Schedule & Events

Breakout Tracks

september 21 – 22: pre-conference workshops

Two days of intensive passive building workshops. Mix and match from a selection of half-day, full-day, or two-day workshops ranging from introductory to advanced. Workshops will earn 1 CPHC CEU and 1 AIA LU or HSW (pending) per hour of instruction.

September 21:
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshops
1:00 – 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshops
September 22:
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshops
1:00 – 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshops

The 3-hour CPHC Exam will be offered from 1:00 – 5:00 pm on Thursday, September 22. Register for the exam here.

September 22, 5:30 – 7:30 pm: Passive Project Design Awards & Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

september 22, all day:

Registration Early Check-In: Avoid the Friday morning rush, pick up your badge and program early.

september 23-24: CORE CONFERENCE

Core Conference will earn 15 CPHC CEUs, up to ~14 AIA LU or HSW (pending) and select sessions will earn RESNET PDHs depending on final track schedule.

The Exhibit Hall is open throughout Core Conference. Stop by in the morning, during coffee breaks, during lunch, or during the after-hours event!

CORE CONFERENCE: DAY ONE

7:00 am Registration opens, coffee & light breakfast
8:00 am Opening Plenary
8:00 – 8:10 am Katrin Klingenberg, PHIUS Executive Director – Welcome from PHIUS
8:10 – 8:30 am Anna Fadullon, Director of Planning and Development for the City of Philadelphia – Welcome to Philly
8:30 – 9:20 am Zack Semke, NK Architects – Visionary Keynote: On Buildings, Swans, and the Power of Arithmetic
9:20 – 9:35 am Dan Whitmore, PHAUS Council Chair – PHAUS Updates
9:35 – 10:00 am Coffee Break
10:00 – 12:00 pm Breakout Tracks
12:00 – 12:30 pm Visit the Exhibit Hall
12:00 – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch Presentation

Lisa White, PHIUS Certification Manager
Cliff Notes: PHIUS+ 2015 Passive Building Standard

1:30 – 3:30 pm Breakout Tracks
3:30 – 4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:00 – 6:00 pm Breakout Tracks
September 23, 6:00 – 8:00 PM: Exhibit Hall Event “Innovations Live” — SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE
September 23, 8:00 – 9:30 PM: ANNUAL PHAUS MEMBER MEETING — RSVP

CORE CONFERENCE: DAY TWO

7:00 am Registration opens, coffee & light breakfast
8:00 am Day Two Plenary
8:00 – 8:50 am Joe Lstiburek, Building Science Corporation – Technical Keynote: The Perfect Wall Got Even More Perfect
9:00 – 11: 00 am Breakout Tracks
11:00 – 11:30 am Visit the Exhibit Hall
11:30 – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 – 2:30 pm Breakout Tracks
2:30 – 3:00 pm Coffee Break — last chance to visit the Exhibit Hall!
3:00 – 5:00 pm Breakout Tracks
5:05 – 5:45 pm Katrin Klingenberg, PHIUS Executive Director – Closing Remarks: The Next 10 Years — Unlocking the Market
September 24, 6:30 – 9:00 pm: PHAUS Party & Social Event at Lucky Strike Lanes — SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

Join us as PHAUS hosts the annual Party & Social Event at Lucky Strike Lanes. A private floor has been reserved for conference attendees to bowl, mix and mingle, and unwind after a great conference!

september 25: passive projects tour

~8:00 am – 4:00 pm Passive Projects Tour Registration now Open! Tour passive building projects in Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Departs from the hotel ~8am, lunch provided, returns to the hotel ~4pm.

september 26-28: post-conference training

Mon: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tues: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wed: 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Special Post-Conference PHIUS+ Verifier Training session!
This 2-1/2-day training prepares third-party Quality Assurance and onsite verification professionals to understand the application of passive building and verification principles for multifamily and commercial projects pursuing PHIUS+ Certification.Instructor:
Chris McTaggart, PHIUS+ Rater Program Manager, TheBER
Location:
Delaware Valley Green Building Council, 2401 Walnut Street #103, Philadelphia, PA.