Visit Metropolis’s Sustainability Lab at NeoCon
11th FLOOR, SUITE 1120
Monday, June 12, 2023
3:00 PM [CT]: Ask the Experts: Climate Health, presented by mindful MATERIALS + Material Bank
By 2050, the interior design industry will have influence over one-tenth of the world’s carbon emissions. Learn what to look for and where to find products with lower carbon footprints. mindful MATERIALS leads a moderated panel and interactive discussion between participants and industry leaders in design and manufacturing.
4:00 PM [CT]: Ask the Experts: Human Health, presented by mindful MATERIALS + Material Bank
Exposure to chemicals of concern frequently found in building materials, finishes, and furnishings can pose significant health risks to occupants. Learn about some of the most commonly used chemicals that cause the greatest harm, and how to avoid them. mindful MATERIALS leads a moderated panel and interactive discussion between participants and industry leaders in design and manufacturing.
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
11:00 AM [CT]: Artist Workshop: Latham Zearfoss, presented by Farmboy – International Art Advisory
Expand your universe and explore new perspectives on sustainability with Farmboy and artist Latham Zearfoss.
3:00 PM [CT]: How to Measure Social Equity, presented by Interface
SEAM is a new social equity certification for real estate. Find out what it entails and how you can leverage it for your practice, with JLL’s Social Sustainability Director Rainey Shane and Interface’s VP Sustainability, Americas, Lisa Conway.
4:00 PM [CT]: Cocktail Reception, hosted by Material Bank
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