Building Last Change returns online

Canada’s premier green building conference runs October 26 to October 28

Building Lasting Change (BLC) is only a few weeks away. Conveniently offered online over three days, BLC’s 2021 program is both inspiring and informative. This year’s theme is “Moving forward, together,” acknowledging the need for industry-wide climate action and carbon reduction.

With member and volume pricing, BLC is a smart and affordable way to expand your green building knowledge, meet peers, and access up to 11 education hours to support LEED credentials requirements. Register today at

Explore the BLC 2021 program
The BLC 2021 program offers daily plenary sessions and programming across the Zero Carbon, Retrofits, Human Focus and Workforce development streams. Feature keynotes include:

Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier. Renowned international speaker and respected Inuit leader, Ms. Watt-Cloutier offers a new model for 21st century leadership. She speaks with passion and urgency on the issues of today — the environment, the economy, foreign policy, global health, human rights and sustainability — not as separate concerns, but as an interconnected whole.

Cristina GamboaPresident & CEO, World Green Building Council. An influential and inspirational leader, Ms. Gamboa will cover the global actions and initiatives driving sustainable building. She will share insights on the WorldGBC’s Net Zero Buildings Commitment as it challenges companies, cities, states and regions to reach net zero operating emissions in their portfolios by 2030, and the global push for a net-zero carbon built environment by 2050.

Barbara ZvanPresident & CEO, University Pension Plan. A member of the Government of Canada’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance and co-founder of the G7 Investment Leadership Network, Ms. Zvan is a leading voice on sustainable investing. She uses her global platform to leverage the financial sector  to advance sustainability objectives and help mitigate climate risk, drive decarbonization and  resolve pressing ESG challenges in the built environment.

Connect with your peers

BLC 2021 will take advantage of its online platform to create unique opportunities to re-connect with green building peers. Enjoy the virtual lounges for discussion sessions or ad hoc meetings and explore conference sponsors’ booths to learn about what’s new and innovative in green building.

The conference features other unique ways to interact and get the most out of your experience:

Briefcase: Take notes on the sessions and people you meet, right in the BLC platform. Documents can be added to your briefcase or downloaded to your computer.

Customized Agenda:  Schedule 1:1 meetings with attendees or sponsors aligned your interests by hovering over an attendee’s profile and click “chat” or “meet” to connect.

Profile: Customize your profile in the Building Lasting Change app using the “looking for” and “offering” options to help quickly identify relevant opportunities to connect.

Join us at Canada’s premier green building conference.

Register now to join us at BLC 2021. Individual members and students enjoy a discount, and group rates are available. For more information, contact the conference team.