Link to Copy of IEIA Forum 2011 Program

IEIA Forum 2011 – Building Forward:
Sustainable Communities through Collaboration

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Thursday, October 13, 2011


8:30        Registration, Breakfast Snacks, Exhibits, Networking

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

9:10        Introduction to the Day – IEIA Collaboration Principles, Eleanor McKenzie DelBene, IEIA Convener

9:25        Building Forward in Stewardship of Creation, Judy Rogers, Presbytery of Sheppards & Lapsley

9:30        From Conflict Resolution to Collaboration, Cathy Wright, Clarus Consulting Group

9:50        Panel: Who’s at the table? Building More Effective Collaborations, Cahaba River Society, McWane, Inc., Vulcan Materials

10:10      Conversation facilitated by Clarus Consulting Group

10:45      Break for refreshments

11:00 ­     EPA & Collaboration, Gwen Keyes Fleming, EPA Region 4 Regional Administrator

11:30      Conversation and Q&A – Admin. Gwen Keyes Fleming and Region 4 Deputy Regional Administrator Stan Meiburg

12:00      Lunch

12:55      Building Forward from the Storms with Energy and Water Efficiency, IEIA Energy Efficiency Working Group

1:25        Conversation – facilitated by Clarus Consulting Group

1:45        IEIA in Action – Energy Efficiency, Faith Communities & Homes, Youth Policy Summit, Water / Energy Connection, Website & Resources Working Groups

2:15        Break for refreshments

2:30        Conversations – Your Voice in Shaping Energy and Water Efficiency

3:00 – 3:30          Summaries and Wrap Up

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