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Chicago Virtual Symposium

Green Infrastructure and Social Justice in the Windy City

his three-hour event features industry experts and local policy leaders presenting on green infrastructure design and policy within a Chicago context. Industry leaders will share best practices, new policy requirements, resilience planning with green infrastructure and social equity. With an extensive waterfront and a historical heatwave, green infrastructure is needed to protect vulnerable populations. Naomi Davis, President & Founder at BIG: Blacks in Green™ will help make sure this concept is top of mind in her presentation. This event will be entirely virtual and provide attendees with the opportunity to engage with experts through polling, interactive panels, and messaging.


Agenda

  • Climate and Cultural Resilience in Chicago
    • Anna Wolf, Center for Neighborhood Technology
  • Roofing Provisions of The New Chicago Building Code
    • Jason Wilen, Senior Associate II; Klein and Hoffman
  • 3 Case Studies of Chicago Based LiveWall Projects
    • Mike Selleck, Green Roofs Specialist and Sales Representative, LiveRoof, LLC, LiveRoof
  • Integrative Design for Green Infrastructure
    • David Yocca, FASLA, PLA, Consulting Landscape Architect/Ecological Planner
  • Question & Answer
  • Stevenson High School East Building Addition's Living Systems
    • Lois Vitt Sale, FAIA, LEED Fellow, Chief Sustainability Officer, Wight
  • Chicago's City Hall grows "Green Skin"....
    • Peter Baker, Technical Sales Representative: SIKA Sarnafil Roofing
  • BIG, Chicago, and Building Better for Community Sustainability
    • Naomi Davis, President & Founder at BIG: Blacks in Green
  • Question & Answer
Panel Discussion: Gentrification and Green Infrastructure Investment - Are They Inevitable?
  • Naomi Davis, President & Founder at BIG: Blacks in Green
  • Michael Howard, Eden Place Nature Center
  • David Yocca, FASLA, PLA, Consulting Landscape Architect/Ecological Planner


Thanks to the Sponsors of This Event




Your Instructor


Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) - North America Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(6) professional industry association working to grow the green roof and wall industry throughout North America since 1999.


Course Curriculum


  Introduction
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  Session 3
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  Question and Answer
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  Session 7
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  Sponsored Message
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  Question and Answer
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  Panel Discussion
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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