2020 Call for Presentations

We are creating a thoughtful discussion on sustainability within the built environment, and we want your help. The annual REBUILD Conference will occur on Thursday, October 1, 2020. If interested in sharing your knowledge to the region, please respond to this call for presentation by Friday, April 24, 2020. Complete the form below to submit your presentation.  


This is a Midwest regional conference intended to discuss Midwest sustainability issues and business solutions. This forum will help those engaged to reach a more sustainable and resilient world faster by sharing inspiring, real world stories and data driven positive outcomes. REBUILD, formerly The High Performing Buildings Seminar, asks you to share your most impactful stories to help REBUILD the Midwest into a stronger region. 


This year’s theme is Resiliency, centered around high impactful strategies and tactics for REbuilding, REjuvinating and REvitalizing the Midwest. We will have four separate tracks for participants. 


1. Designing for Healthy Occupants

2. Innovation within the Sustainable Built Environment

3. Net-Positive Solutions: Energy, Water, Waste, Ecology

4. Sustainable Operations and Maintenance Practices


Call for Presentations released:  03/13/2019

Proposals due:  04/24/2019

Proposal Decision announced:  05/17/2019


Selected presenters will obtain one free admission to the conference and expo hall. Please note: No reimbursement is available for travel or lodging expenditures. 


Preference will be given to dynamic presenters with experience delivering high-quality, knowledgeable and active audience-engaged experiences. Please make it easy on the peer reviewers: be clear, concise, express why your submission will elevate the seminar, and share the value for the attendees. 

Important Dates

March 13, 2020: Call for Presentations released

April 24, 2020: Proposals due

May 17, 2020: Proposal Decision announced