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Municipal Green Building Conference/Expo—April 20
(No-Cost Event)—SoCalGas Energy Resource Center, Downey, Calif.
The Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo (MGBCE) returns for its 16th year
on April 20, 2017. The event, hosted by the U.S Green Building Council Los Angeles
Chapter (USGBC-LA) and SoCalGas runs from 8 to 4:30, and followed by a mixer.
The morning keynote speaker is Antwi Akom PhD., founder of the Social Innovation
and Urban Opportunity Lab, and co-founder of the Institute for Sustainable Economic,
Educational and Environmental Design. His talk is titled, "Race, Space, Place, and Waste:
How Community Driven Technology Powers Smart and Healthy Cities of the Future."
Eric Corey Freed, an award winning architect, LEED Fellow and author and speaker,
advocates for constructing healthier buildings. He asserts the "$9 trillion a year global
construction industry is responsible for nearly 60% of climate change emissions, a third
of landfill waste and a shocking array of negative health effects."
Visit https://tinyurl.com/hfa6na6 for more info.
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