International Sustainable Cities Congress - Virtual CICS 2020 - conferences, special sessions and workshops

13th - 16th July 2020

CICSVirtual2020 now OPEN


You are cordially invited to be part of an unprecedented event. The most anticipated event on sustainable construction, for Costa Rica and the Region.

Topics related to sustainable and resilient lifestyles, resource efficiency, decarbonization, mobility, public space, design, sustainable construction, circular economy, inclusive cities and much more are included in a 4-day program that encourages thinking and action, through workshops, special sessions and round table discussions.

The general encompassing theme of the congress is “Local Action-Global Impact, Responding to Pandemics”.

This year CICS2020 is to be developed in digital format, responding to the sanitary measures of the government of the Republic of Costa Rica, while maintaining our value proposition for all members of the GBCCR, our speakers, collaborators and participants in general, thus, also being referred as CICSVirtual2020. Do take advantage of the opportunity to connect with participants and develop or resume direct contact with experts from around the world, as well as with leaders from public and private sector who will be available to respond to the subject of your interest and who are in turn willing to share their experiences, studies, proposals and products or services with all.

CICS 2020 will provide and excellent opportunity through the global visibility it offers also for “collaborating organizations and individuals”.

CICSVirtual2020: come Join us, get involved, Connect and Enjoy



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Highlighted Speakers

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Ana  Quirós Lara (GBCCR)

Ana Quirós Lara (GBCCR)

Ana Quirós is a civil engineer, with an MSc. And M. Eng from Stanford University. She is the president and one of the founding members of the Green Building Council Costa Rica (GBCCR).

Carlos Manuel  Rodríguez Echandi (MINAE)

Carlos Manuel Rodríguez Echandi (MINAE)

Carlos Manuel Rodriguez is for the second time, the Minister of Environment and Energy for the Republic of Costa Rica. He has been a pioneer in the development of payment for ecosystem services (PES).

Lisa  Bate (B+H)

Lisa Bate (B+H)

Lisa Bate is regarded as one of Canada’s global ambassadors for sustainable design.

Marcela  Trejos Coronado

Marcela Trejos Coronado

Marcela Trejos is the General Manager of Oxígeno Human Playground. She has more than 25 years of experience managing brands



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