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North King County Green Business Conference: “Go Green to Make Green, Getting More Bang for Your Buck”

Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Avenue North
Shoreline WA 98133
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM

There will be Keynote speakers and breakout sessions where business owners can listen to experts and ask questions specific to their needs.

ABOUT THE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Stephen Gerritson, Vice President
Clean Energy and Technology Practice Manager
enterpriseSeattle

Steve Gerritson
Steve Gerritson will be speaking about the green movement, including energy efficiency and green buildings, the federal and state policies that support and encourage energy efficiency, and where he sees this movement heading.

Stephen Gerritson is the founder and manager of the Clean Energy and Technology practice at enterpriseSeattle. He has worked with more than 400 clean-technology companies in the Puget Sound region, providing pro bono business consulting assistance and advice on fundraising, commercialization, organizational development, and other topics. He has organized and led international trade delegations, hosted visits from other countries, and advised foreign firms on the mechanics of setting up operations in Washington State.


Stan Price, Partner
Putnam Price Group, Inc.
Energy Efficiency – The First Fuel in a Green Economy

Putting your business operations on the path to sustainability can seem challenging. Business owners may be committed to doing the right thing, but uncertain on what to do as the first thing. Energy efficiency – including both changes in technology and in operational practices – can be a practical place to start. This keynote will focus on the positive Return On Investment for energy efficiency and the availability of local technical and financial resources that help businesses become more energy efficient.

Stan Price
Stan Price is a Partner at the Putnam Price Group, a Seattle-based consulting firm specializing in project management, communications, and education and training related to energy efficiency in buildings and industry. His firm provides executive management of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council, a trade association of energy efficiency businesses in the Northwest. Stan has previously served as an Assistant Director of the Washington State Energy Office and held appointments at both Seattle University and Washington State University. He is a former Board member of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, past Chair of the Washington State Building Code Council, a member of the Convening Committee for the Energy Trust of Oregon, and served on the Executive Committee of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Taskforce. He is currently serving as the Co-chair of the Seattle City Light Review Committee.

Readers can obtain more information about the conference and register at the website

$50.00 to attend the conference. Lunch is included. The early bird rate of $45.00 is good until March 1, 2011. Vegetarian Option available for lunch.

$25.00 for display table space.
Questions? Contact the Green Business Program.

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