Building industry to host groundbreaking free-to-access conference

9th June 2008

<p>Construction professionals from around the world have been invited to participate in a groundbreaking free-to-access virtual conference next month as the industry attempts to tackle issues such as sustainable buildings and reducing carbon footprints. </p><p>Labelled Sustainability Now, the two-day event is being organised by the World Green Building Council on the back of a similar event which took place in London just last month and was deemed a complete success. </p><p>To date, some 1,800 property and construction professionals from across the globe have signed up, with delegates to be given the opportunity to attend online seminars, watch live television shows on a variety of topics and download and feedback on in-depth reports on a host of pertinent subjects. </p><p>Phil Clark, editorial director sustainability at CMP Information and a Sustainability Now organiser, explained: "This show offers a whole new experience for our audience. You can watch video, listen to some audio, attend a seminar or meet and network with like-minded professionals, all from the comfort of your home or office. </p><p>"This is particularly powerful for those professionals grappling with sustainable design and construction, who are in desperate need for the latest information and best practice on creating green buildings and places." </p><p>The conference will take place on July 1st and 2nd. <img alt="ADNFCR-1753-ID-18630176-ADNFCR" src="" /></p>