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2024 Green Building Summit & Expo

May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:45 pm

2024 Green Building Summit & Expo

The Cable Center
2000 Buchtel Blvd. S.
Denver, CO 80210

May 15, 2024 (afternoon)

4 hours of real estate continuing education credit have been approved.

Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration: Reserve your exhibit space today by contacting Lori Golightly at lgolightly@crej.com


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Conference Agenda

12:00 - 12:25 p.m.
Check-In, Registration and Networking
12:25 - 12:30 p.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Lauren Monti - Senior Marketing Specialist, Iconergy
Lauren Farkas - Associate Director, USGBC Colorado
12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Introduction of Current Rules
Sharon Jaye - Building Performance Policy Manager, Denver Office of Climate Action
Samantha Lichtin - Building Electrification Programs Administrator , Denver Office of Climate Action
Adam Berry - Sr. Program Manager for Building Codes, Colorado Energy Office
Jess Cohen - Buildings and Climate Associate, Colorado Energy Office
Dan Addink - Project Director, McKinstry
1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Navigating the Mandates: Standard and Alternate Compliance Options
Celeste Cizik, PE, CEM, LEED AP, PMP - President / Existing Buildings Director, Group14 Engineering, Inc.
Eric Weisenstein - Vice President, Management Services, Southwest Region, Hines
Aaron Johnson, LEED Green Associate - Property Manager, LBA Realty
Dan Walsh - Director of Energy, MTECH Mechanical
Stephen Shepard, CAE - Executive Vice President, Denver Metro BOMA
1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Exploring the Spectrum of Building Project Financing
Tracy Phillips. CEM, CMVP, CDSM, PMVA - Director, Colorado C-PACE
DeLynne Southern - Senior Program Strategist, Colorado Energy Office
John M Schneider, C.E.M. - Product Portfolio Manager, Xcel Energy
Doug Hargrave, GGA, CEM - President, Iconergy
2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
Networking Break: Food & Beverage in the Expo Hall
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.
Design & Construction Panel
Teena Bergstrand - Senior Director of Marketing Strategy, Saunders Construction
Jessica Ostoyich - Market Director, Mortenson
Jonathan Fertig, AIA, CPHD, LEED AP BD+C - Associate, Davis Partnership Architects
Rebekah Wagoner - Project Architect, Gensler
Julie Edwards, Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, EcoDistricts AP - Senior Sustainability Consultant, Mead & Hunt
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Optimizing Partially Occupied Buildings
Pat Gorham - Building Operations Consultant, TRYG Group
Elizabeth Gillmor, PE, BEMP, LC, LEED AP - Principal, Energetics Consulting Engineers, LLC
Matt Wakulchik, CEM, NABCEP - Sr. Program Manager – Existing Buildings – Technical Services Mountain Region, McKinstry
Jeff Hall, AIA, LEED AP BD+C - Senior Associate, Sustainable Director, Gensler
3:45 – 4:15 p.m.
Business Case for Net Zero
Shanti Pless - Researcher V-Mechanical Engineering, NREL
Joshua Radoff - Renewable & Sustainable Energy Specialization Lead, Masters of the Environment | University of Colorado Boulder
Philip Winterland - Energy & Sustainability Group Manager, EBI Consulting
Tom Hootman, AIA, LEED AP, WELL AP, CPHC - Founder, Principal, Form & Flow
Ethan Gilbert - Director of ESG, Prologis
Patti Mason, LEED AP - Climate Action Strategist | Senior Associate, DLR Group
4:15 – 4:45 p.m.
Waste Reduction in the Built Environment
Anna Perks - Owner and Founder, Perks Deconstruction, Ltd.
Emily Freeman - Policy Advisor, Circular Economy, City of Boulder Climate Initiatives
Laurie Johnson - Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Circular Colorado
Kathryn Slaughter - Zero Waste Advisor; Principal Materials Management Specialist, VERT Sites