GreenBuild International Conference and Expo

October 5, 2016 - October 7, 2016
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA
United States

HDR will be participating in three presentations at GreenBuild this year, in addition to hosting the annual GreenZone exhibit.

D06: Resilient Design Charrette: Applying LEED Pilot Credits

Thursday, October 6, 2016. 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • Mary Ann Lazarus, Founding Principal at MALeco
  • Alex Wilson, President at Resilient Design Institute
  • Valerie Walsh, Sustainability Strategist at Walsh Sustainability Group
  • Mark Meaders, Sustainable Leader at HDR

Gain a clear understanding of the factors driving the need to integrate resilient design in the design of the built environment and how to identify the most applicable projects

E11 : Sustainability Reporting: Big, Small and In-Between

Thursday, October 6, 2016. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Colin Rohlfing, Director of Sustainable Development at HDR
  • Mike Wallace, Managing Director at BrownFlynn
  • Susan Vickers, VP Corporate Responsibility at Dignity Health
  • Marcella Thompson, Sustainability Director at HDR

Understand how GRI and other reporting methodologies can be utilized and applied to their organizations, regardless of type and size, and how completing annual social responsibility reporting can affect an organization's business, ability to obtain business, and public perception.

RF2 : Helping People Lead Healthy Lives

Thursday, October 6, 2016. 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Jean Hansen, Sustainable Principal at HDR
  • Locke Ettinger, Director of Health Promotion and Wellness at Intermountain Healthcare
  • Steve Bergstrom, Director, Office of Sustainability at Intermountain Healthcare

Learn how Intermountain's LiVe Well program was developed and implemented, the lifestyle it promotes, the planning, design and operations elements that help make it successful, and how specific aspects have had a positive impact on staff and patients.

GreenZone Exhibit

Wednesday and Thursday, October 5 and 6, 2016. 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Booth 2101.

Working with Compton YouthBuild and Building Design + Construction magazine, HDR designed a structure that will benefit young adults and homeowners of the Compton community. This 600 square-foot prefabriacted building has been designed sustainably to provide education, workshops and training that will provide educational and vocational opportunities to people ages 16 to 24. Attendees can tour the structure at Greenbuild's GreenZone (Booth 2101) before it moves to its permanent home in Compton, California.

Event Website

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