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.

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

USGBC-MGC is the local delivery partner for Green Building Professional Skills (GPRO) Training in partnership with Urban Green (NYC Chapter) who developed the training with their local building trades. GPRO Operations & Maintenance (O+M) Essentials courses are offered throughout the year.

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

2020 Education

2020 USGBC-MGC Education CalendarClick here to view a 11×17 poster of our 2020 Education Calendar!

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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View a PDF of the presentation

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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View a PDF of the presentation

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.

In-Depth Seminar
April 30| 8:00-10:00 am

Achieve Net Zero Cost Effectively
COVID-19 Update: This event is being rescheduled and moving to a virtual format. Stay tuned for a new date to be announced!

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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Green Building Professional Skills Training
May 14 & 15 | 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
GPRO Operations & Maintenance (O+M) Essentials
COVID-19 Update: This event has been cancelled.

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 is being rescheduled for 2021.

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 Workshop
June 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
Topic TBA

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
Topic TBA

Coffee Break (Virtual)
September 25 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Topic TBA

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
COVID-19 Update: This event has been rescheduled and will now take place virtually on October 7.

Coffee Break (Virtual)
October 8 | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Topic TBA

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

Women in Green

Coffee Break (Virtual)
October 30| 10:00 – 10:30 am
Topic TBA

In-Depth Seminar 
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
Topic TBA

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
Topic TBA

Exam Prep
December 11 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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.