Registration now open for BUILDINGChicago and Greening the Heartland
Registration is now open for the best opportunity of the year to earn credits and expand your network -- the co-located BUILDINGChicago and Greening the Heartland events. Click here to view the Schedule at a Glance.
Robert Ivy and Jerry Yudelson named keynoters for BUILDINGChicago
Robert Ivy, FAIA, CEO of the American Institute of Architects will be the BUILDINGChicago conference keynote speaker on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, and Jerry Yudelson, noted author of 13 books on sustainable design, will deliver the Wednesday, September 11, keynote speech. Ivy, who began his architectural career as a firm principal at Dean, Dale, Dean & Ivy in Jackson, Miss., will discuss "Current and Future Trends in the AEC Industry." Yudelson will share research from his latest book in his speech, "What Do They Know That We Don't? Lessons From Beyond the U.S." Click here to read the full press release.
USGBC Chair Al Skodowski to Keynote 'Greening the Heartland'
Al Skodowski, Jr., Chair of the U.S. Green Building Council's Board of Directors, will deliver the keynote address on Monday, September 9, at Greening the Heartland, the USGBC conference co-located with BUILDINGChicago. Skodowski, Senior Vice President of Sustainability at Transwestern Sustainability Services, has over 20 years' experience in commercial real estate facility management. His company has over 65 certifications using LEED EB:O&M, notably the LEED Platinum Chicago Transit Authority headquarters. Skodowski is active in the USGBC's Board Mentorship Program and Project Haiti, a USGBC effort to build the first LEED-certified orphanage and children's center in Haiti. In his keynote, Skodowski will update Greening the Heartland attendees on the latest developments at the USGBC.
BUILDINGChicago now co-locating with Greening the Heartland
Scranton Gillette Communications/SGC Horizon and the U.S. Green Building Council – Illinois Chapter (USGBC-Illinois), in conjunction with the USGBC Heartland Regional Council, announced today plans to co-locate their events in 2013, BUILDINGChicago and Greening the Heartland respectively. "After looking at the complementary nature of our two events," explained Harry Urban, VP of Events for SGC, "both groups decided it would bring added value to attendees and exhibitors to schedule our 2013 events in the same location." The co-located events will be held at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza. Click here to read the full press release.
BUILDINGChicago is a new trade event for the commercial building design and construction industry.
BUILDINGChicago is owned by Scranton Gillette Communications and SGC Horizon, publishers of Building Design+Construction.
BUILDINGChicago will provide a wide variety of educational and networking opportunities built upon the strong track record of high quality, AIA-accredited education for architects through BD+C University. BD+C University offers architects, engineers, contractors, and building owners/developers who specialize in the commercial, industrial, and institutional markets a convenient educational platform available online 24/7 from anywhere in the world. Session tracks will include Building Information Modeling, Developments in Healthcare and Universities, and Tips for CEO/Owners and will offer CEU credit for all sessions.
BUILDINGChicago is supported by AIA Chicago along with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the Builders Association, a Charter Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America.
BUILDINGChicago is managed by Chicago-based Hall-Erickson, Inc.
- Tabletop Exhibitor $1,995.00
- Building Chicago PLUS Greening the Heartland Pass (September 9-11) $450.00
- Building Chicago Pass (September 10-11) $295.00
- Greening the Heartland Pass (September 9-10) $295.00
- LEED Workshop (September 9) $200.00
- Five Session Pass $250.00
- Three Session Pass $195.00
- Individual Sessions $75.00
- Building Chicago Exhibits Only (September 10-11) $15.00