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Sustainability Summit

Oregon Tech Sustainability Summit 2014

Energy, Water, and Sustainable Ecosystems

April 21-22, 2014


Monday, April 21

9:00-9:20 AM

Welcome and opening remarks

College Union Auditorium

9:30 – 10:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions I


Renewable Energy Engineering, Science & Technology, Mt. Thielsen Room
Ecosystem Restoration & Sustainability, Mt. Bailey Room

10:30-10:45 AM

Coffee break

10:45 – 11:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions II


Renewable Energy Engineering, Science & Technology, Mt. Thielsen Room
Ecosystem Restoration & Sustainability, Mt. Bailey Room

12:00-1:15 PM

Ecolunch Keynote Session

College Union, Mt Mazama/Scott Complex

Rob Del Mar, Oregon Department of Energy
Oregon's Renewable Energy Future

Bob Gearheart, Professor Emeritus, Humboldt State University
Lessons learned in treatment wetland performance at Arcata Marsh and beyond

RSVP to Michael Hughes at michael.hughes@oit.edu

1:30 – 2:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions III


Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Water Resource Management, Mt. Thielsen Room
Ecosystem Restoration & Sustainability, Mt. Bailey Room

2:30 – 4:00 PM

Poster Session

Refreshments served
To submit a poster, please contact Michael Hughes at michael.hughes@oit.edu

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Panel Discussion

Participants TBA

Tuesday, April 22

8:30 – 9:00 AM

Coffee, Pastries, and Announcements

DOW Center E237 Auditorium

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Talk-n-tour

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Offsetting the carbon footprint of Oregon Tech with renewable energy technologies, DOW Center E237 Auditorium
Bob Simonton – Oregon Tech Renewable Energy Project Manager

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Campus Tour of Oregon Tech Solar Array and Geothermal Facilities

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Panel Discussion

Sustainability Teaching and Research at Oregon Tech: Overview, Prospects, and Community Extension, Klamath Basin Brewing, Upstairs Loft
Beverages provided, lunch is self-paid
Participants TBA

2:00 – 4:00 PM

Community Information Workshop

Green Building & Renewable Energy Technologies, Mt. Scott Room

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