- This event has passed.
Screening and Panel Discussion
November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
We will begin the evening with the movie “StyrofoamMom” (1hour) which will be followed by an expert panel on…
The Future is Sustainable Material Management (SMM)
Richard Ezike PhD, New Mobility and Equity Fellow at Union of Concerned Scientists and President of NSBE DC Professionals
Dr. Richard Ezike is a trained chemical engineer with 10 years of cumulative experience in transportation policy, mobile air emission reduction, and chemistry instruction at the community college level. He has trained in and utilized statistical and policy analysis for complex problems requiring critical thought and rigorous study in the environmental sustainability and transportation fields. He sports subject matter expertise in mobile and stationary pollution prevention, environmental policy, and transportation equity. He is a proven self-starter with the ability to quickly pick up new skills and thrive in team environments as evidenced in his community-based non-profit work where he has served as an executive board member, project leader and team member.
Jessica Graham President of JG Global
Foreign policy professional specializing in International Security and Law Enforcement, and Environmental Policy. Over ten years of experience working in private, public and non-profit sectors focused on environmental issues. Excellent communication, coordination and organization skills collaborating with government inter-agency, inter-governmental organizations, and NGOs.
Experience working on climate change, clean and renewable energy, wildlife trafficking, illegal logging, and illicit fisheries topics. Experience in environmental consulting collaborating with NGOs, local and federal government officials, and international organizations.
Michael Dietrich, Energy and Sustianability Manager MedImmune
A dynamic Keynote Speaker, Change Agent, Environmental Scientist, and author focused on energy and water efficiency. Hand-picked by the executive team to turn around underperforming programs; accomplished leader known and respected for leading successful change in projects and building credibility with executive teams and staff. Solutions driver who bridges the gap between business and technology with expertise in managing complex programs and multiple concurrent projects. Worked on medical campuses courthouses, office buildings, schools, recreation centers, navigational equipment, churches, housing, and community developments utilizing ISO 50001, 9000, and LEED standards and controls. Also, called upon as a sustainability expert for the US Congress, United Nations Climate Action Forum and has led conversations at Georgetown and Carnegie Mellon Universities. A TEDx talk, “A Zero Energy Water Waste Future” focused on the future of energy, water, and waste in our built environment. Most recently, a second TEDx Talk on Resilience after large storm events like the hurricanes of 2017, The Time to RISE!
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Take the Metro
What can I bring into the event?
Bring your own water bottle and be entered to win door prizes.