NYIT Annual Energy Conference

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NYIT Annual Energy Conference Green Buildings: Sustainability, Innovation and Performance
JUNE 16, 2016
Experts in the fields of sustainability, power and energy, green building, water resource management, and more will gather at this popular NYIT event, now in its 11th year.
Contact: Robert Amundsen, Ph.D.
For sponsorship opportunities, email Laura Schranz at lschranz@nyit.edu.
*Registrants may receive five continuing education hours applicable to re-registration as a professional engineer or registered architect.*

Conference Highlights:

  • Hear sustainability experts discuss the latest trends in green building design
  • Learn how microgrids and energy storage are revolutionizing power systems
  • Find out more about major projects such as Wyandanch Rising
  • Get insiders' perspectives on disruptive innovation and emerging technologies.

Special Presentations by:

  • Neil G. Rosen, Director of Sustainability, Northwell Health
  • Samuel E. Cooper II, Manager, Engineering Systems, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Jory Swach, CEO Andium Inc.
  • Wolfgang Werner, Principal, Urban Fabrick Inc.
  • Paul Cataldo, Principal, Paul Cataldo Architecture and Planning
  • Martin S. Dettling, Senior Vice President, Albanese Organization Inc.
  • Michael Bobker, Director, Building Performance Lab, City College of New York
  • Sammy Chu, CIO Enerlogic LLC, and Chairman, USGBC-LI

For registration and more information, click here.


8:30 – 9 a.m.


9:00 – 9:20 a.m.


9:20 – 9:50 a.m.

“Implementing Sustainability in Health Facilities”
Neil G. Rosen AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CEM, Director of Sustainability, Northwell Health

9:50 – 10:20 a.m.

“Micro-Grids for Clean, Reliable Power”
Samuel E. Cooper, II, Manager Engineering Systems, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

10:20 – 10:35 a.m.


10:35 – 12:05 p.m.

  • “Green Design and Construction”
    Frank Mruk, FAIA, RIBA, Associate Dean, NYIT School of Architecture and Design, Moderator
  • “Sustainable Design: Rating Systems and Policies”
    Wolfgang Werner, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, USGBC Faculty, CPHD, Principal, URBAN FABRICK Inc.
  • “Green Building Project from Start to Finish”
    Speaker to be announced
  • “Transit-Oriented Development”
    Speaker to be announced

12:05 – 1:15 p.m.


1:15 – 2:45 p.m.

  • “Green Operations and Innovation”
    John J. Eff, Jr., DGCP, Principal, JJ Energy Associates, Moderator
  • “Actionable Information for Achieving Performance in Innovative Buildings”
    Michael Bobker, CEM, Director, Building Performance Lab, CUNY Institute for Urban Systems, City College of New York
  • “Residential Fuel Cells
    Sammy Chu, Chief Innovation Officer, Enerlogic LLC. and Chairman, USGBC, Long Island Chapter
  • “Storage Impact on Green Energy Systems”
    Shaya (Shawn) Sheikh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods, NYIT School of Management

2:45 – 3 p.m.


June 16th, 2016 8:30 AM through  3:00 PM

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