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Canada’s largest green building conference coming to Toronto


Building Lasting Change, the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC) annual National Conference and Expo, brings together industry experts from Canada and across the globe for three days of networking, education, and thought-provoking discussion.

CaGBC Annual MeetingThe eighth annual event is scheduled for the Allstream Centre from June 6-8 and will offer sessions and special events which are designed to provide insight, education and information about the state of green real estate and sustainability in Canada.

Among them: an Executive Lunch with Leith Sharp of Harvard University Sustainability on June 6, and a plenary panel about the Green Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark featuring REALpac, Avison Young, and Bentall Kennedy.

Session highlights this year include:

* Pursuing the WELL Building Standard: A Tale of Perspective and Partnership

Featuring: Barbara Ciesla, Senior Vice President, Strategic Consulting, People+Place, Jones Lang LaSalle; David Hoffman, General Manager, Cadillac Fairview; Martha MacInnis, Design Director, TD Bank Group.

* Green is the New Black: Case Studies in Sustainability at TD Centre
Featuring: David Hoffman of Cadillac Fairview

* Value Proposition for Green Condos
Featuring: Wells Baker, Director of Conservation and Sustainable Design, Minto Group  Inc.; Brian DePratto, TD Bank Group; Jenny McMinn, Vice President, Build Green Solutions Inc.

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* Improving Building Performance: An Accessible Guide to Post-occupancy Evaluations in MURB
Presented by: Lisa Westeroff, Intermediate Planner, Integral Group, Eesmyal Santos-Brault, Principal, Recollective Consulting; Christian Cianfrone, Principal, Morrison Hershfield.

Sessions are also eligible for up to 16.5 GBCI Continuing Education (CE) hours. Registration is open now at www.cagbc.org/blc2016.

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Renee Rietveld is Manager of Communications and Content Strategy (including media relations) for the Canada Green Building Council, a non-profit dedicated to green/sustainable building. She is a freelance writer and amateur photographer, with experience in filmmaking and editing.
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