Monday, April 16, 2007

Sustaining The Movement Toward A Sustainable Long Island

Register Now for the Sustainable Long Island Conference

On April 20, Sustainable Long Island will host "Rethink, Rebuild, Renew: Creating a Sustainable Future for Long Island," at Stony Brook University. Join large and small business owners, municipal officials, community leaders, architects, and developers as we learn how to make real-world changes that will lead to a healthy, thriving economy and environment for all Long Islanders.

The conference will feature workshops on four major areas of sustainability: Sustainable Business Practices; Sustainable Design; Sustainable Energy; and Creating Sustainable Communities: Business and Government Working Together.

Speakers confirmed to date: County Executives Steve Levy and Thomas Suozzi; Long Island Association president Matthew Crosson; ERASE Racism President Elaine Gross; Long Island Regional Planning Board Executive Director Michael White; Regional Plan Association's Chris Jones; Newsday's Joye Brown; Renewable Energy Long Island's Gordian Raacke; the Neighborhood Network's Neal Lewis; and Julius Walls, president and CEO of Greyston Bakery, one of the most innovative companies in the country.

For more information or to register online, visit Sustainable Long Island's web site,, or call 516-873-0230. Sponsorships and exhibitor opportunities are also available. For information, ask for Caryn Rubenstein, or email

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