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 annual CaGBC National Conference and Expo.
Every year, the Canada Green Building Council holds this event, which features
a program of inspirational and innovative ideas. CaGBC prides
itself on bringing to the national conference the most relevant education
streams and speakers. The event
combines presentations, social events, green building tours, workshops, and exhibits in
order to maximize educational and networking opportunities. Join us in Toronto from June 6 to 8 to network, learn and connect with the leaders of Canada's Green Building industry.
Creating agents for change
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.
Past conferences have included speakers such as 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 Health and Materials Summit prior to the conference
- Five great pre-conference Green Building Tours to choose from
- One hour Education Sessions
- Business to Business Meetings
A gala Leadership Awards dinner has long
been one of the highlights of the CaGBC National Conference. Past conferences have included speakers
such as Robert F. Kennedy, Jr, renowned biomimicrist Janine Benyus, David Suzuki and Stephen Lewis, as well as B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell. Each year awards
are given to individuals who have helped to advance the cause of green building
in a variety of categories including Academic Leadership; Emerging Green Builder Leadership; Government Leadership; Volunteer Leadership; Chapter Leadership Award; Green Building Champion; Industry Leadership; and, the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Mark your calendar!
Do you belong at the CaGBC National
Conference? Yes, you do! Delegates at these events include 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 conference webpages
be energized, inspired, and feel connected to the community.
Canadian Green Building Education and Resources
The Canada Green Building
(CaGBC) is on a mission: they want to accelerate the
healthier green buildings, homes and communities throughout Canada. The
organization, which has been a leader in the green building movement
offers educational programs
and fosters opportunities for business and
government that will help further that indisputably worthy goal. These
- LEED - the
most widely and internationally accepted rating system for the design, construction and operation
of high performance green buildings. This includes the latest incarnation of the rating system - LEED version 4.
- The Living Building Challenge - a
program from the Living Future Institute
that addresses a rigorous form of sustainable building development that
focuses on the components of Site, Water, Energy, Health, Materials,
Equity, and Beauty.
- EcoDistricts - a green district plan
that brings together all the stakeholders in a community to transform
neighbourhoods into holistically healthy and green spaces.
- And a host of other courses, webinars, seminars and workshops that can help
you develop your green building career.
More information about each of these initiatives is available on the
organization's website at cagbc.org