From: Reinhardt, Peter [mailto:peter.reinhardt**At_Symbol_Here**yale.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 1:19 PM
Subject: C2E2/EPA Workshop: Digging Deeper into Sustainability
"Digging Deeper into Sustainability: Finding Measures That Matter"
Co-sponsored by the Campus Consortium on Environmental Excellence (C2E2) and
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region I,
May 13th, 2013
Yale West Campus Conference Center, 800 West Campus Dr., Orange, CT
Colleges and universities are leaders in sustainability, but we still struggle with measuring progress, and with certain operational health and safety issues. This workshop will explore how to find and use quantifiable information on sustainability policies and strategies, with a particular focus on issues related to laboratories because they consume considerable amounts of energy. Overcoming operational and institutional differences between sustainability and environmental health and safety will also be discussed.
8:00 - Registration and breakfast
9:00 - Introductions: Suzanne Howard, EHS Director, Wellesley College, and Joshua Secunda, Innovations and Sustainability Unit, Office of Assistance and Pollution Prevention, USEPA-New England
9:15 - Keynote speaker: Cindy Klein-Banai, Associate Chancellor for Sustainability, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
9:45 - "Yale Facilities: Accelerating Progress in Energy and Green House Gas Reduction," Anthony Kosier, Director of Utilities and Engineering, and Julie Paquette, Director of Energy Manager, Yale Facilities
10:15 - "MIT's experience: Energy Efficiency in Lab Design", Steven Lanou, Deputy Director, Sustainability Program, MIT EHS Headquarters Office, and Pam Greenley, Associate Director, MIT EHS Office
10:45 - Break
11:00 - Speaker: Mark Orlowski, Executive Director, Sustainable Endowments Institute
11:30 - "EHS versus Sustainability—Bridges and Barriers," Ludmilla Pavlova Senior, Facilities Planner, Campus Planning, Ezra Small, Campus Sustainability Manager, and Terri Wolejko, Assistant Director, Environmental and Hazardous Materials Management Services, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
12:15 - Lunch
1:15 - Open Space Breakout session on multiple topics:
Metrics (Keri Enright-Kato, Yale Sustainability Project Manager)
Practices in laboratories (Rob Klein, Yale EHS Deputy Director)
Standardization of greenhouse gas reporting [facilitator to be named]
Integration of EHS and Sustainability [facilitator to be named]
2:45 - Report Out & Summary
3:30 - Workshop Concludes
To register for this event, please email Suzanne Howard, showard**At_Symbol_Here**wellesley.edu, with the following information:
Name(s) of Attendees:
Fees are $35.00 per person and will include breakfast, lunch and snacks. Please make checks payable to "Campus Consortium for Environmental Excellence" and mail to: Wellesley College, EHS Office, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481.
If you have any questions on this event, contact Suzanne Howard at 781-283-3882 or email Suzanne atshoward**At_Symbol_Here**wellesley.edu.
For driving directions, please visit the Yale West Campus website at: http://www.yale.edu/westcampus/directions.
Workshop Description: Digging Deeper into Sustainability: Finding Measures That Matter
Courtyard by Marriott, 136 Marsh Hill Road, Orange, CT 06477. Telephone: 203-799-2200. Online reservations for workshop: Courtyard New Haven/Orange/Milford.
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