Straight from Greenbuild, USGBC National Executives will update us on green building trends, new USGBC programs and new LEED technical requirements. Valuable insights for anyone interested in green building and associated sectors.
Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Micheladas, 333 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701
Cost (includes meal, desert, and drink):
Student/Emerging Professional: $10
Thanks to our Sponsor
Rhiannon Jacobsen is the Vice President of Strategic Relationships at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). In this role, Rhiannon focuses on a variety of clients and initiatives related to the green building industry. Rhiannon’s areas of professional oversight include the manufacturing, technology, commercial contracting and hospitality sectors, as well as all traditional philanthropic and corporate sponsorship activities including the LEED User Groups.
Rhiannon first joined USGBC in March 2006 as the Director of Sponsorships and Exhibits and has also served as the Director of Strategic Accounts. Rhiannon graduated from Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies and History.
Brendan Owens, Chief of Engineering, oversees technical development and integration of rating systems at USGBC. In this role, Brendan collaborates with team developing LEED, PEER, and other rating systems and led the team that established the over-arching system goals for LEED v4. He is currently working to integrate this thinking into the other programs USGBC collaborates with.
Brendan is a member of the integration committee working to align Standard 189.1, the IGCC and LEED. He is a board member of the New Buildings Institute and is deputy director of the center for cycling technology at USGBC. Additionally, Brendan is a board member of the foundation USGBC is partnering with to build the William Jefferson Clinton Children’s Center in Port au Prince, Haiti.
Brendan is a proud Boilermaker, a licensed Professional Engineer and was honored as a LEED Fellow in 2012.
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