2013 Student Eco-Conference

May 4 2013, from 8:45 AM to 1:00 PM at Princeton Day School, 650 Great Road, Princeton

All are invited to Princeton Day School’s annual Student Eco-Conference:

  • 8:45-9:10 Registration
  • 9:15-10:00 Keynote Address: David Crane, CEO of NRG: “Are the economy and sustainability compatible?”
  • 10:00-10:05 break
  • 10:05-11:05  Workshops:
    • Wild Edibles: (outdoor session) How to Forage in Your Own Backyard with Tama Matsuoka Wong
    • How to Run a Sustainable Organic Farm: (indoor session) with Robin and Jon McConaughy from Double Brook Farm
    • Eggs, Honey, and Veggies: (outdoor session) Hands-On Learning in a School Garden with Aaron Schomburg, PDS Beekeeper and Science Teacher and Pam Flory, Garden Coordinator
  • 11:10-12:15  Networking Lunch and Non-Profit Organization Fair
  • 12:15-1:00 Closing Speaker: Heidi Cullen, Chief Climatologist, Climate Central. “How will climate change affect weather?”

Registration Fees (sign up via this PDS website eco-conference page)

  • Before 4/26: $8/student, $10/adult;
  • After 4/26: $10/student; $13/adult