USGBC Build it Better: Jersey City 2019

  • 12-Sep-2019
  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Liberty House Restaurant and Events 76 Audrey Zapp Dr. Jersey City, NJ


Registration extended to: Sept. 6, 2019.

Registration includes: breakfast, lunch, conference and cocktail reception.

(Photo credit: Amessé Photography)

This year, leaders from ten states will gather to network, learn, and share ideas. The 2019 conference theme, Building Performance, will feature a morning keynote plus several sessions related to new, existing, and ongoing building performance.

USGBC Build it Better: Jersey City 2019 for our region will be hosted at Liberty House in Jersey City, New Jersey, in a beautiful ballroom with a spectacular view of NYC.

PDF of speakers & agenda, as of 8/7/19.

Contact Vincent Chiusano or Tracie Hall to learn about sponsorship opportunities!

UNIQUE THIS YEAR: Event Sponsorship Combo Pack

NJ Golf Outing + Silver Build it Better Sponsor: $4,000

Bundle together USGBC Build it Better Jersey City conference sponsorship (at the $2,500 Silver level) and a Foursome at the USGBC NJ Golf Outing on Tuesday, September 17th and be listed as a SPONSOR of BOTH.

Save $100 on the cost of each individually, plus your company is listed as a Golf Outing sponsor. Sign up on the Golf Outing page. 

USGBC Build it Better benefits:

  • Listing and logo in digital program
  • Two conference registrations for company staff and/or guests
  • Logo on NY Upstate and Central PA websites for one year

USGBC NJ Golf benefits:

  • Golf foursome includes golf, lunch, and networking dinner for 4
  • BONUS: Inclusion of company logo in Golf promotions and at the event as a Sponsor for the discounted price of a Foursome.
  • The Golf Outing has numerous sustainability features. See the Golf Outing page for more info. 

Flier here as a PDF & below. 



  • Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO, USGBC, GBCI, and Arc Skoru
  • Gina Bocra, Chief Sustainability Officer, New York City Department of Buildings Matt Kaplan, CEO, ReVireo
  • Evan Carberry, Director of High Rise and Commercial Services, ReVireo Melissa Kelly, Sustainability Specialist, Gensler
  • David Briefel, Sustainability Director and Design Resilience Leader, Gensler Vance Merolla, Director, Global Sustainability, Colgate-Palmolive
  • Jason Kliwinski, Founder/CEO, Green Building Center LLC
  • Michelle Raigosa (Cottrell), President, Design Management Services Jennifer Taranto, Director of Sustainability, Structure Tone, Inc.
  • Karen Quintana, WELL Faculty, Vice President, International WELL Building Institute
  • Erik Backus, Professor of Practice, Director of the Construction Engineering Management Program, Executive Officer, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University
  • Vatsal Bhatt, Director - Cities and Communities, U.S. Green Building Council
  • Maureen Mahle Managing Director, Sustainable Housing Services, Steven Winter Associates, Inc. Steve Klocke, Senior Sustainability Consultant at Steven Winter Associates, Inc.
  • Dawn Zimmer, Former Mayor of Hoboken, NJ & Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability

PDF of speakers & agenda, as of 8/7/19.