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2017 Michigan Sustainability Conference

 Export to Your Calendar 9/14/2017
When: Thursday, September 14, 2017
Where: Detroit
United States

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Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Michigan Sustainability Conference on September 14, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza in Detroit! 

 


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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for thesecond annual Michigan Sustainability Conference (MISCON). MISCON is designed to promote meaningful engagement with business professionals in discussion surrounding the topic of sustainability. By addressing the triple bottom line – people, planet, and profit – your organization can achieve cost savings and improve your brand image. MISCON will help forward-thinking business professionals to develop and strengthen the in-house sustainability tools and communication strategies needed to engage your community and stakeholders. It will provide an opportunity to engage in peer-to-peer ideas through thought-provoking discussions that will identify essential elements for success and inspire ongoing efforts to improve sustainability at your organization.

Conference highlights includekeynote speaker Joel Howrani Heeres,the new Director of Sustainability for the City of Detroit, afternoon keynotes, a Life Cycle Assessment workshop, and two concurrent tracks covering the following topics:

  • Lean Process – Value Stream Mapping
  • Circular Economy Through Supply Chain Collaboration
  • Engagement Through STEM Education
  • Working with Your Utilities to Reach Renewable Energy Goals


View the preliminary agenda here.


Who should attend

The target audience for this event is businesses and their sustainability professionals, environmental health and safety coordinators, environmental engineers and staff, academics and students studying sustainability related topics, and anyone interested in learning how to advance and communicate their organization’s sustainability efforts.

Register today!

  • Meet and network with Michigan’s business leaders who are successfully implementing sustainability practices.
  • Learn how to engage your community as part of your sustainability strategy.
  • Gain insight and skills to help your organization save money and protect the environment for future generations.

This Conference will provide 5 CEHs/PDHs for Professional Engineers.

Exhibitor and Sponsorship opportunitiesare available.

Registration Fee: $75 (includes continental breakfast, lunch, and conference materials)

Reg and Info

www.michigan.gov/deqevents

#MiSustainability


Registration Questions

Alana Berthold
bertholda@michigan.gov
517-284-6854


Conference Lodging

Limited number of rooms available!

Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront
866-710-7531
Group Block Code: DEP

Room Night: 9/13/2017
Room Rate: $75 plus applicable taxes

Electronic Booking:Department of Environmental Quality

Room Block Expiration Date:August 4, 2017

Valet Parking: $30/vehicle and $10 for daily event parking

Crowne Plaza


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