Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Presenters needed for 'premier sustainability event in the Midwest'

The Cincinnati Regional Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has issued a call for presenters for the eighth annual Greening the Heartland Regional Conference 2011, to be held at the Duke Energy Convention Center June 22-24.

"Breaking New Ground" will bring more than 1,000 attendees and 100 exhibitors from a 12-state region to network and share knowledge at what the USGBC calls "the premier sustainability event in the Midwest".

Presenters are needed for 90-minute "how to" and policymaker strategy sessions within the four program tracks of existing buildings, single- and multi-family residential, new construction technologies, and social and community impacts.

Proposals will be accepted online through January 21. Selections made by a team of multi-disciplinary green building industry practitioners will be announced on February 4.

Cincinnati is home to more LEED projects than any other part of Ohio, has more LEED Accredited Professionals (APs) per capita than Chicago, and has the fourth-largest number of LEED APs in the Midwest.

The previous three conferences were held in Minneapolis, Detroit, and St. Louis.

Previous reading on BC:
Cincinnati USGBC chapter wins national advocacy award (1/4/10)
USGBC Cincinnati to host tours of Herald Building, DeSales Flats (1/4/10)