The Cascadia Green Building Council is hosting its fifth annual unconference, Living Future 2011, on April 27th – 29th, 2011 at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. Living Future is the forum for leading minds in the green building movement seeking solutions to the most daunting global issues of our time. Out-of-the-ordinary learning and networking formats provide innovative design strategies, cutting-edge technical information, and the inspiration needed to achieve significant progress toward a truly living future.
This year’s educational program theme is “Our Children’s Cities: Visualizing a Restorative Civilization”. To view the complete schedule and to register, visit http://cascadiagbc.org/living-future/11.
There are also presentations, workshops, tours and a FUN Camp for kids available for those not able to attend the entire conference, including:
- An inspiring keynote presentation by Majora Carter (featured in an Ecotrust Blog post), networking opportunity and tradeshow
- Living Buildings Tours! – The greenest buildings in Vancouver
- Sustainability in Action: A Natural Step Workshop and Tour of Whistler
- A Living Building Challenge Workshop, qualifying for LEED & AIA continuing education credits
- FUN Camp – Kids, Tweens and Teens Twack!
- Backyard Biomimcry Workshop
Ecotrust Canada staff will be there to learn, and also to share information about how we are helping to make local, sustainable forest materials part of green building projects in our region.