Green Building Conference 2009 : Last chance to book your place!

The Green Building Conference 2009 is just a month away. The last of the speakers are confirming and the seats at the conference are almost filled. For those corporates, home-owners, and professionals who haven't booked, now is the time.

Features and focuses this year include the following:
The Green over the Grey : Emilio Ambasz, Emilio Ambasz Associates Inc - USA

This presentation will be looking at the balance between mankind and the environment within the built environment context. By taking landscape into consideration of design, multi-awarded architect, Emilio Ambasz will aiming to find the solution of integrating "Architecture with Nature."

High Density Sustainable Urban Design: Hong Kong, Mainland China & Beyond, Kam Sing Wong Ronald Lu & Partners Ltd - Hong Kong, Director of Sustainability at the Ronald Lu & Partners Ltd, Wong will be approaching this subject looking at 'green' solutions of high-density urban design of China and surrounding regions and how to implement it within the South African context. With government investing billions each year into low-cost housing, Wong will be discussing the three key challenges he believes faces the future of the built environment.

Business Cases of Building Green: In Good times and Bad Times - Cross Country Perspectives and Case StudiesTiffany TsuiSSI/DHV - China

Having contributed towards the awareness of green building for almost ten years, to the Chinese built environment, Tiffany will be exposing the effective business and marketing strategies of 'green' building. She will use case studies from the US, China and Europe to illustrate the trend of building 'green' in an emerging economy such as South Africa.

Other speakers include Gwen Theron, Mokena Makeka, Sarah Calburn, Llewellyn van Wyk and more.

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Conference Details:
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date: 7-8th July 2009
Cost: R5950Professionals registered with a council under the CBE, please refer to site for price
CPD Points will be awarded for professionals who attend the full two-days of the Green Building Conference.
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