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Registration Open for USGBC Live, New Event Experience for the Green Building Industry

Parul Dubey on May 7, 2021 - in Announcement, Events, News

Virtual event to be held June 8-10 and will feature USGBC President & CEO, Mahesh Ramanujam and other inspirational speakers


(Washington, DC) – Registration for USGBC Live, a new virtual event experience for the global green building industry, is now open to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) community. USGBC Live will be held June 8-10, 2021 and features daily keynotes and a compelling program line-up of topics touching on sustainability, the future of green building, health and wellness, resilience and equity in our buildings, homes, cities and communities.

USGBC President and CEO Mahesh Ramanujam will open the event and welcome the USGBC community to this inaugural event curated for the community, by the community.

“USGBC Live was designed to equip our industry leaders to meet their green building goals and objectives,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president & CEO, USGBC. “It will serve as an important convening of our USGBC stakeholder network to showcase the USGBC and GBCI data, focusing on the LEED rating system and leadership stories while also offering a number of engagement opportunities.”

USGBC Live combines the expertise of the largest community of green building leaders with the data, insights, stories and leadership from the thousands of LEED and green building projects around the globe to produce insightful and engaging conversations. This multi-day event will highlight lasting trends, how USGBC members are successfully managing building re-entry in a post-pandemic world, and the market shifts expected in 2021. LEED  will be the central focus of the event and will include conversations on mapping the future of LEED Zero (net-zero energy, water, waste and carbon) and LEED v4.1 (the latest version of LEED).

USGBC Live will also feature daily thought leadership plenaries, regional content channels and regional USGBC Leadership Awards. View the USGBC schedule at a glance. USGBC Live will accommodate global times zones, including U.S., Canada and Latin America, Europe, Middle East, India and China. Each USGBC Live showing will feature regional content and speakers.

USGBC Live will provide the USGBC community with increased engagement and a convening opportunity, culminating in the annual Greenbuild conference in September.

Additional featured speakers include Adam Grant, professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in organizational psychology; climate activist Vic Barrett; Tom Szaky, founder and CEO of TerraCycle; and Paul Polman, co-founder & co-chair, IMAGINE; as well as other well-known speakers and presenters. 

USGBC Live registration is open to select members of the USGBC community including members, credential holders, project participants, faculty, education @USGBC subscribers and more.

Thank you to our USGBC Live sponsors:  Platinum sponsors Kingspan and ES EnviroSustain; Gold sponsors FINSA and Cushing Terrell and Green sponsors Solatube and Andersen Windows.

About the U.S. Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building program, robust educational offerings, an international network of local community leaders, the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the Center for Green Schools and advocacy in support of public policy that encourages and enables green buildings and communities. For more information, visit usgbc.org and connect on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn

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