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   Sustainable Procurement:
Considerations for Tools and Capabilities

September 28, 2012
Keck Center of the National Academies
Room 100
Washington, D.C.
Friday, September 28, 2012

 

9:00 AM   Welcome from Policy and Global Affairs (PGA)/Science and Technology for Sustainability Program (STS)
Marina Moses, Director, STS

9:05 AM   Introduction to Meeting and Workshop Overview
Dara O’Rourke, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley and Chair, Committee on Fostering Sustainability Considerations into Public and Private  Sector Procurement Tools and Capabilities
 
9:15 AM   Panel I: Perspectives on Sustainable Procurement
Moderator: P.J. Simmons, Chair, Corporate Eco Forum
Nancy Gillis, Director, Federal Supply Chain Emissions, FAS, GSA and Chair, Section 13 Interagency Working Group
Olga Dominguez, Assistant Administrator, Office of Strategic Infrastructure and Senior Sustainability Officer, U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Matthew Bogoshian, Senior Policy Counsel, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
 
10:30 AM  Break
 
10:45 AM  Panel II: The Role for Certification in Sustainable Procurement
Connie Deford, Corporate Director, Product Sustainability, The Dow Chemical Company
11:45 AM  Morning Session Wrap-up
Dara O’Rourke, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley
 
12:00 PM  Lunch Break
 
1:00 PM    Panel III: Tools and Technology for the Future of Sustainable Procurement
Dara O’Rourke, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley and Chair, Committee on Fostering Sustainability Considerations into Public and Private Sector Procurement Tools and Capabilities
2:00 PM    Afternoon Session Wrap-up and Adjourn
Marina Moses, Director, STS