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The Deadline to Register for the 2014 Ecoroof Symposium in Portland is Monday, May 12th!

on May 9, 2014 at 5:14 pm under

If you are in the Pacific Northwest, you cannot miss the 2014 Ecoroof Symposium in Portland on Wednesday, May 21!  And the deadline is upon us – this Monday, May 12th.


Sponsored by the City of Portland Environmental Services, the Oregon Chapter of ASLA, and AIA Portland, the 2014 Ecoroof Symposium is one of our industry’s if not THE most affordable deal out there.

Only $50, it includes coffee, morning/afternoon refreshments, and lunch.   That’s extremely frugal or a full day of expert speakers and a Vendor Showcase.

Register here.

Space is still available but advanced registration is required.

2014 Portland Ecoroof Symposium

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 – 8:30am – 6:00pm

World Trade Conference Center, 121 SW Salmon 2WTC, Portland, Oregon

Get to the Bottom Line on Green Roof Return on Investment – Wow!  What a line up – hear from:

Keynote: 30 Years after The Granite Garden: How Far Have We Come? By Anne Whiston Spirn

How Commercial Property Investment in Green Roofs and other Green Infrastructure Improvements Can Create Value By Janet Clements, Senior Economist, Stratus Consulting

Acoustical Characteristics of Green Roofs and Living Walls: Effects on Indoor and Outdoor Acoustical Environments By Maureen Connelly PhD, MAIBC Director, Faculty Centre for Architectural Ecology, School of Construction and the Environment, British Columbia Institute of Technology

The Janey Apartment Ecoroofs: The Business Case By Agustin Enriquez V, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, GBD Architects Incorporated and Kurt Lango, Principal, Lango Hansen Landscape Architecture PC

Getting to the Root of Green Roof Retrofits By Ilana Judah, Intl Assoc. AIA, OAQ, LEED AP BD+C Director of Sustainability, FXFOWLE Architects

Design+Science: Linking Green Roof Research to Practice By Jason King, ASLA, LEED AP, Senior Landscape Architect, Herrera Consulting

White, Black or Green: Disaggregation of Value Proposition is a Major Challenge for Green Roofs By Aditya Ranade, PhD, MBA, Senior Analyst, Lux Research

The Developing Problems in Multifamily Roof Design and How Ecoroofs are Part of the Solution By Shawn Sullivan, Development Manager at Winkler Development Corporation

See the Event Program & Speaker Biographies.

Vendor Showcase:
The Vendor Showcase will feature Portland green roof practitioners. Reserve a table for only $25.

Continuing Education Credit:
AIA, ASLA, and OLCB.  Learn more.

More Info: 


For additional info, contact Matt Burlin, Sustainable Stormwater Management, City of Portland Environmental Services at: 503-823-7863 or

We just love Portland – it’s so awesome!  Wish we could go again (I spoke here a few years ago – see Day 1 and Day 2).  Hopefully you and your colleagues can!

~ Linda V.