Sustainability Charrette
Sustainability Charrette
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April 17-18, 2009 *
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Charrette Schedule
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Friday, April 17

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2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Sign-in, Reception
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Welcome and Introduction

‘En Charrette’ Mark Mistur

Opening Remarks

Laban Coblentz, Chief of Staff
Hon. Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson

The Student Sustainability Task Force

Sarah Parks, Ben Hunt, Ben Cohen, Anasha Cummings

Our Community Now

Education – Michael Jensen
Research – Dan Walczyk
Operations – Steven Angle
Culture – Mark Mistur

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

The Team Charge

Demonstrating World-Class Leadership

Breakout Groups – Session 1

Brainstorming a Sustainable Future

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Group Reporting:  After the [brain] Storm
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Dinner Break
6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Breakout Groups – Session 2
10-15 Ideas: Identified and Self-assessed
8:30 – 9:30 p.m. Idea Assessment – Poster Session Format
Ranking the Ideas
9:30 – 10:00 p.m. Summary of Sessions 1 & 2
10:00 – 11:00 p.m. Join Rensselaer’s Relay for Life – ’86 Field
11:30 – 1:00 a.m. Midnight Bowling for Sustainability – Uncle Sam Lanes
1:00 – 8:00 a.m. Team Development of Ideas
For the truly committed
Saturday, April 18
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Refined Charge – Development of Recommendations
9:00 – 12:30 p.m. Breakout Groups – Session 3
Development of Actionable Recommendations
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Breakout Groups – Session 4
Digitally and graphically capture ideas and assessment metrics, etc.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Open House – Poster Session
Recommendations Assessed
4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks + Next Steps

Laban Coblenz, Chief of Staff
Hon. Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, President

Questions? Contact Emily Luddy at luddye@rpi.edu.


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