It never fails. August ends, September begins and the green building community GOES CRAZY WITH EVENTS! It's like the green people fall asleep sometime in mid-July and wake up after Labor Day energetic and raring to go.
Anyway. As I will be out of the office for the next week, I figured I would make a short list of what's going
On Sept. 8 the Master Builders Association hosts an introduction to Built Green at the MBA Housing Center from 8 to 10 a.m. It costs $30. More info here.
On Sept. 9, the Univeristy of Washington Professional and Continuing Education hosts a webinar on its new certificate in low impact development. The free Webinar runs from 5 to 6 p.m. For more information, click here.
On Sept. 10, the Cascadia Region Green Building Council is hosting a workshop on zero net water buildings and super low impact development. It will be at the Wyckoff Auditorium at Seattle University from 4 to 6:3- p.m. and costs $10. More info here. (P.S. last time I went to a talk in this series it was awesome. I'm sad I can't go to this one....)
On Sept. 15, Carol Sanford will speak about attracting, incubating and holding business and sustainability at REI. Tickets are $18. More info here.
On Sept. 17, Sustainable Industries hosts its annual Economic Forum. Paul Hawken will speak. A panel of local business leaders will also discuss the economy. The morning event runs from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. It costs $75. More info here.
On Sept. 17, the AIA hosts its latest Regeneration lecture at the Seattle Art Museum on "the architectural challenge of 2030." Amanda Sturgeon of Perkins + Will is speaking. Tickets run from $10 to $25. More info here.
On Sept. 23, the Urban Land Institute is hosting a morning presentation on the future of the Puget Sound region and challenges in urban development. Former governor Dan Evans will speak. Tickets are $15 at the door. More info here.
On Sept. 23, SMPS is hosting a lunch panel as part of Kirkland's Sustainable September Initiative on sustainabiity and the state of the economy. The talk is called "After the recession - where is the work, what will it look like and are you ready?" It will run from 11:30 to 1:30 at the Bellevue Athletic Club. Tickets range from $40 to $55. For more information, go here.
On Sept. 25 the Northwest Ecobuilding Guild is hosting its annual 10x10x10 green building slam at the downtown Seattle Public Library. It costs $20. More info here.
If I missed your event, feel free to post it below in the comment section. Enjoy!