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2016 Sustainability Summit Wrap Up 2017-06-21T12:57:00+00:00

2016 Sustainability Summit Wrap Up

The 2016 Sustainability Summit included the keynote speaker Dr. Shahzeen Attari along with members of a Louisville city panel and more.  Of course, it all starts off with a film screen of Beargrass: The Creek in Our Backyard by Morgan C. Akitson on Thursday, October 27, 2016, from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM at the Clifton Center. Review the 2016 Sustainability Summit archive below.

Sustainability Now,
Taking Action for Tomorrow

Presenter:  Maria Koetter

View the presentation from the Metro Office of Sustainability here (pdf).

Afternoon Project Showcase

This is a list of participating organizations and businesses working on various projects throughout the state of Kentucky.

Projects were selected through an application process. For more information click HERE.

  • Louisville Food Cooperative – Link
  • Falls City BikeWorks –  Bicycle Repair Shop – Link
  • University of Louisville – Car Share & More – Link
  • Louisville Metro – Comprehensive Plan 2040   – Link
  • Kentucky Interfiath Power & Light – Adamah Project – Link
  • Salt River Watershed Watch – Citizen Science Program – Link
  • The Nature Conservatory – Louisville Faith Community Landscape Audit – Contact by Email 

Kick-off Event!

Bear Grass

2016 Sustainability Summit Speaker & Panelists

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Shahzeen Attari

School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Indiana University

Presentation: To obtain slides or data, please contact Dr. Attari directly at sattari@indiana.edu direc. Some of the work presented has not yet been published and cannot yet be made available on the web.

City Panelist

Matt Gray

City of Cleveland
Director of Sustainability

Presentation: View Sustainable Cleveland presentation here (pdf).

City Panelist

Richard Hicks

City of Columbus
Director, Office of Environmental Protection and Sustainability

Presentation: View Columbus’ Public Health & Sustainability presentation here (pdf).

City Panelist

Ryan Evans

Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce
VP, Business and Community Relations

Presentation: View the “Business Leadership to Advance Sustainability” presentation here (pdf).