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April Green Drinks - Sustainable Campuses Panel: Breeding Grounds for Best Practices or Hotbeds of Inefficiency?

Net Impact Austin

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

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Sustainable Campuses Panel: Breeding Grounds for Best Practices or Hotbeds for Inefficiency?

Brought to you by Net Impact Austin, Net Impact McCombs, and Austin Green Drinks.

Partners for Event:  

  • MIT Alumni Club of Austin and San Antonio 
  • Northwestern University Club of Austin,
  • University of Virginia Club of Austin 
  • UCLA Alumni Austin 
  • UC Berkeley Alumni Club of Austin 
  • Austin Chapter of Virginia Tech Alumni Association 
  • University of North Carolina Austin Alumni Club 
  • Stanford Club of Austin 
  • Duke Alumni Association Austin
  • Austin Emory Alumni Association
  • Austin Baylor Alumni Network
  • St. Edwards University Alumni Association

Where: The Scoot Inn 1308 E. 4th St, Austin, TX 78702 (map)

When: Tuesday, April 23 6pm - 9pm. Come at 6pm for mingling and networking. The panel will begin at 6:45pm with Q&A immediately following speaker presentations.

What:  Join us for an evening of conversation with fellow sustainability enthusiasts, a Sustainable Campuses panel, and an opportunity to talk with experts leading sustainability initiatives and education in our region. Panelists will discuss what actions their schools have taken to become more sustainable, what the challenges have been, how they’ve worked with local entities, and plans for the future.

The Panelists

Karen Blaney (UT Austin) - Karen serves as the program coordinator for the Green Fee Committee and helps to advance the approved Green Fee projects each year. Other areas of focus include the Longhorn Recycling Roundup tailgate recycling program, staff engagement initiatives and institution-wide sustainability reporting.

Peter Beck (St. Edwards) Peter Beck is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Environmental Science and Policy at St. Edward's University.  He has worked in Kenya, Uganda and Costa Rica and his current teaching and research interests involve conservation incentives and campus sustainability.

Gwendolyn Hustvedt (Texas State) Gwendolyn Hustvedt is an Associate Professor of Textiles and the Graduate Advisor for the Texas State University's Interdisciplinary Masters In Sustainability Studies.

Andrew Kim (Austin Community College) Andrew Kim joined ACC as the Director of Environmental Stewardship in 2009. He holds a master's degree in architecture, and his designs have always been rooted in sustainability. At ACC, he works to unify the school's sustainability efforts and make sustainability a true part of ACC's culture. 

The Moderator and Master of Ceremonies

Erin Autin - Erin coordinates the US - Mexico Border Energy Forum, a conference focusing on energy efficiency and environmental issues in the border region, for the Texas General Land Office, and serves on the board of Net Impact Austin as the Marketing Chair.

Who’s Welcome: Everyone! Especially those interested in all things green wanting to meet others with similar interests. Austin Green Drinks Happy Hours create opportunities to meet with other accomplished environmental, sustainability, and clean tech professionals in an informal atmosphere; after all, that’s how the greatest ideas are born. We attract professionals who routinely initiate innovative ways to meet the challenges of a sustainable future.

Looking to hire? If you are looking to hire please let us know we can post your job opportunities on our website and give you an opportunity to briefly talk about the opportunities at your company during our Green Drinks event. To contact us, head to the Contact Us Page.

Have questions about April Green Drinks - Sustainable Campuses Panel: Breeding Grounds for Best Practices or Hotbeds of Inefficiency?? Contact Net Impact Austin

When & Where

The Scoot Inn
1308 E 4th St
Austin, TX 78702

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

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Net Impact Austin

Net Impact Austin is a network of professionals and entrepreneurs in the Austin metro-area who are passionate about creating a better and more sustainable world. We are a registered 501(c)3 and a professional chapter affiliate of Net Impact, a global organization of students, professionals, and entrepreneurs using their career skills to improve the way the world does business. The Net Impact global network includes over 30,000 members, in over 300 chapters, and 6 continents – making it one of the most influential networks of students and professionals in existence today.

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