Call for Papers for Greenbuild 2008 Now Open

Washington, DC – December 6, 2007 – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has opened the call for papers for educational sessions at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, which will be held November 19-21, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts. The theme of the seventh annual conference will be Revolutionary Green: Innovations for Global Stability. All session proposals must reinforce the conference theme.

“At each Greenbuild, we present our attendees with educational sessions that touch on all aspects of the green building, design and construction industry,” said Peter Templeton, Senior Vice President of Education & Research, U.S. Green Building Council. “Next year’s show, coupled with the backdrop of Boston’s innovative history, will be no exception.”

Suggested presentation topics for submissions include the global environment; region and community scale; market factors and resources; project scale and systems scale. Proposals will be accepted until January 11, 2008 at 5:00 PM PST. Submissions are peer reviewed and selected by volunteer committee members. Those who are selected for Greenbuild will be notified on April 30, 2008. All proposals must be submitted online at http://www.greenbuildexpo.org/. For more information, please download the Call for Papers or visit the Greenbuild Web site at http://www.greenbuildexpo.org/. To begin the submittal process: http://submissions.miracd.com/usgbc2008/login.asp

About USGBC
The U.S. Green Building Council is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization composed of corporations, builders, universities, government agencies, and other nonprofit organizations working together to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. Since its founding in 1993, the Council has grown to more than 12,500 member companies and organizations, a broad portfolio of LEED® programs and services, the industry’s popular Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (http://www.greenbuildexpo.org/), and a network of 72 local chapters, affiliates, and organizing groups.  The Council’s vision is a sustainable built environment within a generation.  For more information, visit www.usgbc.org.  

About Greenbuild
The U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild International Conference & Expo convenes the industry’s largest gathering of representatives from all corners of the green building movement.  Three days of extensive educational programming, workshops, a vast exhibition floor and ample networking events provide unrivaled opportunities to learn about the latest innovations, exchange ideas and develop new business relationships.  Greenbuild 2008 will be held on November 19-21, 2008 in Boston, MA at the Boston Convention Center.  This year’s conference is expected to draw over 30,000 attendees and will feature more than 850 exhibit booths.  Visit http://www.greenbuildexpo.org/ for more information.  To view Greenbuild 2007’s show go to http://www.greenbuild365.org/.  

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