Join hundreds of building professionals, sustainability leaders and change makers from across the Rocky Mountain region for a full day of educational sessions, networking opportunities in the expo hall, and discussions around today’s most critical sustainability and green building issues.

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A unique opportunity for collaboration & networking

May 3 | Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

This year, Rocky Mountain Green will be collocated with the Green Schools Conference & Expo (GSCE), the only national event that brings together all the players involved in making green schools a reality. This collocation will unite experts from diverse industries within the green building world for a unique opportunity for collaboration and networking. A joint Expo Hall will be open to all attendees, and industry professionals attending Rocky Mountain Green have a unique opportunity to enhance their understanding of the K-12 schools sector by extending their registration through Friday, May 4 to attend the second day of GSCE.


Inspiring attendees into action

Rocky Mountain Green offers engaging educational sessions that inspire attendees into action while focusing on USGBC’s mission to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.


  • Pre-conference Workshops
  • RMG Track 1: Market Transformation Tools
  • RMG Track 2: Into the Future
  • RMG Track 3: Breaking Down Barriers to Green Building
  • RMG Track 4: Green Buildings For All
  • GSCE Track 1: Get Empowered: Using Energy Wisely
  • GSCE Track 2: Inside Out: Using the Outdoors to Enhance Learning
  • GSCE Track 3: Green, Grade by Grade: Sustainability Education for All Ages
  • GSCE Track 4: Collective Green: Collaborating to Catalyze Change
  • GSCE Track 5: All In: Social Equity as a Foundation for Sustainability
  • GSCE Track 6: Breathing Easy: Creating and Maintaining Healthy School Environments
  • GSCE Track 7: Good Measure: Leveraging Data for Sustainable Decision Making

Schedule at a glance

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

12-5 p.m. Registration open
1-5 p.m. Half-day pre-conference workshops

Thursday, May 3, 2018

7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Student Summit
9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Expo Hall open
7:30-8:30 a.m. Welcome coffee & networking
8:30-9:30 a.m. Opening keynote:

Janine Benyus, co-founder of Biomimicry 3.8 and The Biomimicry Institute
9:45-11:45 a.m. Breakout sessions
12:15-1:15 p.m. Networking luncheon
1:30-2:30 p.m. Breakout sessions
2:45-3:45 p.m. Breakout sessions
4-5 p.m. Afternoon keynote: Emily Pilloton, Founder of Project H Design and Girls Garage
5-6:30 p.m. Happy Hour in the Hall

Friday, May 4, 2018

Rocky Mountain Green attendees may purchase a One Day Add-on Pass to participate in the additional GSCE-hosted education sessions and closing plenary listed below

7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Registration open
7-8:30 a.m. Women in Green Breakfast
8:45-9:45 a.m. Breakout sessions
10-11 a.m. Breakout sessions
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Breakout sessions
12:30-2 p.m. Closing keynote and luncheon

*Agenda is subject to change without notice.

Participating Sponsors & Exhibitors

Silver sponsors

captain planet foundation
excel dryer
the weidt group

Contributor sponsors

action floor systems
beyond green

Supporter sponsors

mep engineering
rbb architects


  • 1-800-Got-Junk? 
  • 2B Technologies, Inc. / AQTreks 
  • Action Floor Systems 
  • Beyond Green Partners 
  • BoardDocs 
  • Building Commissioning Association - Southwest 
  • Casio America 
  • Excel Dryer 
  • Foodservice Sustainability Solutions (FSS) 
  • Generation 180 
  • Graybar 
  • Green Literacy 
  • Helvex 
  • HydroPoint Data Systems 
  • Johnson Controls 
  • MEP Engineering 
  • Mohawk Group 
  • Nichiha 
  • Prihoda Recycled Fabric Duct and Diffusers 
  • RB+B Architects 
  • Sustainability Institute for Educators 
  • Tandus Flooring 
  • TerraCycle 
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Region 8 
  • VDMO Architects

Local Partners

  • Associated General Contractors of Colorado
  • APA Colorado
  • The Colorado Green Building Guild
  • CSI Denver
  • Denver Does Design
  • South West Energy Efficiency Project


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Hotel & event location

Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

650 15th Street, Denver, CO 80202

Hotel reservations

We've secured reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to Denver comfortable and affordable.

Special rate*: $219 per night (plus taxes and fees)

Government employee**: $180 per night (plus taxes and fees)

Rates will be available until April 11, 2018.

*Rate is valid on room nights reserved from May 2, 2018 to May 5, 2018 only.

**In order to qualify for the government rate you must be a government employee and present your government ID/credentials upon check-in. Rate is valid on room nights reserved from May 2, 2018 to May 5, 2018 only.


Inspire, connect, and advance sustainable building

Early bird registration ends March 16.

Full conference registration

A full conference registration includes:

  • Access to Opening Keynote, afternoon keynote, education sessions, and Expo Hall
  • Networking coffee
  • Happy Hour in the Expo Hall
  • Ability to purchase add on packages
USGBC member: $200 early bird
$250 regular
Nonmember: $250 early bird
$300 regular
University student*: $125 early bird
$175 regular
Onsite $315

Full conference registration + GSCE one-day pass

A full conference registration + GSCE one-day pass includes:

  • All full conference benefits plus access to the second day of the Green Schools Conference & Expo, Friday, May 4. This includes exceptional education sessions and a closing keynote and luncheon hosted by GSCE.
USGBC member: $300 early bird
$375 regular
Nonmember: $375 early bird
$450 regular
University student*: $200 early bird
$225 regular
Onsite $465

Add-on packages

Half-day workshops (Wednesday, May 2): $75 early bird/$100 regular
Women in Green Power Breakfast (Friday, May 4): $55 early bird/$65 regular

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Interested in volunteering at the conference? Volunteers receive discounted registration. Positions are filled on a first come basis, and priority is given to students. Learn more.