Emerging Professionals

EP Happy Hour

Event Prices: 
Urban Green Council Member
$5
Non-member
$10


Photo courtesy of Delilah NYC.

*Please note location change. Details below.

Celebrate spring at an Urban Green Emerging Professionals Happy Hour! Meet our EP Committee members and catch up with friends over drinks at Delilah in the East Village. This is a great chance to make new connections and catch up with colleagues.

First drink included in ticket price.


Not a member? Join or renew your membership by June 6 to receive free admission to our Summer Member Reception & Service Awards.

EP Volunteer Day: Park Beautification Project

Event Prices: 
Urban Green Council Member
$5

Registration for this event is now closed. 

For more information, check out our photo recap. 

We’re getting into the Earth Day spirit! Urban Green members will join the Lower East Side Ecology Center in beautifying the East River Park by removing invasive weeds, mulching with compost and wood chips, and planting native plants. Spend the day outside getting your hands dirty and meeting other green building professionals through a community project.

The Lower East Side Ecology Center is an organization offering community-based recycling and composting programs and environmental education opportunities for all New Yorkers.

Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided. Pack a lunch for a communal picnic after our work is done.

This event is open to Urban Green Council members only. Space is limited - register now! 

Thanks to the Lower East Side Ecology Center for having us.

 


Not a member? Join or renew your membership. For more information on membership, contact Bea Mora.

Innovations in Biophilic Design

Event Prices: 
General Admission
Free Admission

This event is sold out and registration is now closed.

For more information, check out our event recap. 

This is a joint event with Emerging New York Architects (ENYA).

Join us for a night of networking and a talk on current innovations in biophilic design from Susie Teal (COOKFOX Architects) and Jonce Walker (Terrapin Bright Green). Terrapin is on the forefront of the biophilic design field, conducting extensive research into our biological responses to built spaces and how we can harness our innate connection to nature to make our built environment healthier for humans and natural ecosystems. COOKFOX Architects is a sustainable architecture firm well known for high-performance, environmentally integrated design. Their work ranges in size and scope from the LEED Platinum Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park to sustainable supportive housing in Brownsville and their own biophilically designed studio which includes a vegetable garden and apiary. Teal and Walker will present the science behind biophilic design as well as its practical implementation in NYC projects.

PROGRAM FORMAT

6:00 – 7:00 PM Registration and Networking
7:00 – 8:00 PM Presentations and Q&A

Refreshments will be provided.

Thank you to our host Fisher & Paykel Experience Center.

speakers
Susie Teal
AIA, LEED AP; Senior Associate, COOKFOX Architects

Since 2012, Susie has played a vital role in the development and design of a range of projects, including serving as project architect for City Point, a three-part mixed-use development in Downtown Brooklyn, and 535 Carlton, an affordable building in Brooklyn's Pacific Park. With over ten years of experience in sustainable architecture, she offers a wealth of knowledge of the implementation of biophilic design in the built environment.

Jonce Walker
LEED AP, CSBA; Senior Project Manager, Terrapin Bright Green 

Jonce is a senior project manager with over ten years of experience advancing sustainability. His background includes sustainability policy, green building consulting, urban planning, and community improvement interventions. His expertise at Terrapin ranges from biophilic design to net zero energy communities.

EP Happy Hour

Event Prices: 
Urban Green Council Member
$5

Kick off 2017 with an Urban Green Emerging Professionals Happy Hour! Meet our new EP Committee members and catch up with friends over drinks in the East Village. This is a great chance to make new connections and catch up with colleagues.


Not a member? Join or renew your membership by March 14 to get free admission to our Spring Member Reception - plus, get an extra 6 months of membership! Email us for the discount code.

 

EP Holiday Networking Party

Event Prices: 
RSVP Required (Open to the public): FREE
Free Admission

The Emerging Professionals of Urban Green Council invite you to our 2016 Holiday Networking Party! Join us to celebrate a great year in green building.

After a great party last year, this year’s festivities will be held at Van Diemens (383 3rd Avenue, between 27th Street and 28th Street). Don't miss EP's biggest party of the year—come thirsty and hungry for some holiday treats and happy hour specials!

This event is free but please RSVP!

Green Trivia Night

Event Prices: 
General Admission
Free Admission

How much of the solid waste stream is attributable to construction and demolition waste? Which president established the first national park in the U.S.? What is the efficiency of an average nuclear power plant?

Following the success of last March’s Green Trivia Night, Urban Green's Emerging Professionals Committee invites you to ROUND 2 of EP Green Trivia! Come compete with industry peers and test your sustainability knowledge.

Save your spot now—space is limited! Teams will be assigned upon arrival; please arrive on time for assignments as it will be hard to join mid-game.

SCHEDULE

6:30 - 7:00 pm   Registration and Team Assignments
7:00 - 8:00 pm   Trivia

Film Screening: America's Shrinking Farms

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 1.5 CE Hours
AIA CES:
Approved for 1.5 Hours
Event Prices: 
General Admission
Free Admission

How do you feed growing populations when space and resources for farming are shrinking? In response to methods of food production that threaten to exhaust global natural resources, innovators across the country are coming up with imaginative alternatives to make better use of land and hold a brighter promise for our future. Explore some of these more sustainable options at a screening of the documentary America’s Shrinking Farms with our Emerging Professionals.

Following the screening, Howard Brin, a vertical farming research expert, will lead a discussion and answer questions. Refreshments will be provided.

This event was coordinated by our Emerging Professionals Committee, a dedicated group of young professionals who work to create a network of leaders in the field of sustainability.

SCHEDULE

6:00pm - 6:30pm   Registration and Reception
6:30pm - 7:00pm   Film screening
7:00pm - 8:00pm   Presentation and Discussion

speaker
Howard Brin
CFO, NYSeed

Young Professionals Networking Night

Event Prices: 
General Admission
Free Admission

Join the Emerging Professionals ​(EP) ​Committee for a night of networking with other young professional organizations in New York!

We're hosting a networking opportunity for our EP members to meet other members of the young professionals community across the industry. Please join us at the Grohe Showroom to catch up with EP and connect with new colleagues.

Light ​refreshments will be provided.

Green Trivia Night

Event Prices: 
General Admission
Free Admission

NYC view from Mohawk Showroom

Do you know which US state has the highest number of LEED certified buildings? By when does NYC aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent? Which type of faucet saves more water: the widespread two-handle design (hot and cold) or the single lever?  

Urban Green's Emerging Professionals Committee invites you to a night of green trivia! Come compete with industry peers and test your sustainability knowledge.

Save your spot now—space is limited! Teams will be assigned upon arrival; please arrive on time for assignments as it will be hard to join mid-game.

SCHEDULE

6:30 - 7:00 pm   Registration and Team Assignments
7:00 - 8:00 pm   Trivia

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