Wednesday, April 20, Virginia Mason Medical Center brings you GoGreen ’11 Seattle, presented by Seattle Climate Partnership downtown at the Washington State Convention Center (LEED Certified) 8th & Pike Streets, 3rd Floor. The conference runs from 8:30 am through 5:00 pm, with a Hosted Networking Reception featuring Snoqualmie Winery and Elliott Bay Brewing following the conference.
The conference is an all-day affair and registration is $150. To register, click here.
Don’t miss this value-packed one day conference, a showcase of the best statewide sustainable business leader case studies and their success stories. Business attendees will have the opportunity to implement best practices learned and create viable partnerships within their regional business environment.
2011 Featured Speakers include:
- Kevin Hagen, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Recreational Equipment Inc. – Kevin’s responsibilities include the development and implementation of the co-op’s strategy for sustainable business and corporate philanthropy. For REI, a mission to get people outdoors carries with it an obligation to operate a responsible business, reducing environmental and social consequences while seeking business solutions that contribute positively to the health of the environment and the well being of their communities.
- Gretchen Benzin, Director of Corporate Services, Russell Investments. – Gretchen’s responsibilities include corporate real estate planning, facility management, sourcing and business support services, and she manages a team that oversees global leasing, occupancy planning, design and construction. Gretchen has led several major corporate initiatives, including Russell’s headquarters relocation project, the out-sourcing of non-core business functions and other cost reduction efforts.
- Daniel Malarkey, Deputy Director, Washington State Department of Commerce. – Daniel Malarkey was named Deputy Director for the Washington State Department of Commerce in September 2009. He serves as the department’s primary liaison to the private sector with responsibility for policy development to grow and improve jobs in the state. He was the founder and CEO of Washington Biodiesel, which developed an oil-seed processing and renewable fuels project in eastern Washington.
Space is limited. Reserve your spot today, registration is $150 for full day admission and $125 for full day admission for groups of 2 or more registering at one time
Ask about our special Community Partner, Non-Profit and Student Rates to attend, as members of Sustainable West Seattle you will get a price break.
For more information call 206-459-0595.