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Sustainable Enterprise 2007 Conference Schedule

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Friday, May 4

Vision and tools for a sustainable enterprise

8:30 Introduction
Terry Taylor Principal, Global Genesis, Master of Ceremonies
Genevieve Taylor Associate, Global Genesis, Event Director
8:45 Welcome
Brad Baker President/CEO, Codding Investments, Inc.
8:55 Welcome
Pat Wiggins California State Senator
9:05 Vision of a sustainable North Bay region
9:25 Breakout session: expanding the vision
10:10 Networking and exhibits
10:30 Workshops
  Measuring What Matters
Gil Friend President/CEO, Natural Logic, Inc.
  Assessing and Reducing Your Carbon Impact: Tools and Benefits
J. David Erickson Climate Protection Campaign
Sam Pierce Director, MSI Integrated Solutions
  Market-Driven Restoration
Chris Mann CEO, Guayaki Sustainable Rainforest Products
  Tapping The Power Of A Shared Vision
Terry Taylor Principal, Global Genesis
David Oldfield Director, Midway Center for Creative Imagination
  Conservation Investing: A Profitable Path Toward Sustainability
Christopher Peck Principal, Natural Investment Services
  How Web 2.0 is Empowering Sustainable Business
Joey Shepp Principal, Earthsite.net and President, Urth TV
12:00 Organic Lunch - click for menu
1:15 Keynote: People, Poultry, Planet: Benefits and Challenges of Running a Business Sustainably
Dave Martinelli Vice President Finance and Risk Management, Coleman Natural Foods and Petaluma Poultry
2:00 Networking and exhibits
2:15 Workshops
  Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Planning: Detailed Solutions for Medium and Large Enterprises and Policy Makers
Sam Pierce Director, MSI Integrated Solutions
  Increase Your Profits Through Sound Environmental Practices
Kinley Campbell Sonoma County Business Environmental Alliance (BEA) representatives and BEA’s Best Practices Award Winners
  Nuts And Bolts Of Going Green
Lawrence Axil Comras Founder/President, Greenhome.com
  Can you Afford Solar Energy?
Peter Hoberg Director of Business Development, Renewable Energy Resources, Inc
  Implementing Sustainability Initiatives: Lessons from Kimpton Hotels
Murray Silverman Professor of Management, San Francisco State University
Jeff Slye Business Evolution and Consulting/ Lead Project Manager for and Consultant to Kimpton Hotels
Tom Thomas Assistant Professor of Management, San Francisco State University
  Zero to Sustainable: How One Developer is Leapfrogging Green Building
Geof Syphers Chief Sustainability Officer, Codding Enterprises
3:30 Exhibits and networking
4:00 Panel: Tales from the Trenches
Moderator: John Stayton Cofounder/Director/Faculty, Green MBA, New College of California
Panelists: Dell Tredinnick Project Development Manager, City of Santa Rosa
Michael Stusser Founder, Osmosis
Armando Navarro Operations Manager, Environmental Technology Center, and Professor Green Building Profession Certificate Program, Sonoma State University
4:45 Closing
5:00 Wine and cheese reception with exhibitors
Saturday, May 5 Working together for a sustainable region
9:00 Introduction
Terry Taylor Principal, Global Genesis, Master of Ceremonies
Genevieve Taylor Associate, Global Genesis, Event Director
9:30 Keynote: Regional Renaissance: Creating a Thriving Economy, Healthy Climate, and Energy Security
Julian Darley President, Post Carbon Institute
10:15 Exhibits and networking
10:35 Breakout: What are the barriers to achieving regional sustainability?
11:15 Keynote: Transforming Barriers to Build Local Sustainable Systems
Carol Misseldine Sustainability Coordinator, Oakland Public Works Agency
12:00 Introduce working and interest groups
12:30 Organic Lunch - click for menu
1:30 Interest groups and working groups meet
Working groups:  
  A Business Alliance for a Local Living Economy (Balle)
Kelley Rajala  
Derek Huntington  
  Complementary Currencies
Art Warmoth Ph.D. Professor of Psychology, Sonoma State University
  Community Index
Ryn Longmaid Chair of Sebastopol Community Index
Interest groups:  
  Sustainable Education
Robert Girling Professor, School of Business and Economics, Sonoma State University
  Sustainable Health Care
Dr. Kreisberg, DC, MA Executive Director, Teleosis Insitute
  Sustainable product design and manufacturing
Gary Barker Cofounder/President GreenHeart Global
  Sustainable Entrepreneurship
John Stayton Cofounder/Director/Faculty, Green MBA, New College of California
  Sustainable Food Systems
Joseph McIntyre Executive Director, Ag Innovations Network
3:00 Report back from groups
3:30 Feedback and closure
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