Diplomats and the International Community Discuss the Job and Export Growth Made Possible by Revolutionary Clean Technological Developments
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meridian International Center (Washington, D.C.) and Multistack invite members of the diplomatic community to discuss current "green technology" initiatives being undertaken both in the U.S. and internationally. Speakers from the U.S. government, diplomatic corps and private sector will discuss the employment and export increases, and other benefits, of managing waste, promoting efficient use of resources and developing alternative energy sources, among other efforts.
This event will also be streamed live.
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WHAT: A panel discussion on "green" initiatives to promote increased efficiency and sustainability, with experts from the U.S. government, diplomatic and private sectors.
WHEN: Thursday, September 29, 2011, from 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.
Continental breakfast served at 8 a.m.
All cameras and additional equipment to be setup 8 a.m.
WHERE: Meridian House
1630 Crescent Place, NW, Washington, DC 20009
WHO: Remarks by:
The Honorable Suresh Kumar, Assistant Secretary of Commerce; Director General for the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce
Her Excellency Ritva Koukku-Ronde, Ambassador of Finland to the United States
Mr. Kevin Kampschroer, Director, Office of High-Performance Green Federal Buildings, General Services Administration
Mr. William Miner, Director, Office of Design and Engineering, U.S. Department of State
Mr. Mark Platt, President and CEO, Multistack, LLC
Mr. Roger Platt, Senior Vice President of Global Policy and Law, U.S. Green Building Council
About Meridian: Meridian International Center's mission is to strengthen international understanding and serve as a center of innovation for engaging the public sector, private sector and diplomatic community in an exchange of people, ideas and culture. For more information, visit www.meridian.org
SOURCE Meridian International Center