Hosted by: Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection & USGBC National Capital Region Wednesday, April 3, 2019 / Sliver Spring, Md
ABOUT THE SUMMIT
For the past five years and counting, the Montgomery County Energy Summit has annually offered cutting-edge education focused on the latest trends in commercial energy efficiency, renewable energy, and related topics in Montgomery County. Our core audience includes building owners, property managers, energy contractors, and other green building professionals working in the County and the larger DMV area.
This year’s event, which is themed “Focus on the Here & Now,” will include a keynote presentation, breakout education sessions, an Expo Area featuring the latest in sustainable products and services, breakfast and lunch, and a post-event reception. Our core audience includes building owners, property managers, energy contractors, and other green building professionals working in the County and the larger DMV area.
8:00 to 8:45 am REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST 8:45 to 8:50 am
WELCOME: Remarks, Mark Bryan, Director, USGBC National Capital Region
8:50 to 9:05 am: OVERVIEW OF COUNTY SUSTAINABILITY PRIORITIES : Introduction, Adam Ortiz, Director, Montgomery County DEP Remarks, Tom Hucker, Montgomery County Council
9:05 to 9:20 am: KEYNOTE REMARKS BY CHRIS PYKE
Senior Vice President, Product, Arc Skoru
Chris Pyke, Ph.D. is the Senior Vice President for Product for ArcSkoru, Inc. Prior to joining USGBC, Dr. Pyke was the Chief Strategy Officer for Aclima, Inc. the Chief Operating Officer for GRESB, B.V., and a physical scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He is a principal investigator for the Green Health Partnership, a 5-year applied research initiative supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Pyke has served in a number of advisory roles, including as a lead author for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Working Group III), chair of the US EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, and co-chair of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program Interagency Working Group on Human Contributions and Responses to Climate Change. Dr. Pyke is on the faculty of the Urban and Regional Planning Program at Georgetown University. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a B.S. (Magna Cum Laude) from the College of William and Mary.
9:20 to 9:30 am: REMARKS BY COUNTY EXECUTIVE MARC ELRICH
9:30 to 9:35 am: INTRODUCTION TO EXHIBITOR BOOTHS & EDUCATION SESSIONS
Lindsey Shaw, Manager of Energy & Sustainability Programs, Montgomery County DEP
9:45 to 11:00 am: EDUCATION SESSIONS
11:30 am to 12:30 pm: EDUCATION SESSIONS
12:30 to 1:30 pm: LUNCH & VENDOR BOOTH VISITS
Brief Lunch Presentation by Peter Gourlay, Vice President, RMI of Maryland
1:45 to 2:45 pm
3:00 to 4:00 pm: EDUCATION SESSION
4:30 to 7:00 pm: NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR AT THE UNITED THERAPEUTICS’ UNISPHERE