Convention plans for 2008 announced

The U.S. Green Building Council today announced Archbishop Desmond Tutu as the opening keynote speaker for its 2008 Greenbuild Conference & Expo, to be held Nov. 17-19 in Boston.

Bishop Tutu, a Nobel Peace Laureate, lead a crusade for social justice and racial conciliation in South Africa as then- General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches. His many accomplishments include receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. He is committed to stopping global AIDS and has served as the honorary chairman for the Global AIDS Alliance.

USGBC’s annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo brings the latest building products and systems and more than 25,000 green building professionals together to share insights and information. The expo’s 2008 theme is “Revolutionary Green: Innovations for Global Sustainability.”

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