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Now accepting applications for
CaGBC’s Building Lasting Change 2018 Program Committee

The Canada Green Building Council is seeking Program Committee Members to help shape and assemble the critical content of Building Lasting Change 2018 which will be hosted in Toronto, Ontario from June 5 – 7, 2018.

The education at our annual event is geared at the intermediate practitioner and regarded as the most current and relevant green building content in Canada. It’s our hand-picked and highly-qualified Program Committee which helps us select the most informative sessions from presenters who best reflect the diversity and expertise of Canada’s green building industry.

We seek no fewer than 20 individuals from public, private, not-for-profit organizations and the academic sector who represent a wide range of technical and professional experience. If you are thoughtfully-opinionated, and passionate about the future of green building in Canada we invite you to apply to be part of this distinguished team.

We are pleased to reserve two seats on the program committee for next generation, green building industry leaders who are new to the industry, recent grads or current students. These individuals will be chosen because they demonstrate leadership potential and can positively impact our program with fresh ideas, creative approaches, passion and enthusiasm. Emerging Green Professionals are encouraged to apply.

Applications to become a member of the Program Committee will be accepted until October 20, 2017. All applicants will be contacted by November 17, 2017.
The committee will be complete by December 4, 2017.


  • Applicants must be a CaGBC Member (National or Chapter)
  • Applicants interested in securing one of the two next generation leader seats must be an Emerging Green Professional (EGP) Member
  • Applicants must be able to make the majority of the scheduled conference calls from December 2017 to April 2018; approximately 4 hours per month
  • Applicants must be able to dedicate time to reviewing their allotted submissions; approximately 5 hours total of review time required
  • Applicants must be willing to learn and use Fluid Review’s online platform for reviewing and scoring their given submissions
  • Applicants must be willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement prior to commencing the review process
  • Applicants can apply to be on the committee annually however, preference will be given to new applicants who possess the qualifications and expertise that best suit the conference’s theme and areas of focus
  • Applicants must wait a minimum of one year before applying if they were paid CaGBC staff or a Chapter Executive Director
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to by October 20, 2017.


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