Friday, October 27
Chronic drought is limiting real estate development – but with resilient building design practices, it doesn’t have to. As we reimagine how buildings contribute to their environments and communities rather than taking from them – urban gardens, green walls, soft-scaping, and more. This stimulating conversation will bring together the perspectives of experienced AEC industry professionals as they discuss resilient building principles and the future of sustainable building design.
Chief Commercial Officer at Epic Cleantec
Eric Hough is Chief Commercial Officer at Epic Cleantec and leads business development and project delivery initiatives out of their Southern California office. With a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from The Ohio State University, Eric has 15 years of experience in various water reuse projects, spanning from mega municipal water recycling, wineries & breweries to Living Building Challenge projects for large tech campuses. Eric specializes in the intersection of technology and regulations as it pertains to enabling buildings to become net zero water users.
Director, Culture Program at Stockdale Capital Partners, LLC.
As the Director of the Culture Program for the Campus at Horton and other Stockdale creative office properties, Jimmy oversees all aspects of property activation, community & government relations, creative development, promotion, and venue enhancement. He comes to Stockdale Capital Partners with decades of experience in public space management and activation to include two decades with the Gaslamp Quarter Association (12 years as the Executive Director), and over 20 years as a senior member of the Production Team of the San Diego Street Scene – Food & Music Festival (an inspiration for Coachella Valley Music Festival).
Associate Principal, Mechanical at Introba
Ransom Hamrick is a mechanical engineer and Associate Principal with Introba. He is a LEED AP and brings over a decade of design and project management experience with a strong focus in integrated and sustainable design. His experience includes new construction and renovations in a number of sectors, including life science, commercial, and higher education projects.
Senior Principal at RDC
Sean Slater is the leader of RDC’s San Diego office where he serves as Principal-in-Charge for several high-profile projects. He is a Senior Principal of the firm’s Placemaking group, collaborating firmwide with architects, planners, and interior designers on mixed-use development. Sean joined RDC in 2016 after spending over twenty years practicing architecture in Berkeley, Atlanta, and Austin.