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Greenbuild Housing Conference Oct 2014 New Orleans

Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. Greenbuild 2014 will be held on October 22-24, 2014 at the Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130. Sign up now to register to attend the conference, for volunteer registration and to reserve a room through the official Greenbuild 2014 Hotel Program. Early registration discounts end August 22, 2014.

In the exhibit hall visit with over 750 suppliers and top manufacturers of the latest innovative green building equipment, products, services and technology available in today's market. View the website for a complete list of exhibitors and more information on each of them.

Attend some of the over 200 outstanding educational sessions with renowned speakers. Receive continuing education credits for all core education sessions with most of the over 360 educational hours courses approved for credit for multiple credentials.

Get more LEED credits through LEED workshops and tours and earn up to 7 hours of continuing education credit. Most USGBC LEED education programs meet credential maintenance requirements for the Green Associate and LEED AP credentials. USGBC workshops are taught by skilled USGBC faculty and experienced LEED practitioners who are also trained facilitators

Explore invaluable networking opportunities by meeting green building colleagues, leading industry professionals, and international representatives from around the world.

Celebrate greenbuilding and the commitment to sustainability. Take part in the eight research sessions, including a track dedicated to advanced research in green building.

Tour the best of the New Orleans area’s sustainable buildings and neighborhoods from renovated warehouses to top-of-the-line skyscrapers.

See the annual Greenbuild Film Festival of submissions of documentaries, films and informational videos and submit one of your own.

Get tickets to the annual USGBC Leadership Awards Luncheon recognizing outstanding individuals and organizations who advance green building design, construction and operations.

Take part in the USGBC® Talent Force Exchange™ (TalentFX) to help define and realize your dream green building job or move your career up a level.

Attend the Women in Green Power Breakfast to honor the women in the industry who are great sustainability leaders and shape the green economy and connect with new leaders for encouragement, inspiration, motivation and mentoring.

Experience New Orleans' great food and local beverages with colleagues in the Happy Hour in the Hall.

Take the Greenbuild 2014 Proceedings home with you including sessions you attended and those you could not. To be green and minimize materials and packaging, Greenbuild proceedings will be available online with a variety of features offered in different packages.

Join in the Greenbuild 2014 Legacy Project to be annouced. The 2013 project was the youth-built "Adventure Playground" at Smith Memorial Playground in East Fairmount Park partnered with Smith Memorial Playground and Public Workshop.

New at Greenbuild 2014 will be the LEED Platinum Concept Home on the show floor partnered with Make It Right Foundation. The home will receive its final certification after it is reassembled on its New Orleans Make It Right Foundation site. There will also be new pre-show educational summits on Tuesday October 21st and a residential pavilion and education track.

The schedule in brief is Monday, October 20th and Saturday, October 25th tours; Tuesday, October 21st Summits & LEED Workshops; Wednesday, October 22nd Expo Hall, Education Sessions & Opening Plenary/Celebration; Thursday, October 23rd Expo Hall, Education Sessions & Happy Hour in the Hall; and Friday, October 24th Closing Plenary, Education Sessions & Tours.

There are U.S. Green Building Council scholarships for all-expenses paid trips to Greenbuild 2014 open for application to students, emerging professionals, faith leaders, community developers and non-traditional professionals with preference given to those with a demonstrated need, who represent under-served people and communities and can advance the USGBC vision in their communities.

Join the green building revolution in New Orleans in 2014 with some of the brightest minds in the industry. If you cannot attend, purchase the sessions materials online. Watch the video of Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia and attendees looking forward to Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans.