Conference Agenda

Overview and details of the sessions of this conference. Please select a date or location to show only sessions at that day or location. Please select a single session for detailed view (with abstracts and downloads if available).

 
 
Session Overview
Date: Monday, 20/June/2022
9:00am - 5:00pmET_preconf: LCA of Emerging Technologies working group
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom
Session Chair: Joule Bergerson
Session Chair: Daniel Posen

Open to all members of the ISSST community! This is a working meeting of the ACLCA/SETAC joint working group on LCA of emerging technologies. The group was struck in 2021 to develop guidance on applying LCA to technologies at low technology readiness levels. During this daylong meeting, participants will meet in small groups to make progress on draft guidance documents.

All members of the ISSST community are welcome to stop by and listen in or contribute to any portion of the work!

5:00pm - 7:30pmPre-Conference: Informal networking event
Location: Braddock's Tavern

For those arriving early, join us the night before the conference for an informal meet and greet! We'll provide the room, and you provide the rest!

Date: Tuesday, 21/June/2022
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfast: For workshop participants only
Location: Symphony Ballroom
8:00am - 9:30amWorkshop-1: Measuring Sustainability Education Impact through Handprints
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom
Session Chair: Jasmina Burek
8:00am - 9:30amWorkshop-2: Creating Provocative Images for Communicating Life Cycle Concepts
Location: Jimmy Stewart Room
Session Chair: Matthew Eckelman
9:30am - 10:00amBreak 1
10:00am - 11:00amISSST Opening Keynote: Dr. Costa Samaras, Advancing a Clean Energy Revolution For All
Location: Symphony Ballroom
Session Chair: Daniel Posen

Dr. Costas Samaras is the Principal Assistant Director for Energy and OSTP Chief Advisor for Energy Policy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

11:00am - 12:30pmSE-1: Teaching Sustainability at Different Levels
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom
Session Chair: Opeoluwa Wonuola Olawale
Session Chair: Cuihong Song
11:00am - 12:30pmASAM-Bio: Bio-based Systems
Location: Jimmy Stewart Room
Session Chair: David Quiroz
11:00am - 12:30pmISIR-Circular: Circularity in Infrastructure
Location: George Benson Room
Session Chair: Raymond Smith
12:30pm - 2:00pmLunch & Keynote: Performance Under Pressure
Location: Symphony Ballroom

Lessons in leadership, problem-solving, and building effective teams. Jamie Clarke, University of Calgary

2:00pm - 3:30pmIHPS-1: Designing, Developing, and Reforming Systems
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom
Session Chair: Ipek Bensu Manav
Session Chair: Jasmina Burek
2:00pm - 3:30pmASAM-circular1: Materials Resources Circularity
Location: Jimmy Stewart Room
Session Chair: Stefano Cucurachi
2:00pm - 3:30pmISIR-Bio: Harnessing the Biosphere
Location: George Benson Room
Session Chair: Dong-Yeon (D-Y) Lee
3:30pm - 4:00pmBreak 2
4:00pm - 5:30pmEmerging Tech: Special Session: Life Cycle Assessment of Emerging Technologies
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom
Session Chair: Joule Bergerson
4:00pm - 5:30pmCSRT-2: Other creative sustainability-related topics 2
Location: Jimmy Stewart Room
Session Chair: Xiaoju (Julie) Chen
5:30pm - 6:00pmBreak 3
6:00pm - 8:00pmPoster Session
Location: Symphony Ballroom
Date: Wednesday, 22/June/2022
8:00am - 9:00amBreakfast & Keynote: Dr. Melissa Bilec
Location: Symphony Ballroom
Session Chair: Christine Costello

Dr. Melissa Bilec is the William Kepler Whiteford Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Co-director of the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation.

9:00am - 10:30amSE-2: Designing Sustainability Curriculum
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom
Session Chair: Opeoluwa Wonuola Olawale
Session Chair: Cuihong Song
9:00am - 10:30amASAM-Transp: Advances in sustainability assessment methods for transportation
Location: Jimmy Stewart Room
Session Chair: Noah Horesh
9:00am - 10:30amISIR-Mat: Innovations in Materials
Location: George Benson Room
Session Chair: Christine Costello
10:30am - 11:00amBreak 4
11:00am - 12:30pmIHPS-2: Industrial Development vs. Conservation
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom
Session Chair: Elizabeth Moore
11:00am - 12:30pmASAM-Circular2: Materials Resources Circularity 2
Location: Jimmy Stewart Room
Session Chair: Michael Craig
11:00am - 12:30pmISIR-Transp: Transportation Transition
Location: George Benson Room
Session Chair: Obste Therasme
Session Chair: Dong-Yeon (D-Y) Lee
12:30pm - 2:30pmLunch & Panel: Lunch & Local Sustainability Panel
Location: Symphony Ballroom
Session Chair: Jorge Izar-Tenorio
2:30pm - 4:00pmIHPS-3: Neighborhood, Community, and City-Level Changes
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom
Session Chair: Nelson Granda Marulanda
Session Chair: Jennifer Dianne Russell
2:30pm - 4:00pmASAM-Energy1: Advances in sustainability assessment methods for Energy
Location: Jimmy Stewart Room
Session Chair: Jason Quinn
2:30pm - 4:00pmISIR-Electric: Electric Transition
Location: George Benson Room
Session Chair: Daniel Posen
4:00pm - 4:30pmBreak 5
4:30pm - 6:00pmCareer Panel
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom
Session Chair: Weiwei Mo
4:30pm - 6:00pmASAM-QM1: Quantitative Sustainability Assessment 1
Location: Jimmy Stewart Room
Session Chair: Brooke Silagy
6:00pm - 9:00pmOffsite: Official off-site social activities
Date: Thursday, 23/June/2022
7:00am - 8:00amISSST planning: Future of ISSST planning meeting 1
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom

Breakfast meeting for anyone interested in providing feedback on the conference, discussing future directions, or looking for ways to get involved on the organizin committee. All are welcome!

8:00am - 9:00amBreakfast & Keynote: Dr. Matt Eckelman
Location: Symphony Ballroom
Session Chair: Weiwei Mo

Dr. Matthew Eckelman is Associate Professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern University and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Yale School of Public Health. 

9:00am - 10:30amCSRT-1: Other creative sustainability-related topics
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom
Session Chair: Olivia Muza
Session Chair: Kiara Winans
9:00am - 10:30amASAM-Energy2: Advances in sustainability assessment methods for Energy
Location: Jimmy Stewart Room
Session Chair: Ethan Markey
Session Chair: Roberto Vercellino
9:00am - 10:30amISIR-Resil: Infrastructure Resilience
Location: George Benson Room
Session Chair: Roozbeh Ghasemi
Session Chair: Weiwei Mo
10:30am - 11:00amBreak 6
11:00am - 12:30pmISIR-Sys: Thinking in Systems
Location: Rhapsody Ballroom
Session Chair: Matthew Eckelman
11:00am - 12:30pmASAM-QM2: Quantitative Sustainability Assessment 2
Location: Jimmy Stewart Room
Session Chair: Jonah Michael Greene
12:30pm - 1:00pmLunch, Closing & Keynote: Stacey Smedley, Building Transparency, You Can't Manage What You Don't Measure - The Importance of Open, Transparent Data and Tools for Climate Action
Location: Symphony Ballroom
Session Chair: Kiara Winans

Stacy Smedley has a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Washington and over 18 years in the architecture and construction professions. Her resume includes the first LEED for Homes Platinum certified project in Washington State and the first project in the world to be certified under Living Building Version 2.0 standards. As Sustainability Director at Skanska, Stacy has led sustainable initiatives and is considered a subject matter expert in LEED, Living Building Challenge, and carbon emissions associated with buildings and construction.

In her role at Building Transparency, Stacy leads the continued management and development of the free, open-access Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (EC3) tool and works to educate and engage the building industry on actionably reducing embodied carbon emissions of building materials.

Stacy has served in various advisory and leadership roles, including Co-Chair of the Washington Businesses for Climate Action; Advisory Board Member for the University of Washington Carbon Leadership Forum; Construction Taskforce Chair for the Embodied Carbon Network; Advisory Group Member for AIA Materials Working Group; Emerging Professional Regional Chair for USGBC; Membership Chair for the Cascadia Green Building Council. In addition, she is a 2020 Grist 50 Fixer, a 2019 ENR Top 25 Newsmaker, and shared a Living Building Challenge Hero award for her work on the Bertschi School Living Science Building.

1:00pm - 3:00pmISSST 2023: Future of ISSST planning meeting 2
Location: Symphony Ballroom

Working session for ISSST executive and 2023 organizing committee to update conference planning guides and begin preparations for next year. All are welcome to attend!