March 8th 2016 Dinner with members of Green Building Councils
Prior to UK –GBC Annual Birthday party a dinner was held in Nakhon Thai – Royal Docks. In attendance were Vladimir Limin (RuGBC CEO), Ksenia Agapova (Head of Sustaiability JLL), Albeto Ballardini and Thomas Miorin (both from Italian Green Building Council and Habitech), Pantelis Levantis (President of Greece Green Building Council), Professor Ezio Micelli (Department of Architecture, Construciton and Conservation of University of Venice) and Martin Townsend (Global Director of Sustainability at BRE).
March 9th 2016 UK-GBC Annual Birthday Party
UK-GBC hosted an annual Birthday Party on the evening of day two of Ecobuild the The Crystal building. Attracting over 250 attendees, the event celebrated nine years since UK-GBC was founded at Ecobuild 2007. The winner of the Rising Star Award was announced at this high-profile reception.
During the event, the meeting was held between Vladimir Limin (RuGBC CEO) and John Alker (UKGBC CEO). Cooperation between two organizations was discussed.
About the Locations: The Crystal is a building on Royal Victoria Dock in east London that contains a permanent exhibition about sustainable development and is owned and operated by Siemens. The building is certified as both LEED Platinum and BREEAM Outstanding.
Meetings with BRE held between 8th and 10th of March
Meeting were held during EcoBuild with Dr. Gavin Dunn, Director of BRE Group, Martin Townsend, Global Director of Sustainability at BRE Global, Rufus Logan, Director of BRE Scotland, Pauline Traetto, Director of BRE Academy
Vladimir Limin discussed future cooperation between BRE and RuGBC in terms of BREEAM certification in Russia and training opportunities. Bringing newly launched BRE Academy courses tailored to Russian market and designed around sustainability and BIM could be a great success.
March 10, 2016 Russian-British business forum on Green Building
Vladimir Limin participated in the Russian-British business forum on Green Building organized by Russian Trade Representation in the United Kingdom and the Russian University of Friendship of Peoples with the support of Rossotrudnichestvo in London.
The Business Forum was held as part of the business mission of Russian construction companies in the UK. Among the invited speakers and experts from Russia have also been Head of the RUDN Faculty of Environmental Marina Nekrasova, environmental innovations manager of Jones Lang LaSalle Ksenia Agapova, Counsellor for Trade and Investment of the British Service of Trade and Investment (UKTI Moscow) Galina Solomon. During the presentations and speeches, participants shared their experiences and discussed the achievements of Russia and Great Britain in the field of sustainable construction and energy efficiency technologies.
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