2018 Summit Program

This year, we’re adding more networking opportunities and focusing on hands-on workshops for attendees to work through challenges, share lessons learned, and gather valuable take-aways to implement in their communities. Your full conference ticket will get you access to multiple networking opportunities with peers and vendors, various exhibitors providing tools to help you meet your sustainability goals, food and beverage throughout the conference and effective take-aways to bring back to your organization.

Continue to check back often for ongoing 2018 Program announcements!

Monday, June 25 | Summary of the Day
8:00 am
Day of ServiceREAD MORE

If you have any questions or would like to get involved contact katie@greensportsalliance.org

3:00 pm
Volunteer Orientation & TrainingREAD MORE
Summit voluteers will report to the stadium for orientation and training. Please contact jessica@greensportsalliance.org with questions.
5:00 pm
Corporate Members Network ReceptionREAD MORE
By invitation only. Details to come.

Tuesday, June 26 | Summary of the Day
7:30 am
Breakfast & RegistrationREAD MORE

Continental breakfast provided in the AT&T Perch

8:00 am
Vendor Showcase Opens
8:15 am
Welcome & Opening InterviewREAD MORE

ATLANTA WELCOME:

- Scott Jenkins | General Manager, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, AMB Sports & Entertainment Group
- Stephanie Stuckey | Chief Resilience Officer, City of Atlanta

OPENING INTERVIEW: Generations of Environmental Advocacy in Atlanta

- Interviewer: Ovie Mughelli | Former All Pro Falcons Fullback; EcoAthlete
- John R. Seydel | Director of Sustainability, City of Atlanta
- Laura Turner Seydel | Chairperson, Captain Planet Foundation
- Rutherford Seydel | Sustainability Entrepreneur and Attorney, Limited Partner of the Atlanta Hawks, and former NHL franchise owner

9:15 am
Athlete PanelREAD MORE

Athletes Through The Generations

- Sam Gordon | Utah Girls Tackle Football League; Inaugural NFL Game Changer Award Winner
- Ovie Mughelli | Former All Pro Falcons Fullback; EcoAthlete
- Ryan Newman | NASCAR Driver; Founder, Rescue Ranch

10:15 am
Networking Break, Vendor Showcase & Poster Session
11:15 am
Thought Leadership Forum Part 1READ MORE

Introduction: Anne Kelly | Senior Director, Policy and BICEP Network, Ceres

Moderator: Colin Tetreault | Faculty Associate & Manager, Sustainability, ASU

Panelists:

- Matt Ellis | CEO & Founder, Measurabl
- Ben Jarrett | North America Sustainability Leader, Kimberly-Clark
- Scott Mercer | CEO & Founder, Volta Charging

12:00 pm
Workshops & LunchREAD MORE

Lunch will be served in the workshops.

12:15 pm
Workshop: Thought Leadership Forum Part 2READ MORE

Facilitators:

- Colin Tetreault | Faculty Associate & Manager, Sustainability, ASU
- Anne Kelly | Senior Director, Policy and BICEP Network, Ceres,

Panelists;

- Matt Ellis | CEO & Founder, Measurabl
- Ben Jarrett | North America Sustainability Leader, Kimberly-Clark
- Scott Mercer | CEO & Founder, Volta Charging
- Megan Pawlowski | Senior Vice President, National Director, Jones Lang LaSalle

1:30 pm
Networking Break
2:30 pm
Workshops
3:45 pm
Networking Break, Vendor Showcase & Poster Session
4:30 pm
Plenary Panel & Keynote Interview
6:00 pm
Awards PresentationREAD MORE
The 2018 Environmental Leadership Award & Innovators of the Year Awards will be presented on the mainstage.
6:30 pm
Green Sports Celebration & Taste of Atlanta

Wednesday, June 27 | Summary of the Day
7:30 am
Breakfast & Registration
8:00 am
Vendor Showcase Opens
8:15 am
Plenary Panel & Keynote
9:00 am
CS3 Game Changer Youth SummitREAD MORE

At the Climate & Sports Student Summit (CSSS), students will have the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge, voice and leadership skills to take on the roles of Student Sustainability Agents of Change in their schools and communities. Students will develop and implement action plans incorporating two nationally recognized sustainability programs to reduce energy and waste in schools. Additionally, students will learn directly from the sports world how they are modeling sustainability through their facilities and fan engagement, offering ideas of how to bring environmental awareness to their school sporting events. Learn more >>

10:00 am
Workshops
11:15 am
Lunch, Vendor Showcase & Poster Session
12:45 pm
Plenary Panels
2:00 pm
Networking Break
2:30 pm
Workshops
3:45 pm
Closing Remarks