Green Advantage: Sustainability and Vision — Wednesday, April 11, 2012 – 8:30 am-5 pm — Cleveland State University, Main Classroom Building.
A full day of national plenary speakers and local presentations showcasing sustainability efforts at Cleveland State and in Northeast Ohio. No charge. Register on-site.
Come for the day or for an hour!
8:30a Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00a Welcome, Andrew Thomas, CSU Executive in Residence, Sustainability and Energy – Sustainable Cleveland 2019, Jenita McGowan, Chief of Sustainability for the City of Cleveland 9:15a Fast Track Jr., Carlton Jackson (Tunnel Vision Hoops), Brittany Coffin (2010 Fast Track Winner from Downspout Rain Garden), and Citizens Leadership Academy students who will pitch their ideas for building thriving communities for the audience to select the winning concept. 9:40a Keynote, Erin Huber, Director of Drink Local, Drink Tap, CSU Alum, ‘10 10:00a Continuing a Legacy: Building a Sustainable World in the 21st Century, Philippe Cousteau via DVD, CEO of EarthEcho International, Chief Ocean Correspondent for Discovery’s Animal Planet and CNN 11:00a The Rights of Nature: An Idea Whose Time Has Come, Natalia Green via DVD, Earth Jurisprudence; Local Presentation by Steph Crow Hawk, Environmental Consultant 12:00p Lunch on your own (Food Court, etc.) 1:00p When Women are People…and Corporations Are Not: Why the First Inequality Will Also be the Last, Gloria Steinem via DVD, world-renowned writer, lecturer, editor and feminist activist. Local presentation by CSU students Nicole Ward and Sarah Arth 2:00p Life’s Operating Manual, Dayna Baumeister via DVD, Co-founder of the Biomimicry Guild and Institute: Local Biomimicry Panel with Torrey McMillan (Hathaway Brown), Peter Niewiarwoski (University of Akron) 3:00p The Real Food Challenge, Anim Steel via DVD, Director of National Programs at The Food Project. Local Presentation by Carlton Jackson (Tunnel Vision Hoops) 4:00p Wrap-up 4:30p Networking Reception at Bar UNOS, CSU Student Center
Location: Main Classroom Building at 22nd and Euclid.
Registration on site (no charge)
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