Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT) at Rackham Graduate School
The Evolve Sustainability Summit will bring campus leaders together with the most innovative thinkers and doers in sustainability. At Evolve, there will be a variety of different platforms to engage with your peers, professionals, and thought leaders across nearly every industry.
Speakers: They are hosting some of the brightest minds in sustainability to help us learn about what can be done, what has been done, and what they are doing to make the world a more sustainable place.
- Dan Worth, Clean Energy Policy Specialist at Groundwork
- David Orr, Environmental Leader and Author of many books, including Hope is an Imperative, Down to the Wire, and Earth in Mind
- Matt Grocoff, Founder and Developer of Veridian
- Tazia Miah, Student leader for food equity
Sector Space: They’ve partnered with leaders in industry from around the region and the world to learn about what sustainability means for the most important sectors of our communities and economies! Many of these organizations will be participating in panels throughout the day.
- Erb Institute
- Thrive Collaborative
- Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council
- Students for Clean Energy
- Net Impact
- The Brinery
- University of Michigan Campus Farm
- Argus Farm
- Center for Socially Engaged Design
- Blueprints for Pangea
- Student Sustainability Innitiative
- Great Lakes Proud
- Workshops: At our workshops, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest minds on campus and in the economy to solve real-world issues related to sustainability!
- “Envisioning a Sustainable World” — A visioning session run by Jeff Sorenson, Founder of OptiMize
- “Deep Dive” — Run by Center for Socially Engaged Design, this workshop will equip participants with information and principles that allow them to better evaluate sustainability claims and perceptions
Workshops will be occuring simultaneously, so in order to ensure that everyone has an awesome experience, we ask that you select your ticket based on which workshop you would like to attend, as space is limited.
Celebration to follow in Rackham auditorium!
To Register Visit: Here