April Program & St. Louis Earth Day Symposium

USGBC- Missouri Gateway Chapter April Program: Cole Roberts

The USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter, St. Louis Earth Day, and the Construction Specifications Institute have partnered to combine the Chapter’s April Program with the April 1st Plenary of the St. Louis Earth Day Symposium.

Join us for a presentation by Cole Roberts, Associate Principle of Energy & Resource Sustainability at Arup and co-author of “Two Degrees- Our Built Environment and the Changing Climate.”

Cole will discuss risk, vulnerability and integrated adaptation as they relate to climate change, as well as the notion of climate positive communities. The presentation will explore what to focus on today for future resilience. Please note the unique timing and location of this program!

WHEN: April 1, 1:15 – 2:00 pm – Formal Presentation
please arrive and check-in at 1:00 pm

While networking and food will not be provided for those only attending the plenary presentation, registrants are welcomed to pay a fee of $20 for lunch if interested in attending the Symposium’s lunch and networking period (12:00 – 1:15 pm).

WHERE: Powder Valley Nature Center
11715 Cragswold Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122

FEE: Free to USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter members,
students, and Symposium attendees.

REGISTER: USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter members and students only attending the April 1st plenary should register on our website. All others may register for the Symposium, details are included below.

2014 St. Louis Earth Day Symposium

The Earth Day Symposium provides educational and networking opportunities for local government officials, community leaders, and professionals from diverse backgrounds in the planning and environmental fields.

The theme of the 2014 Symposium, “Regional Sustainability; Vision and Reality” uses the goals and objectives of the newly adopted regional plan for sustainable development (OneSTL) as a starting point; presentations will share case studies, best practices and strategies for implementing projects and plans that will contribute to achieving sustainability goals. Meet this year’s  keynote speakers and view the agenda.

WHEN: April 1: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, April 2: 8:30 am – 2 pm

WHERE: Powder Valley Nature Center,
11715 Cragwold Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122


Full Conference (April 1-2)
$100 for USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter members
$125 for non-members
$45 for students

Single Day:
April 1
: $75 for Chapter members, $85 for non-members,
$30 for students
April 2
: $50 for Chapter members, $60 for non-members,
$20 for students

REGISTER: Click here for more information and to register for the St. Louis Earth Day Symposium

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