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Greentopia’s Leadership Speaker Series. Sponsored by: RG&E | AVANGRID

Greentopia Brings Thought Leaders to Rochester


Our NEW Leadership Series showcases leaders from around the country and sparks actions for green innovation in Rochester, New York.

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Greentopia has launched a new educational series which brings innovative thought leaders to Rochester to present ideas to local green leaders, urbanists and those interested in moving the needle forward in Rochester. We present four events a year and these events are held at Rochester area venues including Oak Hill Country Club.

Seating is LIMITED, so everyone must register. These events are free, but a suggested $10 donation helps us cover extra costs.

Steve Curwood, Host / Executive Producer Living on Earth

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Rochester Museum & Science Center, Bausch Auditorium
657 East Avenue, Rochester, New York

Breakfast
Doors open at 7:30 am. Program begins at 8:00 am.

Steve Curwood is Executive Producer and Host of Living on Earth. Steve created the first pilot of

Living on Earth in the Spring of 1990, and the show has run continuously since April 1991. Today, Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is aired on more than 270 public radio stations in the USA. Steve’s relationship with public radio goes back to 1979 when he began as a reporter and host of Weekend All Things Considered. He also hosted NPR’s World of Opera.

Continental Breakfast will be served. Seating is limited so RSVP & Register TODAY!

Suggested Donation: $10 donation helps us defray some of our costs.

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Bio

Steve Curwood
Host / Executive Producer, Living on Earth

stc3Steve Curwood is Executive Producer and Host of Living on Earth. Steve created the first pilot of

Living on Earth in the Spring of 1990, and the show has run continuously since April 1991. Today, Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is aired on more than 270 public radio stations in the USA. Steve’s relationship with public radio goes back to 1979 when he began as a reporter and host of Weekend All Things Considered. He also hosted NPR’s World of Opera.

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Space limited…Please RSVP

The event is free BUT you will need to reserve your spot in advance as space is limited. We will also be accepting a $10 donation, either when you reserve or at the door to help us defray some of our costs to bring these great speakers here to Rochester.

Register Now

Parking

Plenty of free parking is available in the surface lot just outside the Museum.


 

Urban Waterfronts: The Next Frontier for American Cities
Mark W. Johnson, FASLA, Civitas

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Monday, September 11, 2017
Oak Hill Country Club, 145 Kilbourn Rd, Rochester, NY 14618
Breakfast
Doors open at 7:30 am. Program begins at 8:00 am.

Mark W. Johnson of globally-recognized Civitas Landscape Architects will talk about how urban waterfronts are reshaping American cities.

Continental Breakfast will be served. Seating is limited so RSVP & Register TODAY!

Suggested Donation: $10 donation helps us defray some of our costs.

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Bio

Mark W. Johnson, FASLA
Civitas Landscape Architects

Mark Johnson Bridge #10AA4EMark Johnson is a landscape architect with projects across North America. He is widely recognized for talent, intellect and a focus on people and nature in cities. His work ranges from city plans to river studies, university campuses, streets, plazas, urban parks, and waterfronts. He has received many awards for planning, design, and service. In 2016 Curbed magazine named his Larimer Square project as “One of the 11 best streets in America” and the Canadian institute of Planners named his Calgary St. Patrick’s Island project “Greatest Public Space” in Canada.

Mark has become a leading practitioner, teacher, and thought leader on the role that nature and landscape play in activating, connecting and enabling people. He has undertaken and succeeded in achieving projects in the most complex technical and political settings. He received his BLA from Utah State University and a Master of Urban Design from Harvard.

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Space limited…Please RSVP

The event is free BUT you will need to reserve your spot in advance as space is limited. We will also be accepting a $10 donation, either when you reserve or at the door to help us defray some of our costs to bring these great speakers here to Rochester.

Register Now

Parking

Free parking is available in the surface lot just outside the Oak Hill Country Club house.

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We’d like to give special thanks to RG&E/AVANGRID for sponsoring this Green Leadership Series!

Past Presenters

Building the Cities of the Future with Green Districts
Shannon N. Bouton, McKinsey & Company

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Oak Hill Country Club, 145 Kilbourn Rd, Rochester, NY 14618
8:00 AM

Come hear Shannon Bouton of McKinsey & Company talk about how green districts are fueling the growth of cities! Her report is a landmark study of the importance of green districts, especially when trying to re-build cities that have seen economic loss over many year.

Continental Breakfast will be served. Seating is limited so RSVP & Register TODAY!

Suggested Donation: $10 donation helps us defray some of our costs.


Bio

Shannon Bouton
Chief Operating Officer, McKinsey Center for Business and Environment

Shannon N BoutonShannon is the Chief Operating Officer of the McKinsey Center for Business and Environment and a leader of the Sustainability and Resource Productivity Practice at McKinsey & Company. She has served state and city governments, non-profits, and public utility clients on energy efficiency strategy and program design, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, and sustainability. Shannon is a co-author on several McKinsey publications focused on energy efficiency and city performance including How to Make a City Great and Urban Mobility at a Tipping Point. Prior to joining McKinsey, Shannon was a field biologist. She holds a Ph.D. in Conservation Biology from the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan, and a Master of Science in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Florida, Gainesville.

She holds a Ph.D. in Conservation Biology from the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan, and a Master of Science in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Florida, Gainesville.

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