Designing to Thrive
Are you ready to be inspired to make a real change in your community – and in the world at large?
Come to learn and discuss key challenges and opportunities on the path to a more sustainable future. / Sponsored by Edison State College in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the University of Florida, Lee County IFAS Extension.
|When:||Wednesday, April 2, 2014 – 12:00 to 6:00 pm|
|Where:||Edison State College, Lee Campus|
Building AA (Nursing Building) - Room AA-177
8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33919
*AICP/CM credits pending approval*
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|12:00 – 1:00 pm||Brown Bag Lunch – Registration:
Student/Professional Informal Lunch Meet & Greet
|1:00 – 1:20 pm||Welcome Remarks:
Dr. John Meyer, Dean, ESC School of Business and Technology
Jon Iglehart, Director, Department of Environmental Protection
Roy Beckford, Director, UF/IFAS Lee County Extension
|1:20 – 3:15 pm||Panel on Sustainable Urban Agriculture
Facilitated by Sean Posey, Eastern Gateway Community College, Ohio
Solutions to Food Deserts; Edible Landscapes; Permaculture; Community Gardens; Aquaponics.
|3:30 – 6:00 pm||Panel on Sustainable Design & Construction
Facilitated by Paul Shahriari, Green Mind, Inc.
Integrated Design for Mixed Use; Incorporating Green Practices in Building Codes; Sustainable Goals Become Reality; Sustainable Storm Water Design; Transportation Design.
Wrap-Up and Next Steps