2020 Educational Events

Dec 31, 2020 | Education

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January 23 | 5:30-8:00 pm
State of the Chapter & Social

First Friday Webinar
February 7 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Scoring in Arc    

Monthly Program
February 11 | 5:30-7:30 pm

Reversing Global Warming Through Material Specification
Speakers: Joey Shea, Interface; Stacy Smedley, Skanska USA Building

Exam Prep
February 21 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm 

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

In-Depth Seminar
February 26 | 3:00-5:00 pm 

Jumping into JUST
Speakers: Madeline Smith, Clayco; Paul Todd Merrill, Clayco

First Friday Webinars
March 6 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

LEED and Human Health

Monthly Program
March 10| 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Charlotte’s Transition to a Circular Economy
Speaker: Amy Aussieker, Envision Charlotte

First Friday Webinars
April 3 | 11:15 am – 12:30 pm CST

LEED Residential – The Evolution Towards Higher Performing Homes

First Friday Webinars
May 1 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

LEED Performance at the Alliance Center

Monthly Program (Virtual)
June 9 | 5:30-7:30 pm

Green Building Showcase 2020
Speakers: Mark Vanden Akker, Tao + Lee Architects; Frank Kartmann, Forest Park Forever; Justin Schmitt, Forest Park Forever; Ted Spaid, SWT Design

First Friday Webinars
June 5 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

Approaching Net Zero: Solutions for Commercial Buildings 

Coffee Break (Virtual)
June 19 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Planning for Equity: Factors that Lead to a Thriving Community
Speaker: Jonathan Roper, City of Olivette

Coffee Break (Virtual)
July 10 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Human Health, the Built Environment & Environmental Justice
Speaker: Dr. Christine Ekenga, PhD, MPH, and Assistant Professor of Public Health at the Brown School of Washington University in St. Louis

First Friday Webinars
July 10 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

Sustainable Synergy – How Manufacturers and Scientists Can Collaborate  

Monthly Program (Virtual)
July 14 | 5:30-7:00 pm
LEED Tour: Maryland Heights Community Center

Speakers: David Polzin, CannonDesign; Marc McManus, CannonDesign; Elise Novak, Architect CannonDesign; Colin Hale, Energy Modeler CannonDesign; Tracy Anderson, City of Maryland Heights

Coffee Break (Virtual)
July 24 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Skills for Sustainability Professionals
Speaker: Dr. Katy Mike Smaistrla, University of Missouri – St. Louis

In-Depth Seminar (Virtual)
July 30| 1:00-2:15 pm

You Light Up My Life, But is That a Good Thing?
Speaker: Eric J. Haugaard, Cree Lighting

Coffee Break (Virtual)
August 7 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Engaging the Community in the Design Process

Speaker: Michael Willis, MWA Architects Inc.

First Friday Webinars
August 7| 11:15 am-12:30 pm
Green Code for High Performance Healthcare 

Monthly Program (Virtual)
August 11 | 5:30-7:30 pm
Energy Efficiency Measures with Resiliency Benefits

Coffee Break (Virtual)
August 21 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Farming for Food Justice in St. Louis

Speaker: Arielle Wright, Urban Harvest 

Green Building Professional Skills Training 
August 25 & 26 | 8:30 am-4:30 pm
GPRO Operations & Maintenance (O+M) Essentials 

First Friday Webinars
September 4 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm
LEED for Existing Buildings 

Monthly Program (Virtual)
September 8 | 9:00-11:00am
USGBC’s Executive Town Hall Meeting with Mahesh Ramanujam

Speaker: Mahesh Ramanujam, U.S. Green Building Council

Half-Day Workshop (Virtual)
September 8 | 1:00-5:00 pm
The Next Evolution of LEED v4.1 (BD+C, ID+C)
Speaker: Lisa Stanley, Technical Solutions

Half-Day Workshop (Virtual)
September 9 | 1:00 – 5:00 pm 
LEED v4.1 EBOM Technical Workshop
Speaker: Stefanie Young, Technical Solutions

Coffee Break (Virtual)
September 11| 10:00 – 10:30 am
Back to School – Designing for Social Distancing

Speaker: Stephen Raskin, FGM Architects

Coffee Break (Virtual)
September 25 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
The Paradox of Sustainability Design Metrics

Speaker: Richard Graves, Center for Sustainable Building Research, College of Design at the University of Minnesota.

First Friday Webinars
October 2 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

Keep Your Construction Materials Sustainable 

In-Depth Seminar (Virtual)
October 7 |8:00 – 10:00 am

BIT Building Case Studies
Speaker: Jenny Carney, WSP USA

Coffee Break (Virtual)
October 8 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Politics and the Environment with the Missouri Sierra Club
Speaker: Ross Hunt, Missouri Sierra Club

Monthly Program
October 14 (Wednesday) | 5:30-7:30 pm

Women in Green
Speakers: DR. VICTORIA HERRMANN, The Arctic Institute; Mary Ann Lazarus, Cameron MacAllister Group, Washington University in St. Louis; Angela Moore, Missouri Historical Society; Madeline Smith, Clayco enterprise

Coffee Break (Virtual)
October 30| 10:00 – 10:30 am
Growing a Movement for Native Plants and What to Plant

Speaker: Green Jean Ponzi, EarthWays Center, Missouri Botanical Garden

First Friday Webinars
November 6 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm
Keep Cool – How Designers Can Improve Thermal Comfort With HVLS Fans 

Green Building Professional Skills Training
November 12 & 13 | 8:30 am-4:30 pm

GPRO Operations & Maintenance (O+M) Essentials

Coffee Break (Virtual)
November 19 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Indoor Air Quality – Why it Matters.

Speaker: Chris Ruth, Integrated Facility Services

First Friday Webinars
December 4 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

Introduction to Fully Ducted Heat Pumps for All Electric Heating and Cooling

Coffee Break (Virtual)
December 11 | 10:00 – 10:30 am 
Developing North of Delmar with Kevin Bryant
Speaker: Kevin Bryant, Kingsway Development, LLC

In-Depth Seminar 
December 15 | 12:00 pm- 1:30 pm 
Achieve Net Zero Cost Effectively
Speaker: Tim Michels, Energy Resources Group, Inc.

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