8:30 am - 11:00 am - Downtown
Keynote Summary: Lisa Conway, VP of Sustainability at Interface, will take us on a journey of where we’ve been, where we are, and we’re going in regards to sustainability – starting with a brief history of sustainability in the built environment, a view of sustainability today as both everyday consumers and designers, and also a glimpse to what the future holds and our role in it. Speaker Bio: Lisa Conway is the VP of Sustainability, Americas for Interface – the modular flooring manufacturer that is leading industry to love the world. As a member of a global team, she and her team are responsible for regional activation of the company’s mission: Climate Take Back. They’re also responsible for driving higher levels of transparency and carbon footprint/embodied carbon prioritization for the building industry as well as training internal associates and external stakeholders on the interconnectedness of environmental sustainability and human health. Lisa has a BS in Interior Design from Drexel University and has been with the company for 11 years. She resides in Philadelphia, commutes to New York City, and her team is located in San Francisco.