Growing sustainability at CaGBC conference coming to Vancouver

February 13, 2017

Design/construction professionals with an interest in sustainability will have a chance to expand on their knowledge at the Canada Green Building Council’s[1] (CaGBC’s) conference, Building Lasting Change 2017[2], in Vancouver from May 30 to June 1.

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Emerging and experienced professionals alike will have the opportunity to become more environmentally aware this summer at Building Lasting Change, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) conference.
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The event features five education streams:

These seminars present a particular opportunity to those new to the industry. CaGBC will incorporate the Emerging Green Professionals (EGP) Innovation Challenge into the conference, offering CaGBC members who are 30 years or younger, have joined the industry within the past five years, or are full-time students a chance to speak at the sessions. Four of the challenge’s successful applicants will be given 10 minutes to pitch their most innovative, viable, and sustainable idea, then receive feedback from experts. Applications have closed, and the successful EGPs will be notified in April.

There will also be a Green Building Showcase—an exhibition and networking opportunity offering free access to professionals and the public. Exhibitor space is limited to 50 booths, but space will be reserved for business-to-business meetings. Each day of the conference will feature various events, from optional tours on May 30 to a gala dinner and awards ceremony on May 31 and lunch and closing plenaries on June 1.

Tours have a separate admission fee. Those wishing to participate can choose from:

Registration for the event can be completed online[4].

Endnotes:
  1. Canada Green Building Council’s: https://www.cagbc.org/
  2. Building Lasting Change 2017: http://www.cagbc.org/CAGBC/Events/Building_Lasting_Change_2017/CAGBC/Conference/BuildingLastingChange2017.aspx?hkey=2e74fdf1-3bfc-4c92-a228-df8d9e9ea36c
  3. [Image]: https://www.constructioncanada.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/bigstock-158874416.jpg
  4. online: http://www.cagbc.org/CAGBC/Conference/Registration.aspx

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