Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference
September 20, 2011, 3:30-5:30pm
This roundtable session is organized by local sustainability leaders and organizations and brings together regional stakeholders to share examples and tools to inspire progress in sustainability initiatives and practices. The session will launch an ongoing platform for collaboration and dialogue in the Lowcountry region and will be facilitated by Experience Green.
- Andrew Craig, Senior Manager of Environmental Initiatives, Royal Bank of Canada
- Sara Clow, General Manager, GrowFood Carolina
- Will Paddock, Director of Strategy, Sustainable Solutions
This session aims to create an environment for discussion among regional stakeholders regarding ideas, opportunities, successes, methods, and resources related to leadership, launch, and success of sustainability initiatives. The effort will identify participants for an ongoing roundtable network for collaboration and information exchange to further community, profit and nonprofit organizations, and government sustainability efforts in the Lowcountry.
All attendees are invited to participate in the focused, interactive discussion, and will gain valuable insight and inspiration to support sustainable practices, evoke action, and accomplish success with initiatives in their sphere of influence.
Themes and Topics
- Stakeholder Engagement
- Guidance and Support
- Goals and Measurement
- Value Creation
- Top Down vs. Bottom Up
When: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 3:30-5:30pm
There is no admission fee to participate in this session of the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference only with RSVP by September 19th.
The Lowcountry Leadership in Sustainability roundtable is a special interest offering as part of the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference, September 19-21st. A single day conference registration is available, as well as a special rate for the full conference registration for those attending this session. Please contact David Zunker at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about conference registration.
After the Roundtable…
SUSTAINABLE CULINARY SHOWCASE EVENT
What: Evening social event featuring Hilton Head Island and South Carolina's best sustainable culinary experiences!
When: Tuesday, September 20th, 2011, 6:30pm
Where: Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, Hilton Head Island
Admission is included in paid conference registration, or a separate ticket can be purchased. Click here for more info.
Upcoming Experience Green events on Hilton Head Island:
LIVE GREEN WORKSHOPS + NETWORK GREEN
October 6th - Why Organic is Better for the Planet and You
November 1st - Green Homes Add Value and Savings
Experience Green is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing experiential education focusing on the what, why, when and how of sustainability, wth the goal to improve society through increased stewardship of the environment, care of the people, and growth of economic prosperity.
When & Where
Experience Green’s mission is to build sustainable communities that benefit the planet, its people and prosperity. We accomplish this by providing experiential education to promote engagement in sustainable business and living practices, serve as a connector between governments, institutions, businesses and individuals, and further community development through implementation of sustainable strategies. www.experiencegreen.org