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2nd Annual Sustainability Summit: The Planet, People, Economy, & Community

Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments, NC Sierra Club Medoc Chapter, Wilson Sustainable Community Council, Wilson Community College

Friday, April 25, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)

Wilson, NC

2nd Annual Sustainability Summit: The Planet, People,...

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Please join us for the opportunity to network with like-minded people, and find sustainable options in our own community. 

Friday, April 25, 2014 /  Agenda

7:45 am – 8:30 am       Organic Breakfast and Registration                  

 

8:30                                Welcome                     Mayor Bruce Rose, City of Wilson

                                                                          Chairman Thomas Lucas, County of Wilson

 

 

8:40  – 9:15                     Keynote Address        Ivan Urlaub, Executive Director, NC Sustainable

                     Energy Association

                     Future of the Energy Supply: New Business Model


9:15 - 9:30               Networking Break       

 

9:30 -10:30

Track One                  

                     Breakout A                 Recycling: Reclaimed Wood and Brick Products, Southend

                                                        Reclaimed, Inc. Elizabeth Semple, Marketing Director

                     Breakout B                 Value of Energy Audits: Commercial and Residential

                                                        David Descamps, Operations Mgr., City of Wilson Energy Office

                     Breakout C                 Getting to Zero Waste: Model Industrial Application

                                                        Michael Darr, Operations Manager, Bridgestone/Firestone

                                                                       

10:30 – 10:45   Networking Break     

 

10:45 am – 11:45

Track Two                  

                     Breakout A                 Advanced Automotive Technology and the Future

                                                       Richard Cregar, Director of AAT Program, WCC

                    Breakout B                 Sustainable Agiculture: Organic Food and Fiber,

                                                       SOCO Farm and Food, Jeremy Law, Master Chef and

                                                       Entrepreneur

                    Breakout C                 Turning Waste to Energy Savings, Waste to Energy

                                                       Project, Greg Russell, President of Garco

 

11:45 am – 12:30 pm  Organic Lunch            Provided by WCC Culinary Students

 

12:30  – 1:30     Campus Tours             Tour 1: WCC Advanced Automotive Technology Center

                                                               Tour 2: WCC LEED Gold Student Services Building

1:30 – 2:30 

Track Three                

                      Breakout A                 Community Gardens and Markets in Conetoe, NC

                                                          Reverend Richard Joyner and Students

                      Breakout B                  New Energy, New Future: A Paradgm Shift, Dr. 

                                                          Rusty Stephens, President, Wilson Community College

                      Breakout C                  Community Based Food System: Farm to Fork Program,

                                                          Nancy Creamer, Director, Center for Environmental 

                                                          Farming Systems

 

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm      Networking Break

 

3:00 pm      Closing Remarks         Dr. Margaret Sowerwine, Chairwoman, NC Sierra 

                                                       Club  Medoc Group

                                                       Dr. Rusty Stephens, WCC President and Futurist       


Sustainability Summit is open to the public.  Registration is $20 per person.

This includes ALL workshops, tours, materials, breakfast, lunch, and breaks.


Interested in being a vendor or for more information contact:

Claudine LaBrake, Sustainability Coordinator

Wilson Community College (252-)2461261 clabrake@wilsoncc.edu




When & Where


Wilson
902 Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893

Friday, April 25, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)


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Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments, NC Sierra Club Medoc Chapter, Wilson Sustainable Community Council, Wilson Community College

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