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"Innovations in Sustainable Furnishings: The Road Ahead"

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SFC is proud to partner with Elon University for their 12th Fall Environmental Forum, "Innovations in Sustainable Furnishings: The Road Ahead" The day-long program features an inspiring keynote by Jonathan Chapman on Emotionally Durable Design, and industry leaders sharing their expertise. The planning committee has put special focus on ensuring that the day is practical and useful for all segments of the industry, with "new you can use" whether you are a manufacturer, retailer, designer or general public. Plan to join us!

A conference for leaders with a vision for a sustainable future

McKinnon Hall of Elon University, from 9:30 – 4


Keynote: Dr. Jonathan Chapman from the University of Brighton, on “Emotionally Durable Design”

Mitchell Gold of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, on “Life at the Core of Furnishings”

Robin Wilson of Robin Wilson Home, on “Marketing Sustainaility: The Research and the Story”

Mike Italiano of Market Transformation to Sustainability, on “Forest to Foyer – an overview of Life Cycle Analysis”

Cheryl Durst of International Interior Design Association, Jason Phillips of The Phillips Collection, Hilary Pope of Carolina Mattress Guild, Mark Hord of EJ Victor


Pre-Conference Special Event

Thursday, September 19

Life Cycle Assessment workshop by Michael Italiano of MTS, the founder of SMaRT certification and a noted developer of triple bottom line assessments


Post Conference Special Event

Saturday, September 21

 Several open house opportunities will be available in the Chapel Hill area, showcasing innovative home design and build projects that embrace principles of minimizing the environmental footprint.

September 20th, 2013 from  9:00 AM to  4:00 PM
McKinnon Hall
Elon University
Elon, NC 27244
United States
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Event Fee(s)
Innovations in Sustainable Furnishings $15.00