Sustainability Mini-conference


Contributed by Mark Darling

REMP, ICES and Students for Sustainability are hosting small teams of students, faculty and staff from a handful of nearby campuses will be particpating in a summit on Sustainability this Saturday, February 26. The public is invited to attend the plenary sessions, space is limited int he workshops. The tentative agendafollows:

Saturday: February 26, 2005
8:30 AM Registration Opens CNS Atrium

9:15 AM to 9:45 AM Welcome and Introductions CNS 112
Peter Bardaglio, IC Provost/ Mark Darling

9:45 AM to 11:00 AM Plenary: Global Situation/UN DESD CNS 112 Jason, IC/Daniel Roth, CU

11:15 AM to 12:15 PM Concurrent Workshops
Session 1a Green Purchasing Alliance CNS 112
Kevin Lyons
Session 1b Community Connections CNS 116
Sustainable Tompkins/Elan Shapiro
Session 1c Kyoto Now! CNS 118
Session 1d Communicating with Administration CNS 117
Sean Vormwald, IC/Garrett Meigs, CU
Session 1e Sustainable Food Services CNS 115
Jeff Scott/IC Sodexho

12:30 PM to 1:45 PM Student Coalition Lunch/Brainstorm: CNS 112
“Building a Vision for the Region”
Garret Meigs/Dan Roth

2:00 PM to 2:45 PM Plenary: IC’s Response to the challenge CNS 112
CNS Sustainability Team, IC Students for Sustainability IC

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Concurrent Workshops
Session 2a Bioenergy CNS 117
Jeni Wightman, CU
Session 2b Green Power Purchasing CNS 116
Mike O’Connor, NYPIRG
Session 2c Green Building CNS 112
Stephen Beyers, CU
Session 2d Sustainability in Curriculum CNS 115
John Confer, IC
Session 2e Show me the Money CNS 118
Marian Brown, IC

4:15 PM to 5:15 PM Next Steps/Formalizing an Action Plan for the Region CNS 112