Education and Events

Conferences:

BuildGreen Atlantic- 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 looking for project profiles, product demonstrations, and construction best practices that address the continuum of sustainable building from residential to commercial and industrial projects.

Submission deadline: 5 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2018 to lryan@cagbc.org

The full Call for Submissions can be found HERE 

The  trade show exhibitors package can be found HERE

Networking Events:

CaGBC Atlantic Leadership & Green Building Awards 2018

The CaGBC Leadership Awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made a significant contribution to the CaGBC's mission and goals in advancing the green building industry in Atlantic Canada.

In order to better recognize leadership in its many forms, CaGBC Atlantic Chapter is proud to participate in an awards program that mirrors the national awards.  Regional winners will be automatic finalists for the national award program.   Regional Awards will be presented at BuildGreen Atlantic on September 18, 2018.  National Awards will be presented at Building Lasting Change in Vancouver in 2019.

CaGBC invites all Chapter members to submit a nomination for the 2018 CaGBC Atlantic Chapter Leadership & Green Building Awards in the following categories:

Leadership Awards:

Green Building Excellence Awards:

Inspired Educator

New Construction or Commercial

Emerging Green Leader

Existing Building or Commercial

Green Building Champion

Inspiring Home Award

Government Leadership

Tenant Improvement

Green Building Pioneer

Zero Carbon

Technical Expertise Volunteer

Chapter Volunteer

Green Speed Connecting

Green Speed Connecting, hosted by the Canada Green Building Council Atlantic Chapter and its Emerging Green Professionals group, is a networking event with an emphasis on the importance of environmental jobs and is a chance to see the different career options that exist for green jobs. Local green building and sustainability professionals to share "what they do" and "how they got there" with students and young professionals from across the region. The event is a "speed-dating" style event where every attendee will have 5- 7 minutes of one-on-one time with industry professionals. 

Fall 2018 Events planned for Halifax, Fredericton, St. John's and Charlottetown

Education:

In Person:

The Atlantic Chapter offers a series of in person Lunch & Learn as well as 1/2 day, Full Day or 2-Day Workshops throughout the year. All of the education can be claimed as part of the GBCI LEED AP Credential Maintenance Program.

Online:

CaGBC offers a wide variety of education options online. Visit the Education Registration Page to search live and on-demand webinars Please contact us at education@cagbc.org if you would like us to add additional courses/locations to our offerings, or to inquire about private (on-site), workshops or webinars.

Please note that CaGBC Members receive preferential pricing for events, education and networking offerings. Please visit our CaGBC Membership Page to find out how to receive member benefits.

 

Upcoming Education and Events 2018
July 19 Halifax, NS Green Building Tour
South Queens Middle School & Bridgewater Clean Net Zero Initiative
 

Sept 18 Halifax, NS BuildGreen Atlantic
Conference Schedule Coming Soon
 

Oct 4 Halifax, NS Green Speed Connecting for EGPs
The Auction House
Info & Registration 
Coming Soon
 
Oct 11 St. John's, NL  Green Speed Connecting for EGPs
Location TBD
Info & Registration 
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Oct 22 Halifax, NS Lunch & Learn
Topic TBD
Info & Registration 
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Oct 23 Moncton, NB Green Speed Connecting for EGPs
Location TBD
Info & Registration 
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Oct 25 Charlottetown, PE  Green Speed Connecting for EGPs
Location TBD
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Nov 19 Halifax, NS Lunch & Learn
Topic TBD
Info & Registration 
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Dec 10 Halifax, NS Lunch & Learn
Topic TBD
Info & Registration 
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Dec 12  Halifax, NS Green Holiday Social
The Auction House
Info & Registration 
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