2015 Agenda

2015 Agenda: SWFL Sustainability Summit

“Quality of Life for Today & Tomorrow”

Master of Ceremony: Mei-Mei Chan, President and Publisher of the Fort Myers News-Press

Breakfast & Lunch Included | Sustainable Art Showcase
Over 20 Vendors | Seating is Limited – 200 Attendees Max
8:00am Doors Open at Harborside | Program Begins at 9:00am
4:30-6pm: Heavy Hors D’ oeuvre and Cocktail hour

What’s Our Vision? Moderated by Dr. Ron Toll

Panelists: Christine Ross, Dr. Laura Frost, Dr. Tracey Lanham, Rae Ann Wessel, Commissioner Larry Kiker, Dr. Steve Brodie

How Do We Grow? Moderated by Rob Moher

Panelists: Kevin Connelly, Chris Sharek, Kim Verblaauw, Robert Wanvestraut, Nicole Johnson, Mayor Kevin Ruane

“Sustainable Solutions”

Lunch Discussion and Q & A with Sarah Owen, President & CEO of the SWFL Community Foundation

How Do We Work Together? Moderated by Dr. John Meyer

Panelists: Joe Paterno, Dr. Gary Jackson, Brian Rist, Dr. Abdul Ahmadi, Tessa LeSage, Mayor Ben Nelson

Afternoon Workshops

Gulf Elementary: Sustainable Future: “Smarter Than a Fifth Grader[s]: The Three Pillars of Sustainability”
Lloyd Duhon: Sustainable Fun: “Building Toy Cars Out of Recycled CD Drives”
Andy Lynch: Sustainable Business: “How LeeSar Saved Money Through Smart Facility Management”

*Agenda subject to change.

The SWFL Sustainability event is planned and organized by Visaggio & Co. in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Southwest Florida Community Foundation.

Full List of Presenters Event Package

FLlogoThe event has been approved to offer 6 AICP/CM Credits.