WELLBEING IN CONSTRUCTED SPACES

Health and Wellness are today key requirements in buildings and represent the second wave of sustainability. We spend about 90% of our time indoors, and our physical environment impacts our health more than lifestyle, medical care and genetics. For companies, investing in people and helping to improve their physical and mental health is common sense: 90% of corporate expenses are tied to salary and benefits, which means the ROI of healthier and happier employees extends to cost-savings, too.

The aim of the event in Italy is to present information about the International WELL Building InstituteTM (IWBITM) and its WELL Building StandardTM (WELLTM), and to start a proactive discussion among Italian and Mediterranean Stakeholders (Investors, Property Managers, Designers,…). To do this, a new not-for-profit company called APTA VITAE has been created to share the vision about the role of buildings and communities in health and wellness, and to promote the WELL Building Standard in RE markets, through education, networking, and community.

AGENDA

Coordinator and moderator Maria Chiara Voci
Journalist and administrator of Spazi Inclusi

09.30

Registration

10.00

Institutional Session

GLOBAL MARKET OF WELLBEING

  • Giovanni Fabris - CEO and Founder AptaVitae
    • Welcome and introduction to the event
  • Rick Fedrizzi - Chairman and CEO IWBI®
    • Keynote
  • Kay Killman - Managing Director at GBCI™ Europe
    • The market of health and wellness in building, a European point of view

11.30

Coffee Break

11.45

Technical Session 1

INSTRUMENT S TO DESIGN, BUILD AND MANAGE HEALTHY BUILDINGS AND COMMUNITIES

  • Marco Filippi - Emeritus Professor of Building Physics
    • Key requirements to design healthy buildings
  • Jessica Cooper - WELL AP Chief Commercial Officer IWBI®
    • Overview on WELL Building Standard®
  • Daniele Guglielmino Ph.D. - WELL AP, Line Manager - Sustainability Dep. B.U. of Verona Manens-Tifs s.p.a.
    • Overview on WELL Communities®

13.30

Lunch

14.30

Technical Session 2

STRATEGIES AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS IN BUILDINGS

  • Alfonso Senatore - CEO and Founder Ongreening Ltd.
    • Materials for Health and Wellness in building
  • Case History 1
  • Case History 2
  • Case History 3

16.00

Closing roundtable

  • Giovanni Fabris
  • Rick Fedrizzi
  • Kay Killman
  • Marco Filippi
  • Daniele Guglielmino
  • Alfonso Senatore

17.15

Wrap up

Giovanni Fabris, Rick Fedrizzi

Health and Wellness are the second wave of sustainability

This convention aims to foster awareness of the importance of human health and wellbeing in buildings and communities. Designing, constructing and managing the sustainability of buildings, districts and cities is a key part of ensuring a brighter future for us all while increasing architectural value.

SPEAKERS

RICK FEDRIZZI

CEO

INTERNATIONAL WELL BUILDING INSTITUTE

In November 2016 global environmental business leader Rick Fedrizzi became chairman and CEO of the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), a public benefit corporation advancing buildings and communities that put human health and wellness at the center of their design and operation. Rick is also founding chair of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and former CEO of both USGBC and of Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), nonprofit organizations that promote high-performing buildings and communities. During his tenure, LEED became the world’s most widely used green building rating system.

RICK FEDRIZZI PRESENTATION

GIOVANNI FABRIS

CEO AND FOUNDER

APTA VITAE

Giovanni Fabris, founder and president of Welldom, is a philosopher of the concept of ideal living following the principle of “kalos kai agathos”, ethics and aesthetics applied to construction, with the mission to build houses maximizing aesthetic, functionality and well-being, according to the principles of sustainability, green building and energy conservation. Houses tailored as a handmade dress, to be worn, lived, with maximum comfort, thanks to the use of materials and natural fibers for a timeless elegance. Years of work and research in contact with the best craftsmen - artists of wood, metal, stone, glass – thanks to his love for details and its technical knowledge of all types of materials.
Pioneer of sustainable luxury living, in 2011 Giovanni Fabris was elected to the Board of Executives of GBC Italia (Green Building Council Italy) for which is the driver of a series of innovative projects including the drafting of a first international protocol (GBC Historic Building) for the conservation of historic buildings according to principles that can reduce the energy consumption of up to 90%. In 2012, he was awarded the Premio Impresa City maker of Ideas 2012. In 2015, with BioCasa_82, wins the GBC Awards in the category of “Leadership in Design and Performance” category.

MARCO FILIPPI

EMERITUS PROFESSOR
OF BUILDING PHYSICS

POLITECNICO DI TORINO

Marco Filippi, M.Sc in mechanical engineering, was senior professor until November 2015 at Politecnico di Torino, where he was also full professor until November 2014, Vice-Rector (2005-2012), member of the Academic Senate (2001-2005) and Deputy Dean of the First Faculty of Architecture (2000-2005). In 2015 he achieved the Award of the Federation of European Heating Ventilation and Air conditioning Associations (REHVA) “in recognition of his outstanding achievements in science and for his contribution to improve energy efficiency and the indoor environment of buildings.

MARCO FILIPPI PRESENTATION

JESSICA COOPER

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

INTERNATIONAL WELL BUILDING INSTITUTE

As Chief Commercial Officer at the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), Jessica oversees the end-to-end customer experience with WELL, helping project teams around the world enhance human health and wellness through the built environment. An avid public speaker, Jessica has also led many presentations and technical workshops to business and real-estate professionals in cities worldwide.

JESSICA COOPER PRESENTATION

KAY KILLMANN

MD GBCI

GREEN BUILDING CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE

Kay Killmann is the Managing Director of GBCI Europe, providing regional support and resources to the European green building community. He is also the founder and President of the German Green Building Association (GGBA), a non-profit advocating the LEED benchmark in Germany and throughout Europe.

KAY KILLMANN PRESENTATION

NADIA BOSCHI

HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY ITALY & CONTINENTAL EUROPE

LENDLEASE

Since 2007, in this executive role, Nadia is responsible for developing and implementing the Corporate Sustainability Program, including market transformation, implementation and management (ISO 14001), internal and external environmental reporting (GRI, DJSI), and strategic advising. Sustainability strategies aimed at defining the highest value in applying LEED and / or BREEAM ratings include: Milano Santa Giulia, LEGO (Milan), InTown (Milan), Treviso Civil Hospital (PFI), Tor di Valle (Rome), SKY 3 Buidling (Milano), CityGate Malta, SmartCity Malta, Sisters Portico (Trieste), Torre Intesa San Paolo (Turin), Social Housing Crema, Segrate Business Park Segrate, Hotel Galla Milan, Civic Spedale Brescia 2 (PFI), Armani Hotel Milan, Abengoa Headquarter (Madrid). Other assets include: due diligence for large acquisitions / greening real estate. Professor of Building Construction, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (US). 1995 – 2004, Consultant to the Architect of the Capitol Office (US), 1995-1998, Visiting Prof., U di Milano/School of Occupational Health, 2002-03, Research Fellow, US EPA/IAD program, 1992-93, Visiting Professor Università- Urbanistica di Ferrara 2013/14/15 e 16. President of International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate, 2003- 2006, Secretary for the mandate 2000-2003. MSc. in Architecture (PolIMI - summa cum Laude), Ph.D. in Architectural Technology and Environment, LEED AP BD+C, BREEAM Int. Assessor. 2013 Harvard graduate course: Human Health and Global Environmental Change.

NADIA BOSCHI PRESENTATION

DANIELE GUGLIELMINO

PH.D. WELL AP LEE AP SENIOR SUSTAINABILITY SPECIALIST

MANENS-TIFS S.P.A.

MSc. in Architecture (summa cum Laude) Ph.D. in Technological Innovation for Built Environmental, LEED AP BD+C, O+M, LEED Faculty and WELL AP. Founding member of the Italian chapter of IBPSA (International Building Performance Simulation Association www.ibpsa-italy.org). Former Vice chair of Energy and Atmosphere Technical Advisory Group of Green Building Council Italia. Technical consultant of Green Building Council Italia, from 2011 to 2013, working on the development of rating systems for green building design, construction and operation. Sustainability Specialist at Manens-Tifs s.p.a. since 2012.

WELL BUILDING STANDARD IN DEPTH

The time has come to elevate human health and comfort to the forefront of building practices and reinvent buildings that are not only better for the planet - but also for people. This one-day education session aims to introduce the WELL Building Standard by going in depth through the ideology, structure, certification process and existing case studies. The evidentiary basis for the concept categories is introduced along with design and construction strategies to create healthy buildings. This Education session gives the opportunity to understand how to manage a WELL Certification process, by understanding key concepts related to design, construction and operation of high-performing buildings, going through the features of the rating system. As part of this session the attendees will be involved in a practice workshop oriented to create a Workplace Wellness Program, to present at the end of the day. This Education session allows LEED APs and WELL APs to get 6 CE hours, as part of their CMP.

FOR THE FIRST 10 REGISTRATIONS TO THE EDUCATION SESSION,
THE FEE WILL INCLUDE THE REGISTRATION
TO THE WELL AP EXAM

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Apta Vitae

Cà Spineda - Via Aglaia Anassilide, 41 int. 1
31044 Biadene - Montebelluna (TV) Italy
T. +39 0423 605551
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