Launched in 2012, “Green Voice” is the sustainable educational brand for NEWH. The success has been tremendous. Conferences around the country are looking to include NEWH Green Voice Conversations in their programs.
“Green Voice can bring together people from a variety of disciplines to create a unique conversation that appeals to everyone’s environmental common sense.”—DAVID MAHOOD
“When you come to a Green Voice seminar you are going to be hearing from experts in the field. I always come away from a Green Voice session with new insights and ideas that I can apply to my work.”—GARY GOLLA
Interested in being a NEWH Green Voice speaker or moderating a session? Submit for consideration
Join us for lunch… NEWH Green Voice Conversations Sunday, November 11th, 2018 11:00am -1:00pm in the NEWH booth #2245 at BDNY, Jacob K. Javits Center, New York City
11:00 Adaptive Reuse in Hospitality: The Kimpton Gray Hotel
Go behind the scenes as a 120-year old Chicago high-rise (one of the firsts by the “father of the American skyscraper”, architect William Le Baron Jenney) undergoes a full gut renovation. Gain insights into innovative adaptive reuse solutions that emphasize effective ways to save, salvage, and restore centenarian spaces. Discover strategies for melding modern interiors into historic backdrops and greening the interior environment with energy efficient building systems, lighting and materials, and smart controls, without disturbing the architectural patina.
11:30 Fitwel: Building Social Sustainability
Explore opportunities for social sustainability within the hospitality marketplace in a conversation with an experienced Sustainability Professional from WeWork and the Center for Active Design.
12:00 The Science Behind Health and Wellbeing
Cornell University’s Alan Hedge, PhD; Director of Human Factors and Ergonomics, shares his approach for a resilient future through research on the evolution of space and the effects of sedentary lifestyles on human anatomy.
12:30 One Green Deed Spawns Another and Other Sustainable Stories from the Road
For the past four years, David Mahood has been reconnecting with some of the original sources of his environmental passion, asking them what one green deed they’d most like to see heeded, adopted, and passed on and why. Hear his tales from two decades of environmental advocacy and empower yourself to be a better citizen of the planet.
1:00 One Green Deed Spawns Another book signing with David Mahood
Book proceeds benefit NEWH’s mission of education and scholarship.