2023 Cascadia Grey to Green Conference
All images courtesy of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) announces the 2023 Cascadia Grey to Green Conference, to be held in person on November 2-3, 2023 in beautiful Vancouver, BC. The conference will consist of a hands on training program for the Green Roof Installation and Maintenance certification, tours, and expert speakers from across Cascadia. See the agenda at a glance here, and register here.
The 2023 Cascadia Grey To Green Conference is designed for architects, urban planners, engineers, scientists, policymakers, researchers, students, and advocates dedicated to advancing environmental sustainability and addressing the challenges of climate change through the use of green infrastructure. The event will span two days, offering training on November 2 at the Roofing Contractors Association of British Columbia as well as tours, technical presentations, panel discussions, and a small trade show on November 3.
The conference is pending approval for 7 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from professional organizations such as AIA, and ASLA. It is approved for 7 Green Roof Professional (GRP) Credits.
November 2 will feature training and tours, including the new certification “Green Roof Installation & Maintenance Professional Training” (GRIMP) session at the Roofing Contractors Association of BC (RCABC) Workshop, with an admission fee of $425 USD ($575 CAD) and limited spots. This includes one day of hands on training, 2.5 hours of online instruction, one attempt at the GRIMP exam online, a digital resource manual and a one year individual membership in GRHC.
Tours will be announced soon.
November 3 at the2023 Cascadia Grey To Green Conference will feature a full-day plenary-style conference and attached trade show, at the Creekside Community Center and admission fees of $125 USD ($170 CAD) for GRHC members and $150 USD ($205 CAD) for non-members.
Don’t Miss Our Speakers
- Jean von Bargen Root, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NOMA, PMP, ASSOC. DBIA – Principal | Director of Sustainability, MWA Architects
- Christine Thuring, PhD, GRP – GRIN-BC/Ecotone: Restoring Biodiversity
- Ryan Vasseur – Manager of Living Architecture Ecosystems, Architek Group of Companies: Maximizing Biodiversity on Green Roofs
Join Us at the 2023 Cascadia Grey to Green Conference
Embrace the future of sustainability in Cascadia! Join us at the 2023 Cascadia Grey to Green Conference on Nov 2-3 in Vancouver, BC. Explore innovative solutions, connect with experts, and be part of the change towards a greener, resilient Cascadia.
Secure your spot today! #GreytoGreen #SustainableDesign
~ Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) 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.
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