"Greening the Capital's Existing Buildings" Leadership Forum
Friday, November 2, 2012 from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
SPECIAL NOTE - Due to many requests, we have opened up a few more seat, if you have not yet Reserved your Seat, don't delay, this event will sell out!
* Space is limited *
A one-day Forum of Practical Strategies and "How-To" Workshops Exclusively for public and private sector Existing Buildings' Leaders
The Ottawa Region Chapter CaGBC co-sponsored with the City of Ottawa invite you to participate in
"Greening the Capital's Existing Buildings"
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Gordon Hicks, President, BLJC
presenting on it's "The Journey to a Sustainble Future"
Event has been designed to,
- Promote and facilitate the adoption and acceleration of sustainable building practices for existing buildings in the National Capital Region, through networked leadership
- Explore opportunities for greening existing buildings through municipal programs and policies
- Help advance the key substantial benefits of greening the existing building stock
- Focus on practical aspects of real challenges and opportunities, and articulate specific tasks in achieving upgrades to existing properties
- Identify and articulate the values of greening your existing building portfolios through - Retrofit, Rehabilitation, Conservation, Reuse, Renovation and Additions; their opportunities and constraints
- Identify leading resources and tools available to make policy and practical decisions for existing buildings sustainability upgrades and areas for improvement
- Establish measurable next steps for partners and participants
7:30 - 8:00 am
| 8:00 - 8:15 am
City of Ottawa & Ottawa Region Chapter CaGBC
Lan Chi Nguyen Weekes, President, Ottawa Region Chapter CaGBC
|8:15 - 9:15 am||
Gordon Hicks, President, BLJC
"The Journey to a Sustainable Future"
|9:15 - 10:00 am||
Sustainable Redevelopment of the Cities Built Environment
ORC CaGBC - Don Anderson
| 10:00 - 10:15 am
|| HEALTH BREAK
| 10:15 - 11:45 am
Challenges and Opportunities for Greening Existing Buildings: A Dialogue
Mark Brandt, MTBA & Associates (Moderator)
Jean Paul Rozon, City of Ottawa
| 11:45 - 1:15 pm
"HOW TO" (Concurrent Workshops)
|1:15 - 2:30 pm||
The Market Imperative
How Tenant Demands and Owner Leadership are Driving the Greening of Existing Buildings
Scott Brooker, Cushman & Wakefield Ottawa (Moderator)
James McNeil, Cushman & Wakefield Ottawa
Heritage/Older Buildings: Go Green!
Lan Chi Nguyen Weekes, InAir Environmental (Moderator)
Mark Brandt, MTBA & Associates
| 2:30 - 2:45 pm
2:45 - 4:00 pm
Leading Approaches to Greening Existing Buildings
Shawn Carr, Halsall Associates
How to Leverage Municipal Policy/Program Opportunities for Greening Existing Buildings
Birgit Isernhagen, City of Ottawa (Moderator)
Mark Lucuik, Morrision Hershfield
|4:00 - 4:45 pm||
|4:45 - 5:00 pm||Exhibition, Networking, Tabletop Displays|
KEYNOTE SPEAKER BIO
Gordon Hicks, President, BLJC - 2012 CaGBC Industry Leadership Award recipient
Mr. Hicks joined BLJC in 1997 and held a number of Executive roles until being promoted to President in 2006. Gordon is a graduate Engineer of Carleton University, a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Gord is committed to supporting the Real Estate Industry in operating to the highest environmental standards. To this end, Gord has served on the Board of Directors of the Canada Green Building Council since May 2007. In April 2008, Gord became one of 275 Certified Canadian Presenters of Al Gore’s “The Climate Project”, inspired by the Academy Award winning documentary on climate change, “An Inconvenient Truth”. In 2009, Gord joined the Board of The Climate Project Canada. Finally, in 2009 Gord was appointed the Cabinet Leader for the Real Estate Sector of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s Leaders for the Cure Program.
BLJC www.bljc.com is the Canadian leader in the provision of workplace management services for real estate portfolios. With a team of over 1,200 professionals dedicated to optimizing their customers' business with superior workplace management solutions. As a Global Workplace Solutions partner of Johnson Controls, they have the mandate to provide a full complement of integrated workplace management services to client portfolios in Canada. BLJC's shareholders include Johnson Controls Inc. and Brookfield Properties Corporation.
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - Last Call!
- ONE Coffee Sponsorship ($1000) Opportunity still available
- Tabletop Display (only $500) space may be available
For all details & inquiries Contact - Ottawachapter@cagbc.org
LEED Green Associate or LEED AP? Earn (up to) 7 CE Hr
The forum workshop sessions counts for 1 GBCI CE hour per hour attended under the 'Live Presentation' category
When & Where
Ottawa Region Chapter . Canada Green Building Council (ORC CaGBC)
Emerging Green Builders
Emerging Green Builders (EGB) are the future of the green building development industry. The building design, development, and construction industries are undergoing a revolution towards resource efficient, environmentally friendly buildings and practices.
The Emerging Green Builder program is a resource for students and new professionals looking to become leaders of change in the green building industry.The EGB Committee is a subcommittee of the CaGBC. They help to organize fun, informative and social events for students and new professionals interested in the Green building industry.
The Ottawa Region Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council is a non-profit corporation that fosters the design, construction, and management of green buildings and the green building community in the National Capital Region.