Over the past decade sustainability has evolved to incorporate many different meanings, including elements of environmental health, social equity, and economic development. A recent surge in awareness has transformed the sustainability movement into both a local and global trend that has moved from the meeting halls of community centers to the mainstream public eye.
Join Sustainable Long Island to discuss
"The Many Facets of Sustainability"
Friday, June 1, 2012 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
Carlyle on the Green in Bethpage State Park
|The Many Facets of Sustainability|
What is the face of sustainability today?
Sustainable Long Island's Sixth Annual Sustainability Conference will be attended by hundreds of leaders from the business, nonprofit, and government sector, community advocates, real estate figures, and important decision makers.
The 2012 event will be highlighted by:
- Keynote Speaker Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone
- Thought-provoking workshops on Long Island's most pressing issues
- The "Sustainable Samplings" Luncheon showcasing local restaurants from across the Island as they provide samples of their signature dishes
- An exhibit hall highlighting local businesses and nonprofits offering sustainable products and services to the expected 500 plus crowd
- The 2nd annual "Getting It Done" Awards honoring those who move beyond the talk toward implementation featuring co-chairs of the Long Island Regional Economic Development Council in Kevin Law and Stuart Rabinowitz; Town of Southampton Councilwoman Bridget Fleming; and Village of Farmingdale Mayor George "Butch" Starkie
|Don't Miss Out
With the exciting lineup already taking shape and additional details to follow, the Sixth Annual Sustainability Conference is sure to become the "can't miss" event of the year. Here is how you can get involved:
For more information, contact Tammy Severino at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 516-873-0230
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