PHOENIX — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will hold the 2009 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo from November 11 through 13 at the Phoenix Convention Center, according to a press release.
The expo will feature more than 100 educational sessions, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and Education Provider workshops, off-site educational sessions, a two-day Residential Summit and tours of local green building sites throughout the Arizona area, the release stated.
The theme of this year''s expo is "Main Street Green: Connect to the Conversation," the release noted.
According to the release, speakers will include: Daniel Wildcat; Sylvia Earl; Peter Gleick; Arthur Rubinfeld; and Josh Bernstein.
Kimberly Lewis, vice president of conferences and events for the USGBC, said: "Green buildings and homes are cropping up on main streets across the country, boosting the quality of life for all of their occupants and users, making this year''s conference theme, Main Street Green, an even more relevant conversation."
About 1,700 exhibitors will showcase some of the leading technologies and products in green design, construction and operation, the release added.
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