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CNY's Response to Global Energy and
Climate Change Challenges: Is It Sustainable?

Thursday, June 12 , 2008 - Community Education and Outreach

Session Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: Oncenter Complex, Syracuse, NY (Meeting Rooms 4-5)

This seminar will include key presentations on how community and education leaders are promoting sustainability and organizing conversations around global energy and climate change challenges.

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Program Chair: Richard Smardon, Ph.D., Professor, Environmental Studies, SUNY-ESF
Moderator: Dave Eichorn, Meteorologist, News Channel 9

11:30 am: Registration and Light Lunch
12:00 pm: Panelist Presentations
1:00: Discussion and Q & A
1:30: Program End


  • Chuckie Holstein, Executive Director, FOCUS Greater Syracuse
  • Rhea Jezer, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Policy, Cazenovia College
  • Todd Rogers, Coordinator, New York Energy$mart Teachers and Students, The NEED Project
  • Dereth Glance, Executive Program Director, Citizens Campaign for the Environment
  • David Wall, Director, Corporate and Public Partnerships/Workforce Development, Onondaga Community College
  • Gay Nicholson, Ph.D., Program Coordinator, Sustainable Tompkins; Community Coordinator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County Energy$mart

June 12th Presentations:

  • Chuckie Holstein - PDF
  • Rhea Jezer - Coming Soon
  • Todd Rogers - PDF
  • Dereth Glance - PDF
  • David Wall - PDF
  • Gay Nicholson - PDF

This program is sponsored in part by a Regional Economic Transformation Through Energy and Environmental Systems Grant from the New York State Department of Labor.