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2015 Sustainability Summit Schedule

Sustainability has three dimensions: environmental integrity, economic vitality and social equity:

Environmental icon Environmental integrity — Sessions target minimization of environmental impact such as resource efficiency and conservation.

Economic icon Economic vitality — Sessions will identify various strategies that make​ it possible to use available resources to their best advantage, including cost savings and profit maximization.

Social icon Social equity — Sessions address fair and beneficial practices and social progress.

Explore the spectrum of opportunities.

Each of us participating in the Sustainability Summit learning community is on a journey to understand the choices and challenges, the knowledge, skills and actions needed to create a sustainable and desirable future. The various shades of green below may guide your selection of breakout sessions based on your familiarity with sustainability issues:

Beginner          Middle                Advanced

8-9 a.m.: Registration and Exhibitors

Performance Hall — Building C

9-10:20 a.m.: Keynote Speaker Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr., president, Hip Hop Caucus

Performance Hall — Building C

10:40-11:50 a.m.: Breakout Sessions #1 Summaries

Don Gatzke
Gbenga Oyedepo
David Griggs
Matt Grubisich
Robert ter Kuile
Zac Trahan
Gary Olp
Economic icon 

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: Brookhaven College Earth Day Fest, Commons

Information by dozens of community organizations. Musical entertainment by Brookhaven student Andrew Boyer. Sidewalk theater by Circus Freaks of Dallas. ERecyclers will take your e-waste.

11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m.: Lunch, Gymnasium

Dessert will be served in the Performance Hall Lobby so that you may visit our sponsors.