All events are FREE* and open to EVERYONE. The Monday banquet is open to all, but tickets will be required. There will be a suggested donation at the door. Locations of all events is at UW Oshkosh Reeve Memorial Union Ballroom 2nd Floor #227. For more info, check out their website at: http://www.uwosh.edu/earthcharter/summit09.php
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2009 (Arts & Comm Bldg, Music Hall)
12:40 pm - Jonathan Overby, Wisconsin Public Radio "World Music"Event to be held in the Arts and Communication Building, Music Hall
MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2009 ( Reeve Memorial Union Ballroom)
5:30 pm - Social. Earth Charter Calendar launch
6:00 pm - **Sustainable Food Banquet. Tickets are required for this event. Pick up your FREE ticket at Titan Central, Reeve Union main floor. A suggested donation of $5.00 for students and $15.00 for non-students is appreciated.
7:00 pm - Immediately following the banquet will be a presentation by Will Allen, Growing Power. You do not have to attend the banquet to hear Mr. Allen present. Additional seating will be available in the ballroom. Will Allen, an urban farmer, is the founder and CEO of Growing Power, LLC. He is a 2008 MacArthur Fellowship recipient
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2009 (Reeve Union Theatre)
9:00 am - 2:00pm Transportation Fair, Reeve Concourse
4:30 pm - Jim Evanoff, Yellowstone's Carbon Footprint
5:30 pm - Reception : Mr. Evanoff oversees Yellowstone National Park's sustainability initiatives and environmental programs.
6:00 - Dr. Michael Lizotte, Campus Sustainability
6:30 pm - Community Sustainability in Practice Panel: Challenges and OpportunitiesPanelists will describe initiatives underway at the University, the Oshkosh Area School District, and the City of Oshkosh involving sustainability planning, energy efficiency upgrades, and other efforts to implement sustainability principles at the local level. Discussion will follow.
Panelists are: Michael Lizotte, Director of Sustainability, UW Oshkosh Ronald Hardy, Chair, Oshkosh Sustainability Advisory Board (and Mainstreetoshkosh.com guy), Randy Johnston, Director of Building/Grounds, Oshkosh Area School District
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 (Reeve Union 201)
9:40 - 11:10 am - Green Career PanelPanelists are:Kerry Schumann, WIisconsin League of Conservation VotersSue Loomans, Wisconsin Green Building AllianceDan Hirchert, USDA Wildlife Services
(Reeve Union Theatre)6:30 pm - Reception for Dr. Rob Nixon
7:00 pm - "Slow Violence, Gender, and the Environmentalism of the Poor", Dr. Rob Nixon
Dr. Nixon, UW Madison English Department. He is the author of Dreambirds (a New York Times Notable Book of 2000), MacArthur Peace and Security Fellow, and a frequent contributor to the New York Times.