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2012 Georgia Green Economy Summit
September 27, 2012 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Last year’s 2nd annual GA Green Economy Summit hosted by the Savannah Ocean Exchange was a success. The initial goal of the Georgia Green Economy Summit was to raise awareness while fostering objective dialog in regards to GA understanding the implications of the emerging Green Economy. Confirmed supporters of the 2012 GA Green Economy Summit event that will be held in Atlanta includes: EPA, FCC, Coke, UBS, GE, GA Power, Cox Enterprises, CINCS, GIC Group, Pepco Holdings, NCR, Mage Solar, UGA Terry College of Business, NAC International, USEC, City of Savannah, City of Atlanta, Retrofit-A-Million, The American Carbon Registry, Winrock Foundation, and The Joint Center for Economic and Political Studies. The goal of this year’s summit is to develop a strategic framework that could become the precursor to a GA Green Economy Strategic Plan. This event is free and open to the public; to attend please have them send an RSVP email to email@example.com.
This year’s GA Green Economy Summit activities will be held on September 27th at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business Executive Education Center Atlanta, GA from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Mr. Albert A. George II, Founder, Georgia Green Economy Summit
Moderator Introduction of Presenters
Mr. Lance Wright, Ret. Senior Vice President, United States Enrichment Corporation, Inc.
Breakfast Keynote Address
Dr. Peter Evans, Director of Global Strategy, GE Energy
Networking the Green Economy
Hon. Mignon Clyburn, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
Building Green Economy Infrastructure and Achieving Business Goals Ms. Karen Lefkowitz, Vice President of Business Transformation, Pepco Holdings, Inc.
Growing the Solar Industry and Bringing Green Economy Jobs to Georgia Mr. Joe Thomas, CEO, Mage Solar, Inc.
“How To Link The Green Economy With The Urban Community”
Urban Communities & the Green Economy
Mr. Tony C. Anderson, Founding Director, Retrofit-A-Million
The Impact of a Sustainable Education on Urban Students Ms. Liza Milagro, Founder, The ShadeTree Group
Mr. Tony C. Anderson, Founding Director, Retrofit-A-Million Ms. Danielle Deane, Director Energy and Environment Program, The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Ms. Liza Milagro, Founder, The ShadeTree Group
“Global and Domestic Opportunities for Carbon Trading and Water Resource Management”
Economic Opportunity for Georgia in the Voluntary and Regulated Carbon Markets Ms. Mary Grady, Director of Business Development, American Carbon Registry/Winrock Foundation
Addressing Shareholder Requirements for Environmental Risk Management in a Global Economy Ms. Rena Gelb, CEO, CINCS, LLC
Ms. Rena Gelb, CEO, CINCS, LLC
Ms. Mary Grady, Director of Business Development, American Carbon Registry/Winrock Foundation Mr. Albert A. George II, Co-Founder, Amazon Reforestation Project
Lunch Keynote Address
Dr. Ben R. Jordan, Director of Supplier Sustainability, The Coca-Cola Company
Panel Discussion: Why Georgia needs a Green Economy Strategy?
Facilitator: Ms. JocCole “JC” Burton, CEO, Woodline Solutions of North America
Mr. Joe Thomas, CEO, Mage Solar, Inc.
Mr. Howard Morrison, Managing Partner, Energy Launch Partners Mr. Dennis Creech, Executive Director, Southface Mr. Stanley Meiburg, Deputy Regional Administrator, EPA