USGBC-Missouri Gateway Education

Workshops, lectures, building tours…the exchange of information is a regular, ongoing feature of Missouri Gateway Chapter activities. Whether learning about LEED or seeing the greenest new home on the block, please join us for all upcoming Programs & Events!

USGBC-Missouri Gateway Monthly Evening Programs are held 5:30 to 7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month in locations around the St. Louis Metro area. Registration is required; all programs are free to USGBC-Missouri Gateway membership and students; $20 for non-members.

In-Depth Seminars offer extended consideration of topics, and are ideal for individuals who are implementing and applying green building practices and principles. Registration is required; in-depth seminars are $30 for USGBC-MGC members; $45 for non-members.

Full day Continuing Education Blitzes are $100 for USGBC-MGC members; $75 for emerging professionals; $50 for full-time students; and $150 for non-members.

LEED Exam Prep opportunities include live courses and online, anytime exam prep courses.

Please check back with this site as programs, speakers, dates and locations are subject to change!

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Check out our full catalog of 2017 Educational Programs & Events here, including in-depth programs, LEED Exam Prep and other special events.




2017 Education

January 9 and 10
LEED AP BD+C Exam Prep

January 10
State of the Chapter & Social

January 25
Making Sense of the Material Transparency Movement
Speaker: Monica Miller, Sustainable Design Manager, ThyssenKrupp Elevator
Click here to view a list of program attendees (PDF)

February 14
Historic Preservation and Sustainability: A Symbiotic Relationship
In partnership with Landmarks Association of St. Louis
Speaker: Walter Sedovic, FAIA LEED AP, Principal & CEO, Walter Sedovic Architects
Click here to view a list of program attendees (PDF)
Click here to view Walter Sedovic’s presentation (PDF)

February 22
How Does Your [Rain] Garden Flow? Ownership Responsibilities and Maintenance Needs for Stormwater Treatment Best Management Practices
Speakers: Drew Hane, Managing Partner, and Brian Bauer, Partner, Stormwater Pro STL
Click here to view a list of program attendees (PDF)

March 9
LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

March 14
Becoming a Performance Driven Firm
In partnership with AIA – St. Louis
Speaker: Barbra Batshalom, Executive Director, Sustainable Performance Institute

March 15
Project Delivery Mapping Workshop
Speaker: Barbra Batshalom, Executive Director, Sustainable Performance Institute

April 11
10th Annual Green Schools Event

April 19
Sustainability in Construction Administration (CSI)
In partnership with Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)

May 9
Green Building Showcase

May 16
BIT Building Best Practice Boot Camp
Speaker: Jenny Carney, LEED Fellow, President, BIT Building

May 23
WELL AP Exam Prep

June 8
ENERGY STAR & Historic Preservation: Satisfying Both Standards in Residential Applications
Speaker: Patty Maher, Tiger Lily Development LLC

June 13
Monthly Program Topic TBD

July 11
LEED Tour: Spire Building at 700 Market

July 27
Luminaires and Lighting Controls: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Speaker: Kris Steiger, Schaeffer Marketing Group

August 8
The Value of Energy Analysis, from Design Day One
In partnership with ASHRAE – St. Louis Chapter
Speaker: Chris Baker, Principal, The Weidt Group

August 25
LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

August 30
The Green($) Behind Going Green
Speaker: Teri Samples, Partner and Director of Real Estate Services, Mueller Prost CPAs + Business Advisors

September 12
Landscape Performance: Making the Case for Sustainable Landscape Solutions
In partnership with Missouri Botanical Garden and BiodiverseCity St. Louis
Speaker: Barbara Deutsch, Executive Director, Landscape Architecture Foundation

September 13
Measuring Landscape Performance: Practical Steps & Resources to Conduct Performance Evaluations
In partnership with Missouri Botanical Gardens and BiodiverseCity St. Louis
Speaker: Barbara Deutsch, Executive Director, Landscape Architecture Foundation

October 10
Sustainable Risk Management and Disaster Response
Speakers: Stephen Bushnell, President, Stephen Bushnell + Associates, and Richard Schuessler, Account Executive, HM Risk

October 17
Continuing Education Blitz: Water Justice

October 26
Building Optimization: From Tactical to Strategic, From Sporadic to Continuous
Speakers: Erik Merker, Director of Energy Services, and James Dice, Director of Energy Analytics at Sitton Energy Solutions

December 8
LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

To view archives of past USGBC-Missouri Gateway programs and presentations, click on the links located on the right side of this page.

For more information, to confirm schedule or to register for a program, contact USGBC-Missouri Gateway by e-mail or (314) 577-0225.