Aug. 1, 2018 | San Francisco

UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center

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About

Building a sustainable future in the Pacific Region

Hosted by USGBC Northern California, GreenerBuilder is a one-day conference and expo for green building professionals. The annual event unites all of the key players in greening Northern California’s built environment – including architects, engineers and contractors — to discuss industry trends, new research and emerging technologies. GreenerBuilder is where you can get the strategies and tools to help create a more sustainable future in the Pacific Region.


Conference highlights

Hear inspiring keynotes

Past speakers include Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO of USGBC and GBCI.

Meet your peers

Build business relationships that last beyond the conference at our special networking events.

Earn continuing education hours

GreenerBuilder attendees can earn continuing education (CE) hours to help maintain their LEED professional credentials.

Explore our exhibit floor

Take your green building project to the next level. Our expo floor will feature today’s leading green building products and services in California.

Schedule/Sessions

What you’ll learn

Our educational sessions will explore the latest LEED innovations, such as LEED v4.1, the performance-based platform Arc and new programs like LEED for Cities that help shape sustainability performance at the local level.

Other session topics will focus on the latest trends in green building, such as CALGreen building code updates, net zero energy, affordable housing, climate change, resiliency and public health.

Continuing education

GreenerBuilder attendees can earn CE hours to help maintain their LEED professional credentials.

Frequently asked questions

General

When is GreenerBuilder?
GreenerBuilder will take place Aug. 1, 2018.
Where is GreenerBuilder?
GreenerBuilder will be at UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco.
What should I wear to the conference?
The conference is business casual attire.
What types of sessions can I expect?
Our sessions will focus on the latest LEED innovations, such as LEED v4.1, the performance-based platform Arc and new programs like LEED for Cities. They’ll also highlight key trends in California, such as CALGreen building code updates, net zero energy, affordable housing, climate change, resiliency and public health

Registration

How much does GreenerBuilder cost?
View our pricing table.
When do early bird rates end?
Early bird rates will end June 15.
How do I join USGBC Northern California?
To purchase a USGBC Northern California membership, visit our USGBC Join Center.

Sponsorship/Exhibit Hall

How do I become an exhibitor?
Interested exhibitors must fill out an online form. This form will be available in April.
How do I become a sponsor?
Interested sponsors must fill out an online form. This form will be available in April.

Volunteering

Are there any requirements to be a GreenerBuilder volunteer?
There are no requirements. Our volunteer interest form will be available in April.
What are a typical volunteer’s responsibilities?
Volunteers assist with attendee and exhibitor support, as part of a volunteer team. We are looking for volunteers who are comfortable in a professional environment, enjoy volunteering and are eager to help.

Travel

How do I get to UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center?

Muni: The T-Third Street Muni Light Rail picks up at the 4th and King Street Caltrain station as well as the Embarcadero & BART station. The appropriate stop is the UCSF Mission Bay Station on 3rd Street opposite the campus. For muni information, please visit 511's website or SFMTA's website.

BART: Disembark at the 16th Street Mission BART station. (For Bay Area Rapid Transit Information, visit their website)

  • Option 1: Pick up the red line UCSF shuttle on the north-east corner of the intersection. The shuttle runs every 15 minutes and brings you to the William J. Rutter center (2nd stop).
  • Option 2: Pick up 55 Muni bus line on the south-west corner of the intersection. Disembark at 4th Street /16th Street stop. Walk one block west and turn right onto Owens Street. The Conference Center will be the 2nd building on the right.

For UCSF shuttle information: Visit UCSF Campus Life Services' website

Mission Bay Shuttle: Pick up is located on 5th Street and Market Street in front of the entrance of Westfield Mall. Take Mission Bay Shuttle West route and disembark at Owens Street at the Conference Center. For Mission Bay Transportation information/schedule: Visit Mission Bay MTA's website

San Francisco Bay Area Transit App: Nextbus

Registration

Pricing Information
Early Bird
(ends June 15)
Standard
Member $170 $190
Non-Member $210 $250
Students $150 $150

A full conference pass includes:

  • Access to our educational sessions
  • Access to our Exhibit Hall
  • Coffee, lunch and networking reception
  • Admission to opening and closing plenaries

Not a USGBC member? You can purchase the Membership Special for $240 to receive a full-day conference pass and one USGBC membership.

Refund and cancellation policy: Cancellations received on or before July 6, 2018 will be refunded 80 percent of all fees paid. After July 6, 2018 no refunds will be made for any cancellations or no-shows.