ISSP 2013 Conference Schedule

Thursday May 9 – Network, Learn, Co-create

7:30-
8:00

Registration and check in
Continental Breakfast

8:00-
10:15

WELCOME from Marsha Willard, ISSP Executive Director: Conference overview

Welcome to Chicago! Karen Weigert, City of Chicago Sustainability Director

KEYNOTE: Rob Dietz author of Enough is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources, a visionary but realistic alternative to the perpetual pursuit of more - an economy where the goal is enough.

SPEED NETWORKING: Fast paced and fun facilitated session to meet your peers.

10:15-
11:00

Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area
Prince of Wales and Continental Rooms on Mezzanine Level

 

Tower West Suite

Ballroom

Tower East
Suite

11:00-
12:15

MAKING SUSTAINABILITY
STICK:
How to Truly integrate Sustainability

>Kevin Wilhelm,
CEO of Sustainable
Business Consulting

IS SUSTAINABILITY STILL POSSIBLE?
An Overview of

the State of the World
2013

 >Tom Prugh,
Co-director,
Worldwatch Institute

COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES

 >Dave Feldman,
Executive Director,
Bethesda Green

 >Brandon Knight,
Green Economy
Leadership Training (GELT)

12:30

Lunch                                           Ballroom

12:45-
1:15

HALL of FAME PRESENTATIONS – Words from Honoree(s)

  • Alan AtKisson, President and CEO of AtKisson Group
  • John Elkington, Founding Partner & Executive Chairman of Volans
  • Hazel Henderson, Founder of Ethical Markets Media, LLC
  • L. Hunter Lovins, President and Founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions

1:15-
2:15

WISDOM PANEL –ISSP Sustainability Hall of Fame Members Alan AtKisson, Gil Friend, Hunter Lovins, Bob WillardWhat is the future of the profession?

  • What is the future of the profession?
  • Where are you planning to put your professional energies in the next few years?

2:15-
2:45

Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area
Prince of Wales and Continental Rooms on Mezzanine Level

 

Tower West Suite

Ballroom

Tower East Suite

2:45-
4:00

CORPORATE RESPONSES
TO CLIMATE ADAPTATION AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

>Dr. Mark C. Trexler,
Chief Climatographer,
The Climatographers

>Sarene Marshall, Senior
Advisor on Sustainability,

The Nature Conservancy
 

 

SUSTAINABILITY ACCOUNTING
STANDARDS BOARD
(SASB)

>Marisa Mackey,
Associate Director
of Education, SASB

 

CHALLENGES OF BRINGING SUSTAINABILITY TO AN
INDUSTRIAL SETTING

Moderator: Paul Studebaker, editor-in-chief of SustainablePlant.com

Panelists:
>Kathleen Shaver,
Director Sustainability
and Risk, Cisco Systems

>Richard Ammendola,
Sr. Principle – Sustainability,
Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.

>Rick Woodward,
Sustainability Specialist,
Coastwide Labs

4:00-
6:00

RECEPTION in Exhibition Area
Continental and Prince of Wales Rooms on Mezzanine Level

 

Friday, May 10

7:00          Continental Breakfast        Mezzanine Level

8:00

KEYNOTE - Trends in Sustainability Reporting with Mike Wallace, Director of the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Focal Point USA

9:00-
9:15

Break
Exhibits Open in Continental and Prince of Wales Rooms on Mezzanine Level

 

Tower West Suite

Ballroom 

Tower East Suite

9:15- 10:30

GREEN GUERRILLA
STRATEGIES: LEADING GREEN FROMTHE MIDDLE

>Jacqueline Drumheller, Environmental Affairs Manager, Alaska Airlines

SUSTAINABILITY: VIEW FROM THE C-SUITE

Moderator: Bob Pojasek, Sustainability Lead at Exponent, Inc.

Panelists:
>David Hackett,
Partner, Baker & McKenzie

>Gregg Anderson,
Program Executive,
Crowe Horwath LLP

>Michael P. Krzus,
Integrated Reporting Consultant

REGENERATIVE DEVELOPMENT
Exploring Opportunities beyond Sustainability using Complex Adaptive Systems Theory and EcoSystems Services Thinking
 

>Ed Quevedo,
Mills College

 

10:30-
10:45

Break
Exhibits Open in Continental and Prince of Wales Rooms on Mezzanine Level

10:45-
12:00

GREEN ARCHITECTURE

>Moderator: Brandon Lipman,
Principal - Design Director,
higher education at
FGM Architects

>Nathan Kipnis,
Principal at Kipnis
Architecture + Planning

>Susan King,
HE Development

>Colin Rohlfing,
HOK Architects

 

INTEGRATED REPORTING PANEL

Moderator: Rich Goode, Senior Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young

Panelists:
>Mark Tulay,
Program Director, GISR

>Brian Gilbert,
Executive Director,
Sustainability Practice,
Ernst &Young

>Michael P. Krzus, Integrated Reporting Consultant

>John Edelman, Edelman Inc.

DRIVING SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH INDUSTRY COLLABORATION

>Nate Schlachter,
Executive Director of the Sustainable Food Trade Association

 

Noon

 Lunch  Ballroom

Noon-
1:15

KEYNOTE: Bob Massie, president and CEO of the New Economics Institute, whose mission is to build a New Economy that prioritizes the well-being of people and the planet.  Bob is also the former executive director of Ceres, and co-founder the Global Reporting Initiative.  GRI has produced one of the world's most prevalent standards for sustainability reporting.

1:15-
1:30

Break
Exhibits Open in Continental and Prince of Wales Rooms on Mezzanine Level

 

Tower West Suite

Ballroom

Tower East Suite

1:30-
2:45

FACILITATOR TRAINING

>KJ McCorry,
CEO of eco-officiency

LOCAL CHAPTER UPDATE
AND FORMATION

>Marsha Willard,
ISSP Executive Director

SPIRITUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY

>Julian Crawford,
Sustainability Director,
ECOSteps

2:45-
3:00

REFRESHMENT BREAK
Final Opportunity to Visit Exhibits in Continental and Prince of Wales Rooms on Mezzanine Level

3:00-

 

4:30

LEXICON CONVERSATION

This is ISSP's signature project to help build consensus on common sustainability terminology used across various disciplines. Conference attendees will once again contribute directly to that discussion.

CLOSING CEREMONY

         

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