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Green Roof Conference    Thu Feb 21, 2008, Toronto, ON

Toronto Botanical Garden will be hosting a conference on Green Roofs on February 21, 2008. This conference is for professional designers, horticulturists, building construction professionals, engineers, urban planners and keen homeowners who want to learn more about the art and science of green roofs from the industry leaders. Topics covered will include design, plants, biodiversity and technical considerations.

Speakers include:
Jörg Breuning, Green Roof Service, LLC
Marie-Anne Boivin, Soprema Canada
Rick Buist, Landsource Organix Ltd.
Paul Kephart, Rana Creek Nursery, Executive Director
Douglas C. Fishburn, Fishburn Building Sciences Group Inc.
Terry McGlade, Perennial Gardens Corp.& Gardens in the Sky
Mathis Natvik, Natvik Ecological, Principal
Steven W. Peck, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Founder and President
Ed Snodgrass, Emory Knoll Farms Inc.
Scott Wylie, Wytech Building Envelope Solutions Inc.

The conference will showcase suppliers and professionals in the field of green roof technology, retrofitting and design. Representative from the City of Toronto will be available to show homeowners how to apply for and fill in the appropriate permits. The day will end with a cocktail reception to allow participants to connect with each other and professionals in the field.

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2008
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Place: Toronto Botanical Garden
777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto M3C 1P2
Fee: Early Bird Rate - $265 (ends January 15, 2008)
Regular Rate - $318


For more information:

Contact Name: Green Roof Conference Office
Phone: 416-593-7744
E-mail: greenroof (at)

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