COTE® Planning Meeting

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Join AIA Atlanta COTE for a year-end social and planning meeting for 2023. During the gathering, attendees may nominate themselves or others for open leadership positions. You’ll also help brainstorm topics for COTE’s monthly meetings.

Open positions

Subcommittee co-chairs will work with chairs on topics and securing speakers. Open co-chairs positions include:

  • Sustainable Sites
  • Water Efficiency
  • Energy & Atmosphere
  • Indoor Environment Quality/Materials & Resources
  • Technology
  • Education & Outreach

Recap of 2022 topics

January: Kick-off to 2030 Commitment Program Workshop Series

Paul McKeever, Associate Principal tvsdesign, AIA Atlanta COTE Chair

February: 2030 Commitment Program Workshop Series

Paul McKeever, Associate Principal tvsdesign, AIA Atlanta COTE Chair

March: Embodied Carbon Updates: The SE2050 Commitment Program

Kelly Roberts, P.E., S.E., LEED AP BD+C, Principal / Senior Project Manager Walter P Moore

April: 2030 Commitment Georgia Statewide Workshop with Panelist

  • Brian Bell AIA, Principal at BLDGS
  • Lynn Cain AIA LEED AP, Associate Principal at SLAM Collaborative
  • Jonne Smith, Project Coordinator at Moddy Nolan
  • Greg Walker AIA, Partner at Houser Walker Architecture

May: The Atlanta BeltLine – It’s Past and Future to be

Kevin Burke, Director of Design for the Atlanta BeltLine

June: Developing a Sustainability Action Plan and Environmental Policy for Your Firm

Ganesh Nayak, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP (BD+C) Principal, Metier Consulting, Inc

July: Embodied Carbon and MEP 2040 Challenge

Kanika A. Sharma, LEED AP BD+C, LFA, Fitwel Ambassador, Envision SP, EcoDistricts AP, LBC Ambassador, WELL AP Associate Principal, Integral Group

August: WELL AP Associate Principal, Integral Group-Discovering Sustainable Site Design

Sarah Boyer

October: Ending Climate Change

Bill McKibben, Founder and Senior Advisor,; Schumann Distinguished Professor in Residence, Middlebury College

November: Kendeda Lessons Learned since LBC Certification

Shan Arora, J.D., LFA, Director, Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design

Date and time

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia, 30318