7–7:30 a.m.

Registration and breakfast

7:30–7:50 a.m.

Welcome and opening remarks

Jean Ascoli, ComEd Energy Efficiency Program; Antony Wood, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat; and Brett Bridgeland, Seventhwave

7:50–8:35 a.m.

Lightning round 1—Designing the façade

Craig Burton, Interface Engineering; Stephen Katz, Gensler; Peter Weismantle, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture LLP; and Susan Heinking, Pepper Construction (moderator)
Our panel of internationally renowned designers will share the challenges they face when pursuing high-performance façades. Taking initial cost into consideration, they will discuss the process of designing and delivering optimal envelope solutions. They will also describe how to sell high-performance façade design to a client.

8:35–8:45 a.m.


8:45–9:30 a.m.

Lightning round 2—Investing in the façade

Christopher Dillion, Campbell Coyle Real Estate; Barbara Hickey, The John Buck Company; Frank Soldano, Related Midwest; and Michael Berkshire, City of Chicago (moderator)
What do developers consider when making façade performance choices? Our panel of distinguished developers will share challenges and barriers they face, as well as successful solutions for high-rise buildings. Come prepared to share your experience and perspective.

9:30–10 a.m.

Wrap up and networking

Jean Ascoli, ComEd Energy Efficiency Program and Antony Wood, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat