Shades of Green: Washington’s Emerging Ecodistricts
When:   Wednesday, April 11, 2012
6:30 – 8:00 PM


National Capital Planning Commission
401 9th Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004
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Ecodistricts are popping-up throughout the National Capital Area, but each takes a different approach to sustainability. NCPC organized this casual spring gathering to hear from those planning the region’s future showcases of sustainability. Project presentations featured inspiring innovations in finance, governance, policy, and design that are helping turn these initiatives into reality.

Featured projects and speakers:

Moderator: Naomi ColeNaomi Cole, LEED AP*
EcoDistricts Program Director, Portland Sustainability Institute
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Richard DooleyArlington’s Community Energy Plan
Richard Dooley
Community Energy Coordinator, Arlington, Virginia
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Scott PommeroyDowntownDC ecoDistrict
Scott Pommeroy
Sustainability Manager, DowntownDC Business Improvement District
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Diane SullivanNCPC’s Southwest Ecodistrict
Diane Sullivan
Sustainability Planner, National Capital Planning Commission
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Howard WaysUDC Sustainability Initiative
Howard Ways, AICP
Director of Planning and Sustainability, University of the District of Columbia
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Brandon MitchellWalter Reed Site Sustainability Plan
Brandon Mitchell
Sustainability Coordinator, New Communities Initiative, District of Columbia
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* Ms. Cole replaces Rob Bennett, who was originally slated to moderate the panel.

Continuing education credit for planning and design professionals: AICP CM 1.5