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The Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was founded to create a fresh approach to meet todays environmental and economic challenges. WIST is a multidisciplinary institute powered by the energy and expertise of faculty, staff and students across the UWSP campus.
Registration discount extended to Aug. 22 for Focal Point 2012
(3BL Media) August 16, 2012 - Save money by registering now for Focal Point 2012: Capitalizing on Sustainable Technology. The conference will demonstrate how some of the region’s leading businesses are developing and adopting new technologies that are more sustainable and contribute to their bottom line and competitiveness. The conference will feature sessions on:
- renewable energy and biofuels
- innovative use of renewable raw materials
- resource efficiency
- sustainable construction
- biocatalysis applications
Take in presentations by Will Archer, manager of global sustainability for SC Johnson, Amber Blythe, application engineer of BIOFerm Energy Systems, Kevin Hansen, operations technical manager for ERCO Worldwide, Andrew Held, senior director for feedstock development for Virent, Bob Hougard, senior project manager for JH Findorff and Son, John Mourand, corporate environmental and sustainability director for Briggs & Stratton, Kelly Rooney, director of recycling for Veolia Environmental Services, John Ruiz, director of sustainable energy technology for Johnson Controls, Jeff Williams, president of Lucigen, and Kristine Young, sustainability manager for Ocean Spray Cranberries.
The super early bird registration price is available until Aug. 22.
Conference details and registration are online at http://www.uwsp.edu/wist/Pages/FocalPoint/index.aspx