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Heat Islands

Heat Island Calendar

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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.


Various Dates

  • Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Regional Symposia
    These one-day events feature local green roof projects, emphasize the importance of strong green roof and wall policy, and explore how to strengthen local green roof markets. Each event includes interactive panel discussions and workshops.
    • May 21, 2019 | Cleveland, OH
    • May 31, 2019 | Boston, MA
    • June 5, 2019 | Hoboken, NJ
    • July 29, 2019 | Pittsburg, PA
    • August 9, 2019 | Denver, CO
    • September 13, 2019 | Portland, OR
    • September 23, 2019 | Edwardsville, IL
    • November 5, 2019 | Austin, TX
  • Grey to Green
    Hosted by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and the Green Infrastructure Foundation, these regional sustainability conferences focus on green infrastructure implementation. The conferences explore the latest science on green infrastructure performance, economic valuation, public policy developments, new technological developments, and best practices. These events are for designers, policy makers, manufacturers, growers, landscapers, and green infrastructure professionals.
    • September 30–October 1, 2019 | Minneapolis, MN
    • October 29–30, 2019 | Washington, DC 

August 2019

  • August 12–15, 2019 | Portland, Oregon
    2019 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry

    The theme for this year’s conference is “Inspiring Action for a Sustainable Future,” and will focus on energy efficiency in industry through policies, people, processes, and new technologies.

November 2019

  • November 20–22, 2019 | Atlanta, GA
    Greenbuild
    Greenbuild International Conference and Expo highlights sustainability in the built environment. It is intended for professionals in architecture, construction, engineering, planning, and design who depend on thoughtful and ethical solutions which promote wellness and resiliency in urban development.