Discover what CaGBC is doing at BUILDEX Alberta

As part of our continuing partnership, CaGBC is hosting and supporting features across the conference program, including the annual Green Leaders Breakfast, Green Keynote (ft. World Green Building Council Chair, Lisa Bate) and Green Materials Panel Discussion.

More details on CaGBC’s involvement at BUILDEX Alberta below.

Supported and Presented Sessions from CaGBC

Wednesday, November 6 • 9:45am–10:45am • $50 • Palomino A/B

W02 – GREEN KEYNOTE: Futureproofing Our Cities for a Shared Low-Carbon Future

As cities struggle with the pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, better support green jobs, and combat hyper-competitive real estate markets, they must find new and creative solutions that address short and long-term issues. This includes creating a low or zero-carbon future, which requires a step-by-step process to retrofit our existing communities, and ensure all future builds are net zero carbon operations by 2050. This session will look at how we can create cities that improve lives through deep carbon reduction, creating co-benefits for both people and the planet.

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Thursday, November 7 • 8:00am–9:30am • $65 • Palomino D/E

T01 – CaGBC Green Leaders Breakfast: The Resilience Factor and the Future of Green Buildings

The Green Leaders Breakfast is a provincial event that recognizes the importance of Green Building Professionals in the advancement of the built environment. This year’s breakfast features the CaGBC Alberta’s Leadership Board Members who will host a lively discussion over breakfast addressing resilience in the build environment and the future of green buildings before leaving key questions with the audience for further consideration. Learn from Alberta’s leadership while networking with like-minded Green Leaders, enthusiasts and industry activists.

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Thursday, November 7 • 11:15am–12:15pm • $50 • PerformEX Stage

T16 – How are Alberta’s Entrepreneurs Driving Innovation in Green Materials?

This session will focus on Alberta-based companies driving innovation in the construction sector by greening the material components suitable for a wide range of projects and building types. Speakers will discuss, evaluate and invite critique on novel structural components, cutting edge building automation technology and the use of robotics for offsite construction.

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