VerdeXchange Arizona Conference, December 7-9
Simple Solutions Summit, December 10th, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Increase your knowledge and awareness about Arizona’s current air quality initiatives, education, energy, food, waste and water directives from our panel of local experts. Bring what you already know about sustainable lifestyle in Arizona, and gain valuable perspectives on how to take ACTION! Every attendee will receive a Simple Solutions Summit Action workbook on how to get started.
Also featuring: 40+ Interactive Booth Activities; Eco Tank Competition; Kids Zone; Models Wearing Handpainted Dresses; Photo Mementos For Social Media; Green Thoughts Sticky Wall; Networking Opportunities; and more!
9:00-9:30 – Check-in. Vendor booths open all day!
9:30-10:00 – ASU comedy opening
10:00-11:00 – Simple Solution Panel. Each panelist has one simple solution that they touch on
11-11:30 – Q&A
12:30 – Eco Tank competition opens for social- and eco-preneuers to pitch their ideas. Winners will get a $5,000 package including advertising, business consulting and a scholarship to attend SEED SPOT’s evening program.
1:45-2:30 – Sustainability storytelling
2:30-3 – Closing remarks
Panel of Speakers:
AIR: Tina Wesoloskie, Outreach Services Supervisor, Maricopa County Air Quality Department
EDUCATION: Mick Dalrymple, LEED AP BD+C and Homes Director, University Sustainability Practices at ASU and Senior Sustainability Scientist
ENERGY: Premnath Sundharam, Principal, Global Sustainability Leader, DLR Group
FOOD: Terri Taylor, Nutrition Expert and Registered Dietitian, HonorHealth
WASTE: John Trujillo, Director of Public Works, City of Phoenix
WATER: Bryanna McHenry, Event Marketing Specialist, SRP