Sustainability and a sense of place

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The video of FOCUS 2014 is now available on the FOCUS Videos web page.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
11 a.m. - 5 p.m 
CSUMB University Center (map)

See the flyer and schedule!

Tablers  -  11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Lobby)

Community and business leaders talking to you about OCCUPATIONS and the future of sustainability in their industries.
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Central Coast Energy Services

Citizens for Sustainable Marina/Solar Forum 2/15/14
CSUMB Climate Action Plan & Associated Students Environmental Committee
Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA)
Green Pedal Couriers
Grower-Shipper Association of Central California
Joint Venture Monterey Bay
Marina Coast Water District
Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner's Office
Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Monterey County Farm Bureau
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District (MPWMD)
Monterey Regional Waste Management District (MRWMD)
Passion for Place
Rio Farms
Steinbeck Country Produce
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)/Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Lunch  -  Noon to 1 p.m. (Ballroom)

Free vegetarian lunch while supplies last.  
Please bring your own plate, bowl, cup and utensils!

Speakers and Q&A  -  1 to 3:30 p.m. (Ballroom)

Dan Fernandez, CSUMB Professor & Co-Host of FOCUS
Eduardo Ochoa, CSUMB President
Dr. Ruben Mendoza, Professor and Archaeologist
Amy White, Landwatch Executive Director
Maria Orrozco, Gonzales Mayor
Bill McKibben, Author and Activist
Laura Lee Lienk, CSUMB Watershed Institute co-Director
Speaker Panel immediately following presentations

Breakout Groups  -  3:45 to 5 p.m.

Green Building on the Central Coast (Conference Room 114)
How far have we come and what are the opportunities?

Passion for Place: Community Reflections on the Carmel River Watershed (Living Room)
Connecting people with each other, the land, rivers, and oceans.

CSUMB Graduates and Students (Conference Room 116)
Making their way to place-relevant sustainable careers.