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16th Annual New York State Green Building Conference

April 5 & 6, 2018
Marriott Syracuse Downtown, Syracuse, NY

hotel syracuse

The magnificent, fully restored Hotel Syracuse, now the Marriott Syracuse Downtown

Register now for 2018 Conference!

The 16th Annual NYS Green Building Conference will be held on April 5 & 6, 2018 at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown.

As the premier green building conference in the Northeast, our progressive advisory council has fostered our growth by consistently bringing together top green building researchers, educators, and practitioners. Conference participants represent many industries including architecture, engineering, construction, consulting, deconstruction, landscape architecture, government, higher education, K-12 education, state agencies, real estate, and management firms.

The New York State Green Building Conference is hosted by ESF in partnership with:


Learn more about becoming a Sponsor or Exhibitor!

Check out a draft of the agenda.

TED Speaker MICHAEL GREEN, to deliver keynote on mass timber at 2018 conference!

We are excited to announce that globally recognized Canadian architect, Michael Green, will deliver a keynote presentation entitled: "INCREMENTS OF CHANGE: From Early Tall Wood Buildings to a Global Movement and Online Education."

Green's firm, Michael Green Architects, designed the tallest modern wood building in the US, called the T3 office building. T3 (Timber, Technology and Transit) is a 7-story mass timber building located in Minneapolis, MN. (source)

Check out Michael's TED talk: Why we should build wooden skyscrapers.


The mission of the New York State Green Building Conference is to promote, educate and support green building design, construction and processes.


Experience the NYS Green Building Conference in a whole new way by staying at the historic Marriott Syracuse Downtown, formerly Hotel Syracuse, and enjoy this newly renovated hotel with convenient features and a contemporary feel.

To make your room reservations, call the Marriott Syracuse Downtown at (315) 474-2424 or (888) 236-2427 and ask for “ESF Green Building Conference” or reserve online:

Reservations must be made prior to Monday, March 5, 2018 to receive the rate of $139 per night.

Each individual will be responsible for making their own reservations. A credit card guarantee will be required at time of reservation. Individuals may call the hotel or submit their reservation requests via mail. The Marriott Syracuse Downtown is not responsible for individuals who may believe they have reservations but do not have a valid confirmation number from the hotel. Individuals who make reservations outside the block or through third-party agents and e-commerce sites are subject to the terms of that booking and may not change reservations directly with the hotel.

Check in time is 3:00 PM; check-out time is 12 noon.

Marriott Syracuse Downtown
100 East Onondaga Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Tel: 315-474-2424 (Hotel)


Conference Partners

ESFNew York Upstate Syrcacuse Universoty Syrcause COE

GBC Links

Contact Us

Katherina Searing
Associate Director
ESF Outreach
Phone: 315-470-6817

ESFNew York Upstate Syrcacuse Universoty Syrcause COE