Events and News

2019 Annual Conference

April 10 – 11, 20192016_conf_pg

The Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN) is hosting its annual conference!

WHEN: April 10 – 11, 2019

WHERE: Heartland Community College in Normal, Illinois

WHO: Illinois community college faculty, staff, and students, including representatives from administration, facilities, and sustainability professionals; other higher education institutions; and community businesses, partners, and organizations.

WHAT: The conference will bring together representatives from Illinois community colleges and their partners to share best practices, lessons learned, and successes to advance sustainability across the state through our collective impact.

REGISTER!

For additional information and/or questions, please contact Katie Davis, Interim Executive Director, at kdavis5@clcillinois.edu or (847) 543-2645.


Agenda

 

Please note, an agenda with detailed information/timing will be provided shortly.

The agenda will focus on and include the following:

  • Information on the network’s transition and update
  • Keynote presentation from an expert in the renewable/solar energy field
  • Breakout sessions on current grant activities, programs, and projects
  • Presentations on college highlights/successes
  • Presentations from our partners, focused on renewable energy (solar, water, and wind)
  • Discussion with Illinois community college presidents
  • Discussion of opportunities for campus programs/projects, curriculum development, and job training

Logistics

 

The conference will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 and end at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019. The conference location is Heartland Community College, in the Astroth Community Education Center, in Normal, Illinois:

Heartland Community College, 1500 W. Raab Rd., Normal, IL 61761

Click here for directions to Heartland Community College.

Click here for a campus map of Heartland Community College.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

A block of rooms is available on Wednesday, April 10 for $94 at the Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, located at 201 Broadway Ave. in Normal. To make a reservation, please call Sara Shelton at (309) 862-8018, referencing the block for IGEN.

NETWORKING EVENT/RECEPTION:

The networking event/reception will occur on April 10, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The event will be held at Medici, located at 120 W. North St. in Normal. Please indicate your attendance when you register!


Sponsors

  

Below are options for sponsorship:

  • Tier I: $250
    • – Complimentary registration for one representative
    • – Logo on all marketing and promotional materials
  • Tier II: $500
    • – Complimentary registration for two representatives
    • – Logo on all marketing and promotional materials
    • – Exhibit table
  • Tier III: $1,000
    • – Complimentary registration for two representatives
    • – Logo on all marketing and promotional materials
    • – Exhibit table
    • – Opportunity for presentation

To become a sponsor for the conference, please contact Katie Davis, Interim Executive Director, at kdavis5@clcillinois.edu or (847) 543-2645.

 

 

 

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