Conference Speakers

Browse the speaker lineup for our Spring Signature Conference, The Future of Design is Here!
Learn more about our speakers below. You can also view the conference schedule.

Keynote Speaker: 

The keynote speaker for the spring conference was Oliver Bray, Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects.

Oliver presented an address titled, "One Thousand Museum - Crafting a Concrete Vision."




Topics/Speakers: 

"Understanding Blower Door Testing for Commercial and Multifamily Buildings"
Benjamin A. Skelton, P.E., CxA, LEED AP
President
Cyclone Energy Group



"New Technologies for New Buildings in a New Climate World"
Ralph T. Muehleisen, PhD
Chief Building Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory



"Boost Communication Styles"
Laura Cooley
Operational Learning and Development Consultant
With Purpose, On Purpose


"Office-to-Residential Conversions: Planning from Experience"
and
"Navigating Fire and Life Safety Code Changes in the 2024 International Building Code (IBC)"
Nick Ozog
Associate Principal
Wiss, Janney, Elstner

"Office-to-Residential Conversions: Planning from Experience"
Peter Tarara
Associate Principal and Unit Manager
Wiss, Janney, Elstner


"Office-to-Residential Conversions: Planning from Experience"
Anthony K. Dukes
Senior Associate
Wiss, Janney, Elstner


"Navigating Fire and Life Safety Code Changes in the 2024 International Building Code (IBC)"
Justin Fletcher
Associate II
Wiss, Janney, Elstner