AIANJ East Coast Green 

Creating a Culture of SustainabilityB

June 17, 2015
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
at NJIT School of Architecture



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conference program & schedule


Continental Breakfast/Check-in 8:00am 8:50am
Opening Plenary 9:00am 9:45am
Breakout Session 1 10:00am 11:00am
Breakout Session 2 11:15am 12:15pm
Lunch 12:15pm 1:00pm
Breakout Session 3 1:15pm 2:15pm
Closing Session 2:30pm 3:45pm
Networking Reception 3:45pm 5:00pm


Opening Plenary: Meeting the Architecture 2030 Challenge

Speaker: To Be Announced

Session 1

   Track A: LEEDv4 & Living Building Challenge – Continuing to Transform the Market
   Speaker: Rollie Jones, CIH, Environmental Connection

   Track B: Green Building Risks & Rewards, A Legal Perspective
   Speaker: Mary Jane Augustine, LEEDap, Partner, McCarter & English

Session 2

    Track A: Carbon Neutrality – A New Paradigm in Planning & Design
    Speaker: Greg Somjen, AIA, Partner, Parette Somjen Architects llc

    Track B: Renewable Energy – Design, Construction & Operation Considerations
    Speaker: Lyle Rawlings, PE, Advanced Solar Products


Session 3

    Track A: Green Materials – What Makes a Product Green
    Speaker: Lia Nielsen, LEEDga, Owner, Simply Sustainable llc

    Track B: Designing & Commissioning High Performance Building Envelopes
    Speaker: Thomas Jakab, Director, Vidaris


Closing Session:
The International Green Construction Code & IBC in New Jersey
    Speaker: Jason Kliwinski, AIA, LEED Fellow, CSBA


Registration Information



Admission includes all meals, general session, and seminars. Early Bird Late On Site
AIA/USGBC-NJ Member $95.00 $120.00 $140.00
Non-Member $125.00 $150.00 $170.00
Students $20 $40 $60


Registration Dates: 

Early Bird through 6/1/2015


Questions:  Laura Slomka at  609-393-5690, Mon – Fri, 9a.m. – 5p.m. EST for any questions regarding benefits, fees, cancellation, refunds which apply to your registration code.


Meal Information:

All paid conference registrations receive continental breakfast, buffet lunch, and networking reception.


Payment may be made on-line with a credit card or off-line with a credit card, or by a company or personal check.  Please note that AIA-NJ will appear on your credit card statement.  Payments may be deductible under the IRS code, but are not deductible as charitable contributions.


If you cannot attend the seminar, you are asked to please contact AIA-NJ by telephone at 609-393-5690 or email.  You are permitted to cancel your registration for the seminar until June 9, 2015.  Should you cancel your registration, you will be charged a $25 administrative fee that will be subtracted from the refund amount.  Refunds will not be given after the stipulated deadline and requests for refunds MUST be received in writing.  You may send in your refund request by fax to AIA-NJ at 609-393-9891.  Refunds for non-attendance will not be given; although registration substitutions are allowed.


Requests for substitutions will be permitted when both registrants are employed by the same organization and the payment has been made by company check or company credit card or wire transfer.   Requests for substitutions or credit should be sent in writing via fax or email to the conference registrar.