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Ecoroof Symposium - May 18, 2012


Portland Ecoroof Symposium

The Bottom Line on Portland Green Rooftops

Friday,  May 18, 2012

World Trade Conference Center

121 SW Salmon Street, 2WTC

Portland, OR 97204

8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.



Cities across the world are investing in green roofs to combat urban challenges. Portland is a leader in green roofs, and we’ve learned a great deal about their benefits for managing stormwater and greening our city. But more and more is being learned about the true costs and benefits of green roofs and how they offer a better return on investment. On May 18, 2012, join the City of Portland for a series of presentations and case studies that detail current research examining the green roof bottom line.


Who should attend?

Architects, designers, developers, building owners and managers, planners, engineers,

and green roof professionals.


What is the cost to attend? 

The event is free, but space is limited.

Advance registration is required.


 To register:

 To attend the symposium, send an email RSVP to or call 503-823-7863 to reserve a space. 

 Featured Presentations


Assessing the Year-Round Thermal Benefits of a Green Roof

Dr. Brad Bass, University of Toronto's Centre for Environment


The Benefits and Challenges of Green Roofs on Public and Commercial Buildings:

A report of the United States GSA

Kirstin Weeks, ARUP Consulting


Green Roofs and the Triple Bottom Line:

Rethinking Sustainability ROI

Matt D. Edlen, Gerding Edlen Development Company


Gardens in Healthcare: Rehabilitation, Recovery & Restoration

Teresia M. Hazen and Brian E. Bainnson, Legacy Health


Green Roof Maintenance: Lessons learned at OHSU

Chad Sorber, Oregon Health and Science University


A Case Study of the Ramona Apartments

Ed McNamara, Turtle Island Development LLC


…and many more


Ecoroof Vendor Showcase

The Ecoroof Vendor Showcase will take place after the Symposium sessions

from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Ecoroof products and service providers will be on display. Vendor booth space can be reserved for $25.

For more information, visit



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