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ReEverything: Sustainable Living Workshop

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The overall goal of this annual workshop series is to foster collaboration between industry and education. This year’s focus is on green initiatives and how industry and education institutions play a key role in impacting sustainable living.

Goals of the workshop series include learning about current green industry trends, sustainable research, and student perspectives on what it means to be green. Through interactions like the workshop series, industry and education can better collaborate with stakeholders and build a stronger network.

POSTER COMPETITION

Along with this workshop series, The Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction is sponsoring a poster competition open to students of The Durham School, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha North High School, and the Omaha Joint Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Committee.

The posters will focus on science/engineering and sustainability. Participating students can showcase their creative activities and/or research projects in the field of sustainability, green and renewable systems design, development and applications.

The top three posters will be awarded monetary prizes:
1st Place - $250
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place - $100

Posters will be presented during the second day of the workshop series (Tuesday, April 27) and will be judged by a chosen committee. (See student competition criteria in box at right). All poster entries must be received by Monday, April 26, 2010 and can be delivered to:

The Peter Kiewit Institute, Room 107
1110 S. 67th St.
Omaha, NE 68182

REGISTRATION

To register for the workshop or poster competition, click on the registration link (at right). Registration is due April 16, 2010.


Schedule


Monday, April 26, 2010
"Changing behaviors through real-time energy monitoring"

6-8 p.m.
*includes dinner

OPPD Panel

  • Patrick Wheeler, Environmental Advocate / Sustainability Champion, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Dr. Mahmoud Alahmad, The Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Dr. Avery Schwer, Associate Professor of Construction Systems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Dr. Dale Tiller, Associate Professor of Architectural Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Denise Kuehn, Manager of Demand Side & Sustainability Management, OPPD

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
"Revealing sustainable issues important in today's world"

3-4 p.m.

Student Poster Competition

  • Students from The Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction
  • Students from Metropolitan Community College
  • Students from Omaha North High School

4-5:30 p.m.

Green Panel

  • Patrick Wheeler, Environmental Advocate / Sustainability Champion, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Daniel Lawse, Coordinator of Sustainable Practices, Metropolitan Community College
  • Dr. Harmon Maher, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Dr. Richard Lomneth, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Eric Williams, Community Organizer, Repower America
  • Michael Kros, Architect/Senior Associate, DLR Group

5:30-7 p.m. *includes dinner

LEED Information Seminar

  • Mona Eigbrett, Sustainable Training and Education Manager, HDR
  • Dr. Avery Schwer, Associate Professor of Construction Systems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Brad Schaap, Corporate Director of Sustainability, Leo A Daly
  • Chuck Rogge, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Leo A Daly

When/Where:

Dates: April 26-27, 2010
Location: The Peter Kiewit Institute, Omaha, Neb.
Hosted by: The Durham School

For additional information, contact Rosemary Edzie, redzie2@unl.edu.