Thursday, February 22, 2007

Green Roof Policy Development Workshop (Mar 8)

Find out what leading jurisdictions are doing to turn wasted rooftops into cleaner air and water!

Green Roof Policy Development Workshop
Vancouver March 8th AND Victoria March 9th, 2007
For more information or to register please visit

This half-day workshop will examine what kind of incentives currently exist in other jurisdictions, how the incentives are tied to performance standards and how policy makers can assess what types of incentive programs will work best in their areas. It will also provide a framework for planners and governmental agencies to gain an understanding of the multi-faceted impacts of green roofs and areas of consideration for implementing green roof
policy.Tuition is $95 or $45 for NGO's and students

Karen Moyer is an Environmental Co-ordinator for the City of Waterloo with 16 years municipal experience. She developed and implemented Waterloo’s Environmental Strategic Plan and has managed several sustainable building research projects such as a Green Roofs and Alternative Fuel Study (Bio-diesel) and a Wind Energy study. Karen is also a member of the Green Roofs for Healthy Cities’ Policy Committee and Winner of the 2005 GRHC Civic Award of Excellence.

Thursday, March 8th, 2007
British Columbia Institute of Technology,
555 Seymour Street, Room 362, Vancouver
9 am till 1 pm

Friday, March 9th, 2007
University of Victoria
McKenzie Sinclair Room
Main Floor
9 am till 1 pm

This Green Roof Workshop has been made possible through a financial contribution from Infrastructure Canada.

Views expressed in the workshop do not necessarily represent the views of the Government of Canada. For more information or to register please visit:

Regards, Alex Johnston
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