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SyracuseCoE to Partner with Consulate General of Canada in New York for Panel Discussion and Reception
The public is invited to attend the Canada Day Panel Discussion and Reception honoring the profound economic relationship between Canada and Central New York, hosted by Phyllis Yaffe, Consul General of Canada in New York and the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (SyracuseCoE). The event will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at SyracuseCoE, with a reception to follow.
The event will begin with the panel discussion “Canada: (Green) Building on Innovation,” featuring green building experts from Clarkson University, New York State Energy Research & Development (NYSERDA), Nedlaw Living Walls and Building Owners and Managers Association Canada. Discussions on green building are essential for progress toward a clean energy North American economy, as well as movement for a reduction of emissions. The panelists will discuss new technologies currently in development, the real estate market, current innovation growth policies and the climate change partnership between Canada and the Empire State. The panel will be moderated by Ed Bogucz, executive director of SyracuseCoE and associate professor in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Following the panel discussion, conversations will be continued over food and beverages at the reception in the SyracuseCoE lobby. The reception begins at 5 p.m. For more information, or to register by April 2, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 716.566.2321. SyracuseCoE is located at 727 E. Washington St., Syracuse.
The Canada Day event coincides with the 16th Annual New York State Green Building Conference, which will be hosted in Syracuse April 5-6 at Marriott Syracuse Downtown. The conference brings together top green building researchers, educators and practitioners.
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