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EARTHx2023 Built Environment Conference

  • Friday, April 21, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Fair Park, Dallas, Texas


Eathx2023 Built Environment
Fair Park, Dallas

Friday, April 21
8:00 am - 6::00 pm

About the Conference

The Built Environment Conference brings together experts in the building sector to discuss the latest developments in federal policy and project funding, and their impact on sustainability and resilience. The event will cover a range of topics including the impact of the Infrastructure and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act on the building sector, circularity and building materials, resilience in Texas, and the sustainable mindset and future of building.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from national industry leaders, policymakers, and innovators who are at the forefront of sustainable building practices. By attending this event, participants will gain a deeper understanding of federal policy and project funding, and its impact on the building sector. They will also learn about the latest innovations and practices in sustainable building and resilience, which will help them to contribute to a more sustainable future.

Conference Agenda

  • 8:00 am    Federal Policy Impacts for Green Building 
         (USGBC Federal Policy)
  • 8:45 am    Resilience in Texas 
         (Environment Texas, City of El Paso)
  • 9:30 am    Health Impacts of Buildings 
         (IWBI, Houston Advanced Research Center)
  • 10:00 am  Brief Expo Hall Highlights

  • 11:15 am  Fair Park EcoDistrict and Sustainability in Historic Buildings 
         (City of Dallas, Texas Engineering Extension Service, METCO)
  • 2:00 pm   Circularity in the Built Environment 
         (ZGF Architects, Laurence Carr, MindfulMaterials)
  • 2:40 pm     Innovation Spotlights 
         including BluePlanet, Binderholz, Powerstack, and more
  • 3:40 pm   Developer's Perspective: Sustainability as Business Decision 
         (Crow Holdings Office, Urban Land Institute)
  • 4:20 pm  Sustainable Mindset for the Future (and Past) of Green Building - a conversation with David Gottfried 
  • 5:00- 6:00 pm  Conference Reception in Expo hall 

Register Today!

USGBC Texas Chapter is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 1801 Royal Lane, Suite 400, Dallas, TX 75229

Contact us at chapter@usgbctexas.org or at 214-571-9244

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