Canadian Consulting Engineer

Building Lasting Change – CaGBC National Conference and Expo

June 06 - June 08, 2016
105 Princes' Blvd, Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

Held by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC),  the annual conference includes comprehensive education program, one-day Expo, and pre-conference tours.

James Balog, acclaimed photographer and founder of Extreme Ice Survey, delivers the keynote address on June 7.

Sessions include several by consulting engineers:

How to Wisely Invest in your Building Envelope, featuring Mark Lucuik, Principal, Director of Sustainability, Morrison Hershfield; Christian Cianfrone, Principal, Morrison Hershfield.

From Concept to Operation: York Region’s First Attempt at a Net-zero Energy Building in Ontario, featuring: Denis Poncelet, Sustainable Building Engineer, The Regional Municipality of  York; Afshin Naseri, Senior Project Manager, The Regional Municipality of York.

Carbon Shift: Why carbon will overtake energy as the core performance indicator for green buildings, featuring: Doug Webber, Sustainability and Energy Director, WSP.

Wood Buildings – Moving from Prototype to Mainstream, featuring: Jennifer Sanguinetti, Director of Project Services, University of British Columbia; Oliver Lang, Architect, Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture; and Penny Martyn, Green Building.

Net-zero Buildings in Cold Climates, featuring: Lyle Scott, Principal, Footprint and Andre Legault, Footprint.

Exploring Metrics that Best Define High-performance Building Designs, featuring: Ian Meredith, Program Development Officer, National Research Council of Canada, Office of Energy Efficiency.

Innovative Planning Frameworks that Yield Low Carbon Solutions for UBC Okanagan Campus and Waterfront Toronto, featuring: Kathy Wardle, Associate Principal, Perkins + WIll Architects; Anna Palamarchuck, Project Manager, Waterfront Toronto.

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