About

Connecting the Planet + Living Architecture

The Mission of the Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2017 is to inform, share, and create a global social media experience online for learning and networking via the power of the Internet

Experience greenroofs & walls and green living infrastructure online. The Virtual Summit 2017 is a community destination that allows you to connect with everyone!

In addition to increasing awareness of our living architecture market and industry, the Virtual Summit 2017 is an interactive platform for idea interchange through a combination of environmentally forward videos from keynote speakers, expert panel sessions, individual & collaborative, and streaming Q & As on Facebook Live.  Use #virtualsummit2017, @greenroofs and virtual.greenroofs.com for sharing.

PEOPLE

Creative thinkers, social innovators, and trailblazers sharing project-focused organic “vegitecture”

PROJECTS

International icons of sustainability: early successes + current & visionary profiles of excellence in design

DESIGN

Diverse green technologies + dynamic and cutting edge designs for greening the planet with building integrated greenery: bioclimatic, biodiversity, biomimicry & chic sustainability

How does it work?

Simply Register and Click, Log In, Watch!  You can start watching videos from either the Agenda or the individual Speaker page. Visit the Expo for free and learn about our awesome Partners!  Also free, see your favorite Speakers streaming their Q & A’s on Facebook Live – on our first live event – over the Long Earth Day Weekend: April 21, 22, & 23. Post your comments, watch them answer live, and network!

Your registration is open through the end of 2017, so watch or re-watch all of the videos on demand until December 31 so you can:

  • View world renowned speakers – thinkers and designers – sharing their experiences with world class living “vegitecture” projects
  • Watch from your desktop, laptop, tablet, and smartphone or any streaming device
  • Gain knowledge of lessons learned from immersions into real life case studies
  • Be inspired by visionary architects and designers on the cutting edge of design
  • Collaborate and communicate with vendors, subject matter experts, and peers
  • Download unlimited take-home, multi-media product information at the Expo
  • Network with colleagues and make new contacts via Social Media on Facebook Live & Twitter
  • Receive 10 GRP CEU’s!

Advisory Group

Thank you to our esteemed 2017 Virtual Summit Advisory Group for assisting us in putting together an excellent Agenda:

Robert Cameron, PhD

Penn State University Adjunct Professor, Principal Eco Applied Technologies

Dusty Gedge

European Federation of Green Roof Associations (EFB) President and Livingroofs.org Founder

Elizabeth Hart, CDT, GRP

Tremco, Inc. Manager, Sustainability Program Development and Green Roof Info Think-tank (GRiT) Executive Director

Hamid Karimi, PhD

District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment Deputy Director of the Natural Resources Administration

Virginia L. Russell, FASLA, RLA, LEED AP, GRP

University of Cincinnati Professor of Landscape Architecture, Director, Landscape Architecture & Horticulture Programs School of Planning / DAPP

Linda S. Velazquez, ASLA, GRP, LEED AP

Greenroofs.com Founder/Publisher & Sky Gardens Design Consultant