Thank you to those who attended MORPC's 2013 Summit on Sustainability & the Environment, which took place Tuesday, October 8 at COSI. The Summit is MORPC's signature environmental conference, bringing hundreds of community leaders together to explore and share sustainable solutions.
The 2013 event focused on the theme, Building Resiliency for a Climate of Change, exploring ways to use adaptive management practices to build regional economic competitiveness and minimize climate-related impacts on public health, natural resources and infrastructure.
See our Green Region Awards page for more information on this year's winners, and visit our Sustaining Scioto page to learn more about the project announced during the luncheon. Click below to view slideshow presentations for this year's breakout sessions.
Change of Plans
L. LaMantia | H. Mattei | J. Clase
Shrinking Government Energy Bills
J. Metcalf | M. Long | R. Karason
Planning in the Face of Uncertainty
G. Marzluf | L. Whitely Binder | R. Westerfield | G. Koltun
Pathway to a Resilient, Energy-Efficiency Economy
J. Fiksel | J. Harris | N. Reger
Greening Your Bottom Line: How Sustainable Facilities and Practices mean Better Business
C. Harford & A. Rubright | M. Fuller | R. Osterfeld
Building for a Sustainable Future
A. Sharrard | D. Scott | K. Fleming
Residential Energy Efficiency: Tips, Tactics and Tools
Active Transportation is for Everyone!
M. Brown | E. Oberg | K. Carr
Weinland Park: Sustainable Food and Sustainable Economy
M. Jones | E. Williams
The 2013 Summit was presented by:
Exhibit Hall & Networking Sponsor:
Brown and Caldwell
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
Momentive Specialty Chemicals
Mount Carmel Health System (2013 OHA John Chapman Award recipient)
Resource 100, Ltd.
The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture, City and Regional Planning Section
Breakout Session Sponsors:
Burgess & Niple
Columbia Gas of Ohio
Honeywell International, Inc.
The Ohio State University School of Environment and Natural Resources
This year’s event will be part of the second annual idUS week showcasing innovation and design in the Columbus region through events such as TEDx and Innovate Columbus.