Learn from green building experts at Greenbuild China

Published on: 
2 Jul 2018
Author: 
Christina Huynh

Greenbuild China, taking place October 23–24 at Shanghai Tower, is the premier educational and networking opportunity for sustainability professionals in the greater China region.

At this conference, gain inspiration and learn from subject matter experts on best practices in green construction, design, operations and maintenance. You also can earn up to 17 continuing education hours (including from workshops) to support your LEED professional credential maintenance.

China is the highest performer in LEED and environmentally responsible building outside of the U.S. More than 1,200 Chinese projects earned LEED certification in 2017, earning the nation the top slot in USGBC’s annual Top 10 countries and regions for LEED. Additionally, more than 3,000 LEED professionals live or work in China.

Don’t miss out on the chance to join the green building conversation at Greenbuild China with your peers. Conference registration will open in August. Sign up for our emails to be notified when registration opens and to see other conference updates.

28 educational sessions across four tracks

Greenbuild China attendees can choose from a variety of sessions across four tracks to learn about current industry trends and how to elevate their next green building projects.

Sessions will be available in both English and Chinese and will cover a variety of sustainability topics and case studies, including LEED v4.1, ;Arc, human health and energy efficiency.

Explore our online conference program to see them all. For any questions about sessions, please email us.

Track 1: Creating Sustainable Communities

Looking to learn more on how to advance sustainability at the city and community level? This track features seven sessions that cover green infrastructure, urban design and sustainable development.

Several sessions to check out:

  • Creating Liveable Cities for All: Using Passivhaus + Green Urban Design to Deliver World’s Best Cities (Tues., October 23, 16:30–17:30)
  • Shanghai Landscape Forum, Increasing Advocacy in China (Wed., October 24, 11:30–12:30)
  • Introducing Green Infrastructure during Urban Renewal in China (Wed., October 24, 14:00–15:00)

Track 2: Financing Green Building

This track explores the finance and economics side of green building projects. It includes seven sessions that cover green bonds, investment strategies and more.

Several sessions to check out:

  • Financing for Green Building Development and Sustainability Strategy with Green Bonds: Lessons Learned by Swire Properties Limited (Tues., October 23, 10:30–11:30)
  • Green Financing in Mainland China: Greenlighting Green Investment and Green Projects (Tues., October 23, 15:00–16:00)
  • Investment, Return and Understanding the Value of Building Healthy (Wed., October 24, 14:00–15:00)

Track 3: High-Performance Buildings

What does a high-performance building look like? What strategies and tools should you be considering for your next green building project? This track features six sessions that cover the inner workings of a high-performance building.

Several sessions to check out:

  • LEED, Wellness and Arc in Retail: A Starbucks Perspective (Tues., October 23, 12:00–13:00)
  • High-Performance Building Development in China: Code Update, Performance Verification, and Case Studies (Tues., October 23, 15:00–16:00)
  • Solving the Problem of Material Data at Scale (Wed., October 24, 11:30–12:30)

Track 4: Wellness in the Built Environment

Occupant health and well-being are vital to how we build and design the spaces in which we live, work and play. Session topics in this track include lighting, materials and health and wellness strategies in building design.

Several sessions to check out:

  • Human Health and Well-being in Sustainable Building Rating Systems (Tues., October 23, 15:00–16:00)
  • Circadian Lighting Design for the WELL Building Standard: A Case Study (Wed., October 24, 10:00–11:00)
  • Respect to Resource—The Importance of Material Disclosure and Recovery (Wed., October 24,14:00–15:00)

Explore the conference program