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The Summit on Sustainability is MORPC’s signature environmental conference, bringing hundreds of community leaders together to explore and share sustainable ideas and solutions, and to celebrate individual and collaborative sustainability efforts with the Green Region Awards.

Join the conversation on November 14, 2017 at the Hilton Columbus Downtown. This year’s theme, Communities Taking Charge, will focus on sharing the best practices that can be applied by local communities, regions, and businesses to enhance the built environment in which we live. These examples will be brought to attendees in five main categories: 1) Policy, 2) Energy & Environment, 3) Local Foods, 4) Land-Use, and 5) Transportation.

 Why attend the 2017 Summit on Sustainability?

  1. Get firsthand information on sustainable practices for government, business and the community with professional development opportunities.

  2. Network with over 500 other people from diverse backgrounds who share a common interest in environmental issues.

  3. The programming is top notch! The plenary sessions and breakout sessions feature food for thought and real-life solutions on how to create communities that are increasingly self-sustaining and environmental sound.

Event Agenda

7:30AM - 8:30AMRegistration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30AM - 10:30AMBreakfast Plenary Session- Green Region Awards, Keynote, and Legislative Panel
10:30AM - 10:45AMBreak in the Exhibit Hall
10:45AM - 12:15PMBreakout Sessions
12:15PM - 12:30PMBreak in the Exhibit Hall
12:30PM - 2:00PMLunch Plenary Session-State of Sustainability in Central Ohio, and Pecha Kucha's, 
2:15PM - 3:45PMBreakout Sessions