CareerEco holds a Breakfast Event for Green Professionals
Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 7:00-9:00 am at the Centergy Building in Midtown. Register Today & Read about New Parking Info Below!
SEE VIDEO FROM OUR LAST CAREERECO EVENT: http://careereco.com/groups/
Join CareerEco as we host a panel of Experts in Venture Capital and Environmental Law:
Nelson Chu - Kinetic Ventures - Managing Director
Nelson joined Kinetic Ventures, a venture firm involved in CleanTech, in early 1998. His investment activities focus on IT Infrastructure technologies (e.g., hardware systems and components, enterprise software), Internet software, database-related applications, and other emerging software and hardware technologies. He has led and/or been actively involved with a broad range of Kinetic investments including BroadWare, VerticalOne, FoodBuy, Vertical Acuity, and Alereon. Prior to joining Kinetic Ventures, Nelson was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and prior to that he was a Development Manager with Oracle Corporation. Nelson received his MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School, his MS in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his BS in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
Stephen O'Day - Smith, Gambrell and Russell, LLP - Partner -Environmental Law & Sustainability Practice
Mr. O’Day has been heavily involved in environmental litigation, consultation and negotiations during his more than 29 years of practice. Mr. O’Day leads the sustainability Practice Group at SGR. The Group provides focused legal advice and representation to companies and entities regarding sustainability intitiatives, business issues, planning and litigation. He studied Civil Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and earned a B.A. degree, summa cum laude, in political science from Furman University in 1976. He received his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1979, where he served as Chairman of the Harvard Environmental Law Society. Mr. O’Day has been named as a “Georgia Super Lawyer” in environmental law since the inception of that list, by Atlanta Magazine and Law & Politics Media, Inc. He has also been named by Chambers USA as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” in environmental law, again since the inception of that publication, and as a Best Environmental Lawyer in Corporate Counsel magazine. He has been awarded one of the Best Lawyers in America in Environmental Law.
Gil Rogers - Southern Environmental Law Center - Senior Attorney
Gil Rogers is a senior attorney with the Southern Environmental Law Center in Atlanta. SELC is a regional nonprofit legal organization dedicated to protecting natural resources and special places throughout the Southeast. Gil is a native of Birmingham, AL, and graduated Princeton University in 1998 with a degree in ecology and evolutionary biology and a certificate in environmental studies. He went on to Harvard Law School, where he graduated in 2002. Gil’s work at SELC focuses on water management and water quality issues in both Georgia and Alabama. In 2005, Gil was named Water Conservationist of the Year by the Georgia Wildlife Federation.
Schedule of Events:
- 7:00 - 7:30 am- Registration & Networking
- 7:30 - 8:15 am - Featured Guests
- 8:15 - 8:45 am - Group Q&A
- 8:45 - 9:00 am - Final Comments, Drawings, Announcement
Business Professionals: Event fee is $20 in advance or $30 to register at the door. Students: Event is free if registered in advance with student ID at the door (limited seating available)
All Registered CareerEco Members receive a 25% discount on the event. When you register put CareerEcoMember in the Discount Box to receive your discount.
Be sure to join CareerEco's Get a Green Career group.
Location of Event: Centergy Building - 75 Fifth Street, NW - 3rd Floor Wayne Hodges Room, Atlanta, GA 30308-- Registration begins at 7:00 am and the event ends at 9:00 am. (See Transportation and Parking directions below)
Food and Refreshments: Light Breakfast will be provided by
For additional information on the Go Eco and Get a ‘Green’ Career forum, call 770-980-0088 or visit www.careereco.com
Event location: 75 5th St NW, (Centergy Building - 3rd Floor in the Wayne Hodges Room) Atlanta, GA 30308.
Transportation: If you are taking Marta Rail Station: Take Rail Line North and Exit the train at the Midtown Station located at 10th Street and West Peachtree Street. Exit on the south side of the station which is on Peachtree Place. The Georgia Tech Trolley makes regular stops there (every 6-8 minutes) and provides free transportation to the campus. The trolley is bright Georgia Tech yellow-- you can't miss it. The first trolley stop is immediately in front of the TSRB Auditorium at 85 - 5th Street. When you exit the trolley, take the walkway alongside Moe's restaurant and Copy Plus, and proceed about 75 feet to the Centergy Building revolving door entrance straight ahead. Return transportation to the Midtown Station via the Trolley is free and available immediately across the street from Moe's. The MARTA fare is $1.75 each way. For MARTA information, visit www.itsmarta.com.
Centergy Parking Deck is Not Available - please read below.
Special Directions based on Detour: I-75 South, Exit (Detour)-16th Street, (follow Detour signs to 14th and 10th) which includes taking a right onto 17th, after crossing over I-75, then take a Right at the first light (Nan restaurant on right hand side) onto Spring Street. Follow Spring Street until you cross over 10th Street and then 5th Street. After crossing 5th street, turn right into the Technology Square Parking Deck. Exit the parking garage on Level G, then walk north on Spring Street a half a block to the corner of 5th and Spring Street (B&N is on the corner). You will be facing the Centergy building complex. Walk left to progress to the courtyard area and the 75 Fifth Street building will be on the Right (the highrise in the center of the courtyard). Take the elevator to the 3rd Floor and follow signs to Wayne Hodges Conference Room.
Parking : There is a Parking garage adjoining Georgia Tech Learning Center at the Corner of Technology Square, also called the Technology Square Parking Deck. The parking entrance is on Spring Street, south of the intersection of Spring Street and 5th Street. Please note there is a fee to park and visitors should exit the parking deck on Level G. Walk north on Spring Street a half a block to the corner of 5th and Spring Street (B&N is on the corner). You will be facing the Centergy building complex. Walk left to progress to the courtyard area and the 75 Fifth Street building will be on the Right (the highrise in the center of the courtyard). Take the elevator to the 3rd Floor and follow signs to Wayne Hodges Conference Room.