Over the course of one and a half days, Sustainable Kingston will coordinate unprecedented tours of Kingston’s most innovative and sustainable LEED buildings, guided by the Architects and Engineers that built them, and the teams that manage them.
Guests of the Green Building Symposium will also enjoy a taste of Kingston’s famous historic architecture with tours of landmarks that make Kingston one of Canada’s most visited cities.
DATE: May 6 -7
LOCATION: Kingston, Ontario
INVITEES: Sustainability leaders, city planners, architects, engineers, academics, students and intrigued citizens!
REGISTER: Please register here. The cost is $295 per person and space is limited.*
*BONUS: If you register with the Canadian Green Building Council for their course Green Economics: Strategies for making Green Buildings Financially Succesful as well as the Green Building Symposium, you will receive a discount on both for a total price of $525 (saving you up to $245). This option is available through registration below.
Rogers K-Rock Centre (Silver)
Kingston Police Headquarters (Gold)
Ravensview Wastewater Treatment Facility (Silver)
Invista Centre (Silver)
Public Works (Silver)
Artillery Park Pool and Recreation Centre (Gold)
Kingston’s City Hall
Pump House Steam Museum
*Delegates will choose 3 Green Buildings to tour and 1 Historic Building.
Dinner in Kingston’s oldest surviving church structure.
Renaissance, now a stunning special event venue, was originally built as a church in 1837. With 20 foot ceilings, marble floors, stained glass windows, fireplace, antique chandeliers and a balcony – you will feel like you’ve stepped back in time. A historic backdrop for a very modern dinnertime Keynote Speaker.
Not your ordinary event, the Green Building Symposium will feature the best of our local bounty prepared by Epicurious Catering and Jessup Food & Heritage – experts in preparing sumptuous food from ethical, local, sustainable and organic sources.
Steven Moore teaches Sustainability at the Queen’s School of Business and the Queen’s School of Environmental Studies and he’s built a passive-solar earth-sheltered house on the Salmon River with re-used materials such as 18-inch BC fir beams, doors, and siding donated by a neighbour’s barn. Steven will walk us through the creation of his dream-house, and describe the challenges he encountered along the way. He will teach us about the benefits of an earth sheltered house and the fun of using a combination of high-tech and reused materials. We can make green choices in our residences too, and Steven will show us how.
Chris Turner is one of Canada’s leading writers and speakers on sustainability and the global cleantech boom, who draws on recent breakthroughs in state-of-the-art renewable energy and urban design to paint a vivid portrait of a new, sustainable, world order that will allow individuals and businesses alike not only to survive–but to thrive–with renewed prosperity in the twenty-first century economy.
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