Forum Program

Join leading building industry experts sharing their expertise at the premier event dedicated to building decarbonization.

The 2023 Forum Call for Speakers is open until September 30th!

Learn more about the identified priority topic areas, session types, and how to submit:

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Our 2023 Forum Program Advisors

This group of industry luminaries represents a massive brain trust that will deliver high value, essential knowledge in May 2023.

Sheri Brezinka

Regional Director | USGBC

Eden Brukman

Sr. Green Building Coordinator | San Francisco Dept. of the Environment

Shelly Carlton

Senior Program Manager | Energy Trust of Oregon

Sara Curlee

Committee Chair | AIA Minnesota

Simona Fischer

Committee Chair | AIA Minnesota

Richard Graves

Director | Center for Sustainable Building Research, University of Minnesota

Steve Gelb

Local Director | Emerald Cities

Jenna Hamilton

Vice President, National Affairs | Green Building Initiative

Amanda Ingmire

Senior Policy Analyst | Oregon DEQ

Marnese Jackson

Co-Director | Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition

Steven King

Founder and Principal | Global Sustainable Solutions LLC

Miya Kitahara

Program Manager | StopWaste

Russ Landry

Senior Research Engineer | Center for Energy and Environment

Alison Lindburg

Building Energy Policy Manager | Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Melissa Morancy

Director, Sustainable Knowledge & Engagement | AIA

Jacqueline Patterson

Founder and Executive Director | The Chisholm Legacy Project

Mary Ann Piette

Director, Building Technology and Urban Systems | Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Josh Quinnell

Senior Research Scientist | Center for Energy and Environment

Andrew Sand

Senior Policy Advisor | U.S. Climate Alliance

Elena Savona

Director, Federal Partnerships | Elevate

Marta Schantz

SVP | ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance

Jacob Serfling

Co-Director | Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition

Val Stori

Senior Program Manager | Great Plains Institute

Yu Ann Tan

Associate | RMI

Connor Ursy

Associate | RMI

Debbie Weyl

Deputy Director, WRI U.S. | World Resources Institute

Sarah Zaleski

Senior Advisor | U.S. Department Building Technologies Office

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