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Dear GRA Members and Colleagues,

GRA is hosting the WORLD GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE CONGRESS (WGIC2014) in Sydney this October.

This has been a massive effort to organise so now we need your support by joining us on the Registration list.

The Speakers are World Leaders / The Training Workshops are a Once Only Offer for AUS.

The MEMBER OFFER is COST PRICE for Registration. That's $280,00 Full Rego!!!

The GRA Board works pro bono as advocates to promote green roofs and living walls in Australasia and our Industry is presently expanding rapidly. This Congress is our chance to celebrate the progress so let's do it together. Register and join us.

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and many other associations have encouraged their members to attend the WGIC2014. They have responded.

I am now asking the same from GRA Members.

We are giving all our GRA members the opportunity to attend this Congress at cost price. Most of you have been staunch members since 2007 and we acknowledge your loyalty by passing on this membership benefit.

The Registration Fees / The Training Workshops / The Green Site Tour / The Social Events - GRA Members receive everything at Cost Price.

REGISTER NOW!

The Speaker Selection is World Class with global leaders in their field travelling to Sydney from abroad and inter-state. This will be our best event ever and we want you there to share it.
Patrick Blanc - Paris, speaking on 'One Central Park' in Sydney; Manfred Koehler - FLL, Germany; Dorthe Romo - Scandanavia; Michael Teh - largest green walls in Singapore ; Raphael Garcia - San Francisco who project managed the Academy of Sciences & Transbay Transit Hub and Sacha Coles, Lance Jeffery, Warwick Savvas, Graeme Hopkins, Mark Paul and others from Australasia and abroad.

Case Study Projects covered will be Barangaroo Headland, One Central Park, Victorian Desalination Plant, Major Singapore Projects and many from Europe, USA, Sth America and Asia.

New Research from Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Asia.

The Workshop Training is LEED accredited from the USA and the benchmark for Green Roof Professionals. This is being presented by Jeffrey Bruce a world renown landscape architect who has worked on the biggest projects in North America such as Millennium Park in Chicago. The course was developed for the Green Roof Industry by 'Green Roofs for Healthy Cities' in 2006 and has evolved into the Industry standard for Professional Training.
This has never been offered outside the USA - until now at the WGIC2014 in Sydney.

The website has all the information on the Congress so check it out  www.wgic2014.org

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All GRA Members will get a 50% Discount for the WGIC2014, just follow the link to:

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REGISTER NOW and PLAN to BE THERE

Warm Regards,
Matthew Dillon
GRA President

WGIC2014 WORKSHOP 1:
GREEN ROOF INFRASTRUCTURE: DESIGN AND INSTALLATION:
Saturday, 09:00 - 16:00, 11 October

This USA LEED Accredited Training Course has never been available outside the USA … until now. This is a one off opportunity to receive Professional Development from USA Landscape Architect Jeffery Bruce who is a world leader in this discipline.

Workshop 1 Presenter: Jeffery Bruce, Landscape Architect, USA

Jeffrey Bruce is a landscape architect who is at the forefront of green infrastructure development in the USA with global acclaim for his skill-set on large scale Capital City projects such as ‘Millenium Park’ in Chicago collaborating with Frank Gehry and Kathryn Gustafson.

Jeffrey L. Bruce, FASLA, is Owner of Jeffrey L. Bruce & Company (JBC) a national landscape architectural firm. Founded in 1986, JBC provides highly specialized technical support to many of the nation’s leading Architectural and Landscape Architectural firms on a wide variety of project profiles including engineered soils, green roof technologies, urban agronomy, performance sports turf, and irrigation engineering.

Mr. Bruce’s accomplishments, commitment and vision are well documented. He has received over 60 separate design and leadership awards. Award winning projects by Jeffrey L. Bruce & Company, have been published 85 times.

WGIC2014 Full Congress Registration $280.00

Register & Receive 50% Discount on Training Workshops !

Workshop 1: GREEN ROOF INFRASTRUCTURE: DESIGN AND INSTALLATION $199.00

Course Manuals will be provided at registration and a Certificate will be issued upon completion for CPD point accreditation.

 

Conference DISCOUNT - last 9 days

CANOPY members can register as GRA affiliated members.

DISCOUNT available to Canopy members BUY NOW

Full Conference 29 - 30 Nov     (save $400)        $200

Single Day Only 29th Nov         (Save $250)        $100

Single Day Only  30th Nov        (Save $250)        $100

    

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OFFER 2 :  Keynote Presentation + Lunch 29th or 30th November

AILA Members will be able to apply for CPD points

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Full Registation Nov 29 - 30 , Cost $300

Single Day Registration Nov 29 or Nov 30, Cost $175


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Green Roof Project Case Studies  -­  China,  Canada,  USA,  Aust,  NZ       

International Research Syposium  Latest Data & Specification Info     

Latest  Technology    Exhibition  Trade  Show

International Keynote Speakers

Lawrence  Reed, Landscape Architect, SWA group, USA
Speaking  on  his  recent  major  projects  in  the  USA,  including  the  Platinum LEED awarded California. Academy  of  Sciences with Renzo Piano

John.  S.  Loomis, Landscape Architect, SWA group, USA.
Speaking  on  recent  major  Green  Roof  Projects  in  China including the magnificent
Giant complex in Shanghai.

Ed  Snodgrass, USA.
Acclaimed author and leading authority on green roof design, specification and maintenance.

Prof Jeremy  Lundholm,  Canada.

Plant  ecologist  authority  on  green  roofs,   restoration  ecology,  and  urban  ecosystems.  



20  Leading  Authorities &  Professionals:

 Architects,  Landscape  Architects,  Urban  Planners,  Researchers, Academics

National Presentations include 

* Victorian Desalination Plant Green Roof by Aspect Studio

* Origin Interior Green Wall (22 stories) by The Greenwall Company

* No 1 Bligh St Sydney Green Wall by Fytogreen

* Burnley Adaption Centre Green Roof by Hassell

  


for more info on speakers & agenda go to www.greenroofconferences.com

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OFFER 2 : KEYNOTE PRESENTATION + LUNCH

Thursday 29th Nov 12.00 - 1.00pm - Presentation

1.00 - 1.30pm - Complimentary Lunch

COST $120

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Dual Presentation by SWA group Lanscape Architects, 
Lawrence Reed & John.S.Loomis

Lawrence & John will present on major USA & China Green Roof  Projects including the Renzo Piano designed California Academy of Sciences / Library of Congress Packard Campus / 'Giant' Technology Building, Shanghai

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Friday 30th Nov 11.20 - 12.20pm - Presentation

12.20 - 1.00pm - Complimentary Lunch

COST $120


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International Keynote Speakers Q & A Forum

Lawrence Reed,  John.S.Loomis, Ed Snodgrass & Prof Jeremy Lundholm

This open forum discussion will be at the highest International level,
which will provide an interactive, stimulating & informative discussion about
Green Roof Design / Installation / Specification / Maintenance / Planting




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GREEN ROOFS AUSTRALASIA

Invites You To

our 6th National Annual Conference.

Participation at this Conference will inform you on everything there is to know about greenroof & greenwall systems.GRA has compiled a comprehensive agenda which will present the total picture on this rapidly expanding industry.We have provided GRA Members with significant new Conference benefits and Conference discounts, so if your current Membership has expired, see below for our new reduced prices.

Nov 28  Training Workshop

Nov  28  Opening  Ceremony  evening.

Nov  29-­30  Conference  -­  International  &  National  Speakers.

Dec  01  Melbourne  Green  Sites  Tour

register now

GR Project Case Studies  -­  China,  Canada,  USA,  Aust,  NZ       

GR Training Workshop  Accredited  LIMITED PLACES DONT MISS OUT

International Research Syposium  Latest Data & Specification Info     

Latest  Technology    Exhibition  Trade  Show

Green Sites Tour  Melbourne CBD,  LIMITED PLACES DONT MISS OUT

Social Events  Reception  Dinner, Garden Soiree

International Keynote speakers

Lawrence  Reed,  USA.
                               Speaking  on  his  recent  major  projects  in  the  USA,  including  the  Platinum LEED awarded Calif. Academy  of  Sciences.
John.  S.  Loomis,  USA.  
Speaking  on  recent  major  Green  Roof  Projects  in  China including the magnificent Giant complex in Shanghai.
Ed  Snodgrass,  USA.
Acclaimed author and leading authority on green roof design, specification and maintenance.
Prof Jeremy  Lundholm,  Canada.
Plant  ecologist  authority  on  green  roofs,   restoration  ecology,  and  urban  ecosystems.  

20  Leading  Authorities &  Professionals:  
Architects,  Landscape  Architects,  Urban  Planners,  Researchers, Academics

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Giant, shanghai (above)
Library of Congress Packard Campus USA

Green Roofs Australasia, GRA, have launched  TWO NEW WEBSITES which are linked.
The GRA Members website   www.greenroofsaustralasia.com.au
The GRA Official Conference website    www.greenroofconferences.com

SAVE on paying for our National Conference tickets by becoming a GRA Member.

NEW REDUCED FEE structure for GRA annual  MEMBERSHIP :-

  • $30 for full time students.
  • $50 for individuals.
  • $70 for sole traders.
  • $200 for companies <10 staff
  • $400 for companies  10-20 staff
  • $800 for NGO's (Universities, Institutions, Corporations, Local Councils)
  • $1500 for Capital City Councils, State Governments




GRA NEEDS YOU

LETS CATCH UP AT THE CONFERENCE OR ONLINE !!!


 


TRAINING WORKSHOP 101

Training Workshop Rate (GRA members) - $380
Student Workshop Rate (GRA members) - $200

 Places are limited dont miss out !

 The GR/101 certificate will provide :

  • 4 accredited points from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA)
  • 4 accredited CPD  points from the Australian Institute of Architects  (AIA)

CONTENT :
1.0 Introduction. 2.0 History. 3.0 Categories. 4.0 Benefits. 5.0 Costs & Other Barriers
6.0 Systems & Process.7.0 Design & Implementation. 8.0 Components & Process.
9.0 Budget. 10.0 Professional Opportunities. 11.0 References.

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  • Green Roof Training Workshop (credit) Nov 28
  • Plenary November 29-30
  • Melbourne Green Sites Tour  Dec 01
  • Latest Research Data
  • International Keynote/National Speakers
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       Calif Academy of Sciences - Lawrence Reed           Giant, Shanghai - John.S.Loomis (Keynote speakers)

Learn about this exciting new 'Living Architecture'


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LETS CATCH UP AT THE CONFERENCE OR ONLINE !!!

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GREEN ROOFS AUSTRALASIA

Invites You To

our 6th National Annual conference.

Participation at this Conference will inform you on everything there is to know about greenroof & greenwall systems. GRA has compiled a comprehensive agenda which will present the total picture on this rapidly expanding industry.
We have provided GRA Members with significant new Conference benefits and Conference discounts, so if your current Membership has expired, see below for our new reduced prices.

Nov 28  Training Workshop

Nov  28  Opening  Ceremony  evening.

Nov  29-­30  Conference  -­  International  &  National  Speakers.

Dec  01  Melbourne  Green  Sites  Tour

register now

GR Project Case Studies  -­  China,  Canada,  USA,  Aust,  NZ       

GR Training Workshop  Accredited       

International Research Syposium  Latest Data & Specification Info     

Latest  Technology    Exhibition  Trade  Show

Green Sites Tour  Melbourne CBD

Social Events  Reception  Dinner, Garden Soiree

International Keynote speakers

Lawrence  Reed,  USA.
                               Speaking  on  his  recent  major  projects  in  the  USA,  including  the  Platinum LEED awarded Calif. Academy  of  Sciences.
John.  S.  Loomis,  USA.  
Speaking  on  recent  major  Green  Roof  Projects  in  China including the magnificent Giant complex in Shanghai.
Ed  Snodgrass,  USA.
Acclaimed author and leading authority on green roof design, specification and maintenance.
Prof Jeremy  Lundholm,  Canada.
Plant  ecologist  authority  on  green  roofs,   restoration  ecology,  and  urban  ecosystems.  

20  Leading  Authorities &  Professionals:  
Architects,  Landscape  Architects,  Urban  Planners,  Researchers, Academics

*  *  *

Proudly supported by

               

 Offical Conference Website: info / register / payments

www.greenroofconferences.com

  Academy of Sciences, California                                              Giant, Shanghai, China                                           Library of Congress Packard Campus

GRA NEWS UPDATE :

Green Roofs Australasia, GRA, have launched  TWO NEW WEBSITES which are linked.
The GRA Members website   www.greenroofsaustralasia.com.au
The GRA Official Conference website    www.greenroofconferences.com

A change at the helm invariably brings a change of direction and GRA's new president, Matt Dillon, is committed to maintaining the status  and the responsibility that comes with being the peak body in Australasia. To acheive this, the new GRA directive is for greater interaction amongst all sectors within the Design and Construct Industry with new affiliations to other associations and our Asian neighbours. The first half of 2012 has been a busy period, negotiating financial support to host the World Green Infrastructure Congress in 2014, starting preparations for the Melbourne National Conference on Nov 28 and building a new website.
THANK YOU for your patience.
The goal of the new website is to provide a one stop connection to the global green roof community. Our aim is to create a portal for members of our community to become involved in the news feed, social media networks, project uploads, business directory and blogs. GRA wants to hear what our members have to say, are thinking, discovering, creating .... through an interaction on the website and at our conferences.

The NEW GRA website has incorporated a:-

  • new Business Directory - to promote your services, trades, professions
  • new Project Upload function - to promote  your projects
  • new Blog function - to share your news
  • Newsletter - to share our industry news
  • Image Gallery - to build a comprehensive data base
  • online payment for conferences & membership - to provide cheaper fees 
  • new Library Resource Centre - to educate
  • new responsive styling for use on any screen & a new logo
  • new Social Network presence - to stay connected

SAVE on paying for our National Conference tickets by becoming a GRA Member.

NEW REDUCED FEE structure for GRA annual  MEMBERSHIP :-

  • $30 for full time students.
  • $50 for individuals.
  • $70 for sole traders.
  • $200 for companies <10 staff
  • $400 for companies  10-20 staff
  • $800 for NGO's (Universities, Institutions, Corporations, Local Councils)
  • $1500 for Capital City Councils, State Governments

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GRA NEEDS YOU

LETS CATCH UP AT THE CONFERENCE OR ONLINE !!!