Thursday March 29, 2012

Breakfast/Registration: 7:30am

Breakfast sponsored by: Manko, Gold, Katcher, Fox, LLP

Program: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM 

 Workshop led by students from Science Leadership Academy 1:30 to 3:30 PM

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The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Registration:  $17.76*

Free for students and non-profits! 

Register Now!

*Net proceeds go to CARES Institute and The Northern Home for Children

Event Co-Chairs: 

Brad A. Molotsky 
EVP and General Counsel 
Brandywine Realty Trust 

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Lori Braunstein
Executive Director 
Sustainable Cherry Hill

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Registration is now closed.  We have reached capacity of 600 registrants.  We appreciate your interest and will post all presentations online following the event.  Thank you. 


Now in its second year, this event brings together industry, university and community leaders to share best practices, ask challenging questions and provide cutting edge information about sustainability in the Delaware Valley. 

Nationally Acclaimed Keynote Speakers:

  • Welcome by Troy Collins, Senior Vice President of The Franklin Institute
  • Introductory remarks by Jerry Sweeney, President & CEO of Brandywine Realty Trust
  • Mayor Michael A. Nutter discussing the highly successful Philly Green Works program
  • Roger Platt, Senior Vice President of the US Green Building Council USGBC Logo
  • Henry H. Chamberlain, President and COO of BOMA International (Building Owners and Management Association) 

15 Panel Discussions:

  • Covering diverse topics, such as energy management systems, community engagement, building retrofits, starting a sustainable business, electric cars, LEED/Energy Star issues and more. 
  • Panelists include Judy Wicks, Founder of BALLE;  Rob Watson, a founder of LEED; Leisha John, Americas Director of Environmental Sustainability at Ernst and Young; Michele Siekerka, Asst. Commissioner for Water Resource, NJDEP; Rep. Chris Ross, Pennsylvania State Representative, Energy Committee

Stay for the afternoon:

  • Join students from the Philadelphia School District enrolled in The Franklin Institute’s  Science Leadership Academy as they lead a session on sustainability

"Lightning Bolt" Level Sponsors: 

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"Kite" Level Sponsors: 

Bes-Tech, Inc / Blue Sky Power, LLC / Cushman & Wakefield of PA, Inc.                     Jones Lang LaSalle / Kitchen & Associates / MaGrann Associates                             Manko, Gold, Katcher, Fox, LLP / Palm / PPL EnergyPlus / Solis Partners SorinRoyerCooper, LLC /  Spiezle Group / Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP             U-Go Stations / Waste Management

"Key" Level Sponsors:    

Faithful & Gould /Practical Energy Solutions / Sustainability Dashboard Tools LLC

Industry Partners:

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