IEIA Forum 2010
Energy and Water Stewardship

Hosted by the Interfaith Environmental Initiative of Alabama
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Thursday, October 21, 2010 – 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 (To view a presentation, click on the presentation’s name)

8:30                        Registration, Breakfast snacks, Exhibits, Networking

9:00-9:05               Welcome – Fred Spicer, Executive Director, Birmingham Botanical Gardens

9:05-9:10               Our Call to Stewardship of Creation, Rev. Robert Hay, Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley Associat Executive for Nurture, Living River

9:10-9:20               Introduction to the Day – Eleanor McKenzie DelBene, IEIA Convener

9:20-9:45               Water / Energy Conservation & Efficiency with High-Volume Water Consumers
Water Working Group Lunch & Learn PowerPoint Presentation

9:45-10:10            One Company’s Role in Global and Local Water / Energy Stewardship
Dr. Paul Bowen, Coca-Cola Water Technology Manager

10:10-10:30          Discussion – facilitated by Clarus Consulting Group

10:30-10:45          Break

10:45-11:05          Greening the Congregation: Care of Creation in Worship and at Home
Faith and Homes Working Group
Bill Peters, Montevallo Presbyterian Church Green Team

11:05-11:45          Keynote address – EPA Resources for Energy and Water Stewardship
Dr. Stan Meiburg, EPA Region 4 Deputy Regional Administrator
EPA Energy Star for Congregations award to Montevallo Presbyterian Church

11:45-12:15          Discussion – facilitated by Clarus Consulting Group

12:15-1:00            Lunch

1:00-1:20               Water Resources in the SoutheastKeystone Youth Policy Summit Report
New Generation Energy Working Group

1:20-1:30               Resources for Energy and Water Stewardship
Website and Resources Working Group ­

1:30-1:45               What has become clear to you? – facilitated by Clarus Consulting Group

1:45- 2:00              Break

2:00- 3:00             Community Café – an opportunity for table discussion and action planning
Facilitated by Clarus Consulting Group

3:00-3:30               Emerging and continuing Working Groups, next steps, and concluding remarks