CitiesAlive: 15th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference

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CitiesAlive: 15th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference

Time: September 18, 2017 at 4pm to September 21, 2017 at 5pm
Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Street: 1400 6th Ave
City/Town: Seattle, WA
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Phone: 416-971-4494
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Latest Activity: Jul 12

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Event Description

This year, Seattle, Washington will host CitiesAlive: 15th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference with the theme Building Resilience and Equity Across Cascadia: People, Community, and Places. Join green roof and wall leaders as we celebrate the region's design leadership with featured Pacific Northwest content; benefit from presentations from over 80 world-renowned and local designers, researchers, and policy makers, and take in opportunities to connect with industry experts. Discover new products and services at the CitiesAlive trade show, tour Seattle's best green infrastructure projects, and enhance your practice with professional development courses.

Why attend CitiesAlive: 15th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference:

  • Outstanding Cascadia-focused agenda. Over 80 speakers, including:
    • Bert Gregory, Principal, Mithun
    • Bill Browning, Principal, Terrapin Bright Green
    • Gail Vittori, Co-Director, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems; Chair, GBCI
    • Chris Guillard, PLA, Founding Partner, CMG Landscape Architecture
    • Paul Kephart, GRP, ASLA, President, CEO Ecologist & Designer, Rana Creek Design
    • Dr. Hamid Karimi, Deputy Director, Natural Resources Administration, DC DOEE
    • Jeff Joslin, Director of Current Planning, San Francisco Planning Department
    • Mami Hara, General Manager / CEO, Seattle Public Utilities
    • Kathleen Wolf, Ph. D., Research Social Scientist, University of Washington
  • Unique networking opportunities with a GRP Welcome Reception and Local Host Reception at the Seattle Aquarium.
  • All New Track: In the Design Studio With is a new session track designed for attendees to learn the tricks of the trade from award-winning master design professionals. Interact with Jeffrey L. Bruce, FASLA, ASIC, LEED, GRP; Debra Guenther, FASLA, LEED AP BD+C, Partner, Mithun; and David Yocca, FASLA, AICP, LEED AP, Senior Partner, Conservation Design Forum.

CitiesAlive will engage living architecture professionals from across Cascadia and North America seeking to explore the science behind green roof and wall performance, technology, and design through the lens of different climates and cities within Cascadia and throughout North America.

Register before September 7 and save $50 on an Advanced Delegate Pass and Basic Delegate Pass.

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CitiesAlive conference sessions are pending approval for up to 11.5 CEUs by AIA CES, APLD, BOMI, RCI and LA CES.

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