Canadian Consulting Engineer

Grey to Green: Quantifying Green Infrastructure

May 08 - May 10, 2017
Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut St, Toronto, ON

New this year, Grey to Green will feature a FREE Public Forum on May 8th to discuss barriers and opportunities to advance green infrastructure from a variety of professional perspectives. The Forum includes Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner, City of Toronto; Deborah Martin-Downs, CAO, Credit Valley Conservation; Steven Peck, Founder and President, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities; and Scott Torrance, Practice Leader, Scott Torrance Landscape Architect. You’ll also hear from:

  • Internationally acclaimed designer Herbert Dreiseitl, Director of the Ramboll Liveable Cities Lab will discuss Shaping Liveable Cities: Integrating the Blue, Green, and Social
  • John Antoszek, MOEE who will discuss the Ministry of Environment and Energy’s new Low Impact Stormwater Guideline
  • Primary designer of the Javits Center green roof in New York, Peter Olney, Senior Associate, FXFOWLE
  • Dr. Hamid Karimi, Deputy Director, Washington DC Department of Energy and Environment will talk about their innovatovative Green Area Zoning program
  • Tao Zhang, Principal, Sasaki Associates, Inc. on Park Evaluation in Shanghai
  • Jessica Isaac, Senior Policy Advisor, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario on stormwater funding models
  • Karen Morrison, York University will highlight the latest finding about policy, health outcomes & green infrastructure
  • Yoshiki Harada, Ph.D. Candidate, Section of Horticulture, Cornell University on the value of urban agriculture
  • Co-founder of the USGBC, Greg Kats, President, Capital E, Bryce Miranda, Partner, DTAH on conducting a smart roof assessment in Washington, DC


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