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Building Lasting Change - Canada's leading green building industry conference
One way to immerse yourself in information and inspiration about the latest in green building trends – and to meet leaders in the field – is to attend the CaGBC's annual national conference - Building Lasting Change.  Every year, the Canada Green Building Council holds this event, which features a program of inspirational and innovative ideas. CaGBC prides itself on delivering the the most relevant and current content via five key education streams and the industry's top speakers. The event combines presentations, social events, green building tours, summits, and a business showcase of exhibits in order to maximize educational and networking opportunities. Join us in Vancouver from May 30 to June 1 to network, learn and connect with the leaders of Canada's Green Building industry.
Be part of something bigger

Renowned for its educational content, the conference is designed to be interactive and engaging while providing time for thought provoking discussions. The time you spend collaborating with industry experts and your peers will lead to greater things for Canada’s green building sector and our environment. At this year's conference, the focus is on Building Actionable Solutions to Climate Change. Delegates, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and international delegations will work together to outline how the building sector can contribute to meeting national climate change targets. The program is coming together and the details will be shared as soon as confirmed. Past conferences have included speakers such as James Balog,  Ed Mazria, Janine Benyus, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr, David Suzuki and Stephen Lewis, as well as B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell.

Great activities are planned for Building Lasting Change

  • Full day Zero Carbon Summit prior to the conference
  • Four great pre-conference green building tours to choose from
  • 35 one hour Education Sessions
  • Business to Business Meetings
  • Live entertainment
  • Exclusive 50 booth green business showcase
  • Innovation Challenge for Emerging Green Professionals
A gala CaGBC Leadership Awards dinner has long been one of the highlights of the CaGBC National Conference. Each year awards are given to individuals who have helped to advance the cause of green building including three new awards: Green Building Pioneer, Excellence in Green Building - Existing Building and Excellence in Green Building - New Construction; plus these revamped categories - Inspired Educator,  Emerging Green Leader, Volunteer Leadership - Technical, Volunteer Leadership - Chapter, Green Building Champion; and, the Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Mark your calendar!
Do you belong at the CaGBC National Conference? Yes, you do! Delegates at these events include real estate executives, engineers, architects and designers as well as developers, urban planners and commercial real estate owners. Representatives from manufacturing firms, professional associations, and governments from across Canada also attend and participate in the Canada Green Building Council conference and workshops. If you're interested in green building and design, this conference is a must. For the most current information on content, speakers and special events, visit the CaGBC website.
You'll be energized, inspired, and feel connected to the community.
Canadian Green Building Education and Resources
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is on a mission to accelerate the transformation to healthier green buildings, homes and communities throughout Canada. The organization, which has been a leader in the green building movement since 2002, fosters opportunities for business and government that will help further that indisputably worthy goal.  This member-based organization delivers quality green building education, top tier advocacy and holds the Canadian license for LEED. With a network of over 1300 national member companies and over 3500 individual members directly connected with seven regional Chapters, the benefits of membership are vast. Become a member today to start taking advantage of all the benefits available.

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