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18th Annual New York State Green Building Conference
September 24th – November 20th

Submit an Abstract for 2021!

The Call for Abstracts deadline for the 2021 NYS Green Building Conference has been extended to Wednesday, December 2nd. The conference will be held virtually in the spring (exact dates TBA). Three new topic areas have been added for 2021! Learn more and submit your abstract here.

Submit an Abstract

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:

2020 Virtual Conference

The 2020 NYS Green Building Conference will be held virtually, through a series of webinars beginning Thursday, September 24th and ending Friday, November 20th. The Mass Timber Symposium webinars will be held September 14th to 18th. Every webinar will be held from noon to 1:30 PM, most Thursdays and Fridays. Please see the Agenda page for details.

Anyone already registered for the 2020 conference will receive access to the webinars, but will be prompted to log into the registration site to select which webinars they choose to attend. Participants will be emailed the Zoom login information prior to the start of each webinar. Please see the Registration page for more details and packages.


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

Conference Partners

ESF New York Upstate Syrcacuse Universoty Syrcause COE

GBC Links

Contact Us

Katherina Searing
Assistant Dean
ESF Open Academy
Phone: 315-470-6817

ESFNew York Upstate Syrcacuse Universoty Syrcause COE

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2020 Sponsors






Ashley McGraw Workforce Development Institute Ramboll Taitem


ATAS International NYS Wood Products Development Council E P S buildings O C C
kohltech windows and entrance systems Klepper Path Finder Engineers Unalam


King+King Architects Greening USA Home Builders & Remodelers of CNY Cat


Healthy Indoors Magazine visual technologies marriott syracuse downtown