19.05.18 / 10:00-16:00,
ERMIS CONFERENCE HALL
7 Akadimias str, Athens, Greece
Themes   |   Speakers   |   Programme   |   Sponsors & Supporters   |   Who is it for
Sustainability is the new order on a global scale. And naturally the built environment cannot be exempted from it.

As a consequence, sustainability of the built environment will be featured in the 2018 Annual Sustainability Conference, organized by SBC Greece on 19 May 2018 at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, addressing the following themes:

1ο Annual Sustainability Conference

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Conference themes:

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The global sustainability framework

 
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The international status of sustainability in the built environment

 
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Buildings and Climate Change

 
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Certified buildings in Greece

 
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The importance of transparency and behaviour in sustainability

 
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Sustainability and the supply chain in Greece

 
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EBRD* green building financing products

*EBRD = European Bank for Reconstruction & Development
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Current sustainability trends

 
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The future of sustainability in the built environment

 

Speakers

* Live translation will be provided throughout the conference (from Greek to English and vice versa)
James Drinkwater

James Drinkwater

Europe Regional Director – World Green Building Council
Dr. Christine Lemaitre

Dr. Christine Lemaitre

CEO at DGNB German Sustainable Building Council
Martin Townsend

Martin Townsend

Director of Sustainability, Building Research Establishment (BRE)
Kay Killmann

Kay Killmann

Managing Director GBCI Europe – USGBC
Pantelis Levantis

Pantelis Levantis

President
SBC GREECE
Alex Hadzhiivanov

Alex Hadzhiivanov

Associate Director, Sustainable Resource Investment EBRD
Dr. Yiannis Kontoulis

Dr. Yiannis Kontoulis

General Manager – Knauf Insulation
Prof. Dimitrios Bikas

Prof. Dimitrios Bikas

Aristotle University
of Thessaloniki
Dr. Stella Chadiarakou

Dr. Stella Chadiarakou

R&D – Quality Assurance
Fibran Greece
Dimitris Managoudis

Dimitris Managoudis

Vice-president
SBC GREECE
Pantelis Pateniotis

Pantelis Pateniotis

Lead Auditor
Auditing & Management
Aglaia Ntili

Aglaia Ntili

Int’l Sustainability & CSR Advisor & Trainer Sustainability Knowledge Group
Liana Kyriopoulou

Liana Kyriopoulou

Technical Director
GRIVALIA Properties REIC
George Taboureas

George Taboureas

Corporate Real Estate
Construction & Infrastructure
Management Director Cosmote
Nikolaos Eleftheriou

Nikolaos Eleftheriou

General Facilities Mech. Engineer – BIC
Akis Kekridis

Akis Kekridis

Executive Director
SBC GREECE
Dr. Christos Teas

Dr. Christos Teas

Product Manager
Mapei Hellas

Programme

2018 Annual Sustainability Conference - SBC GREECE

 
10:00 – 10:30
Registration
10:30 – 11:00
Welcome
Akis Kekridis, Executive Director SBC GREECE
Opening remarks
Pantelis Levantis, President SBC GREECE
The WorldGBC & European Regional Network (ERN)
James Drinkwater, Europe Regional Director WorldGBC

Part 1 - The international status of sustainability in the built environment

 
11:00 – 11:55
Overview, activities and services for the built environment from the leading organisations GBCI/USGBC, DGNB & BRE
Kay Killmann, Managing Director GBCI Europe – USGBC
Dr. Christine Lemaitre, CEO DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council), Chair of the ERN of World GBC
Martin Townsend, Director of Sustainability, Building Research Establishment (BRE)
Questions – Discussion
Moderator: Dimitris Managoudis, Vice-president SBC GREECE
12:00 – 12:15
Buildings & Climate change (The implications of COP21 Paris Agreement in building design, construction, operation and maintenance)
Prof. Dimitrios Bikas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Part 2 - Certified buildings in Greece

 
12:20 – 13:15
Owners, tenants and investors of certified (BREEAM, LEED) buildings in Greece present cases and share their experience
Nikolaos Eleftheriou, General Facilities Mech. Engineer, BIC
Liana Kyriopoulou, Technical Director GRIVALIA Properties REIC
George Taboureas, MD Corporate Real Estate / Construction & Infrastructure, Cosmote
Questions – Discussion
Moderator: Akis Kekridis, Executive Director SBC GREECE
13:15 – 13:35
Coffee Break / Networking
13:35 – 13:45
The importance of transparency & behaviour in sustainability
Aglaia Ntili, Int’l Sustainability & CSR Advisor & Trainer, Sustainability Knowledge Group

Part 3 - Current trends in the built environment & the future of sustainability

 
13:50 – 14:45
Trends, the challenges ahead and the future direction of sustainability in the built environment
James Drinkwater, Europe Regional Director WorldGBC
Kay Killmann, Managing Director GBCI Europe – USGBC
Dr. Christine Lemaitre, CEO DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council), Chair of the ERN of World GBC
Martin Townsend, Director of Sustainability, Building Research Establishment (BRE)
Questions – Discussion
Moderator and speaker: Pantelis Levantis, President SBC GREECE
14:50-15:05
EBRD green building financing products
Alex Hadzhiivanov, Associate Director, Sustainable Resource Investment, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD)

Part 4 - Sustainability and the building materials industry

 
15:10 – 16:05
The role of sustainability in shaping the industry. The challenges and the main factors influencing the design, production and specification of building materials.
Dr. Stella Chadiarakou, R&D – Quality Assurance, Fibran Greece
Dr. Yiannis Kontoulis, General Manager, Knauf Insulation
Dr. Christos Teas, Product Manager, Mapei Hellas
Questions – Discussion
Moderator: Pantelis Pateniotis, Lead Auditor, Auditing & Management

Programme

2018 Annual Sustainability Conference - SBC GREECE

 
10:00 – 10:30
Registration
10:30 – 11:00
Welcome – Akis Kekridis, Executive Director SBC GREECE
Opening remarks – Pantelis Levantis, President SBC GREECE
The WorldGBC & European Regional Network (ERN) – James Drinkwater, Europe Regional Director WorldGBC

Part 1 - The international status of sustainability in the built environment

 
11:00 – 11:55
Overview, activities and services for the built environment from the leading organisations GBCI/USGBC, DGNB & BRE

Kay Killmann, Managing Director GBCI Europe – USGBC
Dr. Christine Lemaitre, CEO DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council), Chair of the ERN of World GBC
Martin Townsend, Director of Sustainability, Building Research Establishment (BRE)

Questions – Discussion
Moderator: Dimitris Managoudis, Vice-president SBC GREECE

12:00 – 12:15
Buildings & Climate change (The implications of COP21 Paris Agreement in building design, construction, operation and maintenance)

Prof. Dimitrios Bikas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Part 2 - Certified buildings in Greece

 
12:20 – 13:15
Owners, tenants and investors of certified (BREEAM, LEED) buildings in Greece present cases and share their experience

Nikolaos Eleftheriou, General Facilities Mech. Engineer, BIC
Liana Kyriopoulou, Technical Director GRIVALIA Properties REIC
George Taboureas, MD Corporate Real Estate / Construction & Infrastructure, Cosmote

Questions – Discussion
Moderator: Akis Kekridis, Executive Director SBC GREECE

13:15 – 13:35

Coffee Break / Networking

13:35 – 13:45

The importance of transparency & behaviour in sustainability

Aglaia Ntili, Int’l Sustainability & CSR Advisor & Trainer, Sustainability Knowledge Group

Part 3 - Current trends in the built environment & the future of sustainability

 
13:50 – 14:45

Trends, the challenges ahead and the future direction of sustainability in the built environment

James Drinkwater, Europe Regional Director WorldGBC
Kay Killmann, Managing Director GBCI Europe – USGBC
Dr. Christine Lemaitre, CEO DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council), Chair of the ERN of World GBC
Martin Townsend, Director of Sustainability, Building Research Establishment (BRE)

Questions – Discussion
Moderator and speaker: Pantelis Levantis, President SBC GREECE

14:50 – 15:05

EBRD green building financing products

Alex Hadzhiivanov, Associate Director, Sustainable Resource Investment, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD)

Part 4 - Sustainability and the building materials industry

 
15:10 – 16:05

The role of sustainability in shaping the industry. The challenges and the main factors influencing the design, production and specification of building materials.

Dr. Stella Chadiarakou, R&D – Quality Assurance, Fibran Greece
Dr. Yiannis Kontoulis, General Manager, Knauf Insulation
Dr. Christos Teas, Product Manager, Mapei Hellas

Questions – Discussion
Moderator: Pantelis Pateniotis, Lead Auditor, Auditing & Management

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Who is it for

The conference is addressing diverse professionals operating in the property and infrastructure industry in Greece. Indicatively, the following sectors are described:

  • Design (Architects, Building Services engineers etc.)
  • Construction (Contractors, Property developers)
  • Management (Facility Management / Project Management / Portfolio Management)
  • Supply Chain
  • Investment (Real Estate Investment Companies and Funds)
  • Consultants and Sustainability Professionals
  • Valuers and Real Estate Brokers
  • Property Owners
  • Academics and Researchers
  • Start up companies

What’s in it for me

Sustainability is not a project but a way of life determining the prospects of development.
The conference is a dynamic meeting addressing Sustainability in the Built Environment, aiming at updating and strengthening awareness, knowledge and networking among diverse groups of industry stakeholders.
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Latest Developments & Current Trends

Keep up to date with the latest developments and current trends in sustainability.
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Networking & Collaborations

Network with sustainability professionals and create the foundations for collaborations that will assist in developing your personal career and business plans.
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Exchange views and dialogue

Create a dialogue for the challenges you are facing and exchange views with industry experts.
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Transparency & Behaviour

Get to know the importance of transparency and behaviour in sustainability.