Program Detail
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 – Washington, DC
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center


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Morning: 7:30am – 8:30am8:30am – 10:00am10:15am – 11:15am11:30am – 12:30pm
Afternoon: 12:30pm – 2:00pm2:15pm – 3:15pm3:25pm – 4:20pm4:30pm – 5:30pm5:30pm – 7:00pm
 
Registration Open: 7:30am – 8:30am
Opening Breakfast with Speakers and Advisory Council
7:30am – 8:30am   -   Atrium
Resource Pavilion Open

Meet members of the 2014 Summit Advisory Council, Guest Speakers, Sponsors, and other Summit attendees over coffee and a delicious continental breakfast. Come early for this great opportunity to network with friends and colleagues.
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General Session: 8:30am – 10:00am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Dan Tangherlini
GSA
Description: Dan Tangherlini was sworn in as Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) on July 5, 2013, following his 15 months of service as the agency’s Acting Administrator. Since joining the agency, Dan has served a vital role in President Barack Obama’s agenda to build a more sustainable, responsible and effective government for the American people. GSA’s mission is to deliver the best value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services to government and the American people. Dan will share GSA’s vision and accomplishments in advancing sustainable, energy efficient buildings.
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GENERAL SESSION
Description: This dynamic panel of international leaders from government, real estate, and technology will address the importance of sustainability and energy efficient buildings from both an economic and environmental perspective. We’ll debate the role of government in mandatory benchmarking, present the business case for integration of advanced building technologies, and discuss how to overcome the challenges and obstacles facing real estate owners on the path to energy efficiency.

Dr. David Danielson
U.S. Department of Energy

Dan Tangherlini
U.S. GSA

Elizabeth Heider
Skanska USA

Clayton E. Ulrich
Hines

Nino DiCosmo
Tridium

Darlene Pope
CoR Advisors
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Education Sessions: 10:15am – 11:15am
A1 - Supply and Demand: Strategic Ways to Save Energy Dollars
10:15am – 11:15am   -   Atrium Ballroom A
Track: Business / Finance
Description: Are you leaving money on the table? Purchasing and managing energy usage effectively can save an organization a significant amount of money. There are many different types of purchasing strategies and demand response programs that can lower your upfront costs and generate additional revenue. In addition, the data and analytics generated from some of these programs can be used to improve everyday operating efficiency. This session will provide a strategic approach to purchasing and managing energy usage, as well as demonstrate the value of analyzing data and usage patterns to make better business decisions for both supply and demand.
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Speakers:
Sara Schoen, Manager, Energy & Sustainability, First Potomac Realty Trust

Jon Hartnett, Enterprise Sales Manager, EnerNOC
Heather Langford, Director, LEED, USGBC
Robert McKim, Vice President, Amerex Energy Services

B1 - The Roadmap to Energy Efficient Buildings™
10:15am – 11:15am   -   Atrium Ballroom B
Track: Technical / Operations
Description: This distinguished panel of industry experts will walk you through a step-by-step process for incorporating sustainability into your properties. Where do you start and what are your primary objectives? Learn about the elements of a successful energy management program from Energy Star benchmarking and energy audits to equipment retrofits, system integration, and advanced technology applications – along with case studies and hands on experiences from the people in the trenches.
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Speakers:
Carlos Santamaria, Vice President - Engineering Services, Glenborough

Robert J. Dixon, Vice President, Industry Affairs, Building Performance & Sustainability, Siemens Building Technologies
Jean Lupinacci, Chief, ENERGY STAR Commercial and Industrial Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Krishnan Gowri, Senior Research Engineer, Pacific NW National Labs
Anne White, Program Coordinator, Sustainability Services,Transwestern

C1 - EcoDistricts: The Efficiency and Economics of District Scale Sustainability
10:15am – 11:15am   -   Hemisphere B
Track: Government
Description: As major cities adopt sustainability, energy, and climate action plans, they are finding creative and valuable ways to incorporate resources and technical assistance from the private sector to help achieve their objectives. This session will showcase the various strategies, such as the DOE Better Buildings Challenge, that are being implemented in a diverse set of communities around the world. Learn how these public/private partnerships work to successfully achieve district scale energy efficiency goals while providing benefits for all the different stakeholders.
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Speakers:
Scott Pomeroy, Sustainability Manager, DowntownDC BID

Rob Bennett, CEO, EcoDistricts
Helen Gurfel, Executive Director, Urban Land Institute
Uwe S. Brandes, Executive Director, Masters of Professional Studies in Urban Planning, Georgetown University

D1 - Corporate Energy Management Strategies
10:15am – 11:15am   -   Hemisphere A
Track: Corporate / Enterprise
Description: Many organizations are looking for ways to reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprint. This session will address various measures for corporate energy management strategies and the impact they have on your business and on the environment. What impact does reducing your square footage have on overall energy usage – and how does that affect transportation, parking, and indoor air quality? What strategies can a building owner adopt to incent tenant contributions to the building’s energy management strategies? Industry veterans will have a lively and candid discussion of the pros and cons of “going green” at what it means to each stakeholder.
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Speakers:
Brad Molotsky, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, LEED – Green Associate, Brandywine Realty Trust

Bob Best, Executive Vice President, JLL
Robert Peck, Senior Associate/Southeast Region, Director of Consulting, Gensler
Karen Penafiel, Vice President, Advocacy, Codes & Standards, BOMA International
Nicholas Stolatis, Sr. Director of Global Sustainability and Enterprise Initiatives, TIAA-CREF
Education Sessions: 11:30am – 12:30pm
A2 - Building Valuation and Financing Energy Improvements
11:30am – 12:30pm   -   Atrium Ballroom A
Track: Business / Finance
Description: It’s all about the bottom line. Energy efficiency directly affects cash flow, improves net operating income, and increases the asset value of your property – but how are you going to pay for the energy improvements? This discussion will include the use of grants, rebates, on-bill financing, PACE, and other options to finance energy conservation measures, as well as provide examples of energy improvements that immediately improve your building valuation. Learn how to justify investments in energy efficiency -- and how to pay for them.
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Speakers:
Josh Green, Managing Director - Energy, CCM US

Mike Alexander, Sustainability Project Manager, Cassidy Turley
Steve Gossett, Jr., CEO, SCIenergy
Bracken Hendricks, Program Manager, DC PACE Commercial
K. Scott Sine, Director of Energy and Engineering Services, PPL Energy Plus

B2 - Intelligent High Performance Buildings
11:30am – 12:30pm   -   Atrium Ballroom B
Track: Technical / Operations
Description: Intelligent buildings are those that operate using the most advanced technologies to deliver the greatest efficiencies and value to both the owner and occupants. What are the components of an intelligent building and what are the benefits? Hear about the latest in intelligent building solutions and the financial value of integrating building systems for maximum performance. These visionaries will prove the case for intelligent buildings through case studies of amazing projects they have spearheaded, along with the associated value to owners, operators, and occupants.
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Speakers:
Laurie Actman, Deputy Director, DOE Energy Efficient Buildings Hub

Tommy Russo, Chief Technology Officer, Akridge
Mike Smith, VP of Building Technology Services, Forest City Enterprises, Inc.
Mike DeNamur, Manager, Sales & Marketing, UTC/Carrier
Kevin Kampschroer, Federal Director, Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings and Agency Senior Climate Change Adaptation Official, GSA

C2 - Government Showcase
11:30am – 12:30pm   -   Hemisphere B
Track: Government
Description: As energy costs continue to soar, the burden on government to manage its energy spend has become vital to municipal budgeting and conservation efforts. In addition, government bears a public responsibility to address climate change and carbon reduction on a large scale. This session will highlight case studies of state and local governments who have undertaken the challenge of implementing energy management and sustainability goals in public buildings and the successes they have achieved along the way.
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Speakers:
Elizabeth Heider, Chief Sustainability Officer, Skanska USA

Lori J. Herrick, Energy Management Administrator, City of Virginia Beach
Sam Brooks, Director Energy & Sustainability Division, DC Dept of General Services (DGS)
Bill Updike, Green Building Specialist, DC Department of the Environment

D2 - Technology and Facility Management: Driving Efficiency and Productivity Gains
11:30am – 12:30pm   -   Hemisphere A
Track: Corporate / Enterprise
Description: Technology is the key to efficient buildings – and today’s technologies are producing staggering results. By integrating systems and installing the right software, building operators can connect thousands of building sensors that track the performance of mechanical systems, such as heaters, air conditioners, chillers, fans, and lights – harvesting millions of critical data points. That data provides deep insights into operations, enables better diagnostics, and allows for far more intelligent decision making. Hear how Microsoft and Hilton are saving millions of dollars in maintenance and utility costs through the use of advanced technology.
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Randy Gaines, Vice President Engineering, Housekeeping, Laundry Operations – Hilton Worldwide
Darrell D. Smith, Director of Energy and Building Technology, Microsoft
Russ Agrusa, President and CEO, Iconics
Keynote Luncheon & Case Study Presentation: 12:30 - 2:00pm
GUEST SPEAKER

Christopher B. Curtis
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
Description: As a leading authority on “Intelligent Energy” and sustainability, Chris Curtis has directed efforts to drive energy efficiency and sustainability around the globe. Today, he sits as Chair of the Board of Governors for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) to complement his governance efforts with for profit and non-profit organizations. Chris will share with us his vision for the future of efficient buildings and NEMA’s contributions to this revolution.

CASE STUDY PRESENTATION – Proctor & Gamble Embraces Smart Tech
Description: Proctor & Gamble and Jones Lang LaSalle showcase a major pilot program featuring a real-time, cloud-based building management platform which paid for itself through energy savings in only three months! On its quest to create value for consumers, customers and shareholders, Proctor & Gamble set aggressive, data-driven efficiency, sustainability and profitability goals to achieve balanced and sustainable growth. They recognized that sophisticated information management strategies must be put into place to drive productivity and performance. Dan Probst, Chairman Energy and Sustainability Services from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), will describe how P&G applied JLL’s smart-building technology, IntelliCommand to harness big data about building performance in order to inform real estate decisions in real-time and advance their joint integrated IT vision. Learn how smart tech is helping P&G achieve their goal of reducing energy usage 20% by 2020.

Dan Probst
JLL

Sajaad Chaudry
Pacific Controls
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Education Sessions: 2:15pm – 3:15pm
A3 - Sustainable Energy Efficiency Program Development
2:15pm – 3:15pm   -   Atrium Ballroom A
Track: Business / Finance
Description: Focusing on a long term strategy, building owners can successfully “start small” and build depth and sophistication over time. But where do you start? How do you approach energy efficiency as an organization and implement consistent policies and activities across multiple departments and numerous properties? This session will focus on laying the foundation for a strategic energy efficiency program and discuss the components needed to sustain and improve that program in a systematic manner.
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Speakers:
John T. Forester, Director of Energy & Sustainability, Reit Management & Research

Jay Black, Director of Sustainability, SL Green Realty Corp
Sara Neff, Vice President, Sustainability, Kilroy Realty Corporation
W. Scott Tew, Executive Director, Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (CEES), Ingersoll Rand

B3 - Big Buildings and Big Data: Real Time Energy Data and Operational Analytics
2:15pm – 3:15pm   -   Atrium Ballroom B
Track: Technical / Operations
Description: Data, data, data. In order to run efficient buildings, owners and managers need real time operational data, not just last month's electric bill. Real time data provides information needed to identify problems, patterns, deviations, faults, and inefficiencies from literally thousands of points in a building. This visibility allows the building operator to make immediate improvements and capture cost savings that would otherwise go unnoticed. This session will discuss how to apply energy data and operational analytics to existing building systems for maximum efficiency and savings.
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Speakers:
Tommy Russo, Chief Technology Officer, Akridge

Andrea Curry, VP of Product Management, Shift Energy
Kelly Millsaps, Chief Technology Officer, Related Companies
Mike Rogers, Operations Manager, Sodexo at the International Monetary Fund
Tim Stauss, Client Development Manager, Schneider Electric

C3 - Public Vs. Private Sustainability Goals and Challenges
2:15pm – 3:15pm   -   Hemisphere B
Track: Government
Description: Achieving large-scale urban sustainability and energy management goals requires commitment from both the public and private sectors. This session will examine the different business drivers, challenges, and real estate practices facing private industry and the government in their efforts to improve energy efficiency and reduce harmful carbon pollution. What are the major similarities in energy management planning for public buildings and private industry and how can they help each other accomplish common goals?
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Speakers:
Maria Vargas,Director, Better Buildings Challenge and Senior Program Advisor, US
Department of Energy


Dave Good, Program Manager, DC Department of the Environment
Cliff Majersik, Executive Director, Institute for Market Transformation
Ted Trabue, Managing Director, DCSEU

D3 - Balancing ROI, Tenant Satisfaction, and Corporate Responsibility
2:15pm – 3:15pm   -   Hemisphere A
Track: Corporate / Enterprise
Description: It’s not just about saving energy. There is a myriad of challenging business decisions surrounding the journey toward going green, including the need for a compelling return on investment, the impact on marketing and leasing, the demand for corporate environmental responsibility, and the comfort and satisfaction of your tenants – the customers! How do you balance all these metrics to produce a result that is beneficial in each area, and what is the aggregate value to your business? This session will present a candid debate on the impact of sustainability at a corporate level.
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Speakers:
Brad Molotsky, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, LEED – Green Associate, Brandywine Realty Trust

Dave Pogue, Global Director of Corporate Responsibility, CBRE
James Young, Vice President, Corporate Facilities and Real Estate, Marriott
John K. Scott, Senior Executive Managing Director, Colliers International
Raymond A. Pustinger, President, Enerliance
Education Sessions: 3:25pm – 4:20pm
A4 - Proving The Value Proposition:  What’s The Real ROI?
3:25pm – 4:20pm   -   Atrium Ballroom A
Track: Business / Finance
Description: The return on investment of energy conservation measures is dependent on a lot of different variables. Having an accurate baseline and calculating the real cost savings of each initiative – and its impact on the business as a whole – is complicated. We’ll discuss the costs, benefits, and best practices for generating ROI estimates and measuring actual savings, the impact on employee comfort and productivity, and the value of life-cycle costing for major retrofits. What are the factors influencing the decision making process and how do organizations justify investments for energy upgrades?
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Speakers:
David Hodgins, Executive Director, Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge

Guanjing Lin, Sr. Scientific Engineering Associate - Building Technology and Urban Systems Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Sean Patrick Neill, Managing Director, SCIenergy
Greg Walker, Research Director, Continental Automated Buildings Association
Danny Yu, CEO, Daintree Networks

B4 - The Future of Energy Management and Building Automation
3:25pm – 4:20pm   -   Atrium Ballroom B
Track: Technical / Operations
Description: Complex and expensive issues with building automation and system integration can present a major barrier to effective energy management in buildings today. This panel will focus on how to overcome the hurdles associated with integrating HVAC, lighting controls, meters and submeters, and other devices in a way that maximizes efficiency and cost savings. Learn how to take advantage of new innovations in hardware and software technology for the greatest impact and value.
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Speakers:
Dean Larson, Director, Engineering, Boston Properties

Dan Probst, Chairman – Energy and Sustainability Services, JLL
Ian Dempster, Senior Director, Optimum Energy
Pete Korzeniewski, Regional Sales Manager, Grundfos

C4 - GSA Driving Value With Smart Building Analytics
3:25pm – 4:20pm   -   Hemisphere B
Track: Government
Description: In May 2012, the US General Services Administration (GSA) started the GSA Smart Buildings Analytics project. Today they have 55 buildings around the country receiving data from 26 different types of building automation systems, 8,330 different pieces of equipment and 49,911 sensors through an integrated platform. GSA is using real-time operational data and advanced analytics to save energy and reduce costs while improving building performance and tenant satisfaction. Frank Santella, Assistant Commissioner, and Phil Klokis, Associate CIO, will discuss the GSA business case and explain how facility management and information technology came together to deliver this first-of-a-kind project . IBM and their partner ESI, who were awarded the fulfillment contract, will join GSA to present the solution, milestones, and lessons learned from this innovative project.
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Speakers:
Frank Santella, Acting Assistant Commissioner, Facilities Maintenance and Services Programs, US GSA
Phil Klokis, Associate CIO, Public Buildings Information Technology Services, US GSA
Brandon Patterson, Global Business Services Project Executive, IBM
Paul Oswald, President, Environmental Systems Incorporated

D4 - Lessons Learned from LEED v.4
3:25pm – 4:20pm   -   Hemisphere A
Track: Corporate / Enterprise
Description: Dive into LEED v4, the newest version of the USGBC green building certification program. Discover lessons learned from in depth case studies of projects that were part of a beta test of LEED v4, and understand how changes from LEED 2009 to newer versions affect projects in the real world. Attendees will gain knowledge that they can apply to their pursuit of LEED certification for building design, development, and operations.
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Speakers:
Elizabeth Heider, Chief Sustainability Officer, Skanska USA

James Hansen, LEED and Sustainability Coordinator, GHT Limited
Eden Brukman, Technical Director, Health Product Declaration Collaborative
Corey Enck, Director, LEED Technical Development, U.S. Green Building Council
Town Hall Meeting: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Town Hall Meeting – featuring The Energy Gang
Description: What will the coming decades bring for energy efficient buildings? In this town hall discussion, we'll take a deep look at cutting edge design, technology integration, environmental impact, and the global financial benefits of energy efficiency in buildings. The conversation will be led by The Energy Gang, a group of energy experts who produce a weekly podcast for GreenTech Media dissecting clean tech industry news. Joining the conversation will be sustainable design experts John Picard and Roger Frechette, and Darlene Pope, President of CoR Advisors, who will offer big ideas on the exciting future of intelligent, high-performance, green buildings.
Sponsored by:

Stephen Lacey
Greentech Media

Darlene Pope
CoR Advisors

Jigar Shah
Jigar Shah Consulting

Katherine Hamilton
38 North Solutions

John Picard
John Picard & Associates

Roger E. Frechette III
Interface Engineering
Closing Reception: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Closing Reception and Book Signing by Jigar Shah
5:30pm – 7:00pm   -   Atrium
Resource Pavilion Open

Creating Climate Wealth is about how climate change can be turned into a $10 trillion dollar wealth-creating opportunity. Author Jigar Shah, internationally recognized for revolutionizing the now multi-billion-dollar solar energy industry, outlines how entrepreneurs and investors can unlock the massive potential that climate change represents. Shah argues that, while new technical innovation is valuable, deployment of existing technologies are the key to reaching our near-term climate targets. Business model innovation is the key to attract mainstream capital and unlock transformational change, representing the largest wealth creation opportunity of our generation.
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April 2 - 3
CABA Intelligent Building & Digital Home Forum
*Separate Registration Required
http://forum.caba.org/2014/spring/

CABA’s Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum will bring together leading organizations involved in the integration of intelligent building systems and connected home technologies. Learn about current trends in the intelligent and integrated buildings and connected homes sectors from a wide range of companies working within this ecosystem and hear CABA members and others share their research and market insights.





*Schedule subject to change