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From What If...to What's NEXT: FIT Sustainable Business & Design Conference

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John E. Reeves Great Hall at Fashion Institute of Technology

200 W. 28th Street

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From What If...to What's NEXT

12th Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference
Fashion Institute of Technology

Each year, the Sustainability Council organizes and hosts a business and design conference on the campus of FIT. The purpose of the event is to inform, involve, and inspire the community about sustainability and how to incorporate sustainability as a model into all aspects of what we do. #FITSUSTAINABILITY

A note about registration options:

  1. Full Day Conference: this option is no longer available online.
  2. Evening Keynote Only: use this option if you can only attend after 5pm. If you have already registered for the full conference, you do not need to register separately for this session.
  3. FIT Faculty: If you plan to bring a class or multiple classes, please select this option whether you are registering for either the day or evening or both.

10:30 - 11:00 am CHECK-IN AND BREAKFAST

11:00 -11:10 am OPENING REMARKS: Sustainability Council

11:10 - 11:30 am WELCOME: Dr. Joyce F. Brown, FIT President

11:30 - 12:30 pm KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

12:30 - 12:45 pm There Are No Environmental Problems: Psychology and Sustainability
Dr. Daniel Benkendorf

12:45 - 1 pm BREAK

1 - 2 pm INNOVATION STATIONS: Visit interactive displays by FIT students who will demonstrate sustainability projects that have been featured at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), BioDesign Challenge, etc.


2:10 - 2:15 pm AFTERNOON WELCOME

2:15 – 3:00 pm FEATURED SPEAKER: Mark Dorfman, BioMimicry 3.8
Biomimicry: Tapping into 3.8 Billion Years of Design Success

3:10 - 4:00 pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS 1

4:10 - 5:00 pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS 2

5:15 pm EVENING/CLOSING KEYNOTE: Xiuhtezcatl

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Fashion Institute of Technology

John E. Reeves Great Hall at Fashion Institute of Technology

200 W. 28th Street

New York, NY 10001

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