2020 Educational Events

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Schedule adjustments due to COVID-19 are noted next to each event below.

January 23 | 5:30-8:00 pm
State of the Chapter & Social
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First Friday Webinar
February 7 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Scoring in Arc    

Monthly Program
February 11 | 5:30-7:30 pm

Reversing Global Warming Through Material Specification
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Exam Prep
February 21 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm 

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

In-Depth Seminar
February 26 | 3:00-5:00 pm 

Jumping into JUST
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First Friday Webinars
March 6 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

LEED and Human Health

Monthly Program
March 10| 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Charlotte’s Transition to a Circular Economy
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First Friday Webinars
April 3 | 11:15 am – 12:30 pm CST

LEED Residential – The Evolution Towards Higher Performing Homes

Monthly Program
April 15 (Wednesday) | 5:30-7:30 pm 

13th Annual Green Schools Event
COVID-19 Update: This event has been cancelled.

First Friday Webinars
May 1 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

LEED Performance at the Alliance Center

Monthly Program (Virtual)
June 9 | 5:30-7:30 pm

Green Building Showcase 2020
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First Friday Webinars
June 5 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

Approaching Net Zero: Solutions for Commercial Buildings 

Monthly Program
June 9 | 5:30-7:30 pm 

Regenerative Design as a Bridge Between Sustainability and Resilience
COVID-19 Update: This event has been rescheduled for: June 8 2021, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Virtually

In Depth Seminar
June 10 | 8:00-10:00 am

21st Century Development: Regeneration, Sustainability and Equity
COVID-19 Update: This event is being rescheduled for 2021.

Half-Day WorkshopJune 16 | 1:00-5:00 pm followed by social from 5:00-7:00 pm 
Understanding Living Building Challenge 4.0 + an Intro to Core 
COVID-19 Update: This event is being rescheduled and moving to a virtual format. Stay tuned for a new date to be announced!

Coffee Break (Virtual)
June 19 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Planning for Equity: Factors that Lead to a Thriving Community
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Coffee Break (Virtual)
July 10 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Human Health, the Built Environment & Environmental Justice
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First Friday Webinars
July 10 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

Sustainable Synergy – How Manufacturers and Scientists Can Collaborate  

Monthly Program (Virtual)
July 14 | 5:30-7:00 pm
LEED Tour: Maryland Heights Community Center
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Coffee Break (Virtual)
July 24 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Skills for Sustainability Professionals
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Exam Prep
July 24 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm

WELL AP Exam Prep
COVID-19 Update: This event has been cancelled.

In-Depth Seminar (Virtual)
July 30| 1:00-2:15 pm
You Light Up My Life, But is That a Good Thing?

Coffee Break (Virtual)
August 7 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Engaging the Community in the Design Process

First Friday Webinars
August 7| 11:15 am-12:30 pm
Green Code for High Performance Healthcare 

Monthly Program (Virtual)
August 11 | 5:30-7:30 pm
Energy Efficiency Measures with Resiliency Benefits
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Coffee Break (Virtual)
August 21 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Farming for Food Justice in St. Louis

Green Building Professional Skills Training August 25 & 26 | 8:30 am-4:30 pm
GPRO Operations & Maintenance (O+M) Essentials 

Exam Prep
August 28 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm
LEED Green Associate Exam Prep
COVID-19 Update: This event has been cancelled.

First Friday Webinars
September 4 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm
LEED for Existing Buildings 

Monthly Program (Virtual)
September 8 | 9:00-11:00am
USGBC’s Executive Town Hall Meeting with Mahesh Ramanujam
COVID-19 Update: The timing of this event has shifted to now take place from 9-11am.

Half-Day Workshop (Virtual)
September 8 | 1:00-5:00 pm
The Next Evolution of LEED v4.1 (BD+C, ID+C)

Half-Day Workshop (Virtual)
September 9 | 1:00 – 5:00 pm 
LEED v4.1 EBOM Technical Workshop
COVID-19 Update: This event has been rescheduled and will now take place virtually on Sept 9.

Coffee Break (Virtual)
September 11| 10:00 – 10:30 am
Back to School – Designing for Social Distancing

Coffee Break (Virtual)
September 25 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
The Paradox of Sustainability Design Metrics

First Friday Webinars
October 2 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

Keep Your Construction Materials Sustainable 

In-Depth Seminar (Virtual)
October 7 |8:00 – 10:00 am

BIT Building Case Studies
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Coffee Break (Virtual)
October 8 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Politics and the Environment with the Missouri Sierra Club View the recording of this event

Monthly Program
October 14 (Wednesday) | 5:30-7:30 pm

Women in Green
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Coffee Break (Virtual)
October 30| 10:00 – 10:30 am
Growing a Movement for Native Plants and What to Plant

In-Depth Seminar Postponed until we meet in person again!
October 29 | 8:00-10:00 am 
Living Building Charette 

First Friday Webinars
November 6 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm
Keep Cool – How Designers Can Improve Thermal Comfort With HVLS Fans 

Green Building Professional Skills Training
November 12 & 13 | 8:30 am-4:30 pm

GPRO Operations & Maintenance (O+M) Essentials

Coffee Break (Virtual)
November 19 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Indoor Air Quality – Why it Matters.

First Friday Webinars
December 4 | 11:15 am-12:30 pm

Introduction to Fully Ducted Heat Pumps for All Electric Heating and Cooling

Coffee Break (Virtual)
December 11 | 10:00 – 10:30 am Developing North of Delmar with Kevin Bryant

Exam Prep
December 11 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm
LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

In-Depth Seminar December 15 | 12:00 pm- 1:30 pm Achieve Net Zero Cost Effectively

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.