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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 pm MT | Future World Vision: Mega Cities 2070


   Gerald (Jerry) Buckwalter, M.ASCE, Chief Innovation
   Officer, ASCE

   Be the first to get an early preview of Future World Vision, ASCE’s bold, comprehensive project to anticipate,
   reimagine, and prepare for future changes. The session will kick off with a presentation titled, “Vision Behind the Vision,” providing a background on ASCE’s Future World Vision initiative, followed by a demo in the form of
a guided journey through Mega City 2070 as a preview of what’s to come.  The session will conclude with a live Q&A segment with the presenters.


   David J. Odeh, SE, PE, F.SEI, F.ASCE, SECB, Principal,
   Odeh Engineers, Inc

1:30 - 2:30 pm MT | Johnson Controls OpenBlue Healthy Buildings:
Healthy People, Healthy Places and Healthy Planet 

tyler_smith   Tyler Smith, Johnson Controls, Executive Director,
   Healthy Buildings

   OpenBlue is a complete suite of connected solutions that delivers impactful sustainability, new occupant
   experiences, and respectful safety and security that combines our 135 years of building expertise with
   cutting-edge technology. 

Thursday April 8, 2021

8:30 – 9:30 am MT | From Impossible to Possible: A Living Building in the Hot, Humid South

Shan Arora - portraitShan Arora, J.D., Director, Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design

Shan Arora is the Director of The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design, a high performance building that seeks to catalyze sustainability principles and practices across the building industry. Georgia Tech constructed The Kendeda Building to Living Building Challenge 3.1 certification standards, the world’s most ambitious building performance standard.

Shan is also on the Board of Directors of Georgia Interfaith Power & Light, a nonprofit that engages communities of faith in stewardship of Creation as a religious response to climate change, resource depletion, environmental injustice, and pollution. He has an undergraduate and a law degree from Emory University.

Friday, April 9, 2021

8:30 - 9:30 am MT | Mass Timber Revolution: Integrated Design and Environmental Stewardship

Todd Beyreuther - PortraitTodd Beyreuther, P.E., Mass Timber Systems, LLC

Todd Beyreuther is a design engineer conducting research, development, and commercialization of mass timber material and modular assemblies. Mr. Beyreuther is Founder of Mass Timber Systems LLC, a design manufacturing company in Spokane, WA and is an adjunct research professor at the WSU Composite Materials and Engineering Center in Pullman, WA. Mr. Beyreuther serves as a member of the WA State Building Code Council and as President of the Spokane Plan Commission.

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