Resilient Buildings Workshop
Date: October 18, 2012; 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Article from December 2012 Concrete International magazine
Sponsored by the Concrete Joint Sustainability Initiative and hosted by the Department of Homeland Security, National Institute of Building Sciences, and the National Building Museum, this interactive workshop will feature presentations and discussions that focus on creating and maintaining resilient, high performance buildings.
Designers, architects, specifiers, and building professionals interested in learning more about resilient, sustainable, high performance buildings will have the opportunity to attend presentations from some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the field of structural resilience and sustainability. Topics of these presentations will include:
In addition to presentations from the nation’s top experts in the field, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in an interactive breakout session on the workshop topics. There is no charge for this workshop, but advance registration is required. Please scroll down for more information.
Blaine Brownell, Assistant Professor & Co-Director, University of Minnesota School of Architecture
Mohammed Ettouney, Principal, Weidlinger Associates
Roger Grant, Program Director, National Institute of Building Sciences
Henry Green, President & CEO, National Institute of Building Sciences
Earle Kennett, Senior Vice President & COO, National Institute of Buildings Sciences
Mila Kennett, Senior Program Manager, Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate
Lionel Lemay, Senior Vice President, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Terry Ryan, Certified Protection Professional, Raytheon UTD
Chase Rynd, Executive Director, National Building Museum
John Sullivan Jr., Consultant, JJSFIM Consulting
The planning committee thanks you for your interest in the Resilient Buildings Workshop. You can engage in conversation about the workshop by following @ConcreteJSI or using #ResilientBuildings on Twitter.