Ecovation Leadership One Day Forum

The first NLCA Ecovation Leaders Forum took place on Friday, March 31 at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, St. John’s.


The event featured guest speakers that provided insight on how to reduce your carbon footprint in your business. This forum also provided an opportunity, through exhibits and speaking time, for firms to introduce green products, technologies, and services to the buyers of construction; In turn; promoting the clean growth of our province.  In the adoption of clean technology processes, companies (members) may lower cost, enhance efficiencies and increase output, which improves their competitiveness in the construction market.


Guest Speakers included:

  • Jackie Janes, Assistant Deputy Minister, Office of Climate Change, Executive Council, Government of Newfoundland & Labrador
    Topic: Why climate change is important for buildings
  • Brian Taite, Newfoundland & Labrador Environmental Industry Association Board Member
    Topic: Clean Tech: What it is, what it means for the construction industry, and how you can benefit
  • Sourabh Dhawan, Manager Business Development & Digital Products & Kristin Cooper, Manager Data Operations, ConstructConnect – Canada
    Topic: NLCA and ConstructConnect: How Our Innovative Member Service Can Serve You Better
  • Keynote Speaker: Benoit Parent, Vice President of Power Generation, Cummins Sales & Service
    Topic: Process that Cummins used to embrace green technologies and the advancements in the industry


View highlights from the event in the gallery below.