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Topic: Environment and Energy

Thursday, November 16

Friday, November 17

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Getting Started on Sustainability – Local Governments Taking the Lead

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Moderator

  • Cooper Martin Program Director for the Sustainable Cities Institute - National League of Cities

Speaker

  • Dan Barry Director of Path to Positive Communities - ecoAmerica
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Simplifying Water Management

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Moderator

Speakers

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

World Cafe: The Future of City Energy Policy

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Moderator

  • Deb Perry Program Director - Institute for Sustainable Communities

Speakers

  • John Ostenburg Mayor, Village of Park Forest, Illinois - Executive Board Secretary, Environment & Energy Committee Chairman of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
  • Alicia Zatcoff Sustainability Manager - Richmond, Virginia
  • Douglas Melnick Chief Sustainability Officer - San Antonio, Texas
  • Jeri Muoio Mayor - West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Una Song Senior Advisor, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Saturday, November 18

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Leading Community Resilience: Lessons Learned

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Moderator

Speakers

  • Douglas Melnick Chief Sustainability Officer - San Antonio, Texas
  • Lisa Craig Chief of Historic Preservation - Historic Preservation