12 November 2021, CST (UTC-6)

Organized by the CTBUH Costa Rica Chapter

 

 

Event Overview

Costa Rica is well-known for its focus on sustainability, and recent years have seen many new high-rises going up in its capital city. Join CTBUH for a full day of education sessions and a networking reception in San José. Through a contextually unique lens, delegates will engage in an in-depth examination of critical issues facing the urban realm such as carbon footprint, the changing climate, social justice, and human health.

Summary

  • One-day event (9:00 am – 6:00 pm)
  • Full day of educational programming
  • Networking reception
  • Time zone: CST (UTC-6)
  • Program languages: A mixture of English and Spanish

Venue

Core Conference

Hilton San Jose La Sabana

Antiguo Restaurante El Chicote, Urbanizacion Castro, San José Province, San José, 10109, Costa Rica

Agenda+

Tuesday, 9 November 2021

9:30 am – 10:00 am
Welcome Remarks and Opening Address

Victor Montero-Dien

CEO, Presidente, REGENBE

"Opening Remarks"

10:00 am – 11:15 am
Session 1—Society: Sustainability, Safety, and Sensitivity
Session Chair

Victor Montero-Dien

CEO, Presidente, REGENBE

Erick Calderon

Director of Urbanism, Instituto Nacional de Vivienda y Urbanismo

"Equitable Investments: Challenges of Land Use Planning and Public Land Development Strategy"

Kifah Sasa Marín

Sustainable Development and Resilience Program Officer, United Nations Development Programme

"The Future City to Fulfill the 2030 Agenda"

11:15 am – 11:30 am
Coffee Break, Sponsored by Aliaxis
11:30 am – 12:20 pm
Session 2—Climate: Change, Challenges, and Choices

Huberth Mendez

Mayor of Curridabat Assistant, Municipalidad De Curridabat

"Reinforcement and Regeneration: Curridabat Sweet City as a Case for Adoption of Cities to Climate Change"

Rodrigo Carazo

President - Design Director, Carazo Architecture

"Beyond the Shelter: Improving the Impact of the Built Environment on Human Health"

12:20 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Session 3—Carbon: Counting, Curtailing, and Capturing

Melissa Díaz Segura

Senior Manager of Circularity and Life Cycle, Center of Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainable Design

"The Double Edged Sword: Reducing Carbon Built-in and Operational in the Built Environment"

Victor Montero-Dien

CEO, Presidente, REGENBE

"Carbon, A Game Changer in the Building Industry: From the Concept of Design to the Choice of Materials"

Lisa Podesto

Senior Business Development Manager, Design Build Americas, Lendlease

"Mass Timber: A Game Changer in the Carbon Equation?"

3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
Session 4—Panel Discussion on The Future City: Challenges and Opportunities
Session Chair

Victor Montero-Dien

CEO, Presidente, REGENBE

Lisa Podesto

Senior Business Development Manager, Design Build Americas, Lendlease

Huberth Mendez

Mayor of Curridabat Assistant, Municipalidad De Curridabat

Kifah Sasa Marín

Sustainable Development and Resilience Program Officer, United Nations Development Programme

Erick Calderon

Director of Urbanism, Instituto Nacional de Vivienda y Urbanismo

3:50 pm – 4:00 pm
Closing Remarks

Victor Montero-Dien

CEO, Presidente, REGENBE

"Closing Remarks"

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tour Visit—Torre Hotel Hilton La Sabana
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Networking Reception

Pricing

 Early Bird Rate
(Payment on or before 8 October)
Regular Rate
(Payment after 8 October)
Full Day Program
Includes: One full day of education, breakfast, lunch, and coffee/tea breaks
US$60US$75

Please note that the above rates are based on pricing for CTBUH Platinum Members. Price will vary depending on your membership level. Non-member rates are approximately 25% higher than listed above.

+ Read the general payment and cancellation notes

Payments: Registration payments are required to be paid in US Dollars (USD), at the rates portrayed, irrespective of daily exchange rate fluctuations. Registrations are not confirmed until payment is received. If a payment is not received within 24 hours of registration, then the registration may be canceled.

Cancellation Policy: A 100% refund, minus a $75 administrative cancellation fee (per delegate) will be given if written notice of cancellation is received by 8 October 2021. No refund will be given for cancellation after 8 October 2021 due to costs incurred by CTBUH for each delegate at that time. No refunds will be given for those who register at an incorrect rate. No refunds will be given for those who do not attend the conference. If you cannot attend the conference we are happy to accept a substitute colleague without penalty up to 13 October 2021. No substitutions are allowed after 13 October 2021. All refunds will be handled after the conference.

Reimbursement Policy: If a delegate wishes to remain registered but change their selections and this is possible within the terms of the Cancellation Policy above, then a US US$30 administration and bank fee (per delegate) will be charged on any reimbursement refund.

Specific San José Event Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

See all global sponsors here.

Contact

Email the CTBUH Events team for more information: [email protected]



Additional Notes:
+Program details are subject to change.

Attendees’ health and safety is of paramount concern to CTBUH. Local events will implement health and safety protocols appropriate to the public health circumstances existing at the time of the conference, and in accordance with local guidelines. Compliance with some or all of the protocols adopted by CTBUH may be mandatory for attendance at in-person events. Additional health and safety measures, and any necessary consents by you, will be communicated to attendees in advance of the event.