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October 19: Living Roof Symposium by SOPREMA, Hayward, CA
SOPREMA will be hosting their first Living Roof Symposium, on October 19, 2017, for architects looking to expand their knowledge on green infrastructure and earn continuing education units. The event will be held at the SOPREMA Hayward Training Center in Hayward, California. The symposium will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a coffee and networking session, and conclude at 2:00 p.m. The educational day will include product-specific presentations, as well as explanations of real-world applications of green infrastructure.
October 3-5: AIA | DesignDC - Rooted in Resilience, Washington, DC
DesignDC is the premier regional conference focused on the unique challenges posed by working in Metropolitan Washington for architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, planners, landscape architects, and developers in the DC Metropolitan area. This three-day conference features two days of educational sessions and trade show exhibits at the Washington Convention Center, and a third day full of opportunities to tour projects across DC metro area. Earn AIA, AICP, ASLA, GBCI, IIDA, and PDH credits at all three days of DesignDC.
Don't miss exhibits by Carlisle Construction Materials - Booth#217, Columbia Green Technologies - Booth#320, LiveRoof - Booth#123, Sika Sarnafil - Booth#321, and Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance - Booth#303.
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September 28: Designing Green Roofs & Plazas Conference, Hartford, CT
The Connecticut Chapter of ASLA presents a full-day continuing education program on the planning, design, and realization of unique amenity spaces above the street level. The day also includes walking tours of nearby Constitution Plaza, Traveler's Plaza, and Phoenix Plaza, part of the growing i-Quilt network providing connectivity to the exceptional assets of downtown Hartford - including parks, museums, public art and performance spaces, historic landmarks, modern architecture, and the Connecticut River. With a dozen exhibitors and six hours of training, this event will demonstrate how these exciting green pedestrian spaces are helping to rejuvenate Connecticut's Capitol City.
September 25-27: Outdoor Design & Build Trade Show, Dubai, UAE
This exhibition is dedicated to showcasing a wide range of hard and soft landscaping products and services including landscape contractors, outdoor lighting, recreation and park equipment, water features, playground equipment, flooring solutions, horticulture, planning and design services and much more. This event focuses purely on the design, build & supply for all private and public spaces. It is fully backed by Dubai Municipality and is the only dedicated platform in the Middle East that caters to the landscaping requirements of all industries in the space: hotels, municipalities, public parks, urban areas, property developers, schools, sports stadiums, golf courses, hospitals, leisure destinations and more.
September 23: Kingsland Wildflower Festival, Brooklyn, NY
Kingsland Wildflowers is a Greenpoint community project committed to providing the neighborhood with living and growing infrastructure to support native NYC wildlife. The project is also focused on developing educational programming in the space related to sustainable conservation practices and wildlife protection. The Festival will invite local residents to explore the 22,000 square foot green roof while adding an educational component with community organizations tabling and running activities to engage families and children. The festival offers access for many Brooklyn residents to learn about environmental initiatives while exploring green infrastructure dedicated to native plants and birds.
Read Blog Post "Supporting Native NYC Wildlife: Kingsland Wildflowers Green Roof Festival September 2017."
September 18-21: CitiesAlive 2017 Conference, Seattle, WA
Cities Alive is an annual national green roof and wall conference held in major markets across North America. This multi-day event features presentations, panel discussions, trade show, tours, sustainability events, awards presentations and networking opportunities working to influence policy discussion, development and implementation. CitiesAlive is North America's leading forum to discuss benefits and strategies of green roof and wall design, installation, and maintenance. This interdisciplinary conference features presentations on research, design, and policy. Ever year this conference focuses on a specific sustainability topic that can be addressed with green roofs and walls. This event also serves as host to the annual Green Roof and Wall Awards of Excellence program, celebrating outstanding green roof and wall design projects, ground-breaking research, influential sustainability advocates, and supportive organizations.
Aramis and Linda will be in Seattle, where Linda will present her "2017 Top 10 List of Hot Trends in Greenroof & Greenwall Design."
Read these posts:
Don't miss exhibits by Carlisle SynTec Systems - Booth#3, Etera - Booth#30, Firestone Building Products - Booth#24, Green Roof Technology (Green Roof Service) - Booth#21&22, Jakob Rope Systems - Booth#14, LiveRoof - Booth#8, Rooflite - Booth#11, Sempergreen - Booth#1, Sika Sarnafil - Booth#15, Tournesol Siteworks - Booth#13, Xeroflor - Booth#25.
September 13-15: CONSTRUCT Conference, Providence, RI
CONSTRUCT is your most cost effective strategy for combining educational opportunities with practical, real-world, product and service solutions for your business success. This event is dedicated to the institutional, industrial and commercial building industry. If you design, build, specify, engineer, renovate or operate in the built environment, this is your event. CONSTRUCT offers a relevant, accredited education program, an expansive exhibit hall floor filled with the latest services, products and technologies, as well as a myriad of networking opportunities.
Don't miss exhibits by Carlisle Construction Materials - Booth#704, Firestone Building Products - Booth#604, Sika Sarnafil - Booth#936, and Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing - Booth#1234.
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August 27-31: StormCon - The Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo, Bellevue, WA
StormCon is the world's largest stormwater pollution prevention conference and trade show. Meet the world's leading stormwater experts on BMPs, low-impact development, program management, construction-site runoff, green infrastructure, monitoring, and research. Emerging technology, products and services will be on display in the exhibit hall. Get hands on experience at over 185 stormwater exhibits.
Watch presentation titled "Urban Stormwater Management Starts on the Roof: Computer Performance Modeling to Reveal Best Green Roof Design Requirements" by Jure Šumi, Knauf Insulation.
Read "Saving Municipalities Billions, Green Infrastructure to be Focus of National Water Quality Trade Show This August" Press Release by PR Newswire.
August 11-13: Boston Greenfest, Boston, MA
Boston GreenFest is a grassroots effort organized by the Foundation for a Green Future, Inc. and its dedicated team of community volunteers. Our goal is to educate and empower people to create a more sustainable, healthier world. We are actively building an interconnected, ever expanding network throughout our neighborhoods, city and region. From business to nonprofit, neighborhood association to academic institution, Boston GreenFest spans age, culture and industry. Celebrating our 10th anniversary, Boston GreenFest is excited to bring you this wonderful free three-day festival Boston City Hall Plaza is transformed into a fun interactive community classroom. This year Boston GreenFest will be a ZERO WASTE event thanks to the efforts of our friends at City Compost! Come join us for three live stages of dance and music along with a showcase of innovation, fashion, vendors, forums, films, cars, fitness classes, art, EcoKids Center, robots, Wine & Beer Garden, Casa Latina, and more!
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July 15-18: Cultivate17, The AmericanHort Experience, Columbus, OH
Cultivate is the industry's preeminent event for business, networking, professional development, trends, industry research, and business growth. It's where the entire green industry gathers for an event that's unparalleled in quality of education, variety of exhibitors, and cross-channel networking and learning. So make time to make money this July and come to Cultivate.
Don't miss exhibit by AMA Plastics Ltd - Booth#2803 and Jelitto Perennial Seeds - Booth#120.
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June 24-27: BOMA 2017 International Conference & Expo, Nashville, TN
At the BOMA Conference you'll find inspiring keynote sessions, important networking events, along with a variety of targeted education sessions that offer fresh approaches, practical direction and tactical strategies for optimizing asset values, embedding sustainability initiatives into operational practices, honing leadership skills, cultivating next-generation talent, and much more!
Don't miss exhibits by Carlisle Construction Materials - Booth#1129, Green Roof Outfitters - Booth#144, Firestone Building Products - Booth#615, Sika Sarnafil - Booth#240, and Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance - Booth#652.
June 20-22: World Green Infrastructure Congress 2017, Berlin, Germany
This year, Berlin will play host to the World Green Infrastructure Congress WGIC 2017 from 20-22 June 2017, at which more than 80 speakers will provide information about topics related to roof, facade and interior greening and their possible applications. A particular focus lies on the topics of sustainable building, rainwater usage, green space white paper by the German federal government, biological diversity, urban strategies in building greening, care and maintenance, cost-benefit considerations and future city, among others. On the third day, excursions take place to various reference properties in Berlin.
Aramis and Linda will be in Berlin, where Linda will present her "2017 Top 10 List of Hot Trends in Greenroof & Greenwall Design." It will be our first time here, and we can’t wait to see what Germany’s capital and largest city offers!
Read these posts:
Watch a film about the event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIbpf6WlqIg
Don't miss exhibits by American Hydrotech - Stand#2, Bonar Xeroflor GmbH - Stand#5, Jakob Rope Systems GmbH - Stand#18, Optigrun international AG - Stand#29, Sempergreen B.V. - Stand#7, and Sika Deutschland GmbH - Stand#33.
Here you find the lectures of the congress as pdf download and some impressions of the congress:
June 11-13: Western Roofing Expo, Las Vegas, NV
Plan to attend "The Largest Roofing Expo presented by Roofing Contractors for the Roofing Industry" – the Western Roofing Expo – your once-a-year opportunity to maximize your company’s productivity, efficiency and profitability. Known for bringing all of the elements of the roofing industry together, WRE focuses on the western region of the United States and the specific needs that roofing and waterproofing contractors face in these areas.
Don't miss exhibits by Carlisle SynTec Systems - Booth#225, Firestone Building Products - Booth#615, Sika Sarnafil - Booth#240, and Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance - Booth#652.
June 5: World Environment Day 2017
'Connecting People to Nature', the theme for World Environment Day 2017, implores us to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance, and to take forward the call to protect the Earth that we share. World Environment Day is the biggest annual event for positive environmental action and takes place every 5 June. This year’s host country Canada got to choose the theme and will be at the centre of celebrations around the planet. World Environment Day is a day for everyone, everywhere. Since it began in 1972, global citizens have organized many thousands of events, from neighbourhood clean-ups, to action against wildlife crime, to replanting forests. This year’s theme invites you to think about how we are part of nature and how intimately we depend on it. It challenges us to find fun and exciting ways to experience and cherish this vital relationship.
May 31 - June 2: Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway Green Infrastructure Conference, Detroit, MI
This conference will draw up to 1,000 engineers, landscape architects, water quality professionals, government officials at the local, state, and federal levels, developers, planners, academia, drain and road agencies, conservation and non-profit organizations, and interest groups from around the Great Lakes basin in Canada and the U.S. The last day of the conference offers tours of green infrastructure projects across Detroit.
May 29: Towards a Zero Carbon Economy Beyond 2030 - Sustainable Urban Centers, University of Malta, Malta
Climate-KIC and Paragon Europe are highlighting the climate challenges in the cradle of civilization, to create a world's first zero carbon economy solution in the Mediterranean by 2030 and issue an important Valletta Declaration from the conference that binds generations to come. By organising a conference around 3 important pillars, the challenges and solutions in green urban centres, circular economy and green finance, Climate-KIC will also showcase the key deliverables achieved so far on Smart Sustainable Districts and its plans to extend the flagship programme to the Mediterranean.
Read Malta’s Valletta Declaration on a Mediterranean Zero Carbon Economy by 2030 to Include Green Urban Infrastructure blog post.
May 17-19: Living Future 2017, Seattle, WA
Living Future unConference is an annual event that attracts disruptive design leaders. For many of us it has been hard to cling to a sense of hope when we see basic human rights such as clean water, clean air, and freedom of religion under attack. Our work here at the Institute often requires courage as we seek to create a Living Future for all. Join a cross-industry collaborative network that is creating a healthy built environment.
Don't miss exhibit by Columbia Green Technologies.
May 15-16: Middle East Smart Landscape Summit 2017, Dubai, UAE
Middle East Smart Landscape Summit will witness industry experts showcasing and discussing innovative solutions to make. Providing a platform to network and create lucrative business opportunities, the event will attract more than 400 senior landscape engineers, architects, developers, contractors, technology providers and government authorities. Expotrade Middle East is looking forward to meeting senior professionals committed to the sustainable growth of the region’s landscape sector and cordially invite you to register.
May 12-14: Roof & Façade & Waterproofing Exhibition, Guangzhou, China
Roof China is a only trade show located in south China specialized for roofing industry since 2011. Advocating the popularization of the Quality Warranty & Being a Platform seizing opportunities are what we have been focusing since its first edition. Every year Roof China attract exhibitors from many countries in Asia, Europe and America with their advanced products, make it a fabulous show for visitors. Roof China is a place of adventure for who want to start their business, and a place of discovery for who need some fresh ideas. In a word, It’s an event you can not miss always.
May 11-12: OCC Climate Symposium, York University, Toronto, Canada
In May 2017, the Ontario Climate Consortium will be co-hosting its 5th Annual Ontario Climate Symposium with York University and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. This event is the premier forum for sharing cutting-edge research and initiatives that address climate change in the province. The aim of the 2017 Ontario Climate Symposium is to facilitate discussions across research disciplines, as well as policy and practice communities, about Ontario’s future as we collectively address climate change through mitigation and adaptation strategies.
May 8-10: Grey to Green Conference by GRHC, Toronto, Canada
The Grey to Green Conference in Toronto, ON is about helping us understand the value of green infrastructure (bioswales, green roofs and walls, urban forests, etc.) as an important tool in the fight to both mitigate against and adapt to climate change. Grey to Green is Ontario's leading forum for designers, policy makers, manufacturers, growers, landscapers, and more to discuss the benefits of the important green infrastructure industry, and how to grow it even further. The interdisciplinary conference will explore the latest science on green infrastructure performance, economic valuation and public policy developments, new technological developments, and best practices in design, installation and maintenance. The conference also includes a trade show, cutting edge training courses, and tours of outstanding projects.
Read Near or Far, Register for the Grey to Green Conference Now!, and Register Now for the 2017 Grey to Green Conference: Quantifying Green Infrastructure, May 8-10 in Toronto posts.
May 3-5: DesignBUILD Expo, Sydney, Australia
Over the past three decades, DesignBUILD has supported Australia’s architecture, building, construction and design communities. DesignBUILD brings together Australia’s architects, building professional, contractors and designer community together with manufacturers, suppliers and service providers who work across the residential and commercial industry sectors, for 3 days of unrivaled networking and inspiration.
April 27-29: AIA 2017 National Convention & Design Exposition, Orlando, FL
The AIA National Convention will explore how innovative approaches to planning, design, and construction, along with revolutionary approaches to practice and collaboration, can create more resilient urban ecosystems. Through this innovation, cities of all scales can contribute to a region's sustainability and regeneration.
April 22: Earth Day 2017
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 50,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. Support Earth Day. Your support enables Earth Day Network to power the environmental movement and ensure a healthy and sustainable planet for all of us.
April 20-22: ROOF INDIA 2017, Mumbai, India
India is the 2nd fastest growing major economy in the world and in spite of the global economic scenario, the Building Construction & Infrastructure industry in India continues to boom. Pre-engineered Buildings/Factories, Airport modernization/new airports projects, Metro Rail, New Hotel/Resorts, IT Parks, Retail Malls, Hypermarkets, Multiplexes, Integrated Townships etc are still buzzwords today in India's booming Building Construction & Infrastructure industry. And it is this scenario that ROOF INDIA Exhibition - Asia's Largest Roofing & Allied Products Event, provides the ideal platform for the building construction and infrastructure industry fraternity to converge, network and strike lucrative business deals and establish business partnerships & joint ventures.
April 4-7: Green Infrastructure Conference - Nature Based Solutions for Sustainable and Resilient Cities, Orvieto, Italy
The main objective of the Conference is to show how a trans-disciplinary approach to urban planning based on Green Infrastructure as Nature Based Solutions will enable maximization Ecosystem Services provision making future cities more resilient and sustainable. The Conference will bring together urban foresters, landscape architects, arborists, plant physiologists, ecologists, economists, epidemiologists, sociologists, students, urban planners and managers and enable different communities such as researchers and academics, practitioners, policy makers, administrators, and the private sector to exchange knowledge and insights.
March 29: Making Stormwater Work for You - 2017 Green Infrastructure Webcast Series
EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) grant program funds research grants in numerous environmental programs, including stormwater management. This webcast will feature the work of two STAR grantees who are working to achieve new insights and promote continued green infrastructure implementation and innovation in communities across the country. Don Katnik and Amanda Shearin with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will illustrate how urban planners can use geospatial information systems (GIS) to map regional development for the purpose of preserving and enhancing green infrastructure. Robert Traver and Cara Albright with Villanova University will focus on the performance monitoring of urban green infrastructure practices in Philadelphia.
March 28: Jornada sobre "Naturacion y Agricultura Urbanas en la ciudad inteligente" [Urban Greening & Agriculture in a Smart City Seminar], Madrid, Spain
El próximo día 28 de marzo de 2017, se desarrollará un doble acontecimiento en el Salón de Actos de la Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agrónomos de Madrid: Jornada sobre “Naturación y Agricultura Urbanas en la ciudad inteligente”, y Entrega de la III edición de los Premios de Naturación y Agricultura Urbanas de Foro Agrario. Inscripciones, hasta completar aforo, obligatoriamente a través del siguiente formulario: https://goo.gl/forms/yIUzeUd6PsSnkHoi2
Download "Brochure" here: http://www.foroagrario.com/20170328/20170328Separata_ObservatorioAgUrbana.pdf
Watch Video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/-0Wyv7ra-lE
March 25: Earth Hour at 8:30-9:30 p.m. local time, Worldwide
There is no doubt about it: the world is facing some of the most critical environmental challenges in its history. That may make the journey to a sustainable future seem difficult to imagine, but it is far from impossible. Change this big needs you. It needs every one of us. Together our individual actions add up to make a difference collectively. In fact, change is already underway. Hundreds of millions of people, businesses and governments around the world unite each year to support the largest environmental event in history – Earth Hour.
March 16-21: RCI International Convention and Trade Show, Anaheim, CA
The Annual Convention & Trade Show will be the premiere event for roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall consultants and related professionals. We invite you to contribute to that experience by submitting an abstract for presentation in such areas as: materials performance, forensic investigation, research, business management, case studies or environmental effects. You will receive continuing educational hours, recognition in Interface, and international acknowledgment of your knowledge and expertise. The Annual Convention will be of interest to roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall consultants’, architects’, engineers’, facility managers’, developers’, property owners’ and managers’, construction managers’, code officials’, policy makers; and general contractors.
Don't miss exhibits by American Hydrotech - Booth#529, Barrett Company - Booth#711, Carlisle Construction Materials - Booth#201, Firestone Building Products - Booth#415, Sika Sarnafil - Booth#539, and Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance - Booth#343.
March 15-16: New York Build 2017, New York, NY
New York Build will be attended by 150+ exhibitors and thousands of quality attendees from developers, architects, designers, contractors etc across New York and the wider area. New York Build will be covering all the latest construction & infrastructure opportunities, projects and contracts in New York and surrounding states. Many analysts are forecasting a new construction boom in New York - being driven by a surge in housing & infrastructure projects. If you are interested in construction opportunities in one of the world's most promising construction markets then make sure you attend New York Build - the leading new construction exhibition for New York.
March 14-26: Environmental Film Festival, Washington D.C.
The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital is the world’s premier showcase of environmentally themed films. Through our annual festival, year-round events, and online resources, we seek to advance public understanding of the environment through the power of film. Each March in Washington, DC, we host the largest environmental film festival in the United States, presenting more than 100 films to an audience of over 30,000. Often combined with thematic discussions and social events, our films screen at museums, embassies, libraries, universities and local theaters. Many of the screenings are free, and all are open to the public.
March 8: CEU Credits @ AIA Miami Center for Architecture & Design, Miami, FL
Join us to learn about the latest Commercial and Residential Roofing Technologies & Code compliance. Waterproofing above & below grade. LEED and Cool roofs. Colors & Paint. Lighting. Green Walls. Metals & Panels. GAF in collaboration with other Vendors (including Jakob Rope Systems) invite you to a day of CEU credits and Exhibit of products for your Commercial & Residential designs.
March 7-9: Ecobuild, London, England
The Ecobuild conference focuses on emerging issues, new thinking, challenging ideas, and the new policy priorities of the coalition government responding to the need for budget cuts. It examines the key issues surrounding sustainability, construction and the built environment, from big picture debates on international political co-operation, global economic models, and the psychology of climate change, through to more domestic challenges such as how the UK construction sector needs to change, refurbishing the existing stock, and the impact of localism and the big society on planning.
March 7-8: GREENPRINTS Conference & Trade Show, Atlanta, GA
Greenprints is a high-level forum for the sustainability-driven conversations that define our times. A gathering place for regionally and nationally renowned building science and design experts, as well as building industry professionals, Greenprints facilitates conversations between researchers and on-the-ground practitioners. Our goal is to advance collaborative solutions to our toughest environmental challenges. Come see what we’re about!
March 1-3: NRCA's Annual Convention & International Roofing Expo, Las Vegas, NV
The International Roofing Expo [IRE] is the preeminent roofing construction and maintenance event where roofing professionals gather to see, compare and learn about the newest products, best practices and innovations essential to your success. The expansive show floor and extensive educational program provide the best opportunity to discover the latest trends, advances in technology and best practices for business growth. Everything to expand your customer base, improve your bottom line and increase your sales is waiting for you right here. From top suppliers and unique resources to unbeatable networking and the best educational conference in the business — the IRE brings it all together for you like no other event can.
Don't miss exhibits by Bison Innovative Products - Booth#1875, Carlisle Construction Materials - Booth#851, Firestone Building Products - Booth#531, Sika Sarnafil - Booth#1905, and Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance - Booth#1039.
February 16: Climate & Health Meeting - How the Climate Crisis Affects Public Health, Carter Center, Atlanta, GA
In an effort to provide a crucial platform for the diverse stakeholders in the public health and climate communities to come together around solutions, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, the American Public Health Association (APHA), The Climate Reality Project, Harvard Global Health Institute, the University of Washington Center for Health and the Global Environment and Dr. Howard Frumkin, former director of the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health, will host this meeting.
Read this blog post for more information.
February 15-16: BUILDEX Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada
BUILDEX Vancouver is one of Canada's largest tradeshows and conferences, welcoming over 13,500 Design, Construction and Real Estate Management professionals each year. Over 600 exhibits and more than 50 educational seminars impact THREE distinct professional markets, all under one roof: Interior design and architecture, Property and real estate management, and Construction and renovation. We invite you to join us again this at the Vancouver Convention Centre to enjoy two days of product launches, problem-solving, education and the year's best networking opportunity!
Don't miss exhibit by Next Level Stormwater Management (Xeroflor) - Booth #846.
February 2-4: New Partners for Smart Growth Conference, St. Louis, MO
The 2017 New Partners Conference is heading back to the Midwest, to the gateway to smart growth – St. Louis, MO. Its iconic Gateway Arch honors the 19th-century explorations of Lewis and Clark and America’s westward expansion, and today is a beacon for the region’s 21st-century innovations in technology and sustainability. If you haven’t been to St. Louis lately, the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in February 2017 will give you a fresh look at what’s new. See first-hand why Popular Mechanics called St. Louis the #1 Startup City in America.
February 1-2: Landscape Industry Show, Ontario, CA
The Landscape Industry Show is the leading green industry show in the west! The show provides you with the ultimate customer connection — bringing you face-to-face with green industry professionals eager to learn about the latest and greatest products and ready to make decisions. Participate, learn, ask questions and see new products and services being featured by our exhibitors and speakers. We will be adding the show-floor demos as we secure them, so keep checking back for the most current information. You will not want to miss these! Want to meet face-to-face with key decision makers? Build your influence with green industry professionals? Positively influence sales? By exhibiting at the Landscape Industry Show, you can position your company's products and services as the solution needed by green industry leaders.
January 23-26: US Composting Council Conference & Trade Show, Los Angeles, CA
The USCC’s Annual Conference and Trade Show is the largest composting conference and exhibition for the composting, wood waste and organics recycling industry in North America. The only national composting conference and exhibition run by and for composting and organics recycling professionals, it is the premier event of the Composting and Organics Recycling industries, providing industry professionals with educational, networking, and career advancement opportunities.
January 19-20: 2017 Western (Western Nursery & Landscape Association) Conference, Kansas City, MO
Arrive at the 2016 Western early to join a special afternoon tour of green building projects. See projects in Kansas City, Missouri, that are “pushing the boundaries” with sustainability while you connect with colleagues for a facilitated conversation on sustainability and its role in and impact on the horticulture industry.
January 19-20: Chicago Roofing Contractors Association Trade Show, Chicago, IL
Attend this year’s CRCA Trade Show and Seminars! As CRCA Attendees and Exhibitors will tell you, this show continues to deliver great education and the best in roofing and waterproofing exhibits in the USA. This year’s show is also an important venue for Architects, Specifiers, Engineers, Roof Consultants as well as Building Owners/Engineers and Building Code and Fire Officials for navigating the latest in Roofing, Energy and Green Code Requirements, plus Systems Technology Advancements that affect the final product delivered to the end user…. a roof for the building owner.
Don't miss exhibits by Carlisle SynTec - Booth#105, Eco-Roofs - Booth#707, LiveRoof - Booth#304, and Sika Sarnafil - Booth#711.
January 16-21: BAU 2017, Munich, Germany
BAU is the World's Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems. It has proven itself as an efficient international contact and business platform for the construction industry. Practice-oriented innovations and interdisciplinary solutions for commercial and residential construction and interior work for both new-build and renovation and modernization are presented here every two years.
Don't miss exhibits by Jakob GmbH - B2.213, Optigrün international AG - A3.420, Sempergreen BV - A3.132 and ZinCo GmbH - A3.119.
January 10-12: Landscape Ontario Congress, Toronto, Canada
Landscape Ontario’s Congress is Canada’s largest green industry trade show and conference – and it's rated as one of the country’s top 10 shows. With over 600 cutting-edge suppliers exhibiting on more than eight acres of show floor, it’s the perfect place to find new products, ideas, equipment, tools, services and connections to make your business grow and prosper. Dozens of inspirational and educational sessions run throughout, making Congress a once-a-year opportunity to learn about emerging industry trends, access products and build new relationships.
Don't miss exhibits by A.M.A. Plastics Ltd - Booth#2417, and Sedum Master - Booth#1962.
January 10-12: NAHB International Builders' Show, Orlando, FL
The NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS) is the largest annual light construction show in the world, every year attracting 50,000 visitors from more than 100 countries. IBS brings together the industry’s most important global manufacturers and suppliers and showcases the latest products, materials and technologies involved in all types of buildings – including wood, concrete, stone and brick. See more than 400,000 net square feet of exhibits and 1,300 manufacturers and suppliers of the latest and most in-demand products and services.
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December 16: Miami Green Roof & Wall Symposium, Miami, FL
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, University of Miami, and the City of Miami invite you to attend the Miami Green Roof and Wall Symposium. This one-day event will feature industry experts and local leaders presenting on green roofs and walls, local standout projects and the importance of strong green roof and wall policy. The Symposium will also feature a trade show for local green roof and wall companies, interactive panel discussions and workshops to help develop policy locally.
December 13-14: Global Solutions Summit 2016, Little Rock, AR
The Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA), the P80 Group Foundation (P80), and the Global Technology Deployment Initiative (GTDI) are convening a Global Solutions Summit (GSS) around the theme of “Daunting Challenges and Dazzling Opportunities: Scalable Technology Deployment for Sustainable Development.” The Summit will convene on December 13-14, 2016 at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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November 30 - December 2: CONSTRUCT Canada, Toronto, Canada
The 28th Annual Construct Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 30th - December 2nd, 2016 will be held concurrently with PM Expo, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo and World of Concrete Pavilion in the South Building, and IIDEXCanada in the North Building. All shows combined will create The Buildings Show, North America’s largest exposition, networking and educational event. Visit 1,600+ exhibits, including 100+ international exhibitors, bringing the latest in design and construction innovation in products, technologies, best practices and applications.
Don't miss exhibit by Xeroflor Canada - Booth#1219.
November 1-4: CitiesAlive 2016 Conference, Washington, DC
Rising to the stormwater challenge. Professionals from across North America gather in Washington, D.C. for CitiesAlive. Breathtaking cities like Toronto, Philadelphia and New York have aging infrastructure that, when burdened with heavy downpours, can send trillions of gallons of stormwater into surrounding lakes, rivers, and estuaries. Along its journey, water picks up sediments, toxic substances and pathogens from lawns, construction sites, parking lots, roads and even traditional rooftops, often combining in older cities with sanitary sewage. This year's CitiesAlive Conference, being held in the city that is leading the charge, Washington, D.C., November 1-4, will focus on rising to the stormwater challenge by examining policies, technologies, design and best management practices. Stormwater is a challenge. It's a 10 trillion gallon a year challenge.
Read "Inaugural Green Wall Industry Survey Report from Green Roofs for Healthy Cities by Kara Orr", "Today is the Last Day for the CitiesAlive 2016 Early Bird Discount!", "5 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Attend CitiesAlive in Washington, DC, this November by Kara Orr", "GRHC Members: Extended CitiesAlive Early Bird Deadline Ends Today!" and "Hurry, CitiesAlive 2016 Early Bird Ends June 30 and Submit Your Awards Project by July 1!" Blog Posts.
Don't miss exhibits by American Hydrotech - Booth#17, Bison Innovative Products - Booth#30, Carlisle SynTec Systems - Booth#31, Etera - Booth#20, Firestone Building Products - Booth#14, Green Roof Technology (Green Roof Service) - Booth#24&25, Kawasaki Greenhouses - Booth#35, LiveRoof - Booth#40&41, Moerings USA Sempergreen - Booth#22&23, Oly-Ola Edgings - Booth#27, Rooflite - Booth#32, Sedum Master - Booth#34, Sika Sarnafil - Booth#42, Tremco Roofing - Booth#21, Vegetal i.D. - Booth#28, Xeroflor - Booth#8, and ZinCo USA - Booth#19.
Registration is now Open!
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October 28: Climate-KIC CLIMATHON, Valletta, Malta
Cities set up local climate change challenge reflecting their local urban challenges in areas including: Urban Planning, Infrastructure, Housing, Water Use, Waste Removal, City Satellite Data and more. Participants come with their ideas & develop them during 24 hours or ideate with coaches on the day & develop their solutions; 24 intense hours of collaboration, excitement and solution-finding, jury of relevant local stakeholders will select best idea in each city.
October 24-25: 3rd Annual Future Landscape & Public Realm, Doha, Qatar
Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar 2016 will bring government representatives, landscape architects, urban designers, contractors and service/solution providers across the value chain to discuss upcoming projects, innovations, technologies and best practices in support of Qatar’s 2030 vision to develop the city’s public realm. In the lead up to FIFA World Cup 2022, there are a number of opportunities associated with transforming Qatar’s public realm and will review the opportunities associated with the development of parks, airports, ports, metros, stadiums, hospitality and mega real estate developments. The third edition of Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar will discuss topics including streetscaping, hardscaping, softscaping, landscaping and other exciting innovations to develop Qatar into one of the most livable cities in the world.
October 21-24: ASLA 2016 Annual Meeting & EXPO, New Orleans, LA
This premier event for landscape architecture professionals will be the largest gathering of professionals in the world. More than 6,000 attendees and 400 exhibitors are expected to participate. ASLA annual meeting attendees consistently rate this EXPO as the “most valuable event” of the entire conference. Explore hundreds of new products, services, technology applications, and design solutions—all under one roof. With more than 450 exhibitors, the ASLA EXPO is the largest trade show in the industry and the best-attended event of the annual meeting. The average attendee spends four to six hours test-driving products in the EXPO. Full registrants will receive complimentary beverage coupons good for one drink at each of the EXPO receptions on Saturday and Sunday. For your convenience, a number of popular activities will be located in the EXPO.
Don't miss exhibits by American Hydrotech - Booth#701, Bison Innovative Products - Booth#1502, Firestone Building Products - Booth#402, Hanging Gardens - Booth#1700, LiveRoof, LLC - Booth#1509, Oly-Ola Edgings - Booth#313, Rooflite - Booth#737, and Tournesol Siteworks - Booth#831.
October 19-21: World Green Infrastructure Congress 2016, Bogota, Colombia
After years of accumulated experience and learning alongside World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN), our capital city Bogotá is ready to host the World Green Infrastructure Congress 2016, with the theme: “Ecoservices and Well-being: The Next Green City1”. This topic pushes Green Infrastructure forward to meet the aspirations of Bogotá’s planning policy (POT), but also addresses the future global development aspirations (MEA), a concern shared by all the world cities. We are pleased to welcome overseas experts and institutions; and honor them with the best infrastructure, warm people, economic opportunities and cultural richness of one of the leading hubs in Latin America.
Enter Your Project in the World-Class Competition: THE-NEXT-GREEN Awards! by August 19, 2016.
Read "Congrats to the Winners of THE-NEXT-GREEN Awards from the WGIC 2016!", "Only Two Days to Register for the World Green Infrastructure Congress, Bogota 2016 with the Last Early Bird Discount, By Andrés Ibáñez" and "Come to Bogota for the 2016 WGIC: Awards Program & Early Bird Discount Due This Friday!" Blog Posts.
Don't miss exhibits by American Hydrotech, Rooflite, Sempergreen, and Sika.
October 17-18: Building Envelope Technology Symposium, Houston, TX
The Symposium on Building Envelope Technology is a two-day educational program offering cutting-edge information regarding design, construction, maintenance and repair of modern and/or older building envelopes. The event's open, inclusive environment encourages attendees to ask questions and stimulates dialogue. Speakers offer relevant solutions by referencing real-world examples and specific case histories. Each registrant will receive a comprehensive proceedings book detailing program information. Breakfast, lunch and breaks will be catered daily. There will be an informal social reception the first evening.
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