The Atlantic Chapter CaGBC in assoc. with NSCC will host the 1st conference on green building in Atlantic Canada. This one day of seminars, special guests, panel discussions, trade exhibits, will cover a wealth of topics related to design, build, retrofit, operate buildings in a greener way.

May 16th - NSCC Waterfront Campus, Dartmouth, NS

The momentum is building - take one day to catch the wave of inspiration and innovation that is Building Green here in Atlantic Canada.

Whether you are a builder, designer, service provider, or building owner or manager you will benefit from exploring how to make Atlantic Canada's buildings more green and more sustainable.

Building Green, is a day long conference, trade show and networking event that will advance the design, construction, retrofit and operation of greener buildings here in Atlantic Canada.

Speakers include:
· John Kokko, a consultant on the Drake Landing and Okatoks sustainable community project in Alberta.
· Sheila Brown of Jacques Whitford, renowned LEED faculty member and project team leader on several important LEED buildings including the Jean Canfield Gov't of Canada Building in Charlottetown.

Joan MacArthur-Blair, president NSCC, will kick off the day by telling how NSCC is walking the talk in both its commitment to sustainable facilities and its education of the trades and technologies workers we need to fulfill our vision of sustainable development in Atlantic Canada.

The trade show will feature green building materials, technologies and services available right here in Atlantic Canada.

At the end of the day join friends old and new for a wine and cheese reception in the trade show area - a great opportunity to share the inspiration and innovation of building our green community.

Building Green is presented by The Atlantic Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council in partnership with the Nova Scotia Community College. All profits from Building Green will be used to provide professional development opportunities to NSCC students in the building technologies programs.

We would like to thank our sponsors for helping make this possible.

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