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Ecoroof Portland Program Announced!


March 18th - 10a.m. - 6p.m.

Oregon Convention Center

777 N.E. MLK Blvd

Portland, OR 97223


Vendor Fair - 10am - 6pm

Exhibit Hall B

Come meet the vendors that can help you plan and build your ecoroof project. Over 40 professionals and organizations will be on-hand to share their ecoroof experience, prod­ucts, and services. The vendors will provide everything you need to make your ecoroof vision a reality.

Event Program

Meeting Rooms B110 - B112 

10 – 11 a.m. Introduction to Ecoroofs in Portland

This session will provide an ecoroof primer, including a description of costs and benefits, incentives and resources available for Portland residents, and an overview of the event program for Ecoroof Portland.

1 - 3 p.m.  

Welcome and Keynote Addresses

Environmental Services Director Dean Marriott will welcome attendees and introduce our Keynote Speakers:

A comparison of Green Roof Policies in Europe, Asia and the US: Requirements for the Successful Development of a Green Roof Market 

Wolfgang Ansel is currently the Director of the International Green Roof Association (IGRA). IGRA`s targets include the worldwide promotion of the ecological Green Roof idea, an international knowledge  transfer in the field of Green roofs and  the stimulation of international standards for good practices and reliable Green Roof technology.

Trends and Innovations for Green Roofs Today

Paul Kephart is the President of Rana Creek Habitat Restoration in Carmel, California. Paul has applied his ecological design training on noteworthy large-scale architectural icons, including Gap HeadquartersCalifornia Academy of Sciences, and the Vancouver Convention Center. Paul is sought after for his skill as an innovator and pioneer in the fields of environmental planning and ecological design. Paul has developed his profound understanding of natural processes over the course of almost thirty years of diverse ecological work including ecological design, horticulture, botanical surveying, biological assessment, watershed management, mitigation, land stewardship and resource management planning. 


3-5 p.m.  

A live construction and demonstration project by ACE Academy

Throughout the day, students and faculty from ACE Academy (Architecture, Construction, and Engineering) will be on-hand constructing a model ecoroof project. The model design will mimic a future BES facility, and will include a live ecoroof installation. 


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