Thursday, June 20, 2013 | 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Speakers: Joel Kirman, MChE and Hugh L. Evans, PhD
The Lyceum Society comprises the Academy's retired and semi-retired members. Talks cover various scientific fields. All Academy members are welcome.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Organizers: Chris Garvin (Terrapin Bright Green), Michel Wahome (The New York Academy of Sciences)
Our intent is to look at the potential data pool for the entire real estate industry and draw out the value between data sets and determine what data we should be collecting in order achieve sustainability and market transformation goals.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Bruce Parker
Every time we turn on the news it seems like the earth is on the attack—tsunamis, storm surges, and El Niño feel like connected threats. Join Bruce Parker as he tells the story of scientists' efforts to protect humanity from the waters that surround us.
Thursday, February 16, 2012 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speakers: Chris Garvin (Terrapin Bright Green), Cliff Majersik (Institute for Market Transformation), and Chris Pyke (USGBC)
There is an increasing focus on policy, standards, and interoperability of building data. Without the proper tools, the virtual tsunami of building data can overwhelm potential users. This event draws out the market transformation opportunities.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Panelists: Gerry Bogacz (New York Metropolitan Transportation Council), Peter B. Fleischer (Empire State Future)
What are the implications of legislation for smart growth and how do multiple layers of government coordinate investment and growth decisions to efficiently use existing transportation facilities?
Speakers: Chris Garvin (Terrapin Bright Green), Cliff Majersik (Institute for Market Transformation), and Chris Pyke (U.S. Green Building Council)
There is an increasing focus on policy, standards, and interoperability of building data. Without the proper tools, the virtual tsunami of building data can overwhelm potential users. This eBriefing focuses on refining the data stream to drive green building innovation.
Panelists: Lynn Gladden (University of Cambridge), Raymond Lee Orbach (University of Texas at Austin), Philippe Tanguy (Total S.A.), and Omar Yaghi (University of California, Los Angeles)
This eBriefing highlights energy research presented at the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum. Topics include fossil fuel and renewable energy research, and energy efficiency in buildings.
Panelists: Paul Alivisatos (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), SA Sherif (University of Florida), John Spengler (Harvard University), Adel Sharif (University of Surrey)
This eBriefing highlights environmental research presented at the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum. Topics include soil science, advances in chemical processes and products, CO2 management, and environmental monitoring.
Organizer & Moderator: Chris Garvin (Terrapin Bright Green)
Speakers: Victoria Anstead (Tactical Aesthetics), Hywel Davies (Chartered Institution of Building Engineers), and David Hsu (University of Pennsylvania)
This eBriefing covers the opportunities and challenges of communicating energy-related issues, changing behavior, and monitoring and measuring efficiency gains.
We visit the Go Green Expo and look at five interesting ways for city slickers to be eco-friendly.
Translational Medicine Initiative
The Translational Medicine Initiative represents a three-year partnership between the New York Academy of Sciences and the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation to support the translation of basic science research into clinical applications.
Learn more at www.nyas.org/TransMed.