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Each year the Sustainability Council organizes and hosts a business and design conference on the campus of FIT.  The purpose of the event is to inform, involve, and inspire the entire FIT community about sustainability and how to incorporate sustainability as a model into all aspects of what we do.



9th Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference
Tuesday April 7, 2015
8:15 am - 5pm
John Reeves Great Hall
#FITSustainability #OurLand

The conference is free, but we ask that you register in advance.

Preliminary Schedule

8:15 am
Breakfast
8:50 am
Opening Remarks
» FIT Sustainability Council
9 am
Featured Speaker
» Andrew Faust, Permaculture Educator
10 am
Welcoming Remarks
» Dr. Joyce F. Brown, President of FIT
10:15 am President's Panel
» Update on Sustainable Initiatives at FIT
11:15 am
Featured Speaker
» Nancy Kohn, Director, Greenthumb Program at NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
Noon
Announcements
» Conference Logo - Student Design Contest Winner
» Sustainability Council Grants
12:30 pm
Lunch Break
1 pm
Keynote Speaker
» Jon Bowermaster, Writer, Filmmaker, Adventurer
2 pm
Featured Speaker
» Jennifer Grossman, Founding President, FarmCo New York
3 pm
Featured Speaker
» Joseph Trumpey, Associate Professor of Art and Natural Resources, University of Michigan
4:15 pm
Student/Faculty Table Presentations

Registration

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