2019 Sustainability Summit

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From the organizers:

8:30 -9:00 Registration and Networking – USA Student Center: Ballroom

9:00 -9:45 Opening Session: Ballroom Greetings: Tony Waldrop, University of South Alabama President Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Paulette Doggett, Green Coast Council Chair Keynote Speaker: Chandra Wright, Director of Environmental & Educational Initiatives, The Lodge at Gulf State Park

9:45 -10:45 First Concurrent Sessions – Climate Adaptation: Kathleen Kirkpatrick, Hometown Action. Ecosystem Services : Don Blancher, Moffatt & Nichol Local Government – Recycling: Sara Boccardo, Mobile County Recycling Center; Noel Hand, Gulf Shores Public Works

10:45 -11:00 Break

11:00 -12:00 Second Concurrent Sessions – Coastal Resiliency: Stephanie Smallegan, University of South Alabama Sustainable Agriculture: Rachael Nicole Nygaard, Four Honeys ’ Family Farm; Dale Speetjens, Shipshape Urban Farm Energy and Water Conservation: Kathleen Kirkpatrick, Hometown Action; Michael Hansen, Group Against Smog and Pollution; Daniel Tait, Energy Alabama; Kari Powell, Clean Energy Activist

12:00 – 1:00 Summit Luncheon/ACF Annual Meeting: Ballroom Welcome and Presentation of 201 9 Lifetime of Conservation Achievement Award: Rebecca Bryant, Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF) Board President Remarks from Lifetime of Conservation Achievement Awardee : Jimbo Meador

1:00 – 1:15 Break

1:15 -2:15 Third Concurrent Sessions – Green Infrastructure: Rebecca Bryant, WATERSHED; Anna Miller, Keen Living Sustainable Aquaculture: PJ Waters, Auburn University Marine Extension & Research Center Sustainable Business Practices: Bill Klutz, Evonik Corporation

2:15 – 2:30 Break

2:30 – 3:30 Plenary Session – Sustainable Redevelopment through Historic Building Rehabilitation: Terrace Room Moderator: Greg Montgomer y , Clean Source Capital and AlabamaSAVES Panelists: Josh Dindo, White -Spunner Construction; Stephen McNair Historic Preservation; Elizabeth Stevens, Downtown Mobile Alliance

3:30 Conclude the 2019 Summit

Register online: www.joinACF.org

If you prefer to write a check, you can fill out the registration form (included in the link) on the back and mail it to the Alabama Coastal Foundation.

Registration is $60 or $50 for Green Coast Council Members.

Student Registration is $25.

Deadline to register is noon on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

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This event is not hosted by ASAN. As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information and resources across our network so as to maximize all of our impact, we routinely post events that we ourselves are not hosting. If you have questions regarding this event, please contact event organizers rather than ASAN.

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