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Thursday, May 29, 2008
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Surf's up! Can Northeast Ohio catch the sustainability wave?

Northeast Ohio has the potential to become a center for sustainable business, technology and industry. Several local firms already focus on sustainability. Who are they and how can we attract others? What do we need to do to create a national identity as a center for sustainability?

Join us for this interactive dialogue to explore the possibilities, moderated by Tom Waltermire, Chief Executive Officer, Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO).

  • Richard Stuebi, BP Fellow for Energy and Environmental Advancement, The Cleveland Foundation
  • J. Iwan D. Alexander, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director, National Center for Space Exploration Research, Case Western Reserve University
  • Leo Russo, Director, Construction Industry Training, Skilled Trades Apprenticeships, and the Green Academy, Cuyahoga Community College
  • Amy Todd, LEED AP, Director International Interior Design Association,Cleveland/Akron City Center
  • Andrew Watterson, Sustainable Programs Manager, City of Cleveland
  • Mark Norman, Builder and Founder of The House on Third Street
      The program will also include a trade expo of sustainable products, services and technologies.

      AIA CEU's Available Free and open to the public.

      To register and for more information visit our website at www.urban.csuohio.edu/forum or call 216.523.7330

Northeast Ohio has the potential to become a center for sustainable business, technology and industry. Several local firms already focus on sustainability. Who are they and how can we attract others? What do we need to do to create a national identity as a center for sustainability? Join us for this interactive dialogue to explore the possibilities, moderated by Tom Waltermire, Chief Executive Officer, Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO).
  • Richard Stuebi, BP Fellow for Energy and Environmental Advancement, The Cleveland Foundation
  • J. Iwan D. Alexander, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director, National Center for Space Exploration Research, Case Western Reserve University
  • Leo Russo, Director, Construction Industry Training, Skilled Trades Apprenticeships, and the Green Academy, Cuyahoga Community College
  • Amy Todd, LEED AP, Director International Interior Design Association,Cleveland/Akron City Center
  • Andrew Watterson, Sustainable Programs Manager, City of Cleveland
  • Mark Norman, Builder and Founder of The House on Third Street
      The program will also include a trade expo of sustainable products, services and technologies. AIA CEU's Available Free and open to the public. To register and for more information visit our website at www.urban.csuohio.edu/forum or call 216.523.7330

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