Best of Greenbuild Webcast Series: LEED - Around the world in 60 minutes

  • 09 Dec 2015
  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • 4168 Southpoint Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32216


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LEED: Around the world in 60 minutes

Best of Greenbuild Webcast Series

1 hour of LEED Specific BD+C, ID+C

Over the past five years, international LEED project registrations have tripled, making up nearly 35% of the market in 2013.  This rapid international growth has brought green building to new markets and continued market transformation in existing markets.  With growth comes opportunity, and the LEED International Roundtable has been leading the challenge to improve LEED for use around the world and increase use internationally.  This session will discuss how USGBC has engaged LEED users in different regions of the world to identify key challenges and develop solutions at the local level.  Through Pecha Kucha style presentations, 6 LEED professionals from around the world will illustrate how LEED is growing and how it has influenced change in their markets.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the role of the LEED International Roundtable
  • Describe how USGBC is improving LEED for use internationally
  • Through examples, explain how improvements to LEED are impacting the market internationally
  • Understand how LEED is growing internationally


  • Moderator: Deon Glaser, LEED AP BD+C, Director, LEED International Technical Development, U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C.
  • Presenter: Deepa Sathiaram, LEED Fellow, Executive Director, En3 Sustainability Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, India
  • Presenter: Maria Carolina Fujihara, LEED Green Associate, Technical Coordinator, Green Building Council Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Presenter: Lili Pan, LEED AP BD+C and O+M, CEM, Founder and Managing Director, L GEES Limited, Hong Kong
  • Presenter: Duygu Erten, PE, LEED Faculty, BREEAM International Assessor, DGNB Consultant, CEO/President, TURKECO Construction & Energy, Inc.; President of Turkish GBC, USGBC Board Member, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Presenter: Francesca Mayer, LEED AP BD+C, ID+C, Senior Project Manager, SUMAC Inc., Lima, Peru
  • Presenter: Anna Denell, Head of CSR, Vasakronan, Stockholm, Sweden 

This session is approved for 1 hour of LEED Specific LEED Specific BD+C GBCI hours.

In-Person Location (Coffee, Bagels, & Networking): 

Auld & White Constructors, 4168 Southpoint Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32216

GoToMeeting Option: 

Available via registration for webcast


  • FREE -- USGBC North FL and all other USGBC Florida Chapter Members
  • $25 -- Non-USGBC North FL and Florida Chapter Members

Please RSVP online by 5:00 PM the day before the webcast.  If you plan to be a GoToMeeting participant, you will receive a separate email in addition to your confirmation email with the GoToMeeting login information.

Special Thanks to Our Venue Host 

Please contact Eric Hickox, LEED AP BD+C with any questions BEFORE the webcast at  For technical questions or questions DURING the webcast, email or text Sarah Boren at or 904-535-0055.

Sponsorship is available at $100/webcast or $500/series. Please contact Kim Jowers at if you are interested in sponsoring this event or whole series for the year. 

USGBC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, c/o Florida Atlantic University, College of Engineering and Computer Science,
777 Glades Road, Room EE 329, Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991, / 561-373-7367
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