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Taubman College Faculty Members and an Alumnus lead sessions at Constructing Green: Sustainability and the Places We Inhabit

May 21, 2010 at 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

The Constructing Green Conference will be held May 20-22, 2010 and hosted by the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Conference participants are receptive to a wide range of research perspectives and methodologies. The Erb Institute has also invited practitioners of the craft to join the discussion and help hone and refine our research questions, design and conclusions. Featured particpants from Taubman College include a keynote presentation by Dean Monica Ponce de Leon, seperate sessions led by assistant professors Kathy Velikov and Larissa Larsen, and a session led by alumnus Joe Valerio, F.A.I.A. (B.S.’70).

Complete Agenda

Conference Schedule

Thursday, May 20, 2010
5:30 PM Welcome Reception and Dinner / Speaker: Monica Ponce de Leon

Friday, May 21, 2010
9:00 AM Session 1: Enactment of Energy Efficiency & Session 2: Organizational Values and Comparative Cases
12:15 PM Lunch / Speakers: Jill Lerner and Scott Ceasar
1:45 PM Session 3: Organizational Change and Team Processes & Session 4: Social Narratives and Decision-Making
6:00 PM Reception and Dinner / Speaker: William D. Browning

Saturday, May 22, 2010
9:00 AM Session 5: Quantitative Determinants of Green Innovation & Session 6: Social Dimensions of Economic Valuation Metrics
12:15 PM Lunch

All conference sessions will be held at the UM Ross School of Business in Room R2220.
Receptions and Dinners will be held in the Colloquium Room on the 6th floor.


Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise
Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute
School of Natural Resources and Environment
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning


May 21, 2010
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
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