Keynotes & Panels

The Better Buildings Summit brings together some of the best minds working to further energy efficiency opportunities and technologies in the built environment. Don’t miss a moment of the conversation. Make sure to check out our keynote speakers, our partner insider talks, and our panels on all the latest innovations coming from Better Buildings partners and industry experts!

 


Department of Energy Welcome Address

MON, MAY 15: 12:30 PM


DR. KATHLEEN HOGAN

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Department of Energy

 

MARIA T. VARGAS

Director of Better Buildings Challenge, Department of Energy

 

 


Better Buildings Partner Keynote

TUE, MAY 16: 8:00 AM


DANIEL SIMMONS

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy

 

BETSY PRICE

Mayor of Fort Worth

 

 


Better Buildings Partner Insider Talks

TUE, MAY 16: 8:00 AM


JOHN D'ANGELO

Northwestern University

 

GREG FARLEY

Chesapeake College

 

STACEY LAWSON

Ygrene

 

DAVID REID

Celanese

 

ROGER WEBB

Wendco

 

 


Better Buildings Challenge SWAP Panel

TUE, MAY 16: 12:30 PM


AUSTIN BLACKMON

Boston, MA

 

KAREN FLACK

U.S. Naval Academy

 

RANDY GAINES

Hilton Worldwide

 

RUSSELL HUME

U.S. Air Force Academy

 

BRYAN COHEN (Moderator)

C+C

 


Keynote Address: Perspectives, Emerging Trends, Topics, and Technologies

WED, MAY 17: 8:00 AM


KATERI CALLAHAN

Alliance to Save Energy

 

DUANE DESIDERIO

Real Estate Roundtable

 

RODERICK JACKSON

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 

MARK JOHNSON

Department of Energy

 

ELIZABETH MENDENHALL

National Association of Realtors

 

TIM UNRUH

Department of Energy