Why Low Impact Development?

Everything YOU Need to Know About Low Impact Development

February 22, 2023
1500 Medical Center Pkwy #2A
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Event Summary

The green infrastructure paradigm offers opportunities for environmental improvement and cost savings, but if the critical issues of performance, reliability, and maintenance are not addressed this paradigm shift will not achieve the goals that inspired it. This workshop seeks to provide insight on low impact development, the stormwater control measures that make it work and explore next generation solutions that address these key issues in stormwater management. Greenrise and it’s team will look at how to communicate the Low Impact Development value proposition as well as explore lessons learned in 20 years of experience designing, constructing and maintaining vegetated roofs, bioretention systems, underground detention systems, rainwater harvesting systems and permeable pavers to name a few. Join us for a fun filled day of interactive education & networking that culminates in a happy hour at the end of the day.

Why Attend?

  • Great Information
  • Excellent Networking
  • Delicious Food
  • Receive Eight PEUs

The Agenda

  • 8am-9am – Breakfast
  • 9am-12pm – Morning Session
  • 12pm-1pm – Lunch
  • 1pm-4pm – Afternoon Session
  • 4pm-5pm – Open Bar Networking Hour

What is Provided?

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Beverages (coffee, sodas, water, tea)
  • Full Bar (during Cocktails & Networking Hour)

The Speakers

Dodd Galbreath Keynote Speaker

Dodd Galbbreath
Keynote Speaker

In the Fall of 2007, Professor Galbreath founded the Institute for Sustainable Practice, the Southeast’s first, comprehensive, academic sustainability program. As the director of graduate programs, his teaching primarily focuses on Earth systems and applied and advanced sustainability. Professor Galbreath has studied sustainability throughout the United States, China, and eight European countries. Four mayors of Nashville (4 D) and three Tennessee governors (2 R and 1 D) have appointed Professor Galbreath to leadership roles. He currently serves as chair of the Metro Nashville Stormwater Management Committee and on a mayoral sustainability advisory committee. At the state level, he serves as the chair of the Tennessee Board of Water Quality, Oil and Gas representing environmental interests. Before coming to Lipscomb, Professor Galbreath created one of Tennessee’s first corporate sustainability consulting practices at URS Corporation. While serving two governors of both parties, he led the passage of six state laws to manage surface and groundwater use, designate a state scenic river, and restore natural rivers and wetlands. He also co-chaired one of the nation’s first, state environmental justice plans. Over his 39-year career, Professor Galbreath also served in the federal government, at three university research centers, and received two statewide leadership awards. He was recently awarded the Roberts Sparks Walker Lifetime Achievement Award from the governor and commissioner of the environment for Tennessee.

David Round 1

David Batts
Greenrise VP of Sales

David grew up on the Texas Gulf Coast where he spent every free moment he had on the water. It was fitting that as a professional he found himself helping protect the very ecosystem that he enjoyed as an adolescent. Promoting innovative new water management strategies is as much of a passion as it is how he makes a living, and he often finds himself far from home presenting to anyone that will listen about his latest finding or lesson learned in his pursuit of perfection in Green Infrastructure Design and Construction Methods. David joined Construction EcoServices, now a Greenrise company, in 2006 as the first employee in the Stormwater System Solutions business unit that he now runs.

Scott Round 1

Scott McGaughy
Greenrise CEO and Founder

Scott McGaughy, CEO and Founder, attended Middle Tennessee State University, where he earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Aerospace. Scott loves to fly. It is this systematic approach of aircraft and propulsions that also led him to a deep respect and love of nature and the balance that lies within it. Whether on a roof or at grade, to be able to restore the balance in nature through a systematic approach brings him Scott great joy. He resides in Murfreesboro, TN, with his wife Michelle, and their two children, Brennan and Reilly.

John Round 2

John Moss
Greenrise VP of Business Development

An important member of the team since 2003, John spent much of his career automating field sales and service organizations with cutting edge technologies. At Greenrise, he has served in various senior roles, all of which have capitalized on his innate relationship and partnership building skills. John is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and has trained literally thousands of general contractor personnel and regulators.

Other Key Speakers

Michael Whitfield – Greenrise VP of Products Division

Kurt Dryden – Greenrise VP of Organics Division

Ken Himmler – Greenrise VP of Sales, Green Roofs & Amenity Decks

Dusty Learned, PE – Greenrise Senior Stormwater Engineer

Eli Gonzales – Greenrise Stormwater Quality Project Manager

Ken Patteson – Greenrise Specifications Manager

Trent Malone – Greenrise Stormwater Systems Project Manager

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