Co-Chairs

Marybel Batjer
Secretary
Government Operations Agency
State of California

Matt Rodriquez
Secretary
Environmental Protection Agency
State of California

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Policy, Practice, Technology

The Summit education program is created with guidance and input from the Summit Advisory Board and other stakeholders from state and local government and the education sector.

Education sessions are designed to support attainment of the sustainability goals set by California's public and private sector leaders. Experts involved in designing and administering successful programs will highlight strategies and technologies that are achieving results.

Concurrent Sessions
April 26-27

The program for the 2017 Summit will include sessions and tracks focused on best practices in subject areas such as the following:

April 26 Tracks

Transportation

Funding

Code

Resiliency

Potpourri

Technology Showcase

April 27 Tracks

Water

Zero Net Energy

Green Schools

Local Government

Workforce Development

Pre-Summit Training
April 25

Pre-Summit sessions offer in-depth training on essential topics.

California Building Codes:
An Evolving Roadmap to Sustainability
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
California’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy efficiency, water conservation and sustainable buildings are reflected in a variety of the state’s building code requirements. The most recent updates to these codes went into effect in January. Inevitably, questions arise as implementation begins in earnest. This daylong session will offer a comprehensive view of current sustainability-related requirements in code, from changes to CALGreen and building efficiency measures to the latest standards for water conservation and re-use and an introduction to accessory dwelling units and factory-built housing as a faster building method.

Code experts from the relevant state agencies will highlight key issues, address implementation strategies and answer questions concerning the 2016 Code. The session will also include a look at the current 2016 Intervening Code Adoption Cycle, which will produce a Supplement to the 2016 code in January 2018 that will go into effect in July 2018. Find out what might be coming and how you can be involved in the process.

A vital and comprehensive session for building and design professionals!

Prop 39 Update
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This session will review the current status of project guidelines, funding, best practices in project implementation. It will also examine what will be expected in regard to project audits and accountability.

The Zero Emission Fleet
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Governor Brown has set a goal of 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles on California roadways by 2025. This target is supported by legislation and incentives. Most recently, state agencies were ordered to increase ZEV purchases by 5 percent each year between now and 2025. This half-day session will offer case histories that show how some of the best fleets in the country are addressing issues such as infrastructure, vehicle selection and funding. The session will be led by Tom Johnson, author of The 100 Best Fleets. Presenters include representatives from Alameda County, the #1 green fleet in America in 2016.

 

 

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