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Attend the Northwestern University Summit on Sustainability on April 5th

March 2013 | by sustainNU

Summit on sustainability logoThe third annual Northwestern University Summit on Sustainability (NUSOS) will take place on Friday, April 5 from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm. The theme, “Economy and the Environment,” sponsored by Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW), brings together experts to explore how economics impact policy and business decisions related to sustainability, climate change, agriculture, and energy.

In addition to the keynote speakers Sophia Siskel and Jen Molnar, attendees will hear from the following experts:

Local Efforts Panel
Jamie Jones: Director of Social Entrepreneurship and Clinical Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice at NU’s Kellogg School of Management; Managing member of Impact Engine
Peter Nicholson: Founding Principal at Foresight Bright LLC (Foresight Sustainable Business Alliance)
Charles Stephens: General Manager of Zipcar Chicago

Sustainable Business Panel
Mark Orlowski: Founder and Executive Director of the Sustainable Endowments Institute
Jean Pogge: CEO of the Delta Institute
Gwen White: Associate Professor at Ball State University, expert on Sustainability Reporting

Energy Panel
Mark Finley: General Manager, Global Energy Markets at BP
KC Healy: Director of the Federal Energy and Resources Management, Deloitte
Eric Masanet: NU Professor, expert in Energy technology systems; product life-cycle systems; multi-scale and techno-economic models of industrial energy and resource

The event is free for students though a suggested donation will support NUSOS in 2014.