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Date: Friday, March 22, 2013 At 08:00 AM
Duration: 7 Hours
Brunswick Community College Leland Center for Economic and Workforce Development
2050 Enterprise Drive,
Leland, NC 28451
(Leland Industrial Park off HWY 74/76)
3rd Sustainability Symposium and Expo for Southeastern North Carolina
Theme: “Sustainability and the Future of Energy and Water”
The symposium is a collaborative effort between BCC and the North Carolina Military Business Center. This event aims to explore the many interrelated aspects of incorporating: sustainability practices, training, and opportunities for city & town planners, business & industry, federal & state agencies, and individuals. The symposium will provide the opportunity to: network, promote resources, and learn about sustainability practices and certifications.
When: Friday, March 22, 2013 from 8:00 - 3:00 pm. Where: Brunswick Community College Leland Center for Economic and Workforce Development 2050 Enterprise Drive, Leland, NC 28451 (Leland Industrial Park off HWY 74/76) Purpose: This event explores the impact energy and water is having on businesses and communities when making decisions for economic development, entrepreneurial opportunities, innovation, and long range planning
SESSIONS TO INCLUDE: Smart Grid and the Energy Cost of Moving Water The Energy and Water Connection for Sustainable Agriculture Why & How to Make Your Small Business More Sustainable Biofuel from Switch Grass and Algae Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Energy and Waste Assessments for the Tourism Industry Tracking Waste to Energy Opportunities in NC Sustainable Facility Operations with Zero Capital Investment The Future of Energy the Next 40 Years Planning for Electrical Cars Water Challenges and Strategies Doing Business with the Federal Government
FEATURED SPEAKERS: Len Hoey Dr. David McNeils Jim Siplon
SPONSORSHIPS: Sustainability Scholar Sponsor $1,000 4 chamber scholarships, 2 participant passes, & company logo on all advertising material.
Corporate Sponsor $500 This includes a display table, 4 participant passes & company logo on all advertising material.
Vendor/Exhibitor Sponsor booth $100 This includes a display table and 2 participant passes.