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2018 Sustainability Conference

12th Annual Sustainable
Business and Design Conference
From What If to What's Next

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
John E. Reeves Great Hall, Conference Center

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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.

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10:30 - 11:00 am Check-in and Breakfast
11:00 - 11:10 am  Opening Remarks: Sustainability Council
11:10 - 11:30 am  Welcome: Dr. Joyce F. Brown, FIT President
11:30 - 12:30 pm  Keynote Speaker: Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs
12:30 - 12:45 pm  There Are No Environmental Problems: Psychology
and Sustainability
Dr. Daniel Benkendorf, Associate Professor of Psychology at FIT 
12:45 - 1 pm  Break
1 - 2 pm Innovation Stations: Visit interactive displays by FIT students who will demonstrate sustainability projects that have been featured at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), BioDesign Challenge, etc.
2:10 - 2:15 pm  Afternoon Welcome
2:15 – 3:00 pm  Featured Speaker: Biomimicry: Tapping into 3.8 Billion Years of Design Success
Mark Dorfman, BioMimicry 3.8
3:10 - 4:00 pm Breakout Sessions 1
4:10 - 5:00 pm Breakout Sessions 2
5:15 pm  Evening/Closing Keynote: Xiuhtezcatl

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