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.

Featured speakers

Women in Green Power Breakfast

This year, Women in Green will explore the ways women can lead with purpose to inspire others and drive continued creativity and progress. Join us at this morning event to celebrate the power of purpose to shape our lives, our careers and our changing world.


Breakfast Details


  • 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
7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Expo Hall open
7:30-8:30 a.m. Welcome breakfast & networking
8:30-9:30 a.m. Opening keynote
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
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
dlr group
excel dryer
sustainable forestry initiative
the weidt group

Contributor sponsors

action floor systems
beyond green

Supporter sponsors

mep engineering
moa architecture
rbb architects


  • 1-800-Got-Junk?
  • 2B Technologies, Inc. / AQTreks
  • Action Floor Systems
  • Airthinx, Inc.
  • Apollo Solutions Group
  • Awair
  • Belling-Wood Depot
  • Beyond Green Partners
  • BoardDocs
  • Bowman Construction Supply
  • Buddy Platform
  • Building Commissioning Association - Southwest
  • Carton Council
  • Casio America
  • Center for Green Schools
  • Colorado Construction & Design
  • Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association
  • Dow Building Solutions
  • Excel Dryer
  • Foodservice Sustainability Solutions (FSS)
  • Generation 180
  • Graybar
  • Green Schools National Network
  • Group14 Engineering, PBC
  • HydroPoint Data Systems
  • IES
  • Interface
  • International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP)
  • Johnson Controls
  • JVA, Inc.
  • KG Clean
  • MEP Engineering
  • Mohawk Group
  • Nichiha
  • NV5, Inc. 
  • PD Collaborative
  • Prihoda Recycled Fabric Duct and Diffusers
  • Sika Sarnafil
  • Solargreen Technologies
  • Steel Recycling Institute
  • Sustainability Institute for Educators
  • Sustainable Forestry Initiative
  • Tandus Centiva
  • TerraCycle
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Region 8
  • US Green Building Council
  • VELUX - Commercial
  • VMDO Architects
  • VS America
  • Z Bioscience Inc.

Local Partners


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Hotel & event location

Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

650 15th Street, Denver, CO 80202

Hotel reservations

Book in the hotel room block to be right in the middle of the action! Attendees who reserve a room in the block will be entered to win a free full conference registration to GSCE in 2019.

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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


Volunteer opportunities are still available, and positions are filled on a first-come basis. All volunteers can receive a discounted ticket to both GSCE and RMG. Full-time student volunteers are eligible for free passes. Sign up to be a volunteer.

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