Programming


Please note: The 2015 conference will be held October 6 & 7. Programming information and online registration will be available beginning June 1.

Hosted by the City of Dubuque, Iowa and Sustainable City Network, the Growing Sustainable Communities Conference will be held at the Grand River Center located in the Port of Dubuque at 500 Bell Street (View Map). The 8th annual Conference is a two-day educational opportunity for public- and private-sector leaders who have a common interest in sustainability, resource management and social equity.

Tentative 2015 Schedule

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6th
7:00 AM-9:00 AMExhibitor Set-Up
9:00 AM-10:00 AMRegistration
10:00 AM
 
-
 
11:30 AM
 
Workshop Session 1: six concurrent workshops
(meeting rooms & exhibit hall)
11:35 AM-12:30 PMLuncheon - Grand Ballroom
12:30 PM-1:15 PMKeynote Address - Grand Ballroom
1:30 PM
 
-
 
2:45 PM
 
Workshop Session 2: six concurrent workshops
(meeting rooms & exhibit hall)
2:45 PM-3:15 PMRefreshments w/Exhibitors - Browse Exhibits
3:15 PM
 
-
 
4:15 PM
 
Workshop Session 3: six concurrent workshops
(meeting rooms & exhibit hall)
4:15 PM-5:45 PMNetworking Reception in Exhibit Hall
6:00 PM-10:00 PMDinner Sign-Up (Dutch Treat)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7th
7:30 AM-8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:45 AM-9:30 AMMorning Plenary - Grand Ballroom
9:45 AM
 
-
 
10:45 AM
 
Workshop Session 4: six concurrent workshops
(meeting rooms & exhibit hall)
10:45 AM-11:15 AMRefreshments w/Exhibitors - Browse Exhibits
11:15 AM
 
-
 
12:15 PM
 
Workshop Session 5: six concurrent workshops
(meeting rooms & exhibit hall)
12:15 PM-1:00 PMLuncheon - Grand Ballroom
1:00 PM-2:00 PMKeynote Address - Grand Ballroom
2:00 PM-2:30 PMBrowse Exhibits - Exhibit Hall
2:30 PM-5:00 PMMobile Tours & Post-Conference Presentations