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AIAGR COTE - Achieving Zero!

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Event Location: 
KCAD, Woodbridge N. Ferris Building, 17 Pearl Street, Room 217, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The AIAGR Committee on the Environment is hosting a panel discussion on the Zero Cities Project.  How do we get our buildings to significantly reduce energy consumption and achieve net zero carbon?
 
Alison Waske Sutter, City of Grand Rapids' sustainability manager, will introduce the Zero Cities Project.  Following Alison's presentation, there will be a panel discussion of what can be done to assist the Zero Cities Project in our community. All attendees will have the opportunity to brainstorm the means and incentives for reducing energy consumption in a World Café Session.
 
Panelists:
Alison Waske Sutter, Sustainability Manager, City of Grand Rapids
Mike Corby, FAIA, Principal, Integrated Architecture
Brian Craig, AIA, Director of the Graduate Architecture Program, Kendall College of Art and Design
Dick Temple, AIA, Project Administrator of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
Maurice Townsend, Developer, MoTown Square
 
Schedule:
5:30-5:55 Meet and Greet (Appetizers and Beverages Provided)
6:00-6:45 Zero City Initiative Introduction and Discussion
6:50-8:00 World Cafe Work Session
8:00-8:30 Next Steps and Closing Discussion