Build It Better Regional Conference

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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

USGBC Build it Better: Jersey City 2019

September 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Liberty House Restaurant and Events

76 Audrey Zapp Dr.

Jersey City, NJ 07305



September 12th, 2019 9:00 AM through  5:00 PM

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U.S. Green Building Council - Long Island Chapter
69 Chichester Road
Huntington, NY 11743
info [at] usgbc-li [dot] org