1445864860_2015-10-26_greenbuilding_297x150Are you looking to make a lasting impact on the green building industry in South America and across the globe? The Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference & Expo is now accepting education session proposals for the conference taking place August 9-11, 2016 in São Paulo, Brazil.

For the third year, USGBC is partnering with GBC Brasil and Informa Exhibitions to produce the 2016 Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference & Expo, offering the same level of education and community engagement that Greenbuild has brought to North America for more than a decade. This conference will feature education sessions covering all aspects of sustainable design, construction, deconstruction, and operations practices for buildings and communities, including their impact on people, the environment, and the economy.

Top reasons to submit a Greenbuilding Brasil session proposal:

  1. Share innovative ideas. Greenbuilding Brasil is seeking fresh, relevant content presented by subject matter experts and visionaries. Topic priorities for the 2016 program include: Materials, Net Zero, Resilience, Social Responsibility, Community Action & Engagement and Water. For a full list of preferred topics, review the Greenbuilding Brasil Call for Proposals.
  2. Connect with diverse audiences. Presenters will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience reaching diverse audiences at Greenbuilding Brasil. Audiences include: Architects, Engineers, Builders/Contractors, Service Providers, Green Building Leaders, Government Entities, Interior Designers, Real-estate Companies, Urban Planning & Housing Professionals and more.
  3. Reach a rapidly growing market. Brazil is among the top five countries for LEED projects and certifications. With an expanding construction market, Brazil has a significant volume of new developments, generating jobs and wealth to the country. Analysts of this sector forecast significant growth by 2016.

Check out these key resources for detailed instructions on submitting a Greenbuilding Brasil session proposal.

Find out more and submit a session proposal.

Greenbuilding Brasil is also seeking volunteer peer reviewers to evaluate session proposals. Reviewers are eligible to present at Greenbuilding Brasil and receive a registration discount. Learn more and apply to be a reviewer.

Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference & Expo

 

DSC_6181Thanksgiving is over, you’ve just caught your breath from Greenbuild 2015, and the new year is around the corner… which means the 2016 Greenbuild Call for Proposals and Reviewers are open and ready for you! We want to see you in Los Angeles. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you prepare your education session proposal:

  1. For the first time ever, we have prioritized certain presentation topics, which are: Materials, Net Zero, Resilience, Social Responsibility, Community Action & Engagement and Water. All requested topics are still welcome and important – see more details and the full list in the Call for Proposals.
  2. Sessions that strike the balance between delivering expert content and engaging attendees in the learning process typically attract the most attendees and receive the highest ratings. Check out an informative recorded webinar featuring the Chairs of our Greenbuild working groups and Education Events Committee to hear more about how to successfully craft and submit an education session. Hear recorded webinar and download slides here
  3. Do you work internationally or focus on sustainable communities and/or homes? This year we’re soliciting education session proposals for two of the summits that happen on Tuesday, October 4th. You can find the submittal guides for each summit here and check out the 2015 summit programming here.

PROPOSALS AND REVIEWER APPLICATIONS DUE MONDAY, JANUARY 11

Find out more and submit a session proposal.

Greenbuild is also seeking volunteer peer reviewers to evaluate session proposals. Reviewers are eligible to present at Greenbuild and receive a registration discount. Learn more and apply to be a reviewer.