Presentations

Presentations, including those from the Virginia Sustainable Building Network archive, are provided below.

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  • Resilient Communities: A CommunityMatters Conference Call

    Our communities are constantly changing. Most changes are gradual and predictable—a new store opens on Main Street, newcomers come to town and priorities shift. But, sometimes change is abrupt, unexpected—a major natural disaster or an epidemic. How can your city or town best prepare for unanticipated change? What will help ... Read more...

  • VSBN’s 2013 Annual Meeting

    VSBN's 18th Annual Meeting VSBN’s 18th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting, “Success in Promoting Sustainable Buildings and Communities,” was held June 26, 2013 at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Center. Russell Perry, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Co-Director, Sustainable Design and Office Director, SmithGroupJJR, spoke ... Read more...

  • Energy & Sustainability Conference: January 2013

    VCU Energy & Sustainability ConferenceVirginia Commonwealth University (VCU) hosted the Energy and Sustainability Conference in January 2013. The two-day event was organized by Virginia Sustainable Building Network and James River Green Building Council. More than 800 attendees heard national leaders across business and ... Read more...

  • VSBN’s 2012 Annual Meeting

    VSBN's 17th Annual MeetingVSBN’s 17th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting, “Highlighting Sustainable Community Initiatives,” was held June 28, 2012 at Ducard Vineyard in Madison County, Virginia. Mary Paul Smith Jespersen, Senior Commercial Advisor of the Royal Danish Embassy, spoke about their energy self-sufficient island.

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  • 5th Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges Conference

    5th Annual Greening Virginia Universities ConferenceVSBN’s 5th Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges Conference was held February 29, 2012, at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Highlights included Lunch Speaker Senator John Warner, Senior Advisor, Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate; ... Read more...

  • VSBN’s 2011 Annual Meeting

    VSBN's 16th Annual Meeting VSBN’s 16th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting, “Living City Block: Creating Resilient, Highly Efficient Cities One Block at a Time,” was held June 29, 2011 at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. Presentations from this event are available on ... Read more...

  • The 2010 Governor’s Conference on Energy

    The 2010 Governor's Conference on EnergyGovernor Bob McDonnell hosted “Virginia: Energy Capital of the East Coast — The Governor’s Conference on Energy” in Richmond on October 12–14, 2010. The Conference featured a comprehensive program covering every aspect of doing energy business in Virginia. ... Read more...

  • VSBN’s 2010 Annual Meeting

    VSBN's 15th Anniversary Celebration and Annual MeetingVSBN’s 15th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting, “Powering Our Buildings with Clean Energy,” was held June 29, 2010 at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center in Richmond, Virginia. Presentations from this event are available here.

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  • Green Building Outlook: 2010 and Beyond

    Green Building Outlook: 2010 and BeyondGreen Building Outlook: 2010 and Beyond was held April 15, 2010 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Presentations from this event are available here.

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  • 4th Annual Greening Universities Conference

    4th Annual Greening Universities ConferenceThe 4th Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges Conference was held October 22, 2009, at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Highlights included updates of Climate Action Plans at Virginia universities and colleges; best practices in Green design and ... Read more...