Julie Eizenberg, FAIA , RAIA
Founding Principal, KoningEizenberg Architecture
People Places: The Power of Emotional Intelligence

Antwi Akom, PhD.
Founding Director of Social Innovation & Urban Opportunity Lab, UCSF & SFSU
Co-Founder of Streetwyze
Creating Equitable Smart Cities of the Future: Planning for the the people...and the power of collaboration


Panama Bartholomy
Director, Building Decarbonization Coalition
How Fracked is your Building?

Ann Edminster
Founder, Design AVEnues
 The Evolution of Residential ZNE: Past to Present, and Crystal Ball Gazing Into the Future

James Slattery
Construction and Demolition Debris Recovery Specialist
San Francisco’s Department of the Environment
Beyond Zero Waste Panel

Larry Strain, FAIA, LEED AP
Principal, Siegel & Strain Architects
Beyond Zero Waste Panel

Timonie Hood, LEED AP, TRUE Advisor
Zero Waste & Green Building Coordinator
Moderator for Beyond Zero Waste Panel

Barbra Batshalom
Executive Director
Sustainable Performance Institute
Road Map to Excellence: Institutionalizing Sustainability in Your Practice


Shalini Agrawal
Co-Founder, Pathways to Equity
Make a Difference: Advancing A Community Design Practice

Dr. Carmen Simon, PhD
Author + Founder, Memzy
The Neuroscience of Engagement for Architects and the Design World

Julia Mandell
Co-Chair, Equity by Design
Architect, Wilson Associates
Voices, Values, Vision: Equitable Practice and the Future of Architecture

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Dennis Lanham 
Sr. Assistant Dean of Executive Education & Executive Director of the Silicon Valley Executive Center, Santa Clara University
Leading Teams in the Age of Disruption


Mary Rubin
Senior Project Manager
San Jose Public Art Program
Public Art at the Forefront: Community-driven, Place-based Strategies

Shelley Trott
Director of Arts Strategy & Ventures for the
Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Public Art at the Forefront: Community-driven, Place-based Strategies

Jill Manton
Director of Public Art Trust and Special Initiatives
SF Arts Commission
Public Art at the Forefront: Community-driven, Place-based Strategies

Amy Ress
Executive Director, AIA Silicon Valley
Moderator for Public Art at the Forefront: Community-driven, Place-based Strategies

Scott Crawford
Principal, LMN Architects
What We've Discovered Along the Way: 10 Years of Intentional Technology Exploration

Eve Edelstein, M.Arch, PhD
Research Director, Human Experience Lab
Perkins + Will
The Psychology & Science Behind How People Experience Place

Chris Miller + Ann Swanberg
Co-Founders, LifePlays Applied Improv
Greenlighting the Relaxation Response: Intentional Improv for Releasing Your Creative Genius