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Emerging Professionals of Massachusetts Monthly Meeting
March 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
EMERGING PROFESSIONALS OF MASSACHUSETTS (EPMA)
The EPMA Committee is a great venue for becoming more engaged with green building community and forming meaningful connections with colleagues across the industry. Our monthly meetings are open to anyone interested in becoming more involved.
Presentation: Sustainability Challenges in Healthcare and Biotech
Hospitals and research institutions are some of the most energy and waste intensive built environments, with unique challenges in improving their energy efficiency. This problem is especially important when considering Boston’s unique makeup, where hospitals consist of 10% of the largest buildings in the city and create 25% of GhGs. What barriers do these spaces need to overcome, and what does a ‘green’ Hospital look like? Nathan Kingery-Gallagher, former researcher at MGH and HMS, introduces the problems these buildings face and his recommendations on how to address them.
About the Presenter
Nathan Kingery-Gallagher has spent over five years in research at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School before beginning his career as a sustainability professional. He is looking to change the way medical and biotech institutions use energy by founding Wicked Green Research, Sustainability Solutions in Healthcare.
MEETING AGENDAS TYPICALLY INCLUDE:
- Short presentation from one of our members about their work in the green building industry
- Brainstorming new initiatives and events
- Updates on broader Chapter initiatives and events
- Strategy and planning for upcoming EPMA-hosted events
Please reach out to our committee chairs or attend an upcoming meeting if you have a great idea for an EP event that you would like see come to life, or if you are just interested in becoming more involved!
A BIT MORE ABOUT EPMA:
Chair: Jenna Dancewicz
Vice Co-Chairs: Jasmine Abdollahi & Aminah McNulty
The USGBC Massachusetts Emerging Professionals (EPMA) is a group of green building professionals who are relatively new to the industry, inclusive of students fresh out of college, young professionals in the industry, graduate students, and more seasoned professionals simply new to the sustainable field.
EPMA strives to become engaged with the greater Boston green community through educational and career development events, networking nights, volunteer programs and other events which promote the conservation, regeneration and stewardship of natural resources through sustainable building practices.
SOME OF EPMA’S EVENTS:
- Building Tours
- Sustainable Bike Tour
- Sustainable Dinner
- Networking Nights
- Check out our calendar for the latest schedule!
Please RSVP to the event as soon as possible! We would like to have a set head count on who will be attending our event.
The call in number for this event is – 857-415-3723