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Opening Night of cc:econ - Catalysts of the Climate Economy

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On behalf of the Vermont Center for Rural Development, we invite you to join us at cc:econ 2017.

Innovators are powering economic success by solving the challenges presented by climate change. Catalysts of the Climate Economy is a 3-day National Innovation Summit to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders to celebrate success and to gear up for the next stage of economic development and prosperity in a low-carbon future. View the full agenda here: https://www.ccecon17.com/program

Registration is available for the full Summit, or you can join us for just the first night (see details below). The opening evening includes a keynote presentation by Paul Hawken, and dinner featuring entertainment by Kat Wright.

Paul HawkenKeynote Address: Paul Hawken, Environmentalist, Entrepreneur, Author

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 | 6:00pm 7:30pm

Location: Ira Allen Chapel at University of Vermont

Cost: FREE!

Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist, and author who has dedicated his life to sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment. His practice has included starting and running ecological businesses, writing and teaching about the impact of commerce on living systems, and consulting with governments and corporations on economic development, industrial ecology, and environmental policy. Natural Capitalism, co-authored by Hawken, was cited by President Bill Clinton as one of the five most important books in the world.

Paul Hawken starts ecological businesses, writes about nature and commerce, and consults with heads of state and CEOs on climatic, economic and ecological regeneration. He has appeared on numerous media including the Today Show, Talk of the Nation, and Charlie Rose, and has been profiled or featured in hundreds of articles including the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Washington Post, and Business Week.

Summit Kickoff and Celebration with Kat Wright

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 | 7:30pm 10:00pm

Location: Tent on Bailey Howe Green at University of Vermont

Cost: $50

Join us for the summit kickoff and celebration, featuring a musical performance by soulful songstress Kat Wright and the best of Vermont's local food trucks.

The vocally dynamic, delicate, and powerful songstress Kat Wright will be performing with her band to kickoff the summit. Expect an unforgettable performance with Kat and her band, about which the Portland Press Herald noted “…their shows are love and happiness. Be prepared to be blown away by Wright’s voice.”

In addition to great music, expect to enjoy Vermont’s thriving and diverse local food & beverage scene with local food trucks.

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