Central Coast Sustainability Summit – Oct. 11

The Central Coast Sustainability Summit is organized in partnership between the Community Environmental Council; the Cities of Goleta, Santa Barbara, and Carpinteria; the County of Santa Barbara; and the University of California, Santa Barbara. The event brings together representatives from local governments and organizations to discuss common sustainability issues, share best practices, and seek partners in collaboratively addressing complex environmental and economic issues in our region.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Loma Pelona, UCSB
University of California, Santa Barbara

Conference Goals:

  1. Promote Best Practices seeking partnerships or collaborations with other local agencies
  2. Encourage dialogue between sustainability focus areas (i.e. bridge discussion between energy, transportation, waste, water management……
  3. Support the university to fulfill its role as a resource to the community through sharing research, student engagement, and institutional action.
  4. Network and build relationships with counterparts to learn from local programs, collaboratively address complex environmental issues in our region and consider pool resources resulting in cost savings.


2017 Summit Schedule

Schedule at a Glance

8:00 – 8:30am Registration and Coffee/Tea
8:30 – 8:45am Welcome and Opening Remarks 
 8:45 – 9:30am Keynote presentation – Rob Bernard, Chief Environmental Strategist for Microsoft
 9:45 – 11:00am Concurrent Session A  

11:15 – 12:30pm Concurrent Session B

12:30 – 1:30pm Networking Lunch 
1:30 – 1:45pm Community Choice Energy Update 
1:45 – 3:00pm Energy Storage Panel 
3:15 – 3:45pm Closing Remarks
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