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PAA Presents: Making Housing and Development More Sustainable Through Innovation

May 19, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Over your lunch break on Wednesday, May 19, join the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association (PAA) in a discussion about global innovations in sustainable development.

Moderator Dr. Melissa Bilec Deputy Director, Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation, and three alumni panelists– including evolveEA’s Chris Guignon— will talk about new trends worldwide to make housing and development more sustainable and affordable. They have insights from all phases of this process; join to learn more about building homes, neighborhoods, and cities of the future.

Speakers include:
Dr. Melissa Bilec
Deputy Director, Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation

Dennis Steigerwalt (CBA ’03)
President, Housing Innovation Alliance

Dr. Khaled Al-Hajeri (ENGR ’05)
Chief Advisor – Minerals & Metals Cluster, Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources

Chris Guignon, AIA, LEED AP, EcoDistricts AP (A&S ’04)
Associate, evolveEA


Register for the free event here.


May 19, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm




University of Pittsburgh