7th PLGBC GREEN BUILDING SYMPOSIUM
5th October 2017, Reduta Banku Polskiego, Bielańska 10, Warsaw, Poland

9:00-10:00

REGISTRATION

10:00-11:30

first plenary session

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  • Green Building: Quo Vadis?
  • World at the cross-roads needs a revolution – world megatrends and their influence on building industry

Welcome note: PLGBC i EBRD

Rafał Schurma, Founder and President of Polish Green Building Council, principal of visio | architects and consultants
Terry McCallion, Director, Energy Efficiency & Climate Change Team, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Elephant in the Room
World megatrends’ influence on buildings

Marcin Popkiewicz, Ph.D., author, scientist and journalist

Green Building: Quo Vadis?
What is the future of green building

Charles Kibert, Ph.D., P.E., Professor, M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction; Director, Powell Center for Construction and Environment, University of Florida

11:30-12:00

COFFEE BREAK

12:00-13:30

second plenary session

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  • Ground-breaking research on influence of buildings on people’s health and well-being
  • Innovative architecture & integrated design

Can better thinking and better health be found in green-certified buildings?
Ground-breaking research on buildings’ influence on people

Ross Shuster, President, International, United Technologies Climate, Controls & Security

EBRD’s Green Economy Transition Investments

Terry McCallion, Director, Energy Efficiency & Climate Change Team, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Integrated Design in a Global Environmental Context
Sustainable approach to architecture

Piers Heath, Senior Partner, Foster + Partners

13:30-14:30

LUNCH

PARALLEL SESSIONS

14:30-16:30

Session: green building financing

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  • Challenges for financing green buildings
  • What makes Poland and the CEE region attractive to green building investors right now
  • Where are some of the big opportunities to scale-up investment in Poland and the CEE region
  • Innovative financing products and market opportunities to scale-up

Workshop: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Green Building and Property Investments
EBRD Regional Context and Activity

Vlaho Kojakovic, Associate Director, Head of the EBRD Property & Tourism Team

Level(s) – the EU wide approach to sustainable building performance reporting

Josefina Lindblom, Ph.D., DG Environment, European Commission

Accessing Finance Using EDGE

Marcene Broadwater, Global Head, IFC Climate Business Department, World Bank Group

The first investment fund with sustainability criteria in Poland

Wojciech Rumian, Board Member, Hines Polska

Driving Investment with Sustainability: Introduction to GRESB
ESG in Real Estate Investments – How and Why

Roxana Isaiu, Director, ESG & Real Estate, GRESB

 

Discussion: Key Challenges for Scaling-up Green Building Investment

Moderator: James Drinkwater, European Regional Director, WorldGBC
Marcene D. Broadwater, Global Head, IFC Climate Business Department, World Bank Group
Anna Creed, Head of Standards, Climate Bonds Initiative
Peter Sweatman, Chief Executive, Climate Strategy & Partners
Paweł Kołodziński, Head of Corporate Development Office in Bank Zachodni WBK S.A.
Wojciech Rumian, Board Member, Hines Polska
Marilena Vuiu, Senior Banker, Property & Tourism Team, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

14:30-16:30

session: Green building design & Trends

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  • How to operate green buildings in a sustainable and energy efficient way
  • Climate change adaptation of buildings
  • European and Asian approach to sustainable design
  • Sustainable buildings, beyond energy performance

Sustainable buildings, beyond energy performance

Vincent Briard, Sustainability & Product Regulatory Affairs Director, Knauf Insulation

Discussion: How to Operate Green Buildings in a Sustainable and Energy Efficient Way

Moderator: Grażyna Błaszczak, journalist, real etstae expert
Anna Baczkowska, BIM Manager, Armstrong Building Products
Marcin Gawroński, Ph.D., Head of BREEAM/LEED Team, Sweco Consulting
Rafał Schurma, Founder and President of Polish Green Building Council
Adam Targowski, Sustainable Development Manager, Skanska Property Poland

Thinking Ahead: Making Today’s Buildings Fit for Tomorrow’s Climate

Craig Davies, Ph.D., Associate Director, Climate Resilience Investments, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Pioneering Sustainable Development in Europe and China. What are the similarities and differences between these two continents? What (inter-)cultural strategies can be used?

prof. Peter Ruge, Sustainable Design lecturer, Hochschule Anhalt, Dessau Institute of Architecture

16:30

END OF THE CONFERENCE

18:00-22:00

Gala Dinner with PLGBC Green Building Awards Ceremony and Virtual Reality Experiment

Simultaneous interpretation ENG/PL will be provided
* The Organizer reserves the right to make changes in the program