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
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.
be energized, inspired, and feel connected to the community.
Canadian Green Building Education and Resources
The Canada Green Building
(CaGBC) is on a mission to accelerate the
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.