OBEC Dinner - Building Science in a Connected World

March 8, 2017 -


Building Science in a Connected World

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

You’ve heard how Smart Cities, the Internet of Everything, and mobile devices are disrupting traditional economies, but are those same technologies also disrupting the way we design and use buildings? Spend an evening with City Futurist and MESH Cities founder Robert Ouellette while he explores how building science will embrace the future. Find out:

What happens when building envelopes are no longer passive but are both digitally and environmentally responsive? What happens to
cities when once individual buildings are networked together? How can Big Data improve the way we make buildings more sustainable and energy efficient?

Learn the answers to these questions and more on March 8....

Edward Village, 50 East Valhalla Drive, Markham, ON L3R 0A3

6:00 pm: Registration/Reception
7:00 pm: Dinner
8:00 pm: Presentation

OBEC / OAA Members: $55.00 + $7.15 HST = $62.15
Non Members: $70 + $9.10 HST = $79.10
Student Members: $35 + $4.55 HST = $39.55

Live Webinar

8:00 pm: Presentation

OBEC / OAA Members: $25.00 + $3.25 HST = $28.25
Non Members: $45.00 + $5.85 HST = $50.85
Student Members: $10.00 + $1.30 HST = $11.30

Sponsored by:

Robert Ouellette

Robert Ouellette’s leadership in strategic innovation and design helps cities, companies, and institutions “future proof” themselves in a changing world. He Directed the Information Technology Design Centre at the University of Toronto Faculty of Architecture and Design.

His online initiative to improve Toronto’s transit system led to a crowd-sourcing event Harvard Business Review called a breakthrough business idea. He is the recipient of numerous awards including a Governor General’s Award for Academic Excellence and a City of Toronto Urban Design Award of Excellence.

Robert was nominated for a Canadian Newspaper Award for his weekly column at the National Post. His insights are published in numerous architecture and planning journals nationally and internationally. He has an honours degree in Architecture from the U of T, and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business.

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OBEC Technical Discussion Group

Roofing:  Insulation, facers and cover boards.  What has changed, why has it changed? Is it working in the real world?

This discussion group will be chaired by Peter Saunders and will take place from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm at Edward Village, 50 East Valhalla Drive, Markham, ON L3R 0A3.

There is no pre-registration required, just show up and get involved in the discussion!

BSSO holders, will be given 1 credit for attendance.