Calendar of Events

Sat 11.05.2011

Buildings = Energy: Design for a Change Symposium


When: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Where: At The Center   

Experts from governmental, academic, commercial, and non-governmental fields of both the building and energy industries will engage in three panel conversations: New York, national, and international. Panel members will represent either “Buildings” or “Energy” and will, after brief presentations, discuss the future of energy efficient buildings under the 2011 AIA NY presidential theme “Design for a Change.”

11am Welcome and Introduction
Welcome: Margaret O’Donoghue Castillo, AIA, AIANY President
Introduction: Moderator: William J. Worthen, AIA, LEED AP, Director, Resource Architect for Sustainability,
The American Institute of Architects

11:30am New York Panel
Buildings: Colin Cathcart, AIA, Partner, Kiss+Cathcart
Rebecca Craft, Director of Energy Efficiency Programs, ConEdison
Michael Colgrove, Director of New York Office, New York State Energy Research and
Development Authority

12:45pm Break for lunch

1:45pm Keynote Lecture:

Stephen Selkowitz, Building Technologies, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

2:30pm National Panel
Buildings: Kevin Kampschroer,
Director of the Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, U.S. General Services Administration
Tiffany Broyles, Associate Principal, Environmental Specialist, Kohn Pedersen Fox
Energy: Dr. Jane L. Snowdon, Senior Manager, Industry Solutions and Emerging, Business
Energy & Environment: Smarter Building Research, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

3:45pm International Panel
Buildings: Mustafa Abadan,
FAIA, Design Partner, SOM
Energy: Mahadev Raman,
Principal, Arup
Zachary Tofias, Climate Positive Development Program Manager, the Clinton Climate Initiative

5:00pm Reception

free for AIA members and students with a valid student ID; $10 non-members

Buildings=Energy is on view at the Center for Architecture October 1, 2011 - January 21, 2012. Exhibition and related programs are organized by the AIA New York Chapter in collaboration with the Center for Architecture Foundation.


Lead Sponsor:


Energy Products Distribution/3M Company/APG
MechoShade Systems, Inc.
Robert Silman Associates

Acheson Doyle Partners Architects, P.C.
DeLaCour Family Foundation
Ibex Construction
Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.

1100 Architect
Bleecker Area Merchants & Residents Association (BAMRA)
Brenda Levin
Capsys Corp.
Community Environmental Center, Inc.
Helpern Architects
Hugo S. Subotovsky A.IA. Architects LLC
Levien & Company
New York Building Congress, Inc.
Oppenheimer Brady Vogelstein
P.W. Grosser Consulting, Inc.
Swanke Hayden Connell Architects
Viridian Energy & Environmental, LLC

List as of September 26, 2011


Opening Reception
Saturday, October 1, 2011, 7-9pm
In conjunction with the opening of Smarter Living – The 2,000-Watt Society.

When Green is Not an Option but the Law!
October 3, 2011, 6-8pm
Co-organized and Sponsored by the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York.

Sustainability by Design – Meeting the 2030 Challenge in New York City
October 18: Module #1, October 28: Module #2, November 21: Module #3, December 2: Module #4, December 12: Module #5. All sessions are 1-5pm.
Organized by the AIA New York Chapter Committee on the Environment.

Buildings = Energy: Design for a Change Symposium
November 5, 2011, 11am-5pm

Buildings = Energy Family Day
November 12, 2011, 11am – 1pm; 2 – 4pm

Universities = Energy: Campus Action for Building Energy Reduction
November 22, 2011, 6-8pm

Benchmarking in Action: Retrofitting New York
November 30, 2011, 6-8pm

Design for Energy: The Language of Sustainability
December 1, 2011, 6-8pm

Homes = Energy: What You Can Do as a Renter
January 12, 2011, 6-8pm
Co-organized by NYSERDA.

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