January Forum: Green Catwalk

January 10, 2012

Join us for our first forum of 2012! It’s our annual Green Catwalk forum and we’ll be exploring many types of new innovations in sustainable building. We’ll hear from a diverse group of speakers about new programs and projects being proposed for New York City, recent studies, new resources, and we’ll discuss the very nature of innovation and sustainable building. Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm Location: NYC ACRE – NYU Poly, 160 Varick St. (10 Hudson Sq.), 12th floor, NYC 10013 *Registration and ID are required for this event. Please RSVP. *Only registrants will be allowed entrance to the building; registration closes at 4pm on Tuesday, 1/17.* Our Speakers include: –Leif Percifield from the Don’t Flush Me project whose goal is to allow NYC residents to reduce the amount of pollution in the harbor by alerting them when additional waste water might cause an overflow. –Liz Eisenberg from Steven Winter Associates who will present on the Deutsche Bank study. –Dong Ping Wong will present on Family NY projects, including the Plus Pool, whose goal is to build a unique type of pool in the East River that will filter the river’s water through its walls. –Tom Sahagian from Power Concepts who will present on the concept of innovation in sustainable and whether or not that’s where our focus should be. –Colleen Lonergan from Bright Power who will present on the New Jersey weatherization program for multi-family homes –Johanna Walczyk from the Supportive Housing Network of New York who will present on supportive housing residents and greening their homes –Chris Mahase from HPD who will present on the recently launched NYC Green House website –Caroline Samponaro from Transportation Alternatives will speak on NYC’s bike share program and bike lane network in relationship to innovations in building and real estate development –Ken Camilleri from ICF International will present on New York City’s Clean Heat Initiative