Growing Sustainable Communities: The Midwest's Premier Sustainability Conference
The Midwest's premier sustainability conference is
October 3-4 in Dubuque, IA
, and registration is open at
One-day and two-day registrations are available. Come enjoy the expert and inspirational panel discussions on topics including affordable housing, tree canopy benefits, urban agriculture, alternative fuel vehicles, streetlight conversions, equity, urban resilience, climate action plans, and integrating sustainability metrics into city operations.
Presenters join the conference from around the Country. Two City of Cedar Rapids employees, Sandy Pumphrey and Eric Holthaus, will be presenting on green infrastructure and STAR Communities, respectively.
Taken from the conference website, the keynote speakers are amazing:
- Majora Carter - Urban revitalization strategist and Peabody Award winning broadcaster (TED Talk 1, TED Talk 2)
- Kristin Baja - Climate resilience officer for the Urban Sustainability Directors Network
- Louie Psihoyos - Oscar winning documentary filmmaker and executive director of the Oceanic Preservation Society (TED Talk)
Come grow the inspiration!
By Eric Holthaus, Sustainability Coordinator