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Sustainability experts discuss the state of green building and launch the newest version of the LEED green building rating system


Join USGBC at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo for a high-level overview on the future of LEED and its newest version of the green building rating system, LEED v4, launching at this year’s Greenbuild. LEED v4 will help LEED projects to perform at a higher level. LEED v4 also provides a suite of new time-saving support tools designed to help streamline the certification process.

Following remarks from USGBC Senior Vice President of LEED Scot Horst, a panel of LEED experts will delve into a variety of frequently asked general and technical questions on the future version of LEED.


Opening Remarks: Scot Horst, senior vice president of LEED, USGBC

Panel Moderator: Nadav Malin, president, BuildingGreen Inc.


  • Joel Todd, environmental consultant and chair of the LEED Steering Committee
  • Lynn Simon, FAIA, LEED Fellow and senior vice president of Thornton Tomasetti
  • Brendan Owens, vice president of LEED technical development, USGBC

The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session.


Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia

Interactive Media Lounge Broad Street Entrance, Level 100


Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. EST


Jacob Kriss,, 518-928-0524 (cell onsite)

Marisa Long,, 412-877-7592 (cell onsite)

About Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

The Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, brought to you by the U.S. Green Building Council, convenes the industry’s largest gathering of representatives from all sectors of the green building movement. The 2013 show will be held Nov. 20-22 in Philadelphia. Three days of extensive educational programming, workshops, a vast exhibition floor and ample networking events provide unrivaled opportunities to learn about the latest technological innovations, explore new products and exchange ideas with other professionals. In 2013, Greenbuild entered a strategic partnership with Hanley Wood, which includes acquisition of the brand and plans to grow the conference globally. Greenbuild is also a three-time recipient of IMEX Green Meetings Award. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @Greenbuild and Facebook at