Forum Program

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

The Call for Speakers is now closed! We are in the process of building the 2023 Forum Program. Speakers should expect to hear about their submissions in December.

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

Karen Kanan Correa

Program Manager, Midwest Policy | Energy Foundation

Sara Curlee

Committee Chair | AIA Minnesota

Joe Dammel

Managing Director | Fresh Energy

Debbie Driscoll

Market Transformation Manager | NEEA

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

Nate Hausman

Manager, Clean Energy Markets | WRI

Amanda Ingmire

Senior Policy Analyst | Oregon DEQ

Marnese Jackson

Co-Director | Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition

David Kaneda

Principal | IDeAs Consulting

Steven King

Founder and Principal | Global Sustainable Solutions LLC

Miya Kitahara

Program Manager | StopWaste

Fulya Kocak-Gin

Senior Vice President, ESG Issues | Nareit

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

Mari Ojeda

Senior Policy Associate | Fresh Energy

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

Co-Executive Director | ULI Randall Lewis Center for Sustainability in Real Estate

Jacob Serfling

Co-Director | Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition

Val Stori

Senior Program Manager | Great Plains Institute

Yi Sun

Associate, Finance Initiative | WBCSD

Wes Sullens

Director | USGBC

Yu Ann Tan

Associate | RMI

Mila Turner

Climate and Equity Researcher | Slipstream

Connor Ursy

Associate | RMI

Sarah Zaleski

Senior Advisor | U.S. Department Building Technologies Office

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