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2007 Sustainability Conference

An Introduction to Sustainable Business and Design
April 19, 2007

Special Activities

  • exhibition of student work
  • vendor displays
  • sustainable fashion show

Break-out Sessions

Change Begins with a Personal Interest
Barry A. Cik, BCEE, QEP, CHMM, REM, CP, PE, Technical Director, NaturePedic No-Compromise Organic Baby Mattresses
Related Link: Five Problems with Crib Mattresses

Sometimes a Passion Turns Into a Mission
Harmony Susalla, Founder and Creative Director, Harmony Art Organic Design

Green is the New Black: Helping Designers Understand How to Improve Design through Sustainability
Chris Hacker, Vice President of Global Design, Johnson & Johnson

Doing Well and Doing Good - Timberland's Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility
Gary Smith, Senior Vice President, Timberland Worldwide Supply Chain

Hemp, One Sustainable Fiber Story
Barbara Filippone, Founder and President, EnviroTextiles

Panel Discussion
Moderator: A. H. Kopelman, PhD,Professor of Science, FIT Department of Science and Mathematics
Kate D'Arcy, Designer, Toggery; Grazyna Pilatowicz, Instructor, FIT Department of Interior Design; Joseph J. Arcoleo, CHP, CHMM, FIT Director of Environmental Health and Safety Compliance; Lauren Carroll, Advertising and Marketing and Communications Department; Heather Golden, FIT Student Association President