Monday, May 17, 2010

Upcoming Events

Scroll down and check out our Events Calendar, on the lower right hand side of this page, listing a wide array of networking opportunities, educational seminars, and other events of interest to those in the business of green building and sustainability.

We'd like to highlight some events from the calendar of particular relevance taking place this month and next -- those that Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is sponsoring, or at which Whiteford, Taylor & Preston attorneys will be speaking:
  • Alex Koff will be a member of the Vietnam Environmental Business Mission delegation of the Maryland-Asia Environmental Partnership. The delegation's trip, which will take place from May 22-May 30, will include sessions of the Vietnam Environmental Forum, a Conference on Environmental Solutions Backed by American Technology, on May 25 in Hanoi and May 27 in Ho Chi Minh City. Alex is the US Conference Program Chair.
  • Adam Baker, LEED AP BD+C will speak on the status of green building policies, regulations and legislation in Maryland on May 26 at the USGBC National Capital Region chapter's Public Policy Forum, which will be held at the offices of Holland & Knight, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC.  Kyrus Freeman of Holland & Knight and Russell Randle of Patton Boggs will also speak, addressing the status of green building laws in the District of Columbia and Virginia, respectively.  Chris Cheatham of Crowell & Moring will moderate.  For more information and to register, click here.
  • On June 9, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston will host the USGBC Maryland Chapter's Wrap Up of the 2010 Maryland General Assembly.  This event, to be held at WTP's Baltimore Office, will cover the new green building laws passed in the just concluded General Asembly session.  For more information and to register, click here.
  • Martha L. Perkins will be a program speaker on “Novel Surety Issues Presented by Green Construction” at the Surety & Fidelity Claims Institute Annual Meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia, on June 24, 2010.
If you have any events you'd like to have listed on our Events Calendar, please e-mail us at

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