Keynote presentation Cradle to Cradle by William McDonough, recognized as " Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine - May 1st, 2007
Event: Green Building Tradeshow Opening Ceremony
Date: Tuesday May 1, 2007
Time: 7pm - 9:30pm
Venue: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Organizer: Dots Creative Company Limited
Member of Canada Green Building Council
This event offers an exceptional opportunity for those who wish to learn about Green Buildings and Sustainability. Free tickets are available. To get free tickets, please register online at www.buildingtradeshow.com.
This Opening Ceremony features distinguished speakers on Green Buildings and Sustainability including Thomas Mueller, President of Canada Green Building Council and keynote speaker William McDonough. The moderator is Nellie Cheng, Treasurer of World Green Building Council, and Project Manager 2010 Winter Olympics, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Just as Al Gore's Inconvenient Truth has changed the way people think about climate change and global warming, William McDonough's Cradle to Cradle has revolutionized the way people think about sustainability in the design and development in buildings as well as the way we make things.
William McDonough, FAIA, a renowned architect, recognized as the "Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine and the co-author of the book Cradle to Cradle - Remaking the Way We Make Things, is the winner of three U.S. Presidential Awards. He is also the U.S. Chair of the China-U.S. Centre for Sustainable Development Board of Councillors and Dow Jones Sustainability Index Advisory Board Member. For more information about William McDonough, please visit www.mcdonough.com.
A book fair hosted by UBC Bookstore featuring books on Green Buildings and Sustainability will start at 6pm at the Chan Centre. Please arrive early to browse interesting books on Green Buildings and Sustainability prior to the speaker event.
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