Grey to Green Virtual 2022
Explore topics such as designing for biomorphic urbanism; the role that food production will play in urban resilience; the intersection between indigenous knowledge and practice; the role of urban forestry in future cities, and more!
The conference is pending approval for 14 CEUs from the AIA, LACSE, OAA, and GRP.
Early Bird Discount to June 16
The early bird discount is available until June 16!
Non GRHC members: only $99 USD for one day, and $189 USD for two days.
GRHC members: only $79 USD for one day, and $155 USD for two days.
The goal of this virtual green infrastructure conference is to help inform the current policy debate by making the case for a rapid and significant increase in green infrastructure investment in our COVID-19 recovery.
Grey to Green will feature a variety of sessions including standard panel discussions and ask an expert sessions. The conference will also have virtual networking so you can catch up with other attendees and share insights on green infrastructure. It will also include a Future Proof Design Jam, where a select number of attendees will reinvent six real urban spaces in Canada through the lens of green infrastructure. Admission to the Future Proof Design Jam is FREE for all 2 Day Conference Registrants, but space is limited.
Peter Kindel, AIA, RIBA, ASLA, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, on the tenets of Biomorphic Urbanism and illustrates how these design principles can restore natural systems while enhancing the human experience.
Cecil Konijnendijk, Director, Nature Based Solutions Institute, will be presenting on the evidence-based guidelines for greener cities: the case of the 3-30-300 rule.
Henry Gordon-Smith, Founder & CEO of Agritecture, on exploring the Role of Urban Food Production in future-proofing our cities.
Jennifer Bousselot, Ph.D., GRP, Assistant Professor of Horticulture, Colorado State University, will be at the ask an expert session to discuss everything and anything related to agrivoltaics.
Ask an Expert
At Grey to Green Virtual 2022 you can also develop transferable skills and work with industry experts!
Sign Up for the Future-Proof Design Jam Session by June 10
Join us in this FREE 120 minute virtual session during Grey to Green from June 22-23, 2022, where attendees will work together to design and produce a plan to transform a grey site, into a green and sustainable site. These are REAL sites, with real problems. Design for change! Sign up by June 10!
See more details here: https://greytogreenconference.org/charrette
Thank you to our sponsors LiveRoof, LiveWall, ARUP, Soprema, Hydrotech, Greenbelt Foundation, windmill, OALA, Dialog, Beacon Environmental, City of Toronto, Ginkgo Sustainability, Claude Cormier + Associates.
Join us June 22-23, 2022 at the Grey to Green Virtual Conference! Design for Change!
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