Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Sustainability Forum this Friday

If you have any interest in supporting renewable or sustainable growth in South Central CT, then this is the forum for you!!

Gateway Community College and

the Regional Growth Partnership

invite you to a

Regional Sustainability Forum

The Sustainable Economy:

South Central Connecticut’s Green Future”

Friday, September 21, 8:00-10:00am

Gateway Community College

North Haven Campus

88 Bassett Road

The Forum is an opportunity for all those involved in sustainable industries in South Central Connecticut to help formulate a regional strategy for promoting the growth of these industries as part of the region’s new Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.

  • Help identify the needs and priorities of sustainable industries

  • Identify needed public investments and policy changes

  • Identify opportunities for growth and new business

  • Network with others involved in sustainable industries

You should attend if you are engaged in:

  • Renewable Energy

  • Alternative Transportation

  • Green Building

  • Environmental Services

  • Clean Energy Development

PLUS, the forum will include a panel with State Representative Steven Fontana, Bill Leahy from the Institute for Sustainable Energy and Erik Robie from UTC Power who will share their insights into the current state of Connecticut’s sustainable industries. Dr. David Cooper will also speak about Gateway’s “Center for a Sustainable Future” initiative to train the workforce needed for the new sustainable economy.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Peter Stein at (203) 782-4389 or pstein@rgp-ct.org.

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