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Green Building Symposium To Highlight The Benefits and Challenges Of Sustainable Construction
The USC Symposium will promote a new era of environmentally responsible construction to promote a sustainable future. Nearly 1,000 California government, corporate, and construction industry officials are expected, including Governor Schwarzenegger.
By: Rob Harris
According to Symposium co-chair Asiri Perera, the event will present a wide range of topics to encourage companies to expand and embrace sustainable construction and business practices. “This year’s event will bring together leading U.S. experts on the topic of sustainable development to educate and motivate Southern California’s built environment professionals as well as government and elected officials on the latest trends, techniques, technologies, and materials in green building,” Perera says.
Highlights include a keynote address by Thomas Smith, NBC Universal’s senior vice president of West Coast real estate. Smith will accept the 2010 Visionary Award in recognition for NBC Universal’s Evolution Plan, a long-term development strategy for the company’s Universal City, Calif. property. The plan will utilize environmentally-
To register for the 2010 Sustainability in Construction Symposium, go to www.2010greensymposium.com or call 877-990-2USC (2872).
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About the 2010 Sustainability in Construction Symposium
The University of Southern California (USC) chapter of the Association of General Contractors (AGC) has provided an educational forum for the construction, design, architecture, contractor, and developer industries since 1994. Showcasing everything from transportation to sustainability, the USC AGC Construction Management Symposium attracts established environmental-