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2007 Symposium Proceedings

 
Use the 2007 agenda below to access the conference presentations.  

MONDAY JUNE 4, 2007

8:00 am

9:00 am

                                                                           Registration

                                                                        Natcher Center

                                                                            Building 45

9:00 am

10:00 am

 

                                                                       Plenary Session

                                                              Natcher Center Auditorium

                                                                            Building 45

 

Welcome to NIH:       

Opening Remarks:  Ed Pinero, OFEE

Keynote Speakers:  Jim Connaughton, CEQ (invited)                             

            

 

                                                                          Exhibits Open
                                                                                      

10:00 am

10:30 am

                                                                                 Break

10:30 am

12:00 pm

 

Breakout 1.1

Green Purchasing:  the E.O. and a  Practical Exercise

Natcher Center Auditorium
Building
45

 

Moderator:

Dana Arnold

OFEE

 

 

E.O. 13423: Green Purchasing Overview

Dana Arnold

OFEE

 

Greening Government

Contracts -  a Practical Exercise

Beth Martin

USACHPPM

 

 

 

Breakout 2.1

Implementing E.O. 13423:  Opportunities to Reduce Toxics through the

National Partnership for Environmental Priorities

Room F1/F2

 Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Noah Borenstein

EPA

 

NPEP Overview

Christine Guitar

EPA

 

Region 3 Successes

Sharon Pérez-Suárez

EPA Region 3

 

Award Presentation to NIH

Maria Parisi Vickers

Deputy Director

Office of Solid Waste

EPA

 

 

 

 

Breakout 3.1

Water Efficiency

Room E1/E2

 Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Stephanie Tanner 

EPA

 

 

WaterSense

Stephanie Tanner 

EPA

 

Packaged Water Recycling Systems

Craig Benson

American Water Enterprises, Inc.

 

Implementing Water Efficiency

Gary Jacks

AFCESA

 

12:00 pm

1:00 pm

                                                                                 Lunch

 

 


 

MONDAY JUNE 4, 2007 (continued)

1:00 pm

2:30 pm

 

Breakout 1.2

Green Purchasing Case Studies

Room F1/F2

 Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Catherine Cesnik

DOI

 

Green Procurement:  Why Is It So Hard For The Acquisition Workforce?

(cancelled)

Jennie Caissie

DOI

 

Green Procurement Planning and Implementation Successes and Challenges for DoD Installations

Kerri Hartung

URS Group, Inc. for MCAS Cherry Point

 

Case Study:  Using Energy Efficient Lighting in Penn Station, NYC

Bob Jones

AMTRAK

 

 

Breakout 2.2

Waste Prevention and Recycling

Natcher Center Auditorium
Building
45

 

Moderator:

Christine Guitar

EPA

 

 

Implementing EO 13423: Opportunities for Recycling Industrial Materials

Nicole Villamizar

EPA

 

Increased Diversion through Reuse and Recycling

Ken Malmberg

USCG

 

Tackling Public Space Recycling at Federal Facilities

Judy Taylor

EPA

 

 

 

Breakout 3.2

Using Partnerships to Promote Sustainable Practices

Room E1/E2

 Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Dana Arnold

OFEE

 

National Park Service Clean Marine Initiative ? Partnerships for Progress

Kurt Rausch

Julia Hewitt

DOI/National Park Service

 

 

Sustainable Partnering with Other Federal Agencies and the Surrounding Community

Peter Kennedy

Navy

 

 

2:30 pm

3:00 pm

                                                                                 Break

3:00 pm 4:30 pm

Plenary Session

Natcher Center Auditorium

Building 45

 

E.O. 13423 EMSRequirements and Expectations

Will Garvey

EPA

 

Open Discussion:  EMS and the E.O.

 

 

 


 

TUESDAY JUNE 5, 2007

8:30 am

10:00 am

 

Breakout 1.4

Building Your Facility’s Electronics Stewardship Program

Lister Hill Auditorium
Building
38A

 

Moderator:

Juan D. Lopez

OFEE

 

Why Electronics Stewardship?

Juan D. Lopez

OFEE

 

How Can the Federal Electronics Challenge Help You?

Cate Berard

EPA

 

 

Breakout 2.4

EMS – Requirements, Metrics, and Reporting

Natcher Center Auditorium
Building
45

 

Moderator:

Eric Haukdal

HHS

 

Federal EMS Metrics - Development and Scoring

Maj Aaron D. Altwies

Air Force

 

Electronic EMS Reporting and Tracking Tools for Federal Facilities

Steve Luzzi

USACE – CERL

 

Aligning NEPA with EMS

Horst Greczmiel

CEQ

 

 

Breakout 3.4

Sustainable Siting

Room E1/E2

 Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Jean Schwab

EPA

 

GreenScapes

Jean Schwab

EPA

 

Stormwater Management

Jennifer Molloy

EPA

 

 Smart Growth

Brett VanAkkern

EPA 

 

 

10:00 am

10:30 am

                                                                                 Break

10:30 am 12:00 pm

 

Breakout 1.5

Purchasing Green Electronics and Maximizing O&M

Lister Hill Auditorium
Building 38A

 

Moderator:

Holly Elwood

EPA

 

Buying Green Computers with EPEAT

Holly Elwood

EPA

 

ENERGY STAR and Computer-Power Management

Dave Korn

The Cadmus Group

Mike Walker

Beacon Consultants

 

Breakout 2.5
Approaches to Implementing
Organization-Wide EMS’s
Natcher Center Auditorium
Building
45

 

Moderator:

Karen Waldvogel

USDA

 

U.S. EPA's EMS Initiative

Maude Bullock

EPA

 

Development and Implementation of the NASA Headquarters EMS

Michael Green

NASA

 

EMS and Mortars: Environmental Management at the Army?s Chemical Weapons Destruction Facilities

Jennifer Dellaire

Jeff Duteau

Alexandra Welsko

US Army

 

 

 

Breakout 3.5

Meeting Renewable Energy Goals and Mandates

Room E1/E2

Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

 Anne Crawley

DOE

 

 FEMP Guidance on
Renewable Energy

Anne Crawley

DOE

 

Solar Electricity Generation

Marie Mapes

DOE

 

Green Power Purchasing

Andrea Kincaid

DESC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00 pm

1:00 pm

Lunch

Room A

Natcher Center, Building 45

FedCenter User Group Forum - Steve Luzzi, USACE - CERL

 

TUESDAY JUNE 5, 2007 (continued)

1:00 pm

3:00 pm

 

Breakout 1.6

Electronics Stewardship from a Grassroots Perspective

Lister Hill Auditorium
Building 38A

 

Moderator:

Jeff Eagan 

DOE

 

FEC Award Ceremony
Cate Berard
EPA

 

Progress of Electronics Stewardship at Sandia Labs

Ralph Wrons

DOE

 

The USPS and Electronics Recycling

Casey Huron

Daniel Barrett

USPS

 

Using EPEAT at Transportation Security Administration

Kathryn Jones

TSA

 

Working towards the Gold Nelson Gonzalez

DVA

 

Breakout 2.6

Green Purchasing Training

Natcher Center Auditorium
Building
45

 

What is Green Purchasing, Anyway?

Dana Arnold

OFEE

 

Breakout 3.6

Meeting Building Energy Efficiency Goals and Mandates

Room E1/E2

Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Jean Lupinacci

EPA

 

Energy Star

Jean Lupinacci

EPA

 

How To Achieve Easy Energy Saving At Federal Buildings

Dan Amon

EPA    

 

Show Me The Money And I'll Show You What You Really Can Do Right Now!

Don Juhasz

Army

                 

Meeting New E.O. 13423 Energy Efficiency Goals with Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) and Utility Energy Services Contracts  (UESCs)

Mark F. Wagner

Johnson Controls, Inc.

 

3:00 pm

3:30 pm

                                                                                 Break

3:30 pm

5:00 pm

 

Breakout 1.7

Managing Electronics at

End-of-Life

Lister Hill Auditorium
Building 38A

 

Moderator:
Cate Berard

EPA

 

Property Procedures in Relation to Electronic Assets
James Begis

GSA

 

Donation of Reusable Equipment: Computers for Learning

Denise A. Hicks

GSA

 

Selecting a Recycler for Obsolete Equipment

Bob Tonetti
EPA

 

 

Breakout 2.7

Pollution Prevention Tools and Case Studies

Room F1/F2

 Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Dana Arnold

OFEE

 

Joint Service Pollution Prevention and Sustainability Technical Library

Eugene Wang

Navy

 

Pollution Prevention Opportunity Assessment ? DOE Microelectronics Laboratory

Morgan Gerard

DOE

 

Laboratory Decommissioning

James Carscadden

HHS - NIH

 

 

Breakout 3.7

Sustainable Buildings through Building Information Modeling

 Room E1/E2

 Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Bill Brodt

NASA

 

The Construction Operations Building Information Exchange (COBIE) and the Unified Facilities Guide Specifications Contribution to BIM

Bill Brodt

NASA  

 

buildingSMART via the National BIM Standard

Deke Smith

NIBS

 

Enhancing Health, Productivity and Energy Management through BIM

Khee Poh Lam

Carnegie Mellon University


 

WEDNESDAY JUNE 6, 2007

8:30 am

10:00 am

 

Breakout 1.8

Green Purchasing Tools

Room F1/F2

 Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Dana Arnold

OFEE

 

Red, White, Blue & GREEN: Veterans in Business, Building a GREENER America!

Tyrone Brown

VA Center for Veterans Enterprise

 

Are You Purchasing Biobased Products?

Shana Love

USDA

 

Biobased Products Tool Kit:  Market Development for Biobased Technologies and Products

Jack Werner

Climate Institute

 

 

Breakout 2.8

EMS Implementation

Strategies

Natcher Center Auditorium

Building 45

 

Moderator:

Mike Green

NASA

 

Using an EMS to Implement

E.O. 13423 at the Department of Veterans Affairs

William Kulas

VA

 

EMS Communications That Work

Terry Leland/Kenny Floyd

HHS - NIH

 

Best Practices for Integrating E.O. Requirements into Your EMS

Marvin Howell

Laura Winter

DOJ

 

Breakout 3.8

Working with GSA to Reach Sustainable Buildings Requirements

Room E1/E2

Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Ann Kosmal

GSA

 

Project Process for Sustainable Building

Ann Kosmal

GSA

 

 Challenges and Opportunities in Working with GSA

Bucky Green

EPA

 

Q&A

 

10:00 am

10:30 am

                                                                                 Break

10:30 am 12:00 pm

 

Breakout 1.9

Emerging Contaminants

Room F1/F2

 Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Dana Arnold

OFEE

 

Answering DoD?s Emerging Contaminant Challenge

Shannon Cunniff

DoD

 

Chemicals of Emerging Environmental Concern: The New Pollutants

Herbert Buxton

U.S. Geological Survey

 

Understanding The Benefits And Potential Environmental/Health Implications Of Nanotechnology

Dennis Utterback

EPA

 

 

Breakout 2.9
Expanding Your EMS

Natcher Center Auditorium

Building 45

 

Moderator:

Eric Haukdal

HHS

 

The Power of Partnership in Yellowstone National Park

Shawn Norton

NPS

 

Incorporating energy conservation into your EMS

Joseph Sabel

USCG

 

 

 

Breakout 3.9

Using Green Building Rating Systems

Room E1/E2

Natcher Center, Building 45

Moderator:

Don Horn

GSA

 

GSA's Perspective on Green Building Rating Systems

Don Horn

GSA

 

State’s Application of LEED Overseas

Donna McIntire

DOS

 

Applying Green Chemistry Approaches Into LEED at Labs

Ralph Wrons

Sandia National Lab, DOE

 

Piloting Green Globes at DHHS Diane Stewart

HHS

 


 

WEDNESDAY JUNE 6, 2007 (continued)

12:00 pm

1:00 pm

Lunch

Room A

Natcher Center, Building 45

GreenPRINT - Mark Palmer, San Francisco Department of the Environment

(online demonstration only)

1:00 pm

2:30 pm

 

Breakout 1.10

Reporting

Natcher Center Auditorium

Building 45

 

Moderator:

Josh Silverman

DOE

 

Interactive Session:  Reporting Challenges and Opportunities in E.O. 13423

Josh Silverman

DOE

 

Will Garvey

EPA

 

Shab Fardanesh

 DOE

 

Brad Gustafson

DOE

 

Dana Arnold

OFEE

 

Cyndi Vallina

OMB

 

Breakout 2.10

Environmental Strategies

Room F1/F2

 Natcher Center, Building 45

 

Moderator:

Jean Adams

DHS

 

Integrated Strategies

David Kling

EPA

 

Sustainability Through Risk Management

James Leatherwood

NASA

 

 

 

Breakout 3.10

Addressing the Guiding Principles in Existing Buildings: Getting to 15% by 2015

 

Room E1/E2

Natcher Center, Building 45

Moderator:

Lance Davis 

GSA

 

Addressing the Guiding Principles in Existing Buildings: Getting to 15% by 2015

Lance Davis 

GSA

 

Interagency Sustainability Working Group (ISWG) Technical Guidance

Matt Gray

DOE

 

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)  EB at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab

Thomas McGeachen

DOE

 

 

 

2:30 pm

3:00 pm

                                                                                 Break

 

                                                                         Exhibits Close

3:00 pm

4:30 pm

 

 

 

Town Hall

Natcher Center Auditorium

Building 45

Moderator:

Ed Pinero, FEE

 

OMB Environmental Stewardship, Energy, and Transportation Scorecards

Cyndi Vallina

OMB

 

Open Discussion

 

 

 

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