Saturday, October 20, 2007

Let us build the low-carbon city for a sustainable planet!

Dear Colleagues, We are very pleased to invite you to take part in the new International Sustainable Building Event for the Mediterranean region (SB07MED&EXPO) that will be held in Athens on the 10th-12th January 2008, with the title: «The Mediterranean City facing climate change : Innovation, Investment, Governance, for a low-carbon city» Venue: Technopolis, Cultural Center of the City of Athens, 100, Piraeus str.,118 54 Athens, Greece This event, put under the aegis of the French Embassy in Greece, the City of Athens and the International Organisations iiSBE, CIB and UNEP/DTIE, will be a full part of the regional event series for the preparation of the Global Sustainable Building 2008 Conference to be held in September 2008 in Melbourne. It is initiated and co-ordinated by the SD-MED Network (, a Hellenic-French and International initiative aiming at promoting and developing scientific and technical co-operation between players at various different levels (local, regional, national, European, international) and between civil society agencies actively involved in sustainable construction and sustainable city fields in the Mediterranean region. For detailed information about the Tentative Agenda, the Call of Papers, Registration Procedure and other useful Information, you may visit the SB08MED team Blog: The English version is directly accessible on: For the French version please visit:,20070831143549.html and Please note that the new deadline for the Abstract Submission is the 30th of September 2007. To pre-register on line, please use the electronic submission on: e-mail: We remain at your disposal for any further information or clarification that you may need. On behalf of the Organising Committee, we are looking forward to meeting you again at the beginning of next year, in the unique old Industrial Museum Technopolis, which has been rehabilitated in the most marvellous cultural complex of the historical centre of Athens! Kind regards, Dr Stella Kyvelou Architect-Planner, President SD-MED Association DATE LIMITE POUR LA SOUMISSION DE SOMMAIRES: 30 octobre 2007

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