Big Green Conference October 15, 2009


Thank you to all who attended and made the first Big Green conference a successful event! 

Green growth for business was the focus of a conference co-hosted by Larkin Hoffman and Mall of America.  The Big Green Conference highlighted how and why energy efficient and sustainable practices benefit the bottom line.

To access powerpoints from presentations at the conference, click on the links below:

Plenary Session 1: Incentives for Sustainable Regulation -- Richard Graves, USGBC
Plenary Session 2: Greenhouse Gas and Permitting Regulation -- David Thornton, MPCA
Breakout Session A: Green Lighting Strategies -- Terry Hayden, Reluminate Inc.
Keynote Speaker -- Will Steger, Will Steger Foundation
Plenary Session 3: Renewable Energy Grants -- Bill Glahn and Janet Streff, Office of Energy Security
Plenary Session 3: Renewable Energy Grants -- Randy Hagen, Solar Skies Manufacturing, LLC
Plenary Session 3: Renewable Energy Grants -- Randy Pelletier, Pellco Machine, Inc.
Breakout Session B: Airport South District -- Larry Lee, City of Bloomington
Breakout Session B: Solar Energy Technology -- Mario Monesterio and Nathan Franzen, Westwood Renewables
Breakout Session B: Green Schools -- Richard Graves, USGBC

View the Program Schedule and Presenter Biographies.
For general information about the conference, click here.

 Visit our Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy webpages to learn more about our service areas. 

Visit Mall of America's website.