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Join us in Seattle on May 16 - 19, 2017 for the 11th annual Living Future unConference! Learn more and register here: http://www.livingfutureunconference.org/.
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Wednesday, May 17 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
Getting to Net Positive Water Summit: Innovative Strategies and Policy for Cascadia and Beyond
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: http://www.livingfutureunconference.org/register/
Both conference and non-conference attendees may register for this event; additional fees apply.

TIMING:
Wed, May 17, 2017 (8:00a - 12:00p)
PRICING:
$50
LOCATION:
The Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 (Room: Elliott Bay)

The International Living Future Institute invites you to take part in a deep dive into resilient integrated water solutions. As a shoulder event to the Living Future Unconference, the Institute invites practitioners, government and agency officials, academics, ILFI Collaborative and Congress members, and all interested parties to come together to build on the work already completed and strategize ways to accelerate the adoption of Net Positive Water systems.

Participants will hear about innovative ideas and successful programs, policies, projects, and initiatives from leaders in Cascadia and beyond. Informative and creatively facilitated discussions will focus on developing action plans for local, bioregional and federal advocacy to achieve policy impact and tangible change in Cascadia and beyond. This Summit will generate momentum in support of net positive water policy effort and inspire connections among the leaders in the field to carry on this critical work after the conference. 

This summit is pre-approved for AIA, GBCI and LFA. You are eligible for a refund of this ticket less a $15 Service Fee, until all refunds close at 11:59pm on May 2, 2017. 

Moderators
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Kathleen Smith

Vice President, Living Building Challenge, International Living Future Institute
As Vice President of the Living Building Challenge, Kathleen oversees all aspects of the program including its continued evolution as the most innovative green building standard in the world.  In addition, she leads the Institute’s strategic and technical consulting services with projects, institutions, and governments working to adopt advanced measures of sustainability related to the Living Building Challenge. She also directs the... Read More →

Speakers
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Chris Van Daalen

Principal Investigator, Northwest EcoBuilding Guild
Chris van Daalen is Principal Investigator of the Code Innovations Database (www.CodeInnovations.org), an advocacy research program of the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild in Olympia WA, which documents permitting precedents and policy innovations to support a public-private advocacy partnership to push for codes and policy transformation that make it easier to build green. vanDaalen is also the facilitator and convener of the Vision to Action Symposium series... Read More →
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Jeff Davis

Principal and Designer, Architectural Nexus
Jeffery L. Davis, AIA, LEED ®AP BD+C, is a Principal and Designer at Architectural Nexus where he practices a philosophy of weaving design and sustainability into integrated solutions. Jeff’s work includes efforts within culturally and socio-economically diverse people and projects such as libraries and performing arts venues that create diverse multi-generational spaces... Read More →
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David Eisenberg

Executive Director, Development Center for Appropriate Technology
David Eisenberg co-founded and has led the Development Center for Appropriate Technology (DCAT) in Tucson Arizona since 1992. David served two terms on the USGBC Board of Directors, founded and chaired the USGBC Code Committee, and served on the drafting committee for the Interna... Read More →
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Paula Kehoe

Director of Water Resources, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)
Paula Kehoe is the Director of Water Resources with San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC). She is responsible for diversifying San Francisco’s water supply portfolio, including conservation, groundwater, and recycled water programs. Paula spearheaded the landmark legislation allowing for the collection, treatment and use of alternate water sources in buildings and districts. She worked for the SFPUC General Manager and assisted with the planning the $4.6 billion capital improvement program to rebuild the third largest water delivery system in California. She served as Public Education Director for the... Read More →
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Kenner Kingston

President, Architectural Nexus
Kenner Kingston is an architect and the President of Architectural Nexus, a People-Driven firm with a practice reaching throughout the Western US. Kenner has been instrumental in the development and property management of Nexus’ office facilities. The Salt Lake Office is both LEED-NC and LEED-EB Platinum and the Sacramento Office, currently in construction, strives for the same while also pursuing the Living Building Challenge... Read More →
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Pat Lando

Executive Director, Recode
Pat brings twenty-four years of experience as a practicing landscape architect and green infrastructure consultant to his role with Recode. He has been part of finding permit pathways for a wide range of projects from rainwater to blackwater; from residential to campus scale. He recently completed a district infrastructure master plan for Boise, Idaho that includes district heating, cooling, non-potable water and stormwater... Read More →
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Molly Winter

Program Manager, Recode
Molly is program manager for Recode, a nonprofit dedicated to legalizing sustainability. Recode is working to ensure access to and accelerate adoption of sustainable building and development practices. She is a designer, researcher, and illustrator seeking to help others understand the science of waste treatment processes to help them make better... Read More →


Wednesday May 17, 2017 8:00am - 12:00pm
Westin: Elliott Bay (Lobby Level)