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Green Infrastructure Tour of Chatham’s Eden Hall Campus and Dinner Seminar
October 24, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Join the Green Infrastructure Network for a tour and presentation at Chatham University’s Eden Hall Campus!
Chatham’s Eden Hall Campus Stormwater Management is the Recipient of the ASCE-Pittsburgh 2015 Sustainability Award. This seminar provides an opportunity for you to see those sustainable facilities. The Eden Hall Campus is situated on 388 acres in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania. Originally a farm and retreat for working women of Pittsburgh, Eden Hall was gifted to Chatham University in 2009 by the Eden Hall Foundation. The 20- to 25-year development plan for the residential campus calls for it to be self-sustaining in every way; housing 1,500 students, achieving zero carbon emissions, producing more energy than it consumes, and managing all stormwater and wastewater on site. At Eden Hall, the campus doesn’t just house classrooms, but is a classroom.
4-5 PM: Sustainability tour of award winning Eden Hall campus
5-5:30 PM: Presentation on Green Stormwater Infrastructure by Dr. Sam Shamsi, PE, F.ASCE, Chair ASCE-Pittsburgh Continuing Education Committee
5:30-6 PM: Panel discussion by industry experts
*Deborah Gross, City of Pittsburgh Councilwoman (District 7) and PWSA Board Member and Assistant Secretary / Treasurer
*Tim Prevost, PE, Manager, Wet Weather Program / Green Infrastructure Projects, ALCOSAN, Government Engineer of the Year Awardee, ASCE-Pittsburgh, 2012.
*Carol Hufnagel, PE, National Wet Weather Practice Leader, Tetra Tech
*John Buck, CPSS, Certified Professional Soil Scientist, Eden Hall Green Infrastructure Project, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
*TBD (Eden Hall)
6-7 PM: Dinner
- Sam Shamsi