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FIT’s Eighth Annual FIT Sustainable Business and Design Conference

April 8, 2014 8:30AM-5:30PM
  • Where: John E. Reeves Great Hall, FIT Campus NYC
  • Hosted by: Fashion Institute of Technology Sustainability Council
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People, Planet, Prosperity – Measuring our Impact   This conference is free and open to the public. Conference Schedule: 8:15 am Breakfast 8:45 am Conference Introduction » Sustainability Council 9:00 am Welcoming Remarks » Dr. Joyce F. Brown, president of FIT 9:15 am Featured Speakers » Laurie Kerr, Director of the City Energy Project, Urban Program, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) » Paula Melton, Manging Editor, BuildingGreen, Inc. 10:30 am President’s Panel: FIT Update – Sustainable Initiatives Across Campus 11:15 am Industry Panel: Measuring Big vs. Small » Tom LaForge, Global Director, Human & Cultural Insights, The Coca-Cola Company » Kerry Brown, Director of Operations, Curtis Packaging 12:15 pm Lunch Break 1:00 pm Keynote Speaker » Robert F. Kennedy Jr., American radio host, activist, and attorney specializing in environmental law 2:15 pm Announcement of Sustainability Council Grant winners Announcement of Student Logo Contest Winner –Carla Yuen, Packaging Design BFA 2014 (for conference graphic), and presentation of award 2:30 pm Featured Speaker » Lewis Perkins, Senior Vice President, The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute 3:30 pm Featured Speaker » Deborah Singer Howard, Director, Office of Sustainability, State University of New York 4:30 pm Closing Remarks / Concurrent Break-out Sessions TBA Have questions about People, Planet, Prosperity – Measuring our Impact?

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