Explore the Greenbuild Mexico 2019 education program

Published on: 
8 May 2019
Author: 
Tara Wilkinson

Greenbuild Mexico is the premier education and networking opportunity for sustainability professionals in Latin America. The event offers more than 24 education sessions, plus workshops, tours and the Greenbuild eXchange—a new attendee networking area that creates an all-encompassing space in which to attend the GBCI Certification Work Zones, Meet the Experts sessions and Education Labs.

Register before May 13 to save more than 20 percent on your full conference pass for the event, hosted June 18–19 at the Hilton Reforma in Mexico City.

Select from among sessions on best practices in sustainable design, construction, operations and maintenance to support your professional development. Earn up 22 continuing education hours (including the workshops and tours) toward your LEED professional credential maintenance.

Here, we break down the top aspects of education at Greenbuild Mexico:

Environmental keynote speakers

An exemplary lineup of environmental leaders will take the plenary stage. Hear from CDMX’s Secretary of the Environment, Marina Robles García, Ph.D., a thought leader in biomimicry; Dayna Baumeister, Ph.D., a game-changer in climate change and resilience mitigation; Arnoldo Matus Kramer, Ph.D.; and a bold voice known throughout the Greenbuild community, USGBC and GBCI President and CEO Mahesh Ramanujam.

24 educational sessions

Choose from 24 sessions offered across three tracks to learn about industry subjects and ways to elevate your next green building project. Sessions cover a variety of sustainable building topics, including LEED, occupant health and wellness, energy efficiency and other green certification programs such as EDGE and TRUE.

Sessions will be presented in either Spanish or English and simultaneously translated to ensure all content is accessible to our international audience.

Session tracks

  • The Business Case: Building Green as a Smart Investment (sponsored by USG)
  • The Human Factor: Designing for Occupant Health and Comfort (sponsored by BEA)
  • Pursuing Building Efficiency: Optimizing, Monitoring and Maintaining Performance (sponsored by Dow)

Explore the full Greenbuild Mexico program. For any questions about the sessions, please email us.

LEED v4.1 workshop

Looking to learn more about LEED v4.1? Participate in our workshop on June 17, "LEED for Building and Interior Design + Construction: Understanding the Newest Update to the Rating System—LEED v4.1."

This workshop will give participants a deep look into LEED v4.1 Building Design and Construction (BD+C) and Interior Design and Construction (ID+C) and the information needed to pursue certification. The focus will be on understanding certification options, best practices for sustainable design and construction, and the new options available through the LEED v4.1 beta.

Green building tours

Explore mixed-use development Chapultepec Uno and the Steelcase + Torre Virreyes office tower during guided tours, and learn about each of their sustainability strategies and projects.

When: Thursday, June 20, 9 a.m. to 12 noon

GBCI Certification Work Zone

Do you have questions about a LEED project or the certification process? Schedule a visit to the GBCI Certification Work Zone to meet one-on-one with reviewers and assessors to discuss specific projects or rating system requirements.

The work zone will be open June 18 and 19 in the Greenbuild eXchange.

Greenbuild Mexico has a limited room block at the Hilton Reforma Mexico City, so book your room now and save.

Register for Greenbuild Mexico