Grey to Green Conference on Green Infrastructure Announced for DC Metro Area
Toronto/Washington DC: In order to provide a greater, in-depth and more regional understanding of green infrastructure and how to accelerate its adoption, the Grey to Green Conference is expanding for the first time into the Washington DC area on October 29-30, 2019.
The two-day conference, with feature several high-profile keynote speakers, cutting edge courses, expert tours and fun networking events. Grey to Green Conference: D.C. Metro Region will be held at the Tommy Douglas Conference Center in Silver Spring, Maryland. The conference agenda and registration are now open for Grey to GreenD.C. Metro Region.
“The DC Metro Area has long been a leader in the application of green infrastructure and we are delighted to be hosting an event to highlight accomplishments and explore future options for greater implementation of these technologies, particularly in light of the crazy weather that is occurring there." said Steven W.Peck, GRP, Honorary ASLA, Founder and President, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. “Green infrastructure, if widely implemented, can significantly help future-proof our communities and protect Chesapeake Bay,” he added.
Chesapeake Bay is a crucial factor for many innovative policies and programs that have been implemented to accelerate the adoption of green infrastructure in the D.C. Metro Region. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed, home to more than 18 million people, is distinctly susceptible to the impacts of climate change—particularly to increasing flooding and more intense rainstorms. Visit www.greytogreenconference.org for more information about Grey to Green.