International Green Building Conference 2013

July 1, 2013 by  
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INTERNATIONAL GREEN BUILDING CONFERENCE AT MARINA BAY SANDS, SINGAPORE, 11 – 13 SEPTEMBER 2013

Organised by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) from 11 – 13 Sep 2013, the International Green Building Conference (IGBC 2013) will play host to international green building experts, policy-makers, academics and built environment practitioners, for a congregation of ideas, collaboration and learning, to achieve a shared vision of a greener planet. Themed “Build Green. Live Green”, IGBC 2013 aims to inspire a holistic focus on resource efficiency and environmental sustainability as core to driving business strategies and innovation throughout an organization.

IGBC 2013 will be the anchor event of the Singapore Green Building Week which features other key international events such as Sustainable Building Conference 2013 (SB13), World Engineer Summit 2013, BEX Asia Exhibition, CEOs Breakfast Talk and other concurrent events.

As the region’s premier green building event, IGBC 2013 is expected to attract more than 1,000 participants from over 30 countries – from thought leaders, real estate developers to urban planners, architects, engineers, builders and other industry professionals – committed to understanding and putting into action real-world, tangible green building solutions. Also present at the conference will be policy-makers and key government officials from several growth markets, who will give their unique public sector perspective on green building solutions, policies and plans. Academia will also share their latest research findings in green building fields.

Some of the world prominent sustainability leaders speaking at the conference include:

  • Prof Tommy Koh, Ambassador-at-Large & Special Advisor, Republic of Singapore
  • Dr. Roland Busch, CEO Asia Pacific, Infrastructure & Cities, Siemens AG
  • Dr. Suzana Kahn-Ribeiro, Green Economy Sub-Secretary, Rio de Janeiro State Secretariat of Environment, Brazil
  • Mr. Bindu Lohani, VP, Knowledge Management & Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank
  • Mr. Francois Guibert, President, Greater China & South Asia, ST Microelectronics

Renowned designers and experts in green building will also be sharing at IGBC 2013:

  • Mr. Christoph Ingenhoven, Founder, Ingenhoven Architects
  • Mr. Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, AECOM
  • Mr. Harvey Bernstein, Vice President, Industry Insights and Alliances, McGraw-Hill Construction
  • Mr. Ashok Lall, Founder, Ashok B Lall Architects

IGBC 2013 will be held alongside the annual BEX Asia 2013 – Southeast Asia’s premier business platform for the green building and construction industry. A dedicated trade event that has a strategic focus on the Build Green environment, it features eco-friendly, energy efficient building materials, designs and architecture –reaching out to Green building suppliers, industry practitioners and professionals.

If you are interested in the conference, please contact Ms. Angie Ng or visit our website at www.sgbw.com.sg.

Conference Registration
Ms Angie Ng
Tel : 6780-4613
Email : Angie.yeo@reedexpo.com.sg

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