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2013 Candidate School

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Sponsors: NYLCV & NYU Wagner School, ICIS

Date: Saturday, May 11, 8:30am - 12:30pm

Location: New York University, Kimmel Center, 238 Thompson Street

Environmental Candidate School Agenda
8:30am - 9:00am Check-in; continental breakfast
9:00am - 9:05am Welcome by Marcia Bystryn, NYLCVEF President
9:05am - 9:15am Opening Remarks by Rae Zimmerman, Director of the Institute for Civil Infrastructure

9:15am - 10:05am Panel 1: "Healthy New Yorkers /Safe Neighborhoods" Moderated by: Peggy Shepard, WEACT
Air Quality - Isabelle Silverman, Attorney, Environmental Defense Fund
Parks - Holly Leicht, Executive Director, New Yorkers for Parks
Complete Streets - Noah Budnick, Deputy Director, Transportation Alternatives
Food - Cheryl Huber, Assistant Director, Greenmarket, GrowNYC
Water Quality - Eric Goldstein, Director of New York City Environment, Natural Resources Defense
10:05am - 10:15am Break

10:15am - 11:05am Panel 2: "Vibrant Economy: Moderated by: Adam Friedman, Pratt Center for Community Development
Green Buildings - Russell Unger, Executive Director, Urban Green Council
Solid Waste - Gavin Kearney, Director of Environmental Justice, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
Energy - Mary Barber, Campaign Director of New York Region, Environmental Defense Fund
Transportation - Veronica Vanterpool, Executive Director, Tri-State Transportation Campaign
Green Jobs - Anthony Ng, Green and Equitable Economies Strategist, Center for Working Families
11:05am - 11:15am Break

11:15am - 12:05pm Panel 3: "Moving the Agenda: Learning From the Pros Who Know How" Moderated by: Ken Fisher, former NYC Councilmember
Councilmember James Gennaro
Councilmember Dan Gardonick
Councilmember Stephen Levin
Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito
Councilmember Eric Ulrich
12:05 - Closing Statement by Marcia Bystryn, NYLCVEF President
12:10 - 12:30 Networking

RSVP: event is free but you must register NYLCV-EF

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