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Wednesday, May 11 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
Getting to Net Positive Water Summit: Innovative Strategies and Policy for Cascadia and Beyond
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: http://www.livingfutureunconference.org/register/
Both conference (additional fees apply) and non-conference attendees may register for this summit. Need help adding it onto your existing registration? Contact us at LF@living-future.org

PRICING: $50 per person
LOCATION: Westin, Seattle (Room: Cascade 2)

The International Living Future Institute invites you to take part in a deep dive into the Water Petal and resilient integrated water solutions. As a shoulder event to the Living Future Unconference, the Institute invites practitioners, government and agency officials, academics, ILFI Collaborative and Congress members, and all interested parties to come together to strategize ways to accelerate the adoption of Net Positive Water systems.

Participants will hear about innovative ideas and successful programs, policies, projects, and initiatives from leaders in Cascadia and beyond. Informative and creatively facilitated discussions will focus on developing action plans for local, bioregional and federal advocacy to achieve policy impact and tangible change in Cascadia and beyond. This Summit will generate momentum in support of net positive water policy effort and inspire connections among the leaders in the field to carry on this critical work after the conference. 

This Summit is open to the public and attendees must pre-register. Questions? Contact us at advocacy@living-future.org. 

Speakers
avatar for Brad Liljequist

Brad Liljequist

Director, Net Zero Energy Buildings and Living Community Challenge, International Living Future Institute
As director of the Institute's Net Zero Energy and Living Community programs, Brad is at the forefront of a global transformation toward a carbon-free future. He directed development of the Petal and Net Zero Energy Certified zHome, the first multifamily zero net energy community in the United States, as well as Issaquah Fire Station 72, the world’s most energy efficient fire station and recipient of the international 2012 ASHRAE Technology... Read More →
avatar for David Mead

David Mead

High Performance Building Specialist, PAE
David has 12 years of experience as an architect and 6 years as a high performance building consultant. He works to integrate engineering and architectural solutions into unified sustainable designs. He has worked on net-zero buildings in the US and internationally. David is a committed advocate for net-positive buildings and brings an innovative approach to energy modeling and analysis to advance building performance for an environment toward... Read More →
avatar for Kathleen Smith

Kathleen Smith

Vice President, Living Building Challenge, International Living Future Institute
As Vice President of the Living Building Challenge, Kathleen oversees all aspects of the program including its continued evolution as the most innovative green building standard in the world.  In addition, she leads the Institute’s strategic and technical consulting services with projects, institutions, and governments working to adopt advanced measures of sustainability related to the Living Building Challenge. She also directs the... Read More →
avatar for Alicia Daniels Uhlig

Alicia Daniels Uhlig

Living Community Challenge + Policy Director, International Living Future Institute
Alicia Daniels Uhlig is an architect and passionate green building advocate, with 20 years of sustainable design experience. She directs the Living Community Challenge and Policy for the Institute, and is focused on accelerating the creation of vibrant, healthy, sustainable communities. Prior to joining ILFI, Alicia practiced architecture in Seattle Washington with GGLO, in California with Van der Ryn Architects, and in the US Virgin... Read More →
avatar for Molly Winter

Molly Winter

Director, Recode
Molly directs Recode, a nonprofit dedicated to legalizing sustainability. Recode is working to ensure access to and accelerate adoption of sustainable building and development practices. She is a designer, researcher, and illustrator seeking to help others understand the science of waste treatment processes to help them make better decisions and participate in this world. Molly also lends her paintbrush to create visual explanations for... Read More →


Wednesday May 11, 2016 8:00am - 12:00pm
Westin: Cascade 2