CANCELLED: Building the Heartland Conference

  • Monday, August 31, 2015
  • 8:30 AM
  • Wednesday, September 02, 2015
  • 5:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn Mart Plaza, 350 West Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

Multiple registration options are available. Pricing and registration online at

This event has been cancelled.

BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland, launched as a joint conference in 2013, has been renamed BUILDING THE HEARTLAND. To be held August 31-September 2, 2015, at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza, Chicago’s first LEED Gold hotel, the event isproduced by Building Design+Construction (BD+C) and Scranton Gillette Communications/SGC Horizon, in conjunction with USGBC-Illinois, the Greening the Heartland Committee, and AIA Chicago.

The 2015 BUILDING THE HEARTLAND program will feature five tracks:1) Technology (e.g., BIM, robotics, field tools, 3D printing); 2) Owner/Developer/Occupant panels (“What they want from their Building Teams”); 3) Residential (single-family, condo, apartment), 4) High-Performance Buildings (LEED, Green Globes, Energy Star, Living Building Challenge), and 5) High-Performance Building Systems and Tools (e.g., energy modeling, biophilia, energy codes, materials, stormwater management).

In addition to leading keynote speakers and networking events, the 2015 BUILDING THE HEARTLAND also will feature an all-day LEED v4 workshop.

All education sessions will offer AIA and GBCI continuing education.

The call for papers will open December 15, 2014. Sponsorships and tabletop exhibits are available.

For sponsorship information, contact John Rogier:,847.391.1053.

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