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Wednesday, October 06, 2010

CEIL Sponsors GOVgreen Conference and Expo

The Center for Environmental Innovation and Leadership (CEIL) will present the GOVgreen Conference & Expo on November 9-10, 2010 in Washington, DC. The conference will bring together government employees, contractors and suppliers to learn how to achieve sustainability goals as mandated by President Barack Obama's Executive Order 13514. GOVgreen is free for all federal government and military personnel to attend and offers a variety of programs from notable and respected speakers that will address the critical topics of energy, transportation, conservation and facilities.

Speakers include:

* Robert F. Kennedy Jr., president of Waterkeeper Alliance and environmental advocate for over 20 years.

* Dr. Dorothy Robyn, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Installations & Environment, Department of Defense

* Robert Peck, Commissioner, Public Buildings, U.S. General Services Administration

The full speaker list and program can be viewed at GOVgreen.org and register. There's also a panel on using social media, called "Moving Beyond Government to Engage Citizens in GreenGov Conversations and Results", featuring Jeffrey Levy of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cammie Croft of the Department of Energy, Todd Solomon of the Department of Transportation and Bev Godwin of the GSA. A special crowdsourcing site has been set up for submitting questions to the panel.

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