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Heat Islands

Heat Island Calendar

Conferences and Events

The Heat Island Calendar is a source of upcoming conferences and meetings related to heat island mitigation strategies and sustainable planning initiatives.


August 2018

September 2018

  • September 24-28, 2018 | Brooklyn, New York
    CitiesAlive Annual Green Infrastructure Conference Exit
    CitiesAlive will explore green infrastructure performance, technology, and design in different climates with a focus on the East Coast. The conference will include a trade show, tours, technical sessions, and workshops around sustainable urban design, including the use of green roofs and green walls.

  • September 26-27, 2018 | Lahti, Finland
    Smart Cities in Smart Regions Exit
    This conference will bring together planners, practitioners, and educators to discuss green infrastructure, urban sustainability, and smart growth and development.

October 2018

November 2018

  • November 14-16, 2018 | Chicago, Illinois
    Greenbuild Conference and Expo Exit
    Organized by the U.S. Green Building Council, Greenbuild is an annual conference focused on sustainability in the built environment.