This year, leaders from ten states will gather to network, learn, and share ideas. The 2019 conference theme, Building Performance, will feature a morning keynote by USGBC CEO, Mahesh Ramanujam, plus several sessions related to new, existing, and ongoing building performance. Over 1,800 USGBC member companies, over 9,900 LEED Accredited Professionals, and hundreds green building experts are invited to network, learn, and earn continuing education credits. USGBC Build it Better will be hosted at Liberty House in Jersey City, New Jersey, in a beautiful ballroom with a spectacular view of NYC! Our special exhibitor space, destined for growth in future years, will highlight our select sponsors.
Please plan to join us for this inaugural event!
Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO, USGBC, GBCI, and Arc Skoru
Gina Bocra, Chief Sustainability Officer, New York City Department of Buildings
Matt Kaplan, CEO, ReVireo
Evan Carberry, Director of High Rise and Commercial Services, ReVireo
Melissa Kelly, Sustainability Specialist, Gensler
David Briefel, Sustainability Director and Design Resilience Leader, Gensler
Vance Merolla, Director, Global Sustainability, Colgate-Palmolive
Erik Backus, Professor of Practice, Director of the Construction Engineering Management Program; Executive Officer, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University
Vatsal Bhatt, Director - Cities and Communities, U.S. Green Building Council
Maureen Mahle, Managing Director, Sustainable Housing Services, Steven Winter Associates, Inc.
Steve Klocke, Senior Sustainability Consultant at Steven Winter Associates, Inc.
Dawn Zimmer, Former Mayor of Hoboken, NJ & Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability