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Wednesday, June 15th
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Locust Trace Agriscience Center

2016 Schedule of Events:

8:30 am – 9:15 am      Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:15 am – 9:30 am      Welcome and Introductions

9:30 am – 10:30 am      Session A

    • Option 1- Berea Sustainable Development Panel

      Berea College Dorm (LEED Platinum certification and Petal Recognition under the Living Building Challenge)
      Joan Pauly
      Sustainability Coordinator, Berea College

      Berea Municipal Community Solar Farm and Energy Efficiency Programs
      Joshua Bills, CEM
      Energy Efficient Enterprises Program Coordinator,
      Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED)

      Berea Urban Farm and the Old Town Urban Agriculture District
      Cheyenne Olson
      Executive Director, Sustainable Berea ​

    • Option 2-Creating a Fossil Free Portfolio

      Carrie B. Van Winkle,
      Socially Responsive Investing

    • Option 3- Ecological Management – Compliance, Planning, and Sustainability

      Ward Wilson, Director of Development
      Eco-Tech Consultants, Inc.

10:45 am – 11:45 am  Session B

  • Option 1- How a Carbon Fee Could Benefit Kentucky Business

    Jason Bailey, Executive Director,
    Kentucky Center for Economic Policy

    Zach Bernstein, Manager, Research and Social Media
    American Sustainable Business Council

  • Option 2- Sustainable Spirits

    Paulette Akers,
    Division of Compliance Assistance

  • Option 3- Energy Star Portfolio Manager for Businesses

    James Bush,

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm    Lunch, Keynote, Exhibits
Keynote Speaker- Michele Muller, Environmental Manager at L’Oreal

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm      Session C

  • Option 1- Getting to know the Kentucky Sustainable Business Council

    Heather Warman, Executive Director, Kentucky Environmental Foundation and Interim Director of the Kentucky Sustainable Business Council

  • Option 2- Sustainable Sites Initiative

    Nancy Church, Director, Community – Kentucky,
    U.S. Green Building Council
    Scott Southall, RLA, LEED AP BD+C, ASLA,  AIC
    CDP Engineers

  • Option 3- Green Check Program

    Rob Gates, Outreach Specialist,
    Bluegrass Greensource

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm     Session D

  • Option 1- EcoDistricts, LSC, Green Umbrella, and Bluegrass Forever Green

    Bobby Clark,
    Sustainable Business Ventures Corporation

  • Option 2- Energy Efficiency & Waste Reduction Solutions for Business

    Lissa McCracken,
    Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center

  • Option 3- The Business Case for Passive House

    David Horton,
    Green Building Consulting, LLC

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm      Door Prize Announcements and Closing

4:30 pm -5:00 pm     Tour of Locust Trace Agriscience Center

5:30 pm -7:00 pm      Happy Hour at Ethereal Brewing Company!

The Bluegrass Sustainable Business Summit is generously sponsored by: