentations on community design, building codes, energy efficiency, facility management, legal green and resilient design, as well as special sessions. Over 20 education programs will be presented in formats such as lectures, tours, hands-on workshops, roundtables and interactive case studies.
Other presenters include:
- Brian Patterson, President of EMerge Alliance
- Stuart Kaplow, Author of the Green Building Law Update blog
- Anna Siefken, Pittsburgh 2030 District Director
- Michael Hindle, Principal of Passive to Positive
- Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Partner at Pepper Hamilton LLP
Premier sponsor of GreenCon 2016:
This event is open to all, and early bird pricing is available before February 5. Exhibitor space and sponsorships are available as well—contact Eileen Reavey to secure your spot and get more information on our package deals.