Wednesday, February 27, 2008

A National Green Jobs Conference

On March 13-14, 2008, a conference unlike any other will take place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania .
Register today: www.greenjobsconfer
Good Jobs, Green Jobs: A National Green Jobs Conference will launch a nationwide dialogue about moving our country rapidly toward leadership in promoting the benefits of a new green economy.
The conference has been designed for advocates representing the labor, environment and public health movements; local, state and federal policy makers; business leaders; economic and workforce development specialists; investors; and scientists and technology experts.
More than 50 experts and leaders will speaking including:
  • Margie Alt, Executive Director, Environment America
  • Phil Angelides, Board Chair, Apollo Alliance
  • Joy Clarke-Holmes, Director of Public Sector Markets, Johnson Controls
  • Leo Gerard, International President, United Steelworkers
  • Gerry Hudson, Executive Vice-President, Service Employees International Union
  • Van Jones, Green for All & the Ella Baker Center
  • Katrina Landis, Vice President, British Petroleum
  • Ed Mazria, Architecture 2030
  • John Podesta, President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for American Progress
  • Carl Pope, Executive Director, Sierra Club
  • Edward G. Rendell, Governor of Pennsylvania
  • Lou Schorsch, CEO, Arcelor-Mittal, North America
  • Rich Trumka, Secretary-Treasurer , AFL-CIO
  • Dr. Beverly Wright, Director, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
Registration deadline is March 3, 2008 -- so don't delay.

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