On May 11th & 12th, USGBC hosted its first Smart Building Summit, bringing together diverse players to discuss the optimization of the design and operation of integrated, high-performance buildings. Join us with other industry leaders for our 2023 event to explore opportunities to advance how smart buildings can support climate, health, equity, and resilience. More information on the program and registration is forthcoming.
Check back for 2023 speaker announcements
Review the 2022 schedule and stay tuned for information on 2023.
Case Study: Center for Intelligent Buildings
The Challenge of Smart Building Integration
Smart Building Operators: The Workforce of the Future
Optimizing Smart Buildings and the Grid
State of the Art AI & Machine Learning in Buildings
AIA SF COTE
Women Energy Association
ASHRAE Golden Gate Chapter
Central Coast Green Building Council
In 2022, we gathered over 300 participants from 34 U.S. States and 10 Countries. If your firm is interested in sponsoring the Summit in 2023, USGBC welcomes your support. Information on sponsorship for this year is forthcoming. You can view the opportunities from last year in the prospectus below.
Who can attend?
Everyone is invited to attend. We are pleased to extend a discount to all organizational and individual USGBC members. We support equitable access by providing emerging professional and students with discounted access. While this summit is hosted by Pacific Region, all USGBC communities and regions are encouraged to participate.
Are there sponsorship opportunities?
We welcome your support and partnership. Reach out to Melanie Colburn, USGBC Director of Market Transformation & Development (email@example.com).
Will this be in-person or virtual?
The event will be fully virtual to support public health priorities. But don’t worry, we plan to have a host of engagement opportunities for our virtual participants. We will use Zoom to connect.
Who is on the working group for the summit?
The Smart Building working group is responsible for steering and convening the conference on behalf of our industry peers. Our 2022 working group included:
- Smart Building Chair | Brandon Tinianov, Head of Strategy, Mynt
- Smart Building Vice Chair | Mia Brøndum, Sales Director, WindowMaster
- USGBC Northern California MLAB Co-Chair | Anthony Bernheim, LEED Fellow, Healthy & Resilient Buildings Program Manager, San Francisco International Airport
- USGBC MLAB Staff Co-Chair | Melanie Colburn, Director of Market Transformation and Development, U.S. Green Building Council
- Advisor | Chris Pyke, PhD, Senior Vice President, Product at ArcSkoru, Inc.
- Advisor | Stefano Schiavon, PhD, Associate Professor of Architecture and Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley and Associate Director of CEDR
Will continuing education credits be available?
Yes, we will be offering GBCI and AIA continuing education hours for most sessions.
Facing financial hardship and would like to attend?
USGBC Local Community Members facing financial hardship are eligible for a discounted ticket. This opportunity is available to all active USGBC members, including both students and non-students. Please e-mail Melanie Colburn with a brief explanation of need.
How can I help promote the Summit?
Thank you for helping to spread the word! Check out these speaker images that can be used to make your messages pop. We will continue to update this folder so keep checking back. Invite your colleagues and share with your network on social media.
Will recordings of this event be available?
Yes, we will have a recording available for a limited time after the event for registrants.
Can you remind me how to join the Summit? I registered but can’t find my log-in information.
Thank you for registering. You should have received the Zoom log-in information a few different ways: as a calendar invite from Annie Hall and through the Eventbrite registration page. You will receive a reminder email from Eventbrite. If you have questions about Zoom beyond this, please email Annie Hall.
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10 Steps to Carbon Zero Real Estate
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