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Green Roof Professional Training

February 28, 2018 8:30 amtoMarch 2, 2018 5:00 pm

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities will be hosting their Green Roof Professional (GRP) Training in New York, February 28 – March 2, 2018.  Learn the key elements of green roof design and installation, technical standards, product innovations, and best practices from the leading industry association dedicated to the growth and development of the green roof and wall industry in North America.

Location: TBD

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Detailed course description: February 28 – March 2, 2018, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Green Roof Design and Installation (Wednesday, February 28)

Green Roof Design and Installation provides the latest information on green roof benefits, technical standards, product innovations, and design and installation best practices. It presents tools and techniques needed to meet green roof project objectives on schedule, to specification, and within budget.

Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage (Thursday, March 1)

This course will provide participants with an overview of waterproofing and drainage construction and maintenance for green roof assemblies. It lays out technical vocabulary and materials and presents detailed design solutions and implementation best management practices for waterproofing and drainage in green roofs.

Green Roof Plants and Growing Media (Friday, March 2)

This course will provide participants with an overview of plants and growing media design considerations and maintenance for green roof assemblies. It establishes design and implementation best management practices for plants and growing media in green roofs.

NJ Land Conservation Rally

March 2, 2018
8:00 amto5:00 pm

The 22nd annual NJ Land Conservation Rally is a one-day educational conference about open space and farmland preservation in NJ. Features include 27 workshops, 5 roundtable discussions, a keynote speech from David Case, author of “Nature of Americans,” 25 exhibitors, and a farmers market.

Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Brunswick

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2018 Redevelopment Forum

March 9, 2018
8:00 amto4:00 pm

More information and a call for sessions will be available in the fall of 2017.

Location: Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick

For information about the 2017 forum and previous forums, click here.

New Jersey State of the Market

March 14, 2018
8:00 amto12:00 pm

Metroburbs, Adaptive Reuse, and Transit-Oriented Development

What you’ll learn:

1) Which is hotter for industrial: Southern N.J. or Northern-Central N.J.?

2) What is behind N.J.’s record rents for office and will that trend continue?

3) What areas of New Jersey are poised for big growth?

4) Where are the new submarkets that developers in N.J. are looking to dig up?

5) Will N.J.’s retail market make a comeback?

6) What, if anything, will change for CRE under the new governor?

7) What does Newark’s $7B bid for Amazon HQ2say about the state’s economic development?

NJ Bike & Walk Summit

March 24, 2018
12:00 amto5:00 pm

New Jersey Bike and Walk Coalition’s Summit is New Jersey’s statewide meeting of bicycle and pedestrian advocates, elected officials and other township leaders, transportation and urban planners, bike shop owners and managers, cycling, walking, fitness and health enthusiasts and experts, recreation, trails and club leaders and others who are interested in making our state a better place to live.

NJBWC is pleased to offer you the opportunity to learn more about current state and federal legal and policy issues affecting your community, make you aware of various public funding sources, enable you to network, identify and develop mutually beneficial relationships that can help your community become more bike and pedestrian friendly and therefore, more livable.

More than 20 panel sessions and presentations are planned. Speakers TBA.

Location: The Conference Center, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor NJ

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