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STEM/Sustainability Student Schedule

6th Annual DCCCD Sustainability Summit

Schedule Key

Healthy Living

Environmental Integrity

Economic Vitality

Social Responsibility and Justice

8 a.m.

Registration and Exhibitors

8-8:45 a.m.

8:45 a.m.

Welcome on behalf of CVC: Dr. Jennifer Wimbish

Welcome on behalf of the city of Dallas: Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Erik Wilson

Keynote Speaker Dr. Mark Nelson

8:45-10 a.m.

10 a.m.

Auditorium Time With Student Speakers and Workshops

10-11:30 a.m.

11 a.m.

Computer and Electronics Recycling with Verde Tech

S-3 parking lot (south of M Building by the Cease the Grease station)

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

11:30 a.m.


   11:30 a.m.-12:30, Room E127 

11:50 a.m.

Cedar Valley College Earth Day and Health Fair

   11:50 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

1-1:20 p.m.

Dedication and Ribbon Cutting of CVC's Environmental Learning Area featuring the EPA's Regional Administrator Ron Curry

1:30-2:50 p.m.

Synergy Sessions

Alternative Practices in Healthy Food Systems (Room M115)

  • Carbon Farming/Gardening
    Heather Rinaldi
  • Partnering for Sustainability: Hydroponics at Lamplight and the Dallas Arboretum
    Dustin Miller and Gretchen Pollom
  • Activist Notes from the Urban Beekeepers-North Texas
    Susan Pollard

Business, Careers, and Sustainability (Room M114)

  • Your Job Isn’t Socially Responsible? Fix it
    Bea Boccalandro
  • A New Renaissance
    Ralph Jarvis
  • Sustainability at Work: Career Paths in Sustainability
    Ben Magill

Education, Curriculum and Sustainability (Room M215)

  • Driving Climate Studies Curriculum Through a High Traffic Texas Common Course Numbering System Environment
    Brett Cummins
  • SFA’s Sustainable Community Development Program
    William Forbes

Social Justice (Room M214)

  • Searching for Social Justice in America and Sustainability
    Ben Kalscheur

Wildlife and The Great Outdoors (Rooms M121/122)

  • Partnership for Conservation
    John DeFilipo
  • Dallas’ Great Trinity Forest — One of America’s Best Natural Playgrounds Is Closer Than You Think
    Steve Smith
  • Teaming With Wildlife
    Bonnie Bradshaw

3 p.m.

  • Environmental Learning Area tours and tree planting

  • Living Lab Ceramic/Solar Sculpture Tour with Mark Epstein and CVC's Sustainable Building Tech/Clean Energy programs in H Building

  • Out of Deepwood documentary by local filmmaker Craig Weflen

    • Cynthia Herring-Flanagan - former neighbor to the Deepwood Dump, plaintiff in Cox v City of Dallas Texas

    • Mike Daniel - attorney with Daniel & Beshara P.C., attorney on Cox v City of Dallas Texas

    • Erik Wilson, deputy mayor pro tem, City of Dallas

    • T Hanson - former director of operations for Trinity River Audubon Center

    • Craig Weflen - filmmaker with bcWORKSHOP

  • Discussion led by Ralph Jarvis: “A New Renaissance”

  • Time with vendors

  • Networking activities

    • 3-4 p.m.