Mindful Metropolis September 2011 : Page 7

Roadshow at Roosevelt University in Schaumburg. South PRESENTED By: Don't Miss GEAR Northwest November 4-5 Visit www.greenecomomyactionroadshow.org for complete details. Breakout 4: 3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Talking Dollars and Sense about Sustainability Presenters: Abby Corso, Delta Institute Jon Levey, Green Choice Bank Learn about the many sources of funding for sustainability initiatives, from loans, to grants, to tax incentives and other creative methods to support implementation. Workshop 1: 11:00 – 11:45 a.m.: From Costly to Cozy: Saving Money and Energy at Home Presenters: Vanessa Roanhorse, Delta Institute Cheryl Pomeroy, eZing, Inc. Tax credits and subsidies are making it possible for more people to weatherize their homes. Learn about what weatherization is and what it can do to improve comfort and reduce the cost of home-ownership, and how it can result in a healthier home, too. SILVER SPONSORS: PARTIAL LIST OF PARTICIPATING VENDORS : Chiro One Green Guest Book Local First Chicago Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program Renewal by Andersen Windows US Green Building Council – Illinois Chapter University of Illinois, Sustainable Technology Center Vintage Tech Viridian Energy Weaver Boos COMMUNITy PARTNERS Networking Reception on the Exhibit Floor 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 10: Public Conference and Expo 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast Enjoy this relaxed time to: Sign up for a 10-minute appointment to get your questions about sustainability answered at the “Ask the Experts” table. Enter a raffle for a chance to win a fabulous green prize! 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m . Break to visit Exhibits, Lunch for Purchase Workshop 2: 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Green Remodeling Techniques That Save Money and the Planet Presenter: TBD With the economy and home sales in a slump, many homeowners are deciding to stay put, opting to upgrade their property with reclaimed materials. Discover how salvaged building materials can be used to create a new look, and learn about the financial and environmental benefits of deconstruction and reuse. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. E-Waste Recycling with Vintage Tech Need to get rid of an old tv or computer? Vintage Tech will be on hand to collect all of your electronic waste items. Please visit www. greeneconomyactionroadshow. org for a complete list of electronic items accepted. Workshop 3: 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Real Green Careers and How to Train for Them Presenter: Kindy Kruller, Delta Institute The green economy is generating real jobs in many different industries, including clean energy, waste and water management, green building and other emerging areas. Find out what you need to know and where you can find the training that can prepare you for a green career. 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Energy: The Next Generation Everyone knows that power as we know it will soon be a thing of the past. Who will be the winners and the losers in the future energy marketplace? What will be the role of wind, solar, geothermal and other energy alternatives? Join our panel of experts to peer into our powerful future. Presenters: George Sullivan, ECOSMART Buildings Mark Burger, Illinois Solar Energy Association To register for the event, please visit www.greeneconomyactionroadshow.org For information on sponsorship or exhibition opportunities, please contact Melissa Bingham at 312-281-5199 ext 7020 or Melissa@mindfulmetropolis.com. Workshop 4: 3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Session to be announced 4:00 p.m. – Expo closes

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