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Thu, May 25, 2017, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
Join us! SUSTAINnovate 2017
Sustainability & Innovation in K-12 Schools
Brought to you by Coalesce, The Campus Sustainability Accelerator
We invite administrators and sustainability coordinators to join a lively conversation and interactive dialogue to hear from experts in the sustainability field and connect with peers from independent schools to share best practices and return back to campuses with new resources, insights, and connections.
State of the Field Insights - Featured Speakers and Q&A
Peer to Peer Connections - Break Out Dialogues on Specific Sustainability Topics
Innovation Tour (Optional)
Featured Speakers and Innovation Tour:
Georges Dyer, Principal, Intentional Endowment Network The Intentional Endowments Network supports schools and other tax-exempt organizations in aligning their endowment investment practices with their mission, values, and sustainability goals without sacrificing financial returns.
Simca Horowitz, Eastern Mass Director, Massachusetts Farm to School Project Mass Farm to School works to increase healthy, locally grown food in schools and institutions.
Erika Eitland, Doctoral Student, Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Center for Health and the Global Environment, whose mission is to draw the connection between human health and the health of the environment. Erika focuses on healthy school buildings
Wynn Calder, Principal, Sustainable Schools, consults with the Green Schools Alliance (GSA) and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), which are supporting sustainable schools in a variety of ways, including an annual student leadership conference, a global education course for teachers, a green purchasing consortium, a new online sustainability assessment tool for schools, and more.
Light refreshments will be served.
Innovation Tour to follow: CIC Boston - More Innovation and Startups than Anywhere on the Planet! Attendees will be experience the vibrancy of the various floors and innovation spaces throughout the CIC. After exploring CIC Boston, participating attendees will jump on the Red Line and head to Kendall Square to join Venture Cafe gathering where drinks will be served.
Transportation Recommendations: this event is directly off of the Downtown Crossing red line T stop. Parking in downtown Boston is limited. There are parking garages available in downtown Boston (Boston Commons), in Kendall Square (Cambridge), and in Central Square (Cambridge), along the red line. Here is a list of MBTA parking options.
If you are coming from the South, park at the Ashmont or Braintree MBTA Stations and take the red line to Downtown Crossing and proceed on foot to 50 Milk Street.
If you are coming from the North, park at Alewife MBTA Station and take the red line to Downtown Crossing and proceed on foot to 50 Milk Street.
Questions: contact Emily Schweitzer, firstname.lastname@example.org