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The global green building professional’s attention is perpetually divided. With relevant and compelling events taking place all over the world, it is impossible to be everywhere at once. Joe and I have prepared a cheat sheet for the “who,” “what” and “where” you should be in 2014. Of course, the calendar is far from comprehensive but we hope that you find this resource valuable as you navigate the global green building landscape. 

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February 2014

Workshop on Climate-Neutral Social Housing, Geneva, Switzerland, 4-5 February
C40 Mayors Summit, Johannesburg, South Africa, 4-6 February
ULI Europe 18th Annual Conference, Paris, France 4-5 February
Delhi Sustainable Devel. Summit, New Delhi, India, 5-8 February
Clean Energy Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Mexico City, 25-26 February 

March 2014

Global Conf on UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy, Dubai, UAE, 4-5 March
Ecobuild, London, UK, 4-6 March
Bonn Climate Change Conference, Bonn, Germany, 10-14 March
Pacific Cities Sustainability Initiative Forum, Manila, Philippines, 11-13 March
Green Cities, Melbourne, Australia, 18-19 March 

April 2014

World Economic Forum on Latin America, Panama City, 1-3 April
World Urban Forum, Medellin, Colombia, 5-11 April
The Future of Energy Summit, NYC, US, 7-9 April
Urban Land Institute Spring Meeting, Vancouver, CAN, 9-11 April
BM China 2014, Chongqing, China, 24-26 April 

May 2014

World Economic Forum on Africa, Abuja, Nigeria, 7-9 May
Clean Energy Ministerial, Seoul, South Korea, 12-13 May
UNEP-SBCI 2014 Annual Meeting and Symposium, Quebec, Canada, 12-13 May
Construction21EXPO Europe, Virtual Fair, 14-15 May
ULI Asia Pacific Summit 2014, Hong Kong, 20-22
World Economic Forum on East Asia, Manila, Philippines May 21 - 23 May 2014
GEF Council Meeting and Assembly, Cancun, Mexico, 25-30 May
Resilient Cities 2014, Bonn, Germany, 29-31 May

June 2014

World Cities Summit, Singapore, 1-4 June
UNFCCC 40th Sessions on Subsidiary Bodies, Bonn, Germany, 4-15 June
ULI Real Estate Trends Conference, London, UK, 18-19 June        
UN Environ. Assembly of UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya, 23-27 June
2014 Substantive Session of ECOSOC, NYC, 23 June-18 July        

July 2014

2014 Substantive Session of ECOSOC, NYC, 23 June-18 July       

August 2014

Greenbuilding  Brasil International Conference & Expo, São Paulo, Brazil, 4-7 August
WGBC Congress           

September 2014

UN High-Level Stock Taking Event on Post 2015 Agenda, NYC, US, 1 September
Green Building Congress, Hyderabad, India, 4-6 September
Annual Meeting of the New Champions, Tianjin, China, 10-12 September
Int’l Green Bldg Conference, Singapore, 11-13 September
69th Session of UN General Assembly, NYC, US, 16-29 September
ULI Europe Leadership Retreat, Madrid, Spain, 18-20 September
2014 Climate Summit, NYC, US, 23 September
World Economic Forum on Europe, MENA and Eurasia, Istanbul, Turkey, 28-30 September   

October 2014

Greenbuild Int’l Conf & Expo for Europe & the Mediterranean, Verona, Italy, 8-10 October
Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting, NY, USA, 21-23 October
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo October 22-24, 2014, New Orleans, USA
IPCC 40, Copenhagen, Denmark, 27-31 October
47th Mtg of GEF Council, Washington, US, 28-30 October
World Sustainable Building 14, Barcelona, 28-30 October

November 2014

World Economic Forum on India, New Delhi, India, 4-6 November
Building Sustainability SGBC14, Stockholm, Sweden, 10-11 November
G20 Leaders’ Summit, Brisbane, Australia, 15-16 November

December 2014

UNFCCC COP 20, Lima, Peru, 1-12 December
MIPIM Asia, Hong Kong, 2-3 December
EmiratesGBC Congress, Dubai, UAE, 11-12 December