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Resilient Connecticut! Workshop & Toolkit
Building Resilient Communities Together


PLATINUM SPONSOR:
NORESCO



SILVER SPONSOR:
New England Smart Energy



SILVER SPONSOR:
Winters Bros.




SILVER SPONSOR:
Conscious Decisions


COMMUNITY SPONSOR:

GreenTowns:
How Green is My Town?


COMMUNITY SPONSOR:
Live Green Connecticut!


COMMUNITY PARTNER:
Grassroots Environmental Education


COMMUNITY SPONSOR:
Planetarian



COMMUNITY SPONSOR:
 
Community Energy



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Workshop I Sponsors
Encon, Inc.


Energize Connecticut



Clean Energy Finance & Investment Authority


Big Brothers and Big Sisters of                  Southw
estern Connecticut


Next Step Living

COMMUNITY PARTNER:
Connecticut Green Building Council


SoundWaters


MEDIA PARTNER:
E/Environmental Magazine


MEDIA PARTNER:
CT Environmental Headlines


Resilient Communities Advisory Board

Kurt Anderson
James Boyle, Ph.D.
Patrice Gilespie
Frank Kuchinski
Floyd Lapp, Ph.D

You are cordially invited to attend the second in a series of workshops intended for municipal and community leaders throughout Connecticut that provide turnkey solutions that address municipal challenges, while providing economic and environmental protection. 

The Resilient CT! Workshop & Toolkit features:
  • Special guests, featured panel, and great speakers!
  • Lean about the benefits of having a co-generation plant.
  • Receive a toolkit of projects that all communities should have in place that provide economic payback.
  • Learn how your municipality can be better prepared for and recover from disasters. 
  • Find out how your municipality can get paid to recycle. 
  • Engage your community in an Energy Challenge, and learn how food waste is being turned into compost. 
  • Enjoy refreshments, light fare, networking and exhibits.
  • Learn about Fairfield University's sustainable community center with geothermal.


Resilient Connecticut! Workshop & Toolkit:
Workshop II

Thursday, October 24th, 2013
8:30am - 12:30pm
Barone Campus Center
Oak Room
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, Connecticut
REGISTER TODAY!


Resilient Connecticut! Workshop & Toolkit
Schedule

8:30am – 9:00am
Registration, Light Refreshments, Exhibits Open

9:00am – 9:25am
Workshop Goals & Objectives
Kurt Anderson

Opening Remarks:
David Downie, Ph.D.
Director of Environmental Studies and Associate Professor of Politics
Fairfield University

First Selectman Mike Tetreau
 Town of Fairfield

9:30am - 10:30am
Session I
Understanding the Advantages of a Co-Generation Plant
 

William Leahy
Director
The Institute for Sustainable Energy

10:30am - 11:00am
Networking 
Exhibits Open
Refreshments Served

11:00am – 12:15pm
Session II
Panel Discussion:
Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

Moderator
Alex Kragie
Deputy Chief of Staff
Department of Energy and Environmental protection

Panelists:
Joseph Bracchitta
Agility Recovery

Robert Kenny
Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

 

Jon Perelstein
Stamford Community Response Team

Arthur J. Reid
Deputy Chief
Fairfield Fire Department

12:15pm – 12:45pm
Networking 
Exhibits Open
Refreshments

Resilient Connecticut! Workshop & Toolkit Sponsors:
Platinum Sponsor:
NORESCO

Silver Sponsors:
Community Energy
Winters Bros.
GreenTowns
New England Smart Energy
Sustainable America

Community Sponsors:
Community Emergency Response Team

Special Thanks:
Kurt Anderson




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