The Affordable Homes and Sustainable Communities Summit at Greenbuild will take place on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM. The Summit will educate, advance, challenge and inspire those who already are involved in providing green affordable housing and community development, as well as engage those who are just being introduced to this exciting and active development sector.


Join community and sustainability leaders with diverse public and private sector experiences and perspectives for knowledge sharing and problem solving with the singular goal of expediting the economic, social, and ecological health of underserved communities. 


Schedule - Tuesday, October 21, 2014
9:00 am – 10:00 am   
AH01: Opening Session
Antwi A. Akom, Ph.D., Co-Founder of the Institute for Sustainable Economic, Educational, and Environmental Design (I-SEEED) and Associate Professor of Environmental Sociology, Public Health, and STEM Education at San Francisco State University
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Breakout Series 1 
AH02: Making Caring Profitable

Chrissa Pagitsas, Fannie Mae

Jeff Brodsky, President, Related Management Company

Drew Ades, President and CEO, Housing Partnership Equity Trust

Jeff Meyers, Vice President, Citi

AH03: Healthy Housing Roundtable 

Yianice Hernandez, Director, Green Communities, Enterprise Community Partners

Dana Bourland, Vice President, Environment, The JPB Foundation

Howard Frumkin, Dean, School of Public Health, University Washington

Rebecca Morley, Executive Director, National Center for Healthy Housing

AH04: Demystifying Community Engagement

Kalima Rose, Senior Director, PolicyLink

Steven Lewis, Associate Vice President, TRC

Fred Brown, Associate Director of Program Development, The Kingsley Association

LaToya Cantrell, Councilmember, District B, New Orleans City Council

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Networking Lunch 


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Breakout Series 2
AH06: Attracting New Money to Forgotten People & Places

Mark James, President and Managing Member, Urban Green LLC

Ernst Valery, Principal, Stuart Alexander & Associates, Inc.

Ben Miller, CEO, Fundrise

AH07: Returns Beyond the Green

Lynne Barker, Vice President, Partnerships & Development, EcoDistricts

Johanna Gilligan, Executive Director, Grow Dat Youth Farm

Leigh Evans, Chief Executive Officer, Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation

Debra Guenther, Partner, Mithun

Stephen Maduli-Williams, Vice President, Economic Development Jacobs Center for Neighborhood

AH08: Development & Displacement

Majora Carter, CEO, Majora Carter Group LLC

Mindy Fullilove, M.D., Co-Director, Community Research Group, NYSPI and Mailman SPH, Columbia University

Dr. William Bradshaw, President, Green Coast Enterprises

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
AH09: Closing Session
More information coming soon.

Pricing (Includes access to the Affordable Homes & Sustainable Communities Summit sessions and lunch.)
Member Early/Late: $200/$250
Non-Member Early/Late: $250/$300
Scholarships are also available. Please visit our scholarship page for more information.
Funding for Affordable Homes & Sustainable Communities Summit provided with support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.