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How do we get to Net Zero?: DIALOG Partner Craig Applegath as Panelist in YCL President’s Panel

April 23, 2024

The Toronto Construction Association (TCA) Young Construction Leaders (YCL) Committee is putting together a president’s panel on Thursday, April 25, discussing the topic of how to get to Net Zero. Join DIALOG partner Craig Applegath as he takes part as a panelist in this discussion.

Event Details

Date:                                  Thursday, April 25, 2024
Time:                                  8 – 10 a.m. ET
Location:                          21 Old Mill Rd, Toronto. Room: Brule C
Cost:                                   CAD$79.10

The mission of YCL is to foster communication and professional development amongst young construction industry leaders – for this reason, the event is open to those 40 years and younger.

Click HERE to register.


8:00 am- 9:00 am – Continental Breakfast & Networking
9:00 am-10:00 am – President’s Panel

Other panelists include Francis Pomerleau, Director of the Board, Pomerleau, and Compton Cho, Vice President, Design, Preconstruction and Estimating, SmartCentres REIT, and moderator Ryan Going, P. Eng, Project Manager, Pomerleau.

Learn about the panelists and moderator HERE.

How do we get to Net Zero?

This discussion will include insights into how the panelists’ companies are for achieving net-zero emissions with strategic steps, how government policies and regulations better support the construction industry’s move towards net-zero, what incentives need to be given, and barriers faced in the workforce. The leaders will touch on what their role is in advocating for and implementing net-zero solutions, and share advice to young professionals to prepare for the changes coming to the industry.

About Toronto Construction Association

Since the beginning as the General Builders Society in 1867, TCA has been committed to promoting and upholding the highest standards of industry professionalism and has grown to become the uniting voice of Toronto’s ICI industry. Their mission is to create opportunities for our members to grow their individual businesses and build connections with other ICI practitioners to help boost the growth and quality of Toronto’s construction industry as a whole.

About Young Construction Leaders

TCA’s YCL Committee is a group, made up young construction professionals who currently represent over 1000 young construction professionals. You are eligible to join the broader TCA YCL Group if you are currently employed by a TCA member company and under 40 years of age.