Sustainability at DePaul Conference

The inaugural Sustainability at DePaul Conference is scheduled for Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8, 2021.. . . . About this Event. . Hosted by the DePaul University Master of Sustainable Management Program and DePaul's Net Impact Chapter.. . . . More circular business practices are needed in every industry if we hope to seriously combat climate change, while caring for a growing human population. With 80% of DePaul graduates staying in the Chicago region upon graduation, the University's Sustainability Community has the opportunity to positively impact our region in the near future. This two-part conference will connect current students, alumni and regional sustainability experts across multiple industries with a goal of highlighting the broad work that is being done in the name of sustainability, while also giving them a chance to learn about the latest trends in the sector to foster a stronger and more impactful sustainability community for our city. Join DePaul University for the inaugural Sustainability at DePaul Conference. Stay tuned for more details!. . . . Day 1. . 11-11:10 am: Welcome & Introduction. . Salma Ghanem | Interim Provost, DePaul University. . 11:10-11:55 am: Future of Food Panel. . Moderator: Barbara Willard | Associate Professor, Communication Studies, DePaul University. . Robin Carter | Team Leader, Dollar Channel, Unilever & Owner, The Carter Consulting Group. . Chaoran Jin | Managing Director, Keystone Capital Inc.. . Stephanie Lind | Founder, Elohi Strategic Advisors. . Michael Natale | Global Growth Platform Leader for Plant Based Protein, Ingredion. . 11:55 am-12:25 pm: Fireside Chat. . Moderator: Hugh Bartling | Associate Professor, Public Policy Studies, School of Public Service, Sustainable Urban Development, DePaul University. . 12:25-12:55 pm: Group Networking. . 12:55-1:00 pm: Day One Closing Remarks. . Virginia Head | President, DePaul Net Impact Chapter. . . . Day 2. . 11-11:45 am: DePaul Alumni in Sustainability Panel. . Moderator: Kevin Sofen | Adjunct Professor, DePaul University & Business Development Manager, W.S. Darley & Co.. . Claire Habel | Commercial Program Manager, Community Climate Collaborative. . Ryan Henderson | Director, Innovation & Digital Transformation, Conexus Indiana. . Jennifer Long | Associate Executive Director, Surge for Water. . Baylee Ritter | Youth Coordinator, The Ocean Project. . Prachi Sharma | Project Manager, Slipstream Group. . 11:45 am-12:15 pm: DePaul Sustainability Student Group Overviews. . DePaul Climate Reality. . DePaul Fair Trade Committee. . DePaul Net Impact. . DePaul Trees. . DePaul Student Government Association. . 12:15-1:00 pm: Job Search Workshop with the CMC. . Madeleine Shaw | Assistant Director, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, DePaul University. . . . For additional information, please contact

Event Organizer: Courtney James (

Meeting Link: Online

Saturday, May 8 at 11:00am to 1:00pm

Online, 1 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604, United States


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