Environment ⋅ Health & Safety ⋅ Embodied Carbon


Environment ⋅ Health & Safety ⋅ Embodied Carbon

July 17 - 18, 2024 | Washington, D.C.

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About Flooring Sustainability Summit


This event will provide participants with a unique platform to outline sustainability objectives and prioritize standards, certifications, and initiatives that drive the flooring industry forward.

Opening Keynote Speakers:

  • Alexander Cochran - American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Cheryl Durst - International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
  • Peter Templeton - U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • Vicki Worden - Green Building Initiative (GBI)

Headline Sponsors Announced!

MAPEI Corporation and Mohawk Industries' Daltile/Mohawk Group Businesses sign as headline sponsors. LEARN MORE

Schedule At a Glance

Navigate through our thoughtfully curated and tailored agenda to make the most of this unique opportunity to connect, learn, and grow.

*Session topics will be modified as program elements are confirmed.

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Join us at the Flooring Sustainability Summit where innovation, collaboration, standardization, and regulation converge to shape the future of flooring sustainability.

  • Advance All Access Pass: $899, March 16th - May 17th
  • Regular All Access Pass: $999, May 18th - July 18th

*Reduced rates are available for groups of 2 or more. 

Summit Speakers

Alexander Cochran

Chief Advocacy Officer

American Institute of Architects

Opening Keynote Speaker

Alison Kinn Bennett


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Walter Tersch

Sustainability Manager

General Services Administration

Jane M. Rohde


JSR Associates Inc.

John Forbes

Manufacturer Services Director

National Wood Flooring Association

James Salazar

Sustainability Director

WAP Sustainability

Vicki Worden

President and CEO

Green Building

Opening Keynote Speaker

Maria Knake

Acting Group Lead

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Teresa McGrath

Chief Research Officer

Healthy Building Network

Kathleen Lane

Managing Director of Climate Action and Design Excellence

American Institute of Architects

Bill Griese

Deputy Executive Director

Tile Council of
North America

Elliot Doomes

Commissioner of the Public Buildings Service

U.S. General Services Administration

Closing Keynote Speaker

Cheryl Durst

Executive Vice President/CEO

International Interior Design Association

Opening Keynote Speaker

Jenna Hamilton

VP of National Affairs

Green Building

Amlan Mukherjee

Director of Sustainability

WAP Sustainability

Jeff Grove

VP of Global Policy and Communications

ASTM International

Jonathan North

Product Circularity Director

Mohawk Industries

Sarah Templin

Sustainability Materials Specialist/Manager of Gensler Product Sustainability Standards


Closing Keynote Speaker

Peter Templeton

President and CEO

U.S. Green
Building Council

Opening Keynote Speaker

Dorian Krausz

Co-chair/Founding Carbon Lead

CLF Rocky Mountain/Pathways

Brittany Storm

Sustainability Manager

MAPEI Corporation

Sarah Gregg

Marketing Director

Natural Stone Institute

Mauro Rullo

Sustainability and Climate Policy Manager

Confindustria Ceramica

Robert Peoples

Executive Director

Carpet American Recovery Effort

*Additional speakers will be added as program elements are confirmed.

Summit Sponsors

Explore the dynamic partnerships that drive our conference forward, showcasing industry leaders committed to supporting cutting-edge discussions, networking opportunities, and the collective growth of our community.

2024 Headline Sponsors

2024 Diamond Sponsors

2024 Platinum Sponsors

2024 Gold Sponsors

2024 Silver Sponsors

2024 Hospitality Sponsors

Association Sponsors

Hotel and Travel

The Westin Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel 
999 9th Street NW, Washington D.C.

Take advantage of special conference rates, indulge in first-class amenities, and make your stay an integral part of your overall event experience.

Deadline to reserve your room is June 21, 2024

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