Monday, October 27, 2014 (All day)
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Room 112 (Stubbins) Harvard Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Zofnass Program Symposium

This symposium is a collaborative platform that will bring forward thinking minds of public officials, infrastructure engineers, planners and design professionals and academia to share “next generation” perspectives on sustainable Energy Infrastructure. The Zofnass methodology and application examples on Energy Infrastructure Planning will also be presented as a prospective framework for integrative planning and collaboration.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 1pm to 6:15 pm

PANEL 1 (1:10pm-3:45pm) Systems Level Approach to Energy Infrastructure

  • Spiro Pollalis, Program Director, Zofnass Program & Professor of Design, Technology and Management at Harvard GSD (Presenter & Panel Moderator)
  • Anthony Fiore, Director--Office of Energy, NYCDEP
  • George Kendrick, Senior Principal, Energy and Environment, Stantec
  • Rick Phillips, Director, Urban Design, HNTB

PANEL 2 (3:45pm-6:15 pm) Sustainability Frameworks and Approaches for Planning of Energy Projects

  • Bill Bertera, President & CEO, Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. (Presenter & Panel Moderator)
  • Jim Mueller, Assistant Commissioner, NYCDEP
  • Roberto Mezzalama, Global Sustainability Advisor, Golder
  • Tom Phelps, Principal, Stantec
  • Alida Saleh, Head of Environment & Sustainability, Exp Services
6:15pm-9 pm: Reception in room 121 followed by dinner from 7pm for guests in room 112
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – 9:00 am to 3:45 pm
PANEL 3 (9:00 am-12:00 pm) International and Industry Trends
  • Andreas Georgoulias, Research Director, Zofnass Program & Lecturer, Harvard GSD (Presenter & Panel Moderator)
  • Ulrika Francke, CEO and President, Tyrens AB, Sweden
  • Hans-Peter Egler, CEO, Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Foundation            
  • Jim Grant, Energy & Fueling Director, HNTB               

12:00 pm- 12:45 pm: Lunch in Porticos room 124

PANEL 4 (1:00pm-3:15pm) Next Generation Practices

  • Jeffrey S. Katz, CTO, IBM Energy and Utilities and Industry
  • Roger Bason, President , Eccosolution, LLC                  
  • Dick Corolewski, Federal Business Unit Director , Power
  • Prof. Spiro Pollalis, Program Director, Zofnass Program & Professor of Design, Technology and Management at Harvard GSD (Panel Moderator)

3:15pm: Closing remarks,  Spiro Pollalis

Contact Name: 

Richa Shukla

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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