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THURSDAY, JUNE 20th 2019

RITZ THEATER

107 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550



8:00 - 8:55 AM

REGISTRATION & NETWORKING

9:00 – 9:10 AM

Conference Theme KICK-OFF:

Day #4 Theme Michael Muyot - 21st Century Economist

SDG #9 Infrastructure: Buildings (Commercial & Residential)

9:10-9:20 AM

WELCOMING REMARKS

Orange County Legislator: Kevindaryan Lujan

9:20-9:40 AM

KEYNOTE TALK

The RetrofitNY projects: turning our existing building stock into net-zero based on the Dutch program Energie Sprong, using pre-fabricated solutions to make drastic changes in eliminating carbon emissions in buildings and power generation.

James Hartford - Partner, River Architects

Certified Passive House Consultant

9:40 - 9:55 AM

Arm Chair Chat

Moderator: James Hartford, Partner, River Architects

Certified Passive House Consultant

Interviewees:

Saul Brown - RetrofitNY Project Manager, NYSERDA

Michael Robinson - Contractor/Developer, Urban Myth Construction

Darren Macri - CEO, Wythe Windows

9:55-10:10 AM

Q&A WITH THE AUDIENCE

10:15-10:30

TOPIC BRIEFING

From crowdfunding to co-ops: The new neighborhood-building toolkit of economic inclusion

Ben Schulman of Small Change & Newburgh Packet

10:30 – 11:00 AM

PANEL DISCUSSION

Unpacking the new neighborhood-building toolkit

Moderator: Ben Schulman of Small Change & Newburgh Packet

Panelists:

Kim Bianca Williams - Principal, Urban Synergy

Evelyn Wright - Founder, Commonwealth Hudson Valley

Joshua Vincent - President, Center for the Study of Economics

Guy Kempe - VP, RUPCO

11:00 - 11:15 AM

Q&A WITH THE AUDIENCE

11:20 AM – 12:00 PM

TOPIC BRIEFING

Smart Cities at Every Scale: The Role of IoT in Sustainable Development

Sarah McMillian, Temboo, Product Outreach & Vaughn Shinall, Head of Product Outreach

12:00 - 12:15 AM

Interview

Interviewer: Michael Muyot - Conference Director

Interviewees: Sarah McMillian - Temboo

12:15-12:25 PM

Q&A WITH THE AUDIENCE

12:30 - 1:30 PM

LUNCH BREAK

~Attendees On Own~ 

Please support local cafes & restaurants or BYO,

(Bring Your Own Lunch, Seating is provided. ) 

1:35 - 1:50 PM

TOPIC BRIEFING

Historical Renovations: Going Green & Saving Green

C.B. Wayne - Architect, dwellstead

1:50 - 2:10 PM

ARM CHAIR CHAT

Interviewer:

Michael Lebron - principal, dwellstead; writer, creative dir.

Interviewees:

Elizabeth Vega-Lebron - principal, CEO, Dwellstead

C.B. Wayne - Architect, dwellstead

2:10-2:30 PM

Q&A WITH THE AUDIENCE

2:35 – 2:50 PM

TOPIC BRIEFING

Passive House Strategies in the Hudson Valley

James Hartford, Partner, River Architects, Certified Passive House Consultant

2:50 - 3:20 PM

PANEL DISCUSSION

What are the best Green Infrastructure careers & jobs?

Moderator: Michael Muyot - Conference Director

Panelists:

James Hartford - Partner, River Architects

Elizabeth Vega-Lebron - Dwellstead

Sarah McMillian - Temboo, Product Outreach & Vaughn Shinall, Head of Product Outreach

3:20-3:40 PM

Q&A WITH THE AUDIENCE

3:45 – 4:00 PM

CLOSING REMARKS

Michael Muyot, Conference Director

4:00 - 5:30 PM

NETWORKING RECEPTION