March 10, 2022 | Virtual Event

The Net Zero Construction Conference brings together the top
leaders in sustainable construction to discuss the trends and
technologies that are paving the way for a net zero future.

What is the Net Zero Construction Conference?

Opportunity

Attend 1 full day of 18+ exceptional industry expert speakers, sessions, and discussions.

Studying

Learn from the top leaders in sustainable construction
technologies and trends.

Networking

Connect and network with other leading construction
professionals and companies.

Videos

Access to all recorded sessions for 30 days after the event so you don’t miss a moment.

Video conference

2021 EVENT SPONSORS

Want to join us for the Net Zero Construction Conference in 2022?

Procore
Hilltop Companies
Sustainable Development Technology Canada

SPEAKERS

Help us educate the construction industry on sustainable net zero practices.

Past Speakers

Zoë Kolbuc

Vice President, Partnerships, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)

Raquel Casares Villaverde

Solutions Engineer, Procore Technologies

Juan Gonzalez

Manager, Strategic Development & Sustainability, U.S. Concrete, Inc.

Dr. Phil De Luna

Director, Materials for Clean Fuels Challenge Program, National Research Council of Canada

Andrew Fahim

Senior Manager, Research & Development, Giatec Scientific Inc

Dr. Aali Alizadeh

Co-Founder, President, and CTO, Giatec Scientific Inc

Ben Everswick

Sustainability Coordinator, Kiewit

Dr. Gaurav Sant

Civil, Environmental and Materials Science Professor, UCLA and Founder of CO2Concrete

Stacy Smedley

Director, Sustainability, Skanska USA, Executive Director, Building Transparency

Robert Cumming

Director, Environment, LaFarge Canada (East)

Lionel Lemay

Executive Vice President, Structures and Sustainability, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

Christie Gamble

Senior Director, Sustainability, CarbonCure Technologies

Let's Chart the Future of Our Industry Together


The construction industry is about to undergo the most significant change and disruption its seen in the last century. With climate change rapidly altering the way we live, governments and interest groups around the world are pushing for new changes across virtually every sector of our lives.

In Construction, we Literally Build the Future


Join us to learn from the top leaders in sustainable construction about the trends and technology that are paving the way for our net zero future.

Companies Leading the Sustainable Charge


Hear from the top companies who are changing the industry!

We are proud to host many innovative companies in our virtual expo hall. Learn what all of these industry leaders have to offer with just a click of your mouse.

Network With the Best


There is no better place to connect and network with other leading construction professionals and companies interested in net zero construction.

Network face to face, 1 on 1 and in group sessions.

Schedule

Below is a recap of 2021. 2022 schedule coming soon.

Thursday, January 28th, 2021

11:30 AM EST

OPENING REMARKS   |
Dr. Aali Alizadeh

11:35 AM EST

THE DRIVE TO NET ZERO : GOING FROM "TALKING THE TALK" TO "WALKING THE WALK"   |
Robert Cumming

Explore how companies can move from risk management to new business opportunities, the decarbonization of cement and concrete
and commercializing a low carbon concrete line.

12:00 PM EST

CANADA'S NET ZERO OPPORTUNITY   |
Zoë Kolbuc

12:30 PM EST

SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES THAT PAY OFF   |
Ben Everswick

Learn sustainable construction practices that pay off with Kiewit, Sustainability Coordinator, Ben Everswick.

12:50 PM EST

READY MIX PRODUCER PERSPECTIVE TO LOW CARBON CONCRETE   |
Juan Gonzalez

1:20 PM EST

CHAIR YOGA BREAK

1:30 PM EST

SETTING THE FOUNDATION FOR OUR FUTURE PANEL   

Join leaders from across North America as they discuss sustainable construction practices and technology that are revolutionizing our industry today and tomorrow. Featured guests include Christie Gamble, Stacy Smedley, Dr. Guarav Sant, Dr. Phil De Luna, Andrew Fahim, and Dr. Aali Alizadeh.

2:45 PM EST

TOP 10 WAYS TO REDUCE CONCRETE'S CARBON FOOTPRINT   |
Lionel Lemay
Discover the top ten strategies to take advantage of concrete’s benefits while ensuring the lowest possible carbon footprint.

3:05 PM EST

PROCURE & POWER OF PLATFORM   |
Raquel Casares Villaverde

Learn how increased efficiency can impact your sustainability initiatives.

3:35 PM EST

CLOSING REMARKS   |
Dr. Aali Alizadeh

3:38 PM EST

NETWORKING

Ready to meet other construction professionals from around the world who want to embrace sustainable construction practices? This is the place. Join us for 60 minutes of ‘speed networking’. Get matched with a new professional to network with every five minutes!

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Stacy Smedley

Director of Sustainability at Skanska USA
Executive Director of Building Transparency

Join leaders from across North America as they discuss sustainable construction practices and technology that are revolutionizing our industry today and tomorrow.

Dr. Aali Alizadeh

Co-Founder, President and CTO
Giatec Scientific Inc

Dr. Alizadeh has over 15 years of experience in the development and commercialization of technologies related to concrete materials. He brings unique expertise on the durability of concrete at the nano-level, particularly when it relates to infrastructure exposed to harsh environmental conditions. Prior to co-founding Giatec in 2010, Dr. Alizadeh co-established Construction Materials Institute at the University of Tehran, which strives to provide knowledge-based services and ecient technologies to the construction industry as well as to equip engineers of the future with superior skills and expertise in concrete durability, performance, and various technologies.