Events and conferences

Impact X aims to accelerate action for a net zero future

The second Impact X Summit Sydney will present an expanded three-day agenda of dialogue, workshops, and events, designed to accelerate action for a net zero, climate-positive future. The conference is scheduled to take place from November 9–11 at the International Convention Centre, Sydney. It has been timed to coincide with the UN COP 27, allowing […]

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ASHRAE forms task force for building decarbonisation

ASHRAE has formed a task force to address climate change through decarbonisation strategies for the built environment. The ASHRAE Task Force for Building Decarbonization (TFBD) has been established to develop technical resources and provide leadership and guidance in mitigating the negative carbon impact of buildings on the environment and the inhabitants of our planet. “In […]

General News

Darryl K. Boyce named ASHRAE President

Darryl K. Boyce, P. Eng., has been named ASHRAE’s President for the 2019–20 term. Previously a treasurer, vice-president and director-at-large on the ASHRAE board of directors, Boyce is the recipient of sundry ASHRAE honours. Boyce announced his theme for the year of his presidency is “Building for People and Performance. Achieving Operational Excellence”. “We must […]

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Madew and Verwer earn Australia Day 2019 honours

Two building industry veterans and sustainability champions have earned Order of Australia recognition in the Australia Day 2019 Honours List. Outgoing Green Building Council of Australia CEO Romilly Madew and former Property Council of Australia CEO Peter Verwer were cited for their services to the Australian built environment. Madew, who has also served as deputy […]

Sustainable Development Symposium
Events and conferences

India to host Sustainable Development Symposium

The Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Symposium has extended its calls for abstracts through to January 31. Supported by the United Nations’ One Planet Network and the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme, the Symposium committee is seeking ideas, real-world experiences and case studies. These topics can relate to education for sustainability; built environment sustainability; circularity in the […]