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Healthy Materials Summit

November 14, 2014 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Price: $20
Where: Google, 5 Cambridge Center Cambridge, MA

Healthy Materials Summit

A professional gathering, hosted by the Sustainable Design Leaders of New England.

Are your clients concerned about the materials in their buildings? Of course they should be. You can help them stay on top of the subject. Come for this deep dive into the health implications of building materials and finishes.

Learn from industry champions and leaders about how they are leveraging health product declarations (HPDs) and environmental product declarations (EPDs) to create buildings that improve the quality of life for their occupants and build their corporate brand.

Nadav Malin, BuildingGreen
Bill Walsh, Healthy Buildings Network
Denis Darragh, Forbo Flooring Systems
Tracy Powel, Assa Abloy
Heather Henriksen, Harvard University
Melissa McCullough, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
8:00-8:30 - Breakfast 
8:30-9:00 - The State of Healthy Materials
9:00-9:45 - Panel Introduction
9:45-10:00 - Intermission
10:00-11:30 - unConference (three 20-min. break-out sessions with panelists)
11:30-Noon - Overview of Findings & Closing Remarks 
The goal of this summit is to inspire and empower institutional and commercial leaders, designers and builders, and manufacturers and product vendors to increase their supply and demand of transparent, healthy building materials and products.
Sponsored by Assa Abloy and Forbo Flooring. Venue sponsor: Google. Collaborating sponsors: Boston Society of Architects and USGBC Massachusetts Chapter