Craig is an award winning architect, urban designer, and a pioneer in the planning and design of regenerative buildings, urban resilience, and symbiotic cities. In addition to his full-time architecture practice, Craig regularly shares his expertise as a speaker and facilitator at international conferences, seminars, and workshops. Learn more about Craig's past and present engagements below.

If you would like to have Craig speak or facilitate a workshop at your conference or event, please contact him at capplegath@dialogdesign.ca.

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2021

2020

  • Ozyegin University Faculty of Architecture – Presenter - “Meeting The Challenges of The Twenty First Century Imperative: Hope in a Time of Darkness” – Ozyegin, Turkey, November 17, 2020
  • CaGBC Emerging Leaders - Charrette Workshop and Presentation - “The Zero Carbon N.E.W. D.E.A.L. - Toronto, October 17, 2020
  • AFWERX Fusion US AirForce Conference - Panelist - Robust and Ready: Designing Resilient Installations and Communities - Online, July 28, 2020
  • Buildings Canada Panel - State of the Design and Construction Industry: What are we seeing? - Online, June 9, 2020

2019

2018

  • Speaker at the International Living Future Conference, “A Road Map to Net-Zero Carbon for Campuses”, Portland, May 2018
  • Key Note Speaker and Moderator at the Grey-to-Green Conference, “Lessons Learned from City-Building Scale Green Infrastructure Projects for Climate Change and Beyond”, Toronto, May 2018
  • Key Note Speaker at the Ontario Association of Physical Plant Administrators (OAPPA), “A Road Map to Net-Zero Carbon for Campuses”, Toronto, May 2018
  • Panel Speaker at the Canadian Association of Landscape Architects Conference, “Climate Change Adaptation: Challenges and Opportunities”, Toronto, April 2018
  • Keynote Speaker at an internal policy conference of the Ontario Government, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, “Fighting Climate Change Through Public Policy: Ten Key Insights From The Trenches of the Planning and Design Sector”, Toronto, April 2018

2017

  • Eastern Region Association of (University) Physical Plant Administrators (ERAPPA) Conference, “Future-proofing Your Facilities: 4 Challenges and Opportunities”, Niagara Falls, 2017
  • Guest Lecturer at the University of Toronto Faculty of Architecture Design and Landscape Architecture, “The Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre”, Toronto, 2017
  • Guest Lecturer at the Willowbank School, “The Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre”, St. Catherines, 2017

2014

  • Keynote conference speaker at the Future of Cities Forum 2014: “IMAGINE Regenerative Urban Development” in Munich, Germany
  • Conference speaker at the AAA Continuing Education Conference in October 2014
  • Keynote conference speaker at the Grey to Green Conference in Toronto, August 2014
  • Conference speaker at the CaGBC National Conference in Toronto, June 2014
  • Conference speaker at the RAIC National Conference in Winnipeg, May 2014
  • Keynote speaker at the Sustainable Kingston Conference, Kingston, Ontario, May 2014
  • Conference speaker at ABX Boston Conference, Boston MA, November 2013
  • Keynote speaker at Minneapolis Green Energy Conference, Minneapolis, November 2014

2013

  • Conference speaker at BuildEx Conference Calgary, Calgary, November 2013
  • Conference speaker at the Sustainable Buildings Canada Green Building Festival, October 2013.
  • Conference speaker at the CaGBC National Conference in Vancouver, June 2013
  • Conference Speaker at the International District Energy Association (IDEA), Miami, June 2013
  • Conference Speaker at the CaGBC Conference in Edmonton, March 2013

2012

2011

  • Keynote Speaker at the Greater Toronto Area Mayors’ Conference, 2011
  • Panel Speaker at the BUILDEX Conference in Vancouver, 2011
  • Keynote Speaker at the CAPS Conference at the University of Waterloo, 2011

2010

  • Conference Speaker at the AIAS Conference in Toronto, 2010
  • Keynote Speaker at City of Edmonton “Way We Green” Speakers Series, City of Edmonton, 2010

2009

  • Keynote Speaker at the IDEX / Green Building Festival in Toronto, 2009