Sunday, September 14, 2014

Daemen Summit to include Solar Power Prospects

WHAT: Summit - “A Decade of Progress: Sustainability Comes of Age in WNY” 

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WHEN: Saturday, September 27, 2014, 8:30am-12:00pm

WHERE: Wick Student Center, Daemen College  

COST: Free - Open to the Public

Keynote Address: Ian Diamond, a senior manager of commercial product development at SolarCity. SolarCity is building one of the world’s largest solar panel factories in the proposed RiverBend clean energy complex in South Buffalo. Mr. Diamond's talk is titled "The Was, Is, and Will Be of Solar Power."

Summit Address: Robert Knoer, a local environmental attorney and the former chairman of the Western New York Environmental Alliance.
Roundtable Discussion: Local progress in improving the environment, social justice, community sustainability, and future regional priorities.

Panel Participants: Justin Booth from Green Options Buffalo; Katy Duggan-Haas from Modern Recycling; Dennis Elsenbeck from National Grid; Melissa Fratello from Grassroots Gardens; Erin Heaney from the Clean Air Coalition; Brendan Mahaffey from the City of Buffalo Office of Planning; Ryan McPherson from the Western New York Environmental Alliance; Mary Rossi from the Western New York Stormwater Coalition; and Art Wheaton, from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and the Western New York Apollo Alliance.

Exhibitors please note that table setup begins at 8:00am.

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