Sustainable Universities Initiative
2002 Celebration

January 30, 2002
Capital City Club, Gervais at Assembly, Columbia

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 9:30   Meeting space available for setting up posters

10:30  Past Accomplishments, Future Directions 

  Brief review of SUI to date - Solicitation of comments and suggestions 
  for future directions from past and present participants, as well as 
  interested individuals.
12:30  Buffet Lunch and “Topics Tables” 
  (participants will bring their lunch to tables arranged by interest 
  groups, to facilitate sharing of ideas among schools and across 
    • Green Chemistry
    • Green English/Humanities
    • Green Building
    • Facilities Management
    • Environmental Ethics
    • Improving our ability to teach teachers
    • Health and the Environment
    • Urban Ecology
2:30    Adjourn

3:00    Business Approach to Sustainability: A Round Table Discussion 

  We have asked business leaders and key university personnel to 
  come together for a discussion about preparing students to address 
  sustainability and environmental issues.
            Brief presentations will be made by:
      Carl Flesher, BMW , Greer 
      Birgit Doupnik, Lang Mekra, Ridgeway 
      Tom Goebel, AFCO, Anderson 
      Nick Odom, Springs Industries, Fort Mill 
5:00    Presidents’ Press Conference: Sustainable Universities Network
 (Presidents Greenberg and Barker recommit to agreement signed by
 their predecessors when SUI  began. Presidents of SUI Affiliates 
 invited to sign also.)
5:30    Reception
 (Members of the General Assembly have been invited to meet SUI 
 participants from their districts. The Governor will speak very briefly.)

Prepared by:  Kim Buchanan
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