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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
Tangible Change: Materials and the Living Building Challenge Workshop
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: http://www.livingfutureunconference.org/register/
Both conference and non-conference attendees may register for this workshop; additional fees apply.

PRICING: $150 Members / $225 Non-Members
LOCATION: Westin Seattle (1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, Washington, 98101) (Room: Pike)

The Living Building Challenge Materials Petal is intended to induce a successful and healthy materials economy that is non-toxic, transparent and socially equitable.  In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of how to meet the materials-related Imperatives of the Living Building Challenge: I-10 Red List, I-11 Embodied Carbon Footprint, I-12 Responsible Industry, I-13 Living Economy Sourcing, and I-14 Net Positive Waste as well as introduce and explain the Declare Program.

The workshop will highlight successful examples of leading edge projects from around the globe - identifying innovative products and stories of how projects have been successful in changing the materials marketplace. This workshop is appropriate for anyone working in the building industry.

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.

Speakers
avatar for James Connelly

James Connelly

Living Product Challenge Director, International Living Future Institute
James is a green building professional with a broad range of industry experience from design and construction to research and advocacy. He is a graduate from the University of Washington with degrees in Architecture and International Studies. Prior to joining the Institute, James worked on green building projects at the Seattle offices of MulvannyG2 and GGLO. After a trip to Hong Kong in 2008 he became fascinated with the incredible pace in scale of urban development in China and the potential for green building. James is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and recently completed a Fulbright Research fellowship in Beijing on green building evaluation systems in China. James is an avid writer and blogger, and and his research has been featured in news outlets such as China Dialogue and Engineering News Record. He currently manages... Read More →
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Chris Hellstern

Living Building Challenge Services Director, The Miller Hull Partnership, LLP
Chris Hellstern, M. Arch. is the Living Building Challenge Services Director and author with The Miller Hull Partnership in Seattle and has worked on a variety of project types including two certified LBC projects. His recent book, Living Building Education, chronicles the story behind the Bertschi School Living... Read More →
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Eileen Quigley

Sustainability Manager, Natural Resources Defense Council
Eileen Quigley is the Sustainability Manager for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an international environmental non-profit based in New York City. She helps NRDC minimize the carbon footprint of their offices and staff activities both through their fit outs and day-to-day operations. She is leading NRDC towards becoming a net positive organization with office spaces that embody the... Read More →


Wednesday May 17, 2017 8:00am - 12:00pm
Westin: Pike (Westlake Level)