Sunday, September 10, 2017

Event - Green Building: Occupant Wellbeing: Designing Healthy, Effective Workplaces

This green building breakfast series event will take place on Tuesday September 12, 2017, 7:30 am - 9:30 am at Territories Room, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front St West, Toronto, Ontario. This event will address ways of designing and building healthy and effective collaborative workspaces that exceed basic standards.


Where are we now in terms of wellness programs? What are the successes and failures of implementing these programs in the workplace? What does success look like? How are property owners and managers attracting and engaging tenants? And most importantly, what are tenants asking for? Industry experts will expand on these questions and take a deep dive into wellness in the workplace during a lively panel discussion.


7:30 – Hot breakfast and networking
8:00 – Panel discussion with Q+A
9:00 – Networking


Lisa Fulford-Roy (Moderator)
Managing Director Workplace Strategy, National Occupier Services Group, CBRE Limited

Lisa Fulford-Roy is the Managing Director at CBRE and is responsible for leading the Workplace Strategy initiatives in Eastern Canada. With 22 years of experience in design and project leadership for many of Canada’s major corporations, Lisa’s leading-edge thinking and integrative approach to workplace strategy results in holistic client solutions with long-term benefits to the business, the brand and the employee experience.

With vast knowledge and understanding of the commercial real estate market, Lisa has been a highly sought after consultant for leading projects across the industry, bringing with her a level of business development, workplace expertise and strategy which is simply unmatched.

Andy Delisi 
Architecture and Design Manager, Envirotech Office Systems

Andy Delisi is the Architecture and Design Manager for Envirotech Office Systems. His passion for health and wellness motivated him to become one of the first WELL AP’s and FitWel Ambassadors in Canada. In 2017, Envirotech was the dealer of choice for Canada’s first FitWel certified office and continues to be an industry leader when it comes to wellness in the workplace.

Mr. Delisi currently teaches courses on the WELL Building Standard and FitWel across Ontario and will be a guest speaker this year at IIDEX Toronto.

Lee-Ann Kosziwka 
Health Promoter, Workplace Health Team, Peel Public Health

Lee-Ann brings more than 15 years of experience working at the Region of Peel Public Health department as a Health Promoter on the Workplace Health team. She is experienced working with individual organizations to develop comprehensive workplace health promotion plans and initiatives for their employees. In more recent years Peel’s focus has shifted to working more upstream to have a greater reach and impact in rapidly expanding municipalities such as Brampton, Mississauga and Bolton by addressing how the physical built environment affects health and rates of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes. Lee-Ann has responded by identifying synergies and collaboration opportunities with nontraditional public health stakeholders who have the ability to design, create and improve workplace environments. Currently Lee-Ann is dedicated to leading, engaging and mobilizing businesses to create and sustain healthy physical environments and corporate cultures that promote health for workplaces and employees in the Region of Peel.

Ruth Weiner 
Senior Manager, Energy & Environment, Royal Bank of Canada

Ruth Weiner is the Senior Manager, Energy & Environment for Royal Bank of Canada's Corporate Real Estate department. In this capacity Ruth leads the sustainability strategy and associated programs for over 22 million sf of RBC's corporate real estate globally, with a focus on strategies that reduce the environmental impact and improve the sustainability performance associated with RBCs 1,900 major office and retail locations.

Ruth works across all major CRE disciplines to ensure that environmental strategies are embedded across the CRE value chain, and works with key industry partners to champion the tenant perspective on sustainability. Ruth is P.Eng. and LEED AP.


Members: $55 +HST
Emerging Green Professional (EGP)*: $40 +HST
Non-Member: $75 +HST

*email for your EGP discount code.

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