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USGBC Tennessee IMPACT Conference

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Starts On - October 11, 2018 - 9:30am
Ends On - October 11, 2018 - 4:30pm
907 Gleaves Street
Nashville , TN 37203

USGBC Tennessee's IMPACT Conference and Awards program recognizes statewide innovation and leadership in green buildings. This high-profile event provides a platform to celebrate the extraordinary projects and people who are contributing to a more sustainable built environment in Tennessee.

USGBC Tennessee IMPACT conference at a glance:

  • October 11, 2018 at the Wellspire Center in the LEED ND certified Gulch neighborhood of Nashville 
  • 100+ attendees from the building design, construction, and sustainability fields across Tennessee 
  • Conference Highlights: Keynote speakers, education sessions, and Awards Luncheon recognizing the USGBC Tennessee Leadership Award Winners and participants of the IMPACT Benchmarking Challenge 
  • Attendees can earn GBCI continuing education credit for their participation 

Schedule at a glance

  • 9:30-10:30 a.m. — Registration and networking
  • 10:30-11 a.m. — Opening Remarks, Rhiannon Jacobsen, USGBC
  • 11-11:45 a.m. — New Business Paradigms: Arc and LEED v4.1 for Existing Buildings, April Ambrose, Entegrity
  • 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. — USGBC Tennessee Leadership Awards Luncheon
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. — Tennessee Green: Case studies from across the state, Erica Weeks, greenSTUDIO and Krissy Buck Flickinger, Looney Ricks Kiss
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. — Be the Change: Advancing local building code, Bill Herbert and Wade Hill, Metro Government of Nashville and Davidson County; Jim Tente, City of Knoxville; Dallas Rucker, City of Chattanooga; Bobby Decker, Shelby County
  • 3:45-4:30 p.m. — Keynote Presentation, Kimberly Lewis, Senior Vice President, Market Development & Transformation, USGBC

Women in Green Leadership Breakfast

New in 2018: USGBC Tennessee and Tennessee Women in Green are co-hosting a Women in Green Leadership Breakfast before the conference! This panel discussion provides a platform for women in the green building and sustainability fields to share their stories and learn from each other’s experiences. Tickets to this event are being sold separately, please visit our Women in Green page to register.


Looking to purchase multiple tickets? Increase your exposure to a statewide audience of building and design professionals through an event sponsorship! Sponsorships are available at a variety of levels to meet your company's needs. View our sponsorship brochure, and contact Cindy Zork for more information.

Presentation sponsor

core tca

Supporter sponsor

entegrity TLC

Sustaining sponsor

Hastings Architecture Associates, LLC 

REA, Inc.


Women in Green sponsor


Sponsorship brochure