2024 Call for Sessions


The BuildRight Conference is currently accepting session/speaker proposals for the 2024 conference + expo that takes place April 18 + 19, 2024 at an all-new location in Portland, Oregon’s Central Eastside Industrial District — The Factor Building! This year’s conference is already generating buzz in the region, with new partners and expanded programming including two keynote speakers and two days of quality content and dynamic sessions! Take this opportunity to lead a 60-minute session, and share your insights with peers. Session topics of interest are listed in this packet. We encourage submissions from the suggested list, but will also accept topics not listed as well. BuildRight 2024 programming will highlight the ever-changing world of HVAC in the residential construction and remodeling industry.

When selected, you’ll have access to one (1) complimentary registration for the conference and expo – a value of approx. $350 – $450.

Proposals are due no later than February 2, 2024. Selected speakers/sessions will be notified by February 16, 2024.

How to Submit:

Email the completed application (see link below), which includes the following information to carole@hbapdx.org:

• Session Title

• Session Description

• Audience experience level

• Session Format: Presentation (1-2 people speaking), Panel (2-4 people speaking)

• Presenter names/name

• Presenter bio

• Head Shot – please send us one if you have it already!


BuildRight has established a reputation of presenting the most current, accurate and up-to-date information within our sessions. Experience based on in the field work or brand name equipment, products, materials, or services is encouraged; however, statements made in sessions with the intent to increase sales to the specific financial benefit is expressly prohibited unless otherwise agreed upon.

About the Conference – April 18 + 19, 2024

BuildRight is the Pacific NW’s premiere annual residential building science conference and expo. BuildRight brings builders and industry professionals together to discuss advancements in energy-efficient building practices and workforce development in residential new construction and remodeling. Attendees have the opportunity to earn required RESNET Professional CE Credits along with CCB credits at BuildRight. For more information, visit our website at www.BuildRightpdx.com or contact Carol Eisenlohr, HBA Greater Portland’s Building Science Consultant at 503-710-2910 or email carole@hbapdx.org.