The Green Conservation Group invites you to attend our free public event on Tuesday, April 3rd from 10:45am-7pm at Alumni Hall. Speaker and panel topics include sustainable investment strategies, creating sustainable communities, environmental justice, urban forestry and agriculture and green careers and volunteering.
3rd Annual Green Initiatives Conference @ NEIU
Tuesday, April 3rd 10am-7pm
Alumni Hall, Student Union
3701 W Bryn Mawr Avenue
Detailed conference schedule can be found at: http://neiu-gcg.blogspot.com/
10:50 - 12:15 "The Burden: Fossil Fuel, the Military and National Security" Film and Discussion
12:15 - 1:30: Speaker 1 - "Building Sustainable Communities" with Seven Generations Ahead
1:40 - 2:55: Speaker 2 - "Megatrends to Microgrids: How Investors are Supporting Climate Solutions"
with Wespath Investment Management
3:00 - 4:00: Speaker 3 - "State of the Urban Forest"
with Chicago Region Tree Initiative
4:15 - 5:30: Speaker Panel- "What does 'Sustainability' Mean to You?: Multiple perspectives of Sustainability and Development"
with Sierra Club, Environmentalists of Color, Wespath, Chicago Region Tree Initiative
5:40 - 6:55: Keynote speaker-- Making a Green Career: Sustainability as a Journey, Not a Destination
with Aaron Durnbaugh, Director of Sustainability, Loyola
Stop by the Green Initiatives Fair to learn about internships, volunteering, and engagement with representatives from the following organizations:
Food and Water Watch
Friends of Forest Preserves
Midwest Pesticide Action Center
ComEd Clean Energy Force
Urban Growers Collective
NEIU's Green Conservation Group
NEIU's Green Fee Committee