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Green Buildings:
Technology and Opportunity Forum

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
8:30 am – 1 pm

Hosted by 
Finishing Trades Institute of New England

25 Colgate Road, Roslindale, MA 02131

Tickets are available at no-cost!

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Demonstrations and panel discussion will educate attendees on the technologies and opportunities in the glass and glazing field that will help Massachusetts cities meet critical green building and retrofitting goals. We will cover the savings and funding opportunities, labor and training resources, and innovations municipalities and building owners can leverage to maximize energy efficiency and end reliance on fossil fuels.

Featuring guest ​​speakers

Reverend Mariama White-Hammond

Reverend Mariama White-Hammond

Chief of Environment, Energy and Open Space for the City of Boston 

Secretary Lauren E. Jones

from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

The future must be climate resilient and community-focused. By sharing subject knowledge and deepening partnerships, Greater Boston will be ready to model a clean economy that works for everyone.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Schedule

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
8:30 am – 1:00 pm

8:30 am – 9:15 am – Registration/Breakfast

9:15 am – Eric Redding, Training Director, Finishing Trades Institute of New England

9:25 am – Chris Brennan, Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer, IUPAT DC #35

9:30 am – Secretary Lauren Jones, Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor & Workforce Development

9:45 am – Live Demos & Presentations on Energy Efficient Technologies in the Glass & Glazing Field

10:45 am – Break

11:00 am – Rev. Mariama White-Hammond, Chief of Environment, Energy & Open Space, City of Boston

11:15 am – Green Buildings Technology & Opportunity Panel Discussion

Moderator: Darlene Lombos, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Greater Boston Labor Council

Travis Nevins, Lead Organizer, IUPAT
Jodi Sugerman-Brozan, Deputy Chief of Worker Empowerment, City of Boston
Mary Vogel, Executive Director, Building Pathways Boston
Alexis Washburn, Northeast Regional Director, Emerald Cities Collaborative
Daryl Wright, Chief Strategy Officer, Emerald Cities Collaborative
Elizabeth Youngblood, Senior Program Manager, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

12:00 pm – Q&A

12:30 pm – Lunch

 

8:30 am – 1:00 pm

8:30 am – 9:00 am – Registration/Breakfast

9:15 am – Introductions

9:30 am – Lauren Jones Presentation

9:45 am – Live Demos/Industry Presentation

10:45 am – Break

11:00 am – Panel Discussion

12:00 pm – Q&A

12:30 pm – Lunch

Green Buildings: Technology and Opportunity Forum

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
8:30 am – 1 pm

25 Colgate Road, Roslindale, MA 02131

For more information, contact:

Jay Kinslow

jkinslow@iupatdc35.org

617-435-8932

About Us

About the FTI-NE

The Finishing Trades Institute of New England is the leading trainer of Architectural Glass & Metal Fabricators and Installers in New England. Graduates from FTI’s programs staff some of the region’s most respected glass industry firms. See how we train tomorrow’s workforce to meet the rigorous demands of top contractors, the AGMT certification program, and forward-thinking architects.

About NACC

The North American Contractor Certification (NACC) Program recognizes architectural glass and metal contractors that consistently demonstrate quality and safety excellence. The program offers an ANSI-accredited third-party endorsement of companies having completed a significant and time-intensive evaluation process establishing a baseline for competency, business practices, and adherence to industry-accepted guidelines.

About AGMT

The Architectural Glass and Metal Technician (AGMT) program is a personnel certification process featuring a third-party, independent assessment of a glazier’s knowledge and ability. AGMT tests experienced glaziers’ fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities through written and hands-on assessments.

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