MEDIA ADVISORY: International Living Future Institute at Greenbuild 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY: International Living Future Institute at Greenbuild 2015

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Friday, November 13, 2015 - 1:00pm

CAMPAIGN: Press Releases

CONTENT: Press Release


Greenbuild & International Living Future Institute


Kathleen Smith, Technical Director for the Living Building Challenge and Stacia Miller, Global Policy and Advocacy Manager will lead a workshop focused on the Living Building Challenge Water Petal and resilient integrated water solutions. This will includ a discussion of issues and solutions related to water policy and what is needed to make it easier for Living Building Challenge project teams and policy-makers alike to support integrated water management.

James Connelly and Greg Norris will lead the first adopters of the Living Product Challenge (LPC) in a discussion to provide input on the further development of the LPC Standard. They will also define priorities for this group of early adopters, who are a powerful voice for change in the materials industry.


  • Living and Learning: Lessons from the Greenest K-12 Schools | Thursday November 19, 2015 (x and x to present)
  • The Living Community Challenge in Net Positive Communities | Friday November 20, 2015 (x and x to present)


  • LD01 - The Integrated Design Process as Key to LEED V4 and Living Building Challenge Certification | Tuesday, November 17 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM | ROOM 143B
  • B04 - Creating Living, Regenerative Environments | Wednesday, November 18 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | ROOM 207A
  • C11 - The Maker Economy and the Rise of Distributed Manufacturing | Thursday, November 19 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM | ROOM 204ABC
  • F06 - Results From a Living Building: The Bullitt Center Turns Two | Thursday, November 19 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM | ROOM 202A
  • H12 - GREEN LIGHT: DC's Research to Action Program | Friday, November 20 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM | ROOM 202B
  • TF05 - Living Building: Alice Ferguson Foundation/Potomac Watershed Study Center | Friday, November 20 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM | MEET AT L Street North Lobby

Amanda Sturgeon, Executive Director and Incoming CEO of the Institute
Eric Corey Freed, Vice President of Global Outreach
Kathleen Smith, Technical Director, Living Building Challenge
Brad Liljequist, Technical Director, Net Zero Energy Buildings and Living Community Challenge
James Connelly, Living Product Challenge Director

The International Living Future Institute is an environmental NGO committed to catalyzing the transformation toward communities that are socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative. Composed of leading green building experts and thought-leaders, the Institute is premised on the belief that providing a compelling vision for the future is a fundamental requirement for reconciling humanity’s relationship with the natural world. The Institute runs the Living Building Challenge, Living Community Challenge, Living Product Challenge, Net Zero Energy Certification, the Cascadia Green Building Council, Ecotone Publishing, Declare, JUST and other leading-edge programs. A global network of more than 350 volunteers across nearly 30 countries drive the local adoption of restorative principles in their communities.