The 6th annual GoGreen Conference in Portland, OR, is a one-day, interactive sustainable business learning experience featuring tactical how-to sessions, solutions-centered deep dives into new ways of thinking, and a showcase of regional business leaders and their stories. With a distinct platform of bringing together leaders from across industries, GoGreen builds viable networks and cross-pollinates sustainability best practices throughout the regional business community.
Amanda Sturgeon, FAIA, Vice President of the International Living Future Institute, is a featured speaker at the event. Amanda oversees the Living Building Challenge program and team out of the Seattle office. She is an award-winning architect and has been recognized as a pioneering leader in the green building movement in the northwest region where she has practiced since 1998. Amanda was a founding board member of the Cascadia Green Building Council in 2000-2002, has served on the board of AIA Seattle and has been a visiting Adjunct Professor at the University of Washington. Amanda won the Betterbricks Architect award in 2008, and was the 2011 AIA/NAIUSI Fellow through which she spent a month in Italy studying Biophilia and Beauty as a pathway to a restorative future.