This is the first European installment of the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, bringing together thousands of building professionals from all over the world for educational sessions, renowned speakers, green building tours, special seminars and networking events.
We are excited to be part of this important event for Europe & the Mediterranean area- said Gianni Silvestrini, President of GBC Italia- Greenbuild EuroMed is an extraordinary opportunity that involves the Europe and Mediterranean's GBCs in a delicate phase of transition of the construction sector, with ambitious objectives on climate. It will be an opportunity for exchange experiences, training opportunities with qualified selected sessions to push forward the transformation of the construction market that we need».
Master Series speakers include several prominent figures in the world of sustainability including green building pioneer Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and founding chair, U.S. Green Building Council and co-founder of this organization which has tripled membership over the years, and John Picard, chief technology & design officer, HP Energy LLC, one of the best-known environmental consultants in North America.
The show is the result of the international relations and connections the Verona Exhibition Centre has in the building & construction sector, proven by first level trade events like Marmomacc and Samoter, and strengthen by the busy agenda of international building construction events organized in the United States, Brazil, Middle East and Africa. The collaboration with GBC Italy, Informa Exhibition, USGBC and the support of eight international partners of this event is the time reference for Europe and the Mediterranean in the world of sustainable» said Elena Amadini, Sales and Marketing Deputy Director of Veronafiere.
There are 31 educational sessions confirmed, ranging from issues related to the performance of buildings, innovation in design and construction, certification systems and materials and interior environmental comfort. Highlighted sessions include a case studies on a bioclimatic skyscraper designed by Renzo Piano in Turin that uses natural light to save energy and incorporates advanced analysis software, the renovation of historic local buildings such as the GBC Historic Building and reclamation of the Venice lagoon and American Zero Energy schools.