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ASBS 2018 Inspiring Innovation & Climate Leadership  |  October 11 & 12  |  Calgary, Alberta

The Annual Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium (ASBS) is a signature event of the Canada Green Building Council – Alberta Chapter that attracts between 200-300 industry and government representatives with an interest and active involvement in sustainable communities.

The Symposium is curated by a local program committee to provide exposure to best practices and innovations; while learning, networking, and gaining strategic insights into the future of the green building industry in Alberta.

Attendees will converge from across the building construction and community development sector, including: building materials and service providers; agencies and associations related to energy and environmental sustainability; education, commercial and institutional property managers; as well as local and provincial government authorities.

2018 Symposium Program Outline *Download the PDF Program Outline Here

October 11th Industry Training 12:00pm - 5:00pm 

Kick off ASBS with Industry Training and join us for a Lunch brought to you by Mitsubishi Electric Heating & Cooling, featuring the Stantec team speaking about evolv1 - Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building!

Register for ASBS Full Conference for discounts on any of the following training sessions:

  • Understanding the Framework for Zero Carbon
  • Introduction to the Changes in LEED V4.1
  • Understanding the WELL Building Standard
  • Pre-Mission Briefing Session for Greenbuild 2018 (Free for ASBS Delegates)

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October 11 Keynote Reception & Exhibitor Showcase 5:30pm - 9:00pm 

Circular Economy Buildings - Evolution or Revolution? with David Cheshire

David Cheshire is a Regional Director at AECOM, specializing in sustainability in the built environment. He is the author of Building Revolutions, an RIBA book that explains how to apply the circular economy to the built environment. David has over twenty years’ experience acting as a sustainability champion on construction projects and has written best practice industry.

Exhibitor’s Take the Main Stage!

Join industry leaders, and the product and service providers of green buildings as they showcase their contributions in a rapid fire info session! This will be a fun, engaging evening with facilitated business to business, appetizers, local music, and cash bar.

Register for the ASBS Full Conference and attend the Keynote Reception & Exhibitor Showcase FREE!

October 12th Full Day SYMPOSIUM 8:30am - 5:00pm 

Keynote Panel: Municipal Leadership on Climate and Green Buildings

Morning Panel Sessions:

Meeting Climate Goals with Green Buildings 
Demystifying Renewable Energy Credits

WELL & Social Sustainability 
Green Schools and the Integration of Learning & Infrastructure for Climate Literacy

Economic Diversification & Innovation in Green Buildings  
Trends and Innovations in Financing and Building Green

Economics of Green Buildings
Leadership for Climate Change in the Green Building Sector

Afternoon Individual Speaker Sessions:

Meeting Climate Goals with Green Buildings

  • Change for Climate, Meeting International Climate Goals
  • Zero Carbon and the Retrofit Economy

WELL & Social Sustainability

  • Urban Agriculture and Green Buildings
  • Biofiltration & Indoor Air Quality
  • Environmental Psychology: for People and Planet

Economic Diversification & Innovation in Green Buildings

  • Technical Design Requirements in Public Procurement
  • Biomaterials and Innovation in Green Building Materials
  • Innovation and Construction for Greener Buildings

Economics of Green Buildings

  • By the Numbers, an Update on the Performance of Valley View Town Hall
  • Investor Confidence Project
  • Economics of Low Carbon Development

Questions? Contact Lisa M. Fox, Regional Director CaGBC Alberta Chapter: | 403-615-0125