"After three long years we are thrilled to be returning to an in person CitiesAlive conference in Philadelphia, a leader in green infrastructure" said Mathew Barmore, Chair of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. "The agenda reflects multiple advancements with green roof and wall technology, which is so critical for Cities struggling to adapt to climate change." he added.
CitiesAlive is back in 2022 from Sunday October 16th to Wednesday October 19th in Philadelphia at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City.
We have just launched registration and the full agenda so – buy your tickets before Friday September 9th and get the early bird special to save money!
CitiesAlive 2022 will be a multidisciplinary conference where we will be highlighting innovative green roof designs, groundbreaking policies, and the best products and services in the green infrastructure industry, specifically focusing on green roofs and walls. The conference is pending approval for 11.5 Continuing Education Credits for ASLA, AIA, BOMI, IIBEC, and GRP.
“After three long years we are thrilled to be returning to an in person CitiesAlive conference in Philadelphia, a leader in green infrastructure” said Mathew Barmore, Chair of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. “The agenda reflects multiple advancements with green roof and wall technology, which is so critical for Cities struggling to adapt to climate change.” he added.
The early bird special won’t last forever, after Friday September 9th, tickets will be $475 for GRHC members, and $525 for non-members. Register here to get the early bird special. GRHC is also happy to offer discounted hotel rooms from October 15-20th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City. Make sure to book your hotel room before they sell out! The hotel is very conveniently located so you can get dressed, take an elevator down, and learn the latest in the green roof industry! The hotel also has an on site restaurant, so you can maximize your networking opportunities!
Keynote speakers include:
- Naomi Davis, Founder & CEO of Blacks in Green
- Randy Hayman, Commissioner and CEO of Philadelphia Water Department
- Howard Neukrug, Executive Director at the Water Center at Penn
Special events and training:
- Homecoming Reception Cruise, with a buffet-style dinner and open bar, on Tuesday October 18th
- Green Roofs 101 / Green Roof Design & Installation
- Valuing the Benefits of Green Infrastructure
- Biophilic Design Workshop
- Green Wall Design
- CitiesAlive Design Charrette
- Tour 1 – Free Public Library
- Tour 2 – CIRA and Springpoint Partners
- Tour 3 – Paseo Verde Residential Complex
- Special trade show + Product Showcase
“Working closely with the City and the Water Center at Penn U, we have an outstanding program that will explore water management in a changing climate and many of the social equity dimensions of green infrastructure deployment.” said Steven Peck, GRP, Founder and President, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. “We also have a biophilic design workshop, and a Green Infrastructure Charrette so designers can roll up their sleeves, as well as a fantastic Homecoming Networking Cruise in the Delaware River planned for Oct. 18th”, he added.
CitiesAlive will feature various opportunities for attendees to network and engage with experts like design professionals in the field. CitiesAlive will provide you with a unique opportunity to identify and conduct Business to Business and Business to Consumer transactions, to network, and to have fun and learn. Our specialized programming is focused on engaging young design professionals and students who are the specifiers, designers, and researchers and policy makers of tomorrow.
Visit our website for more information: https://citiesalive.org
If you’re interested in sponsoring our event, or for more information on how to get involved please email Elizabeth Hart-Morris, Director of Business Development for CitiesAlive at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities is a non-profit 501(c)(6) professional industry association working to grow the green roof and wall industry throughout North America since 1999. Our mission is to develop and protect the market by increasing the awareness of the economic, social, and environmental benefits of green roofs, green walls, and other forms of living architecture through education, advocacy, professional development, and celebrations of excellence. We offer The Living Architecture Monitor, with a mission to increase awareness of the economic, social, and environmental benefits of green roofs, walls and other forms of living architecture. We also offer The Living Architecture Academy, dedicated to bringing you the best, most up to date professional training information on design, installation and maintenance practices.