The 14th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop, “Growing Greener Generations,” will bring the community together to discuss sustainability priorities.
Our expert speakers will provide up-to-date information on several different sustainability topics.
Residents, business leaders, institutions, government agencies and organizations will gather to learn from knowledgeable speakers and panel discussions. Topics to be discussed and keynote speakers will be announced soon.
Meet our speakers, visit our exhibitors, learn, network, and enjoy organic and local food. Participate in breakout sessions and network with businesses and community groups to help build a better future for our community. Register now to join us at this annual popular and interactive workshop.
The keynote speakers for this workshop will be Josh Tickell and Chris Castro.
Josh, who will kick off our morning session, is an internationally recognized expert on sustainability and the climate, and author of multiple books on sustainability-related topics, including his latest work, “The Revolution Generation: How Millennials Can Save America and the World (Before It’s Too Late).” Learn more at joshtickell.com.
Chris’ keynote will launch our afternoon activities. He is director of Orlando’s Office of Sustainability & Resilience, developing policies and programs to advance the city’s sustainability, clean energy, and climate action goals. Among his accomplishments, Chris helped develop and found IDEAS For Us, a United Nations-accredited nonprofit working to incubate and fund innovative projects that advance the U.N. sustainable development goals.
Early-bird registration is $35 until Oct. 14. Regular registration is $45 per person from Oct. 15 until Nov. 14. Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon break refreshments catered by a local green business partner serving fresh, local, healthy, delicious food. The student rate is $25.
The 14th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop will be on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Girl Scouts of Gulf Coast Florida Event Center, 4740 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, Fla. 34233.