Green Energy Summit is Marketplace of Ideas and Dreams
The theme of the ninth annual Green Energy Summit and Exposition is The New Economic Wave – Clean, Green and Blue. This popular regional conference for consumers, investors, innovators and educators is geared toward raising awareness of the opportunities propelled by the new economic wave for green investment, development, education and employment. The event will be held from March 7 to 9, in Milwaukee’s Frontier Airlines Center. More than 4,000 attendees are expected.
The summit-exposition boasts extraordinary speakers such as Ed Begley Jr., Will Allen, Charlie Hall and Majora Carter, and an astounding array of exhibits. Breakout sessions will highlight the latest trends, strategies and technologies in a variety of emerging fields, including renewable energy, the energy-water nexus, energy efficiency, green manufacturing and business, green and blue careers, water technologies, transportation, sustainability, urban agriculture and social responsibility. The three-day event is preceded and followed by tours and workshops.
“The primary mission of this unique conference is focusing the attention of all stakeholders in our economic future on the historic changes all around us: changes in the way we do things from lifestyle to business bottom line,” comments event Chairperson George Stone, Ph.D., a science professor at Milwaukee Area Technical College. “If you plan to live and work on planet Earth in the 21st century, there’s much of great value for you at the 2012 Green Energy Summit and Exposition.”
Edit ModuleShow Tags
For more information, visit GreenEnergySummit.us.
More from Natural Awakenings
For those interested in composting but don’t know where to begin, the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works, along with Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful and the Milwaukee Public Library, will host a free “Introduction to Basic Backyard Composting” class this summer on multiple dates.
Seedy Peacock, a Port Washington-based retailer of cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp products including oils, pain cream, edibles and clothing, has added CBD soap to their product line.
The Spring 2019–Spring 2020 Southeastern Wisconsin edition of the Farm Fresh Atlas is now available at local grocery stores and food-related businesses throughout Milwaukee.
Treasures of Oz, an annual outing that allows participants to download a free passport to explore the natural highlights throughout Ozaukee County, celebrates its tenth year with another eco-tour filled with six treasure sites—all with an infusion of art.
Simply Earth Market, located in Bayshore Town Center, is now offering Lemon Line, a line of products made from their lemon essential oil.
Integrative dentist Dr. Udoka Holinbeck has opened her own biological dental practice, Bionica Dental Wellness, at 2566 Sun Valley Drive, in Delafield.
From 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 27, Milwaukee Riverkeeper will proudly host their 24th annual Spring River Cleanup with nearly 4,000 volunteers joining together across the Milwaukee River Basin to get outdoors, pick up trash and help to achieve swimmable, fishable rivers.
Throughout the month of April, the Urban Ecology Center will promote sustainability initiatives through Milwaukee Earth Month.
Plastic-Free MKE, a volunteer group dedicated to reducing single-use plastic in the Milwaukee area, holds meetings on the first Monday of each month from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Urban Ecology Center’s Riverside Park location.
The Sherman Phoenix, a unique marketplace comprised of 29 small businesses-of-color offering diverse foods, wellness services, art and cultural activities, opened November 30 in the Sherman Park neighborhood.
After four years of being an e-commerce business, Simply Earth, retailer of essential oils and accessories, will host the grand opening of its first physical location at Bayshore Town Center, in Glendale.
The 10th annual Cedarburg Garden Walk, sponsored by the Cedarburg Woman’s Club, takes place this year from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 14 and 15.