1st Annual Green Conference & Expo
Thursday, August 16
Location: Performance Hall (E Building)
Gallery outside Performance Hall
Dr. Jennifer Wimbish, President of Cedar Valley College
||Vision for the Conference
Ruben Johnson, CVC Dean of Business & Technology
||Introduction of Key Note Speaker
Mike Biggs, President of LB Team, LLC
||Key Note Presentation
Joshua I. Smith, Federal Express Board of Directors
"How We Expend Our Energy Determines Our Future"
||Energy Auditing Demonstration
Performance Systems Development
|MOVE to INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY BUILDING
Commercial Track: H115
Residential Track: H114
VA/Entrepreneurs Track: H112
Community Engagement Track: H131
|11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Break-out Sessions - One
Air Quality Solutions (Commercial)
Sam Rangel, Therma Cote
Power to See with Infra-Red Technology (Residential)
David Ping, Home Safe
Operation JumpStart (VA /Entrepreneurs)
Dr. Glenda Overstreet, Small Business Development Center
Job Training for Market Trends (Community Engagement)
Aaron Paul, Advanced Technologies
|11:50 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Break-out Sessions - Two
Whether Weatherization (Commercial)
Taking Control of Your Controls (Residential)
Matt Brown, Lutron, Inc.
Transferring Military Skills Into Green Job Skills (VA/Entrepreneurs)
Liza Benson, Pegasus, Inc.
Green and Healthy Homes (Community Engagement)
Mark Berry, EPA
Get the Lead Out: RRP Rule (Community Engagement)
Susan Stark, EPA
Industrial Technology Building (H Building)
|2:00 -2:45 p.m.
Break-out Sessions - Three
Come Into the Light (Commercial)
Rodney Smith, eGreen-Solutions
What I Know Now (Residential)
Jim Sargent, Anderson Sargent Home Builders, LP
Creditworthiness: Road to the Capital (VA/Entrepreneurs)
Perry Espie, Small Business Development Center
Effective Grant Proposals (Community Engagement)
Stacy Murphy, EPA
|2:50 - 3:35 p.m.
Break-out Sessions - Four
It's In the Ground (Commercial)
David Bean, Pezold
What's New in Renewable Energy (Residential)
Steve Shelton, Ontility, Inc.
Government Contracting (VA/Entrepreneurs)
Chuck Waldrop, Government Contracting, SBDC
Where are the Brownfields? (Community Engagement)
Janet Brooks, EPA
||CVC Energy Lab Tour (optional)
Victor Ramirez, Cedar Valley College
Friday, August 17
Location: Industrial Technology (H Building)
Mike Biggs, President of LB Team, Inc.
||Introduction of Dialogue Format
Yvonne Young, Urban League of Greater Dallas
||Introduction of Panel Experts
Major General (Ret.) Walter Williams
||Strategic Group Discussions
- Educational Institutions
- Community Stakeholders
Patricia Davis, Community, Resource and Economic Development (CRED)