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Regional Convening for Sustainable Development

Date

Feb 07, 2018
9:00 AM–4:30 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Sold Out

Join Grace Farms Foundation and Live Green Connecticut for the first annual Regional Convening for Sustainable Development (RCSD). Thought leaders from around the world will discuss wide-ranging strategies for sustainable development, with regional case studies demonstrating how some of those strategies have been implemented locally. Learn how we can come together to make Connecticut a leader in community-driven sustainable development.

 

Convening Schedule:

9:00 am

  • Welcome: Adam Thatcher, Grace Farms Foundation Director of Operations, and Daphne Dixon, Co-founder and Executive Director of Live Green Connecticut

9:15 am

  • Video message from Jeffrey Sachs, Director of Sustainable Development at Columbia University
  • Introduction: Dr. David L. Downie, Fairfield University

9:35 am

  • Keynote Address: Kanni Wignaraja, Director, UN Development Operations Coordination Office
  • Introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG Academy and Sustainable Development Solutions Network

10:05 am

  • Panel 1: “Building Sustainability Into Our Cities,”; Introduction: Kevin Moynihan, First Selectman, New Canaan

10:30 am

  • Coffee Break

10:45 am

  • Catherine Smith, State of Connecticut Economic and Community Development
  • Introduction: Dr. Howard Rosenbaum, Conservation Biologist at Columbia University

11:15 am

  • Panel 2: “The Condition of CT’s Sustainable Development Infrastructure”

11:40 am

  • Panel 3: “The Critical Role Businesses Play in Sustainable Development”

12:15 p.m.

  • Lunch

1:30 pm & 3 pm

  • Breakout Sessions 1 and 2: Regional and Community Sustainable Development Presentations

4:20 pm

  • Closing Remarks

4:45 – 6 pm

  • Networking Reception

 

Call for Presentations

Applications due January 30th.

 


Grace Farms Members enjoy a 20% discount on programs and events. Learn more about Membership.

 

Grace Farms Foundation’s interdisciplinary humanitarian mission is to pursue peace through five initiatives — nature, arts, justice, community, and faith — and Grace Farms, a SANAA-designed site for convening people across sectors. Our stake in the ground is to end modern slavery and gender-based violence, and create more grace and peace in our local and global communities.

Community

Join Grace Farms Foundation and Live Green Connecticut for the first annual Regional Convening for Sustainable Development (RCSD). Thought leaders from around the world will discuss wide-ranging strategies for sustainable development, with regional case studies demonstrating how some of those strategies have been implemented locally. Learn how we can come together to make Connecticut a leader in community-driven sustainable development.

 

Convening Schedule:

9:00 am

  • Welcome: Adam Thatcher, Grace Farms Foundation Director of Operations, and Daphne Dixon, Co-founder and Executive Director of Live Green Connecticut

9:15 am

  • Video message from Jeffrey Sachs, Director of Sustainable Development at Columbia University
  • Introduction: Dr. David L. Downie, Fairfield University

9:35 am

  • Keynote Address: Kanni Wignaraja, Director, UN Development Operations Coordination Office
  • Introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG Academy and Sustainable Development Solutions Network

10:05 am

  • Panel 1: “Building Sustainability Into Our Cities,”; Introduction: Kevin Moynihan, First Selectman, New Canaan

10:30 am

  • Coffee Break

10:45 am

  • Catherine Smith, State of Connecticut Economic and Community Development
  • Introduction: Dr. Howard Rosenbaum, Conservation Biologist at Columbia University

11:15 am

  • Panel 2: “The Condition of CT’s Sustainable Development Infrastructure”

11:40 am

  • Panel 3: “The Critical Role Businesses Play in Sustainable Development”

12:15 p.m.

  • Lunch

1:30 pm & 3 pm

  • Breakout Sessions 1 and 2: Regional and Community Sustainable Development Presentations

4:20 pm

  • Closing Remarks

4:45 – 6 pm

  • Networking Reception

 

Call for Presentations

Applications due January 30th.

 


Grace Farms Members enjoy a 20% discount on programs and events. Learn more about Membership.

 

Grace Farms Foundation’s interdisciplinary humanitarian mission is to pursue peace through five initiatives — nature, arts, justice, community, and faith — and Grace Farms, a SANAA-designed site for convening people across sectors. Our stake in the ground is to end modern slavery and gender-based violence, and create more grace and peace in our local and global communities.

Adults

Community

Date

Feb 07, 2018
9:00 AM–4:30 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Sold Out

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