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Sustainable Cleveland 2020 Virtual Summit

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· Stage
Mayor Jackson Opening Remarks
Sustainable Cleveland 2020 Virtual Summit- Opening remarks from Mayor Frank G. Jackson
2020-10-14T09:30:00Z 2020-10-14T09:40:00Z America/New_York Mayor+Jackson+Opening+Remarks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
State of Sustainable Cleveland
The City of Cleveland's Chief of Sustainability, Jason Wood, provides an update on sustainability progress in Cleveland and opportunities to scale up success.
2020-10-14T09:35:00Z 2020-10-14T10:15:00Z America/New_York State+of+Sustainable+Cleveland Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Participant Networking: Get to Know Your Fellow Summit Attendees
Participants will have the opportunity to network with each other through the Hopin platform
2020-10-14T10:15:00Z 2020-10-14T10:45:00Z America/New_York Participant+Networking%3A+Get+to+Know+Your+Fellow+Summit+Attendees Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Summit Keynote Presentation: Dr. Julian Agyeman, Tufts University
In this dynamic keynote presentation, Dr. Agyeman will outline the concept of Just Sustainability in policy, planning, and practice.
Kristin Hall Jason Wood Julian Agyeman
2020-10-14T11:00:00Z 2020-10-14T12:00:00Z America/New_York Summit+Keynote+Presentation%3A+Dr.+Julian+Agyeman%2C+Tufts+University Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
A Film Screening of Toxic and Panel Discussion
The film "Toxic: A Black Woman's Story" will be shown followed by a panel discussion.
2020-10-14T12:45:00Z 2020-10-14T13:45:00Z America/New_York A+Film+Screening+of+Toxic+and+Panel+Discussion Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Conversation with Keynote Speaker, Dr. Julian Agyeman
Dr. Julian Agyeman will join participants after lunch to continue the conversation from his keynote presentation.
Julian Agyeman
2020-10-14T13:00:00Z 2020-10-14T14:00:00Z America/New_York Conversation+with+Keynote+Speaker%2C+Dr.+Julian+Agyeman Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Supporting an Equitable Water Future
Join the Greater Cleveland Water Equity Partners to learn more about their journey to improve water equity in Cleveland.
2020-10-14T14:00:00Z 2020-10-14T15:00:00Z America/New_York Supporting+an+Equitable+Water+Future Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Circular Economy: Everything Goes Around
The definition of a circular economy will be shared and an example from Lake County, Illinois will be given.
2020-10-14T14:00:00Z 2020-10-14T15:00:00Z America/New_York The+Circular+Economy%3A+Everything+Goes+Around Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Energy Efficiency in a Brave New World
This session will answer the question: What does energy efficiency look like after Ohio House Bill 6 and during a pandemic?
2020-10-14T14:00:00Z 2020-10-14T15:00:00Z America/New_York Energy+Efficiency+in+a+Brave+New+World Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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LEED for Cities: Measuring Sustainability Progress
Cleveland, Cincinnati and Shaker Heights representatives will share how they are using the LEED for Cities platform to inform future work.
2020-10-14T15:15:00Z 2020-10-14T16:15:00Z America/New_York LEED+for+Cities%3A+Measuring+Sustainability+Progress Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Urban Drawdown: Capturing Carbon, Creating Opportunity
Urban Drawdown Initiative and ways cities are treating carbon as a resource, including efforts to scale up organic waste diversion in CLE.
2020-10-14T15:15:00Z 2020-10-14T16:15:00Z America/New_York Urban+Drawdown%3A+Capturing+Carbon%2C+Creating+Opportunity Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Air Quality in Cleveland: A Panel Discussion
Panelists will discuss local efforts to monitor and improve the air we breathe.
2020-10-14T15:15:00Z 2020-10-14T16:15:00Z America/New_York Air+Quality+in+Cleveland%3A+A+Panel+Discussion Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Vision Zero Cleveland: Safe, Sustainable Streets for All
Vision Zero Task Force shares efforts currently underway, with recent initiatives to support safe and sustainable transportation for all.
2020-10-15T09:30:00Z 2020-10-15T10:30:00Z America/New_York Vision+Zero+Cleveland%3A+Safe%2C+Sustainable+Streets+for+All Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Sustainability and Seniors: It Never Gets OId
Cleveland Department of Aging will highlight the Age Friendly Cleveland Plan and efforts to make Cleveland more age friendly for seniors.
2020-10-15T09:30:00Z 2020-10-15T10:30:00Z America/New_York Sustainability+and+Seniors%3A+It+Never+Gets+OId Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Plastic Pollution in our Great Lakes
This talk will go over what we know about plastic in our Great Lakes and some science-based solutions.
2020-10-15T09:30:00Z 2020-10-15T10:30:00Z America/New_York Plastic+Pollution+in+our+Great+Lakes Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Parks for People: Creating Access, Elevating Equity
Highlights will be shared on how we are optimizing park investments and utilizing creative ways to engage the community around parks.
2020-10-15T10:45:00Z 2020-10-15T11:45:00Z America/New_York Parks+for+People%3A+Creating+Access%2C+Elevating+Equity Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Food (in)Security: Combating Hunger and Increasing Local Food Access
Hear from organizations helping to combat hunger before, during and after a pandemic.
2020-10-15T10:45:00Z 2020-10-15T11:45:00Z America/New_York Food+%28in%29Security%3A+Combating+Hunger+and+Increasing+Local+Food+Access Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Meet & Greet: Youth Sustainability Leadership Program
This Meet and Greet is restricted to YSLP students only.
2020-10-15T10:45:00Z 2020-10-15T11:45:00Z America/New_York Meet+%26+Greet%3A+Youth+Sustainability+Leadership+Program Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Recycling in Cleveland: We Want to Hear from You!
Status updates on program evaluation and opportunities for participants to give input on future waste reduction and recycling programs.
2020-10-15T13:00:00Z 2020-10-15T14:00:00Z America/New_York Recycling+in+Cleveland%3A+We+Want+to+Hear+from+You%21 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Grassroots Initiatives Combatting COVID-19
Hear from a number of grassroots groups working to combat the effects of COVID-19 in their communities.
2020-10-15T13:00:00Z 2020-10-15T14:00:00Z America/New_York Grassroots+Initiatives+Combatting+COVID-19 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Electric Vehicle Adoption and Best Practices
Hear from clean transportation experts & learn City of Cleveland progress on its Climate Action Plan sustainable transportation initiatives.
2020-10-15T13:00:00Z 2020-10-15T14:00:00Z America/New_York Electric+Vehicle+Adoption+and+Best+Practices Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Why It Is Crucial for Black Representation in Sustainability
Representation matters, in this session we discuss how you can support Black/African people in the Sustainability space.
Raina Turner-Greenlea
2020-10-15T13:00:00Z 2020-10-15T14:20:00Z America/New_York Why+It+Is+Crucial+for+Black+Representation+in+Sustainability Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Cleveland's Green Gold: Our Trees
The Cleveland Tree Plan was approved by the City in 2016. In this session, we will hear about progress made and future plans.
2020-10-15T14:15:00Z 2020-10-15T15:15:00Z America/New_York Cleveland%27s+Green+Gold%3A+Our+Trees Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Getting to 100% Clean and Renewable Electricity in Cleveland
Learn more about Cleveland's goal to reach 100% renewable electricity by 2050, while reducing energy burdens and promoting job creation.
2020-10-15T14:15:00Z 2020-10-15T15:15:00Z America/New_York Getting+to+100%25+Clean+and+Renewable+Electricity+in+Cleveland Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Listening Session: 10-Year Housing and Investment Plan
Join the 10-Year Housing & Investment Plan team to discuss housing initiatives in Cleveland and ways to improve future programs.
2020-10-15T14:15:00Z 2020-10-15T15:15:00Z America/New_York Listening+Session%3A+10-Year+Housing+and+Investment+Plan+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Community Organizing & Engagement: How You Can Get Involved!
Tools and resources for residents looking for ways to get involved in their community will be introduced.
2020-10-15T15:30:00Z 2020-10-15T16:30:00Z America/New_York Community+Organizing+%26+Engagement%3A+How+You+Can+Get+Involved%21 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Youth and Sustainability: The Future is Green
Join our youth to learn about how they are taking action towards sustainability and climate action in the region.
2020-10-15T15:30:00Z 2020-10-15T16:30:00Z America/New_York Youth+and+Sustainability%3A+The+Future+is+Green Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Kathryn Kwiatkowski

Case Western University

Jonathan Steirer

Global Shapers Cleveland

Raina Turner-Greenlea

Founder, Sustainable Community Solutions Network

Nick Dreher

Policy Director, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA)

Wyndi Moore

Food Access Raises Everyone

Julian Agyeman

Professor of Urban & Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University

Rachel Ciomcia

Executive Vice President, Cleveland Leadership Center

Christopher Alvarado

Executive Director, Slavic Village Development

JP Graulty

Program Manager, Community Innovation Network, CASE

Ty Olson

Program Manager, Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies, Tri-C

Claudia Aiken

Director of the Housing Initiative at Penn (HIP), University of Pennsylvania

Kirby Date

Principal, KMDate Community Planning, LLC

Divya Sridhar

Manager of Climate Resiliency and Sustainability, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Matt Cox

Founder, Greenlink Analytics

Jason Wood

Chief of Sustainability, City of Cleveland

Courtney Blashka

Holden Forests and Gardens

Sandra Albro

Holden Forests and Gardens

Elizabeth Grace

Western Reserve Land Conservancy

Kristin Hall

Director of Sustainability, City of Cleveland

Elizabeth Lehman

Energy Analyst, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, City of Cleveland

Andrew Conley

Consulting Services Director, Clean Fuels Ohio

Gordon Martin

Reverend, Prince of Peace Outreach

Tom O'Brien

Director, Neighborhood Connections

Morgan Taggart

Director, Food Access Raises Everyone​

Jan Ridgeway

Founder, Garden Valley Neighborhood House

Patrick Kearns

Executive Director, Refugee Response

Sean Terry

Interim Director, Trust for Public Land, Ohio Office

Jessica Fox-Gift

Manager of Parks and Recreation, Research and Planning, Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects, City of Cleveland

Anne Tillie

Research and Policy Analyst, Cleveland City Council

Matthew Moss

City Planner, Planning Department, City of Cleveland

Chelsea Rochman

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Jill Bartolotta

Extension Educator, Ohio Sea Grant

Natoya Walker Minor

Chief of Public Affairs, City of Cleveland

Mary McNamara

Director of Aging, City of Cleveland

Meredith Baumgartner-Hand

Aging Services Administrator, Age-Friendly Cleveland

christina yoka

Chief of Air Pollution and Outreach, Cleveland Department of Public Health

Whitnye Long Jones

Community Engagement Organizer, Ohio City Inc.

Tim Kovach

Air Quality Planner, Northeastern Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency

Deepa Vedavyas

Sustainability Manager, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, City of Cleveland

Michael Peters

Sustainability Coordinator, City of Shaker Heights

Oliver Kroner

Sustainability Coordinator, City of Cincinnati

Marc White

Founding Partner, Rid-All Green Partnership

Brett KenCairn

Senior Policy Advisor for Climate and Resilience, City of Boulder, Colorado, and Director, Urban Drawdown Initiative

Daniel Brown

Founder, Rust Belt Riders

Aleksandra Brankov

Founder, Cafilia

Walter Willis

Executive Director, Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, Illinois

Mark Fisher

CEO, Council of the Great Lakes Region

Linda Warren

Sr. VP of Placemaking, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Anand Natarajan

Energy Manager, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, City of Cleveland

Cynthia Cicigoi

Executive Director, Cleveland 2030 District

Alex Margevicius

Commissioner of Water, City of Cleveland

Constance Haqq

Chief Administrative Officer, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Danielle Price

Director of Community Health Engagement, Government & Community Relations, University Hospitals

Frances Mills

Director of Community Health Initiatives, City of Cleveland Office of Minority Health

Katrice Cain

Racial Disparities & Health Equity Program Director, First Year Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University

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