Environmental Stewardship Roundtable
Lower Colorado River Authority Red Bud Center
The Environmental Stewardship Roundtable brings together environmental leaders from business, government, academia and local communities to share learning about innovative sustainability practices. The second in a series, key recommendations from regional roundtable participants will be presented to national policy makers.
Sessions are designed to promote a fresh and innovative set of policies, programs and actions to address environmental, energy and economic challenges of this century. Entrepreneurs, industry, government, university and community leaders will explore ways to improve the economy through superior environmental performance. Attendees will participate in a national effort to retool our sustainability, resource management and energy strategies.
Monday April 19, 2010
8:00 – 8:45 Opening Welcome
845 – 10:15 Zero Waste
10:15 – 10:30 LCRA’s Red Bud Building
10:30- 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:15 Energy, Economy and Environment
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch
1:30 – 2:00 Community and Environment - E. Susan Roothaan, Nurtured World
2:00 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 4:00 Water Resources
4:00 – 4:45 Group Discussion
4:45 - 5:00 Conclusion
Sunday April 18, 2010
Monday April 19, 2010
6:00 – 8:00 Green Drinks Happy Hour - Hotel San Jose - http://www.sanjosehotel.com/
Tuesday April 20, 2010
9:00- 11:45 P2 Roundtable – French Legation Museum, Carriage House (802 San Marcos Street)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch – P2 Roundtable and 1House will have a lunch on the Buenos Aires Café (1201 East 6th) - http://www.buenosairescafe.com/ All are welcome!
1:00 – 5:00 Home Weatherization Project – 1House at a time and Nurtured World will be guiding a community project to upgrade a low-income home for energy and water efficiency. You must pre-register and clear a background check to participate. Contact Martina Gehrke for more information email@example.com . See: http://www.1houseatatime.org/ for more information and to download forms.
LODGING: Habitat Suites, 500 East Highland Mall Blvd., Austin, TX 78752, (512) 467-6000 or (800) 535-4663. One bedroom suites are $115. www.habitatsuites.com. Transportation to the Roundtable is provided from Habitat Suites.
SPONSORSHIPS: MSWG in a non-profit organization and welcomes sponsorships for its roundtable events. Please contact Nancy Girard, MSWG Executive Director for sponsorship opportunities at firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-267-6558.
TRANSPORTATION: Out of town attendees staying at Habitat will have transportaion provided to and from most events, including the conference, reception, Monday Dinner and Tuesday Roundtable at the French Legation. Some other rides may be provided by volunteers with advanced notice. Ground transportation from the Airport can be found at: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/austinairport/transportation.htm
The Southwest Network for Zero Waste is a proud member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange P2Rx, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).
|The Zero Waste Network is part of the University of Texas at Arlington's Center for Environmental Excellence in the Division for Enterprise Development.|