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Materials & Human Health Summit

Materials & Human Health Summit*This event is currently sold out*
The 2015 Materials & Human Health Summit will take place on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM at the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Washington, DC. Join key members of the sustainable building community to discuss and critique the progress made toward better building products – those that optimize around the triple bottom line through rigorous reporting and assessment. This year we are taking a deeper dive than ever before into the materials that surround us and their effects on our environment, health, and society.Attendees will have the opportunity to hear firsthand from industry leaders and experts about new tools and resources that are available and connect with some of the largest design firms and manufacturers in our industry.

Opening Summit Plenary Speaker

Simone de Waart

Simone de Waart has a background in industrial design and design management. In 2002 she initiated the company Material Sense, where she is the creative director and materials expert. Material Sense functions as a catalyst to connect design, research, education and industry and inspire materials innovation within a sustainable society. Her goal is to inspire and create awareness of materials and she wants to encourage a fresh and creative approach using all our senses to implement associative thinking and user experience to enhance the innovation process.

Closing Summit Plenary Speaker

Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP

Deepak Chopra MD, FACP, founder of The Chopra Foundation and co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

Schedule: Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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