By Grey Lee
The UNRC summit is kinda like Coachella, but not a lot of music and a whole lot more green building/organizing, help/learning from each other. A large crew from Massachusetts will be there, so don't miss out! Jim Newman, the UNRC Regional Rep, is the info man if you want more deets.
Friday, April 19, 2013
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM: Registration and breakfast bar
8:30 AM – 8:40 AM: Welcoming remarks
8:40 AM – 9:15 AM: Keynote Address from United States Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
1. Building Teams That Rocket and Rock It – Boards That Takeoff and Go BOOM! BAM! POW! – Going byeond the basics, we can ll walk, now we run
2. Chapter Steering Committee (CSC)/Emerging Professionals (EP) – Who are they, what do they do, and how we can use these resources as one of our bridges and connections to the national USGBC, our Upper Northeast Region, and Between our Chapters
3. Membership/Membership Touches ~ Chapter Programs/Positioning of the Chapters ~ Fundraising/Partnerships – The engine oil, transmission fluid, and the renewable fuel that keeps your Chapter running.
4.Ideas Charrette – Brainstorm Ideas and Initiatives for your Chapter, Chapter to Chapter, Chapter to Regional Committee, Chapter to Regional Committee to National USGBC
5. LEED v.4 and LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) – Powerful Ideas, Powerful Tools, Powered by You!
6.Energy Initiatives – Who Else Is Pushing Envelopes and Moving the Horizon Line
7.Climate Change – Why It Matters to the Northeast: Irene, the 100-Year and 200-Year Flooding in RI, and Extra-tropical Super Storm Sandy – The Then, The Now, and The To-Be
8.Kicking A** Organizations – Who Are Those Guys and How Did They Do That? Tales Far Flung From the USGBC Ranch