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Schedule - Tuesday, October 21, 2014
9:00 am - 10:00 am  
MH01: Welcome and Opening Session
Material Health: Authentic Transparency and Optimization
... plus a special conversation between William McDonough and USGBC's Scot Horst on the importance of deep transparency and why material health is about much more than materials.
William McDonough
William McDonough is an internationally recognized designer, sustainable growth pioneer, and strategist (McDonough Innovation, MBDC, William McDonough + Partners). McDonough and Michael Braungart co-created the Cradle to Cradle® design framework (Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things and The Upcycle). McDonough chairs the World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on the Circular Economy. 
 
10:30 am - 12:00 pm  
Breakout Series 1 
Mikhail Davis, Interface
Anne Hicks Harney, Ayers Saint Gross
Kirsten Ritchie, Gensler
Jeffrey Zeman, Kohler Co.
 
Dirk Kestner, Walter P Moore
Kate Simonen, University of Washington
Stacy Smedley, Skanska
Frances Yang, Arup
 
Eden Brukman, Health Product Declaration Collaborative
Paul Firth, UL Environment
Stacy Glass, Cradle To Cradle Products Innovation Institute
Lauren Heine, Clean Production Action

 

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm MH05: Networking Lunch 

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  Breakout  Series 2
Lisa Barnard, BASF Construction North America
Paul Bertram, PRB Connect
Thomas Gloria, Industrial Ecology Consultants
Jennifer Princing, Dow Corning Corporation
 
Rachel Berman, MechoSystems
Lisa Britton, Alpar Architectural Products
Dwayne Fuhlhage, Prosoco, Inc.
Jennifer Wagner, CarbonCure Technologies
 
Chris Pyke (Moderator), U.S. Green Building Council
Charlene Bayer, Hygieia Sciences LLC
Harvey Bernstein, McGraw Hill Construction
Heather Gadonniex, PE International, Inc.
Ashley White, U.S. Green Building Council

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
Rear Admiral Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH, Acting US Surgeon General - US Public Health Service
RADM Lushniak articulates the best available scientific information to the public regarding ways to improve personal health and the health of the nation. He also oversees the operations of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps, comprising of approximately 6,800 uniformed health officers who serve in locations around the world to promote, protect, and advance the health and safety of our nation.

Closing Session will be combined with the Affordable Homes & Sustainable Communities Summit


Pricing
This includes access to the Materials and Human Health Summit sessions and lunch
Member Early: $200
Member Late: $250
Non-Member Early: $250
Non-Member Late: $300

Materials & Human Health Scholarships are available! Apply by September 7th.


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