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Venue

McCormick Place Convention Center 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive Chicago , Illinois 60616
Tel: (312) 791-7000
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2018 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

Attendees

24,700

Exhibitors

380

Overview

Event Overview:

Thousands of building professionals from all over the world come together at Greenbuild  for three days of outstanding educational sessions, renowned speakers and special seminars. 

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the face to face experience for sustainability in the built environment. It’s for professionals in architecture, construction, engineering, planning, and interior design who depend on thoughtful and ethical solutions which promote wellness and resiliency in construction and urban development.

Sustainability is the foundation of Greenbuild. Greenbuild is the only event genuinely dedicated to sustainability in the built environment, from the sessions we present to the products on the show floor to the way the event is produced. By participating with Greenbuild, you can return to the field armed with the education and discoveries that will empower your decisions, influence your actions, and inspire your dialogue—prompting you to share sustainability with others.

Attendee Information:

Learning Opportunities

The education program at Greenbuild features three days of sessions strategically planned to educate, motivate and inspire the audience. From tours to summits to special sets, opportunities abound within this robust program. Greenbuild features different types of learning opportunities as well. 

Who Attends?

Greenbuild's diverse group of attendees include the following:

  • Architects
  • Builders/Contractors
  • Building Owners
  • Code Officials
  • Developers
  • Educators/Schools
  • Engineers
  • Financial Service Providers
  • Green Building Thought Leaders
  • Government Agencies
  • Interior Designers
  • Sustainability Officers
  • Utilities

Who Exhibits?

Greenbuild provides the opportunity to visit with suppliers and manufacturers of the latest green building equipment, products, services and technology available in today's market.

Exhibitor Information:

The Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is the world’s largest conference and exposition dedicated to green building, and it’s the place where more than 20,000 attendees and over 600 brands from the green building industry come together to do business.

The Greenbuild Expo provides unlimited opportunities to: * find new business leads * showcase innovative products * build relationships * close deals and grow your business

About USGBC:

USGBC is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building program, robust educational offerings, a nationwide network of chapters and affiliates, the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the Center for Green Schools and advocacy in support of public policy that encourages and enables green buildings and communities.

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Keynote Speakers

Amal Clooney

British human rights lawyer practicing at Doughty Street Chambers in London

Amal Clooney is a British human rights lawyer practicing at Doughty Street Chambers in London, where she specializes in international law and human rights. She is also a Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School, where she teaches Human Rights.

Her clients have ranged from political prisoners and ousted Heads of State to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the Republic of Armenia. She has appeared before the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Court, the European Court of Human Rights and various courts in the United Kingdom and the United States.

The Oxford-educated lawyer is a frequent adviser to governments on international law and has held a number of posts within the United Nations, including senior adviser to Kofi Annan when he served as the UN Envoy on Syria. While in The Hague she worked on the genocide trial of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic. Since then she has challenged the detention of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymonshenko at the European Court of Human Rights. She has advised the Greek government on the return of the Parthenon Marbles, represented the Chagossians on their legal fight to return to their islands, and acted as counsel to the Armenian government in a case on the Armenian genocide. She is currently counsel to Nadia Murad and other Yazidi women who have been sexually enslaved by ISIS in Iraq and Syria, working to secure accountability for the genocide committed by ISIS in national and international courts. 

Clooney is on the UK government’s list of experts on international law and on the government’s panel to prevent sexual violence in conflict. She has also been named a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum, and she serves on the Forum’s Global Council on Human Rights.

In 2016, she co-founded the Clooney Foundation for Justice with her husband. One of their first projects--aiming to educate thousands of refugee children in Lebanon--was showcased at the 2016 United Nations summit on the refugee crisis.

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