[advance to content]

2012 Program

TIME TRACK 1: Vision/Strategy TRACK 2: Nuts/Bolts
8:30-9:30am

Sponsored By:
Pan Pacific
Emcees:
Leslie Helm | Editor, Seattle Business Magazine
Dave Ross | Radio Host, KIRO 97.3
Kickoff by:
Sarah Patterson | Chief Operations Officer, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Washington C-Suite Forum: Roadmaps to Stay Ahead of the Curve
Introduction: Ryan Crosby | Corporate Sales Manager, Pan Pacific
Moderator: Jill Bamburg | Co-Founder, Bainbridge Graduate Institute
Jim Weber | CEO, Brooks Sports
Pamela Hinckley | CEO, Tom Douglas Restaurants
Sarah Patterson | Chief Operations Officer, Virginia Mason Medical Center
9:30-10:00am

Break

10:00-11:00am
Sponsored By:
Waste Management
Leading the Organizational Change: Management Strategies to Support the Culture Shift
Introduction: Robin Freedman | Director of Communications, Waste Management
Moderator: Carol Sanford | Author, The Responsible Business
BJ Duft | Owner, Herban Feast Catering
Derek Eisel | Global Environment Team Lead, Research and Development, Expeditors International
Supply Chain Solutions: High Impact Change
Moderator: Nancy Locke | Director, Purchasing and Contracting Services, City of Seattle
Danielle Harder | Senior Program Manager, Supplier Social & Environmental Accountability, Microsoft Corporation
Claudia Christensen | Purchasing Manager, University of Washington
Steve Hayes, LEED AP| Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Watson Furniture Group
11:00-11:30am

Break

11:30am-12:30pm
Sponsored By:
Alpha Graphics

Spotlight on Seattle's 2030 District
Introduction: Gail Singley | Managing Partner, Alphagraphics
Moderator: Brian Geller | Executive Director, 2030 District
Dave Low | Director, Sustainability Practices, Kidder Mathews
Perry England | Vice President, MacDonald Miller
Charlie Cunniff | Director, Seattle Climate Partnership
Sponsored By:
Alpha Graphics
Green Your Fleet: Integrating Alternative Vehicle Strategies into Your Business
Introduction: Darren Engle | Director of Marketing, Blue Star Gas
Moderator: Stephanie Meyn | Clean Cities Program Manager, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency
Greg Hale | District Manager, Waste Management
Sandy Stutey | Fleet Manager, Seattle Children's Hospital
Sam Besser | Fleet Manager, Coinstar/Redbox
12:45-1:30pm

Sponsored By:
Port of Seattle
Business Leadership and the Path to a New Green Economy
Introduction: Tom Albro | Commissioner, Port of Seattle Commission
Dr. David Korten | Founder, People-Centered Development Forum and Co-Founder YES! Magazine
1:30-2:30pm
Emerging Leaders: Trends and Culture Shifts as a New Generation Takes the Torch
Moderator: Jimmy Jia | CEO and Founder, Distributed Energy Management
Rico Quirindongo, AIA | Principal, DKA Architecture
Jacqueline Gjurgevich | Founder, Stockbox Grocers
Brian Howe | Founder, The Hub Seattle
Innovative Approaches to Turning Waste Into Resources
Moderator: Mary Rose | Co-Founder, NBIS By-Product Synergy Group
John Bowser | CEO, New Wood
Stephen Grose | Director of Facilities and Production, Cedar Grove Composting and Emerald Services Northwest
Thomas Redd | President, Reklaim
2:30-2:45pm

Break

2:45-3:45pm
2012 Innovators in Sustainability
Moderator: Gregg Small | Executive Director, Climate Solutions
Riggs Kubiak | CEO and Co-Founder , Honest Buildings
John Plaza | CEO, Imperium Renewables
Mickey Blake | Founder, Mt. Baker Bio
James Holbery | President & Founder, Grid Mobility
Building The Business Case: Measuring Progress Toward Sustainability Goals
Introduction: George Northcroft | Regional Administrator, General Services Administration
Moderator: Kevin Wilhelm | CEO, Sustainable Business Consulting
Bob Bunting | Chair, Sustainability Group, Moss Adams LLP
Chuck Collins | CEO, Cascade Power
Susan Olmsted, AIA, ASLA, LEED AP BD+C | Senior Associate, Mithun
3:45-4:00pm

Break

4:00-5:00pm
Green Marketing & Branding: The New Media Landscape in the Age of Digitization
Moderator: Roger Nyhus | CEO and President, Nyhus Communications
Lisa Picard | Executive Vice President, Skanska Commercial Development
Ralph Allora | Founder, Tray Creative
Greg Hanscom | Senior Editor, Grist
Financing Sustainable Initiatives: How to Fund Green Programs
Moderator: DeAnna Poling | Regional President, One Pacific Coast Bank
Byron McCann | Founder, Northwest Energy Angels
Steve Gerritsen | Vice President, enterpriseSeattle
John MacLean | President, Energy Efficiency Finance Corp.
5:00pm
Sponsored By:
Cedar Grove Composting
Networking Cocktail Reception
Introduction: Stephen Grose | Director of Facilities and Production, Cedar Grove Composting and Emerald Services Northwest
Live Runway Show | Trash Fashion Futures by Haute Trash
Complimentary Refreshments | Snoqualmie Winery & Elliott Bay Brewing with Theo Chocolate Pairings

Click for a downloadable version of the 2012 program

Click to view our 2011 Program