Greening Silicon Valley: Successes, Challenges, & OpportunitiesDate: June 27, 2012Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
2121 Staunton Court
Palo Alto, CA 94306
What do you imagine a sustainable city will look like in the future? Where are the opportunities to collaborate and innovate? How might cross sector partnerships play a role? What are the challenges? How do counties and cities collaborate to accelerate positive change?
Please join us for an exciting evening together. The panelists will provide an overview of recent sustainability efforts in Santa Clara County, Cupertino, Mountain View, and Palo Alto including accomplishments, proposed programs, challenges, and opportunities. Attendees will have time to ask questions, discuss whats needed now, and how we can work together to create sustainable communities.
An in-depth dialogue with:
Steve Attinger, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, City of Mountain View
Erin Cooke, Sustainability Manager, City of Cupertino
Phil Bobel, Public Works Assistant Director, Environmental Services City of Palo Alto
Demetra J. McBride, Director, Office of Sustainability and Climate Action, Santa Clara County Office of the County Executive
Peter Drekmeier, Guest moderator & former Mayor, City of Palo Alto
Sustainovation & co-sponsors: Acterra, Bay Area Society for Organizational Learning, Continuing the Conversation, Los Altos Community Foundation, Social Innovation Design, & World Centric