BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland Conference to Issue Call for Papers in January for the 2014 Event
Arlington Heights, IL (November 18, 2013) — The call for papers for the 2nd annual BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland Expo and Conference will go out on January 20, 2014. The event will take place September 29-October 1, 2014, at North America’s largest LEED Gold-certified hotel, the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza.
The inaugural BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland Conference & Expo, held in September 2013, drew more than 500 attendees from 27 states and was jointly produced by Building Design+Construction magazine, published by SGC Horizon, along with the U.S. Green Building Council — Midwest Chapters, the Greening the Heartland Committee, and AIA Chicago, with additional support from the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the Builders Association (AGC).
The 2013 conference hosted 74 accredited sessions, selected from a total of 442 submissions. The educational platform focused on green building with session tracks that included Building Information Modeling (BIM), developments in Healthcare and Universities, and Tips on Energy Savings.
Attendees and exhibitors are encouraged to visit www.buildingchicagoexpo.com for updates and registration information, or to contact Harry Urban, SGC/SGC Horizon vice president of events, at email@example.com; 847.954.7928.
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Next BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland to be held September 29-October 1, 2014
Inaugural BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland Expo & Conference Draws Attendees from 27 states
Note: Attendees will receive AIA/CES credit for BUILDINGChicago and Greening the Heartland sessions. AIA members will receive credit on their AIA transcript and by certificate for non-AIA members.
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.