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CANCELLED: 2017 Materials Matter – Healthy People: Materials Science + Human Health

Session 2  of the Materials Matters SeriesHealthy People: Materials Science + Human Health, delves into the science behind materials and human health to understand how material substances reach people and lead to health consequences. It provides guidance on the complex landscape of health tools by introducing the different types of tools available to make educated decisions about products and what to consider when selecting and using these tools.

Materials Matter is co-presented by Puget Sound Chapter CSI.

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Note: Registration for Materials Matter is for the complete 5-session* series
Early bird registration deadline: May 19, 2017, after this time the price will rise by 15%
Registration Close Date: May 26, 2017 at 5 pm

Individual session registration is now available!

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SESSION LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Participants will be able to summarize the key human health drivers for sourcing healthy, sustainable materials.
  • Participants will be able to describe how substances in materials reach people, the potential effects on human health, and how some people are more at risk than others.
  • Participants will be able to summarize the landscape of databases, disclosures, and certifications available for understanding the impact of material substances on human health.
  • Participants will be able to describe the opportunities and limitations of different health tools in order to understand certain contexts require certain tools.

SERIES DATES

All sessions: Fridays, 8:00 am – 12:45 pm at Seattle City Hall

June 2, 2017 – Healthy Planet: Materials + the Environment
June 23, 2017 – Healthy People: Materials Science + Human Health
July 14, 2017 – Tools of the Trade: Assessment + Implementation
August 11, 2017 – Just Do It: Strategies for Projects
August 25, 2017 – Beyond Transparency: Materials Disclosure + Practice

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SERIES COST

$560 – AIA Members + Government Employees + Partners
$330 – Assoc. Members
$1040 – Non-Members
$100 – Students + Scholarships

Pricing includes 20 CEHs/HSWs, light breakfast, beverages for all sessions.


SESSION SPEAKERS

  • Melissa Balestri | ZGF Architects
  • Aileen Gagney | Consultant
  • Stacey Grund | Tatley Grund
  • Avery E. Lindeman | Green Science Policy Institute
  • Tom Schneider | Building Envelope Innovations

Check back as more speakers are confirmed! All speakers subject to change.


SERIES SPEAKERS

Melissa Balestri ZGF Architects | Edward Clark ZGF Architects | Nicole DeNamur Pacifica Law Group & University of Washington | Jeff Frost Brightworks Sustainability | Aileen Gagney Consultant | Pete Girard ToxNot | Stacey Grund Tatley Grund | Chris Hellstern Miller Hull Partnership | Avery E. Lindeman Green Science Policy Institute | Barbara X. Rodriguez University of Washington | Tom Schneider Building Envelope Innovations | Nat Scholz NOAA | Samantha Siedlecki JISAO at University of Washington | Kathrina Simonen University of Washington & Carbon Leadership Forum | Beth Stroshane Applied Building Information

Check back as more speakers are confirmed! All speakers subject to change.


SPECIAL THANKS TO THE SPONSORS OF THE 2017 MATERIALS MATTER SERIES:


SPECIAL THANKS TO THE MATERIALS MATTER ADVISORY GROUP

Chris Hellstern Miller Hull Partnership | Ed Clark ZGF Architects | Carl Dominguez  schact | aslani architects | Melissa Balestri ZGF Architects | Jake Boyer PROSOCO


Program Questions?
Contact AIA Seattle Program Manager Cassie Blair.

Registration and Credit Questions?
Contact AIA Seattle Volunteer Hospitality Missy Garvin.

Sponsorship Questions?
Contact AIA Seattle Managing Director Kimber Leblicq.

Due to unforeseen circumstances which would affect the quality of the program, AIA Seattle is cancelling the June 23 Materials Matter session. We are currently working to reschedule the session, and will notify all pre-registered attendees about the change as soon as possible.

We apologize for the late notice and inconvenience, and we look forward to seeing you again at the next scheduled session. If you have questions regarding this cancellation notice, please e-mail Cassie Blair.

Details

Date
June 23
Time
8:00 am - 12:45 pm

Organizer

AIA Seattle
Phone
(206) 448-4938
Website
www.aiaseattle.org

Venue

Seattle City Hall – Bertha Knight Landes Room
600 Fourth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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