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Wednesday, May 11 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Declare + Living Product Summit: Scaling Up Innovation
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: http://www.livingfutureunconference.org/register/
Both conference (additional fees apply) and non-conference attendees may register for this summit.

PRICING
Early Bird (through 4/26):
 $125 Members / $200 Non-Members
Beginning 4/27: 
$150 Members / $225 Non-Members

LOCATION: Westin Seattle (1900 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101) - Room: Pike

SUMMARY
The Living Product + Declare Summit is the materials industries leadership summit. It will bring together thought leaders from the world’s premier sustainable product manufacturers, as well as trend-setting specifiers that are shaping the future of product demand. This summit will include an update on Declare and the Living Product Challenge, as well as their relationship to other green building certification programs worldwide.

We will explore new innovative databases and material tracking tools with significant potential to disrupt the current material selection process. It will also outline new, open data trends in Life Cycle Analysis and Handprinting with the potential to dramatically lower cost and speed adoption.

Participants in the summit while not only learn how to apply the principles of Declare and the Living Product Challenge to their product and projects, they will have the opportunity to collaborate with industry leaders to shape the future of materials.

AGENDA
Introduction: Scaling up through Open Innovation (1:00PM – 1:20pm)
James Connelly, Director Living Product Challenge, ILFI

Aligning LBC and LEED (1:20pm – 1:30pm)
Sara Cederburg, Technical Director USGBC

Bringing Declare to Scale (1:30pm – 2:15pm)
Andrea Cooper, Declare and Materials Petal Manager, ILFI
Anita Snader, Environmental Sustainability Manager at Armstrong World Industries, Armstrong Ceilings
William Strang, President of Operations and ECommerce, Toto

Making Material Selection Easy: Open Source Databases (2:15pm – 3:15pm)
James Connelly, Director Living Product Challenge, ILFI
Jeff Frost, Integrated Design Specialist, SERA Architects
Ryan Dick, Founder and COO GIGA
Vivian Dien, Product Manager, Flux/The Quartz Project

The Living Product Challenge and Declare (3:15pm - 4:00pm)
James Connelly, Director Living Product Challenge, ILFI
Annie Bevan, GreenCircle Certified, Certification and Operations Manager at GreenCircle Certified, LLC
Dhruv Raina, Senior Manager Sustainability, Owens Corning

Scaling LCA Practice (4:00 – 5:00)
Greg Norris, Chief Scientist, ILFI
Jane Abernethy, Sustainability Officer, Humanscale

This summit will be pre-approved for 4 hours of continuing education for GBCI, AIA and LFA.

Speakers
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James Connelly

Living Product Challenge Director, International Living Future Institute
James is a green building professional with a broad range of industry experience from design and construction to research and advocacy. He is a graduate from the University of Washington with degrees in Architecture and International Studies. Prior to joining the Institute, James worked on green building projects at the Seattle offices of MulvannyG2 and GGLO. After a trip to Hong Kong in 2008 he became fascinated with the incredible pace in scale... Read More →
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Andrea Cooper

Living Building Challenge Materials Petal and Declare Manager, International Living Future Institute
Andrea Cooper is the Materials and Declare Manager with the International Living Future Institute. She is a sustainable design and construction professional with a background in interior design, architecture and construction management. After receiving her Master of Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Andrea worked on some of the most noteworthy, sustainable buildings in the Midwest while with WMA Consulting... Read More →
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Greg Norris

Chief Scientist, International Living Future Institute
Dr. Gregory Norris is an internationally acclaimed Life Cycle Analysis expert. In addition to serving as the Institute's Chief Scientist, Gregory is the co-director of the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise within the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has taught Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) at HSPH since the late 1990s. Gregory is also the... Read More →


Wednesday May 11, 2016 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Westin: Pike