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ECOngress 2010

ONE GOOD WORLD ECOngress: Legal Wood Sourcing & Building Green Markets

Sunday, January 31, 2010, World Market Center Las Vegas, Building C, 8th Floor C-888



11:30 1:00 1. Green Policy: A Changing World 
   Issues related to deforestation, illegal logging, government policy and effects of legislation
 Richard Somerville Professor Emeritus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Lead Coordinating Author of IPCC 4th AssessmentRichard Somerville's Presentation
 Linda Kramme Manager, World Wildlife Fund's Global Forest & Trade NetworkLinda Kramme's Presentation
 Karen Steer Project Manager, Forest Stewardship CouncilKaren Steer's Presentation
 Elinor Colbourn Prosecuting Sr. Attorney, Lacey Act, US Department of JusticeElinor Colbourn's Presentation
 Ben CashoreProfessor, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Ben Cashore's Presentation
 2:003:30 2. Forests to Factories: Supplying Sustainability 
   Manufacturing challenges and successes in sourcing materials and developing products
 Scott Poynton Executive Director, The Forest TrustScott Poynton's Presentation
 Mark Hayes Market Development Manager, Weyerhauser HardwoodsMark Hayes' Presentation
 Antonio Larosa Chair, Furniture Design, Savannah College of Art and DesignAntonia Larosa's Presentation
 Roger Jones VP, Global Logistics, Century FurnitureRoger Jones' Presentation
 3:455:15 3. Factories to Markets: Selling Sustainability 
   Marketing challenges in sourcing products and presenting them to consumers
 Chris Knowles Associate Professor, Oregon State, Forest Products MarketingChris Knowles' Presentation
 Jeff Hiller Founding BOD and President, Sustainable Furnishings CouncilJeff Hiller's Presentation
 Christina Nicholson Director of Sustainable Development, Williams-Sonoma Inc.Christina Nicholson's Presentation
 Kari Foster Partner, Associates III Interior Design, ASID with green focusKari Foster's Presentation
 Jeff Petersen Former Executive Director, Architectural DigestJeff Petersen's Presentation
 5:155:45 4. VIDEO: Celebrate What's Right with the World 
 DeWitt JonesAward-winning freelance photographer, National GeographicLink to DeWitt Jones' video