VRCA Construction Leaders Breakfast

The Vancouver Regional Construction Association is delighted to host the 3rd annual Construction Leaders Breakfast at BUILDEX. This year’s event will focus on the latest in innovation and sustainability in the construction industry.

Join us to hear keynote speaker, Dr. Jennie Moore, Associate Dean of Building Design and Construction Technology at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).

Building Cities in Balance with Nature: An Introduction to Ecocities

Today, half the world’s population lives in cities and humanity accounts for the single largest force shaping Earth’s ecosystems. The long-range impacts associated with moving energy and materials from wild places to urban spaces plays a significant role in this emerging phenomenon that scientists have coined the age of the Anthropocene. This presentation will:

  • unpack the relationships between the built environment and urban ecosystems in terms of their carbon and ecological footprints;
  • profile what building and living in balance with nature looks like for Vancouver; and
  • introduce the International Ecocity Standards.

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Time: 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Location: Level 2, Vancouver Convention Centre West, Room 211

VRCA Member $20.00
Non-Members $30.00

Please register now. Seating is limited!

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Dr. Jennie Moore
Associate Dean of Building Design and Construction Technology, BCIT