Summit Breakout Sessions Announced

MORPC’s 2015 Summit on Sustainability will take place on Friday, October 2 at the Hilton Downtown Columbus, bringing hundreds of people together to explore regional sustainable solutions. This year, Summit Breakout Sessions are categorized based on tracks for Policy, Energy & Environment, Land-Use Impacts, and transportation.


“Energy Policy & Current Issues”
Sponsored by Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter

“Fuels & Transportation
Sponsored by Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter

“Looking ahead, what are the important Sustainability Policy Issues?”
Sponsored by Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter

Energy & Environment

“It’s More than What you Think: How Weatherization Can Open the Door to Community Revitalization
Sponsored by Columbia Gas of Ohio

“Strategies for Organic Waste Recycling”
Sponsored by Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

“Change is in the air: Sustainable energy and air quality strategies for a growing and changing region”
Sponsored by Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Land-Use Impacts

“Insightful Planning (pun intended)”
Sponsored by Energy Optimizers 

“Sustainable Health”
Sponsored by Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District

“Rivers and Recreation Central Ohio’s Natural Playground”
Sponsored by Brown and Caldwell 


“The 3 R’s of GIS Data – Reduce, Reuse, Redistribute”
Sponsored by TranSystems 

“Safe Streets, More Trails: For a Healthier, More Active Region”
Sponsored by Murphy Epson 

“Driving by Yourself is so Lame, We Give SOV a Bad Name”
Sponsored by OSU Knowlton School of Architecture


For an agenda complete with Breakout Session times and speakers, visit Register by September 4 to receive early bird pricing.