Halifax Convention Centre | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

BuildGreen Atlantic features a Zero Carbon Keynote, education sessions, a closing plenary, a tradeshow and an Awards Ceremony.
It will attract the green building sector including architects, engineers, designers, policy makers as well as students.

The BGA 2018 organizing committee is planning a schedule that includes project profiles, product demonstrations, and construction
best practices that address the continuum of sustainable building from residential to commercial and industrial projects.

Suppliers and service providers are invited to participate in our industry trade show. The trade show exhibitors package can be found HERE .

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
8:00 - 9:30 Breakfast, Conference Welcome & Keynote Address
Zero Carbon Design and Anticipated Occupancy Considerations
Tony Cupido, Mohawk College
9:30 - 10:20 Session 1A
Panel - The Green Future of Residential Buildings

Rene Babin, CMHC
Session 1B
Advanced Wood Framing for Green Buildings
Andrea Doncaster, Andrea Doncaster Engineering
Session 1C
Can Existing Buildings be Carbon Neutral
Presenter TBC, Stantec
10:20 - 11:10 Session 2A
GBCI-CA Update - Accelerating and Scaling Up Market Transformation
Thomas Mueller, CaGBC
Session 2B
Heating System Selection to Reduce Carbon Emissions in Nova Scotia
Aaron Smith M&R Engineering
Session 2C
Sustainable Transportation Best Practices for Green Buildings
Rochelle Owen & Scott McPhee, Dalhousie University
11:10 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:20 Session 3A
Using Financing Solutions To Make Your Building Greener
Rob Mabe, CWB Maxium Financial
Session 3B
UNB's Kinesiology Building - The Journey to a WELL Certified Building
Craig Hickey & Dr. Wayne Albert, University of New Brunswick
Session 3C
Improving Energy Efficiency through Building Recommissioning and New Construction Upgrades
Donald Dodge, Efficiency NS
12:20 - 3:00 Lunch on the Tradeshow Floor
3:00 - 4:00 Closing Plenary - Energy Benchmarking - Building a Voluntary Program in Nova Scotia
Mike Mellross, City of Edmonton
Patricia Duncan, NS Department of Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal
James Campbell, NRCan
4:00 - 5:00 Wine & Cheese Closing Reception & Awards Ceremony