Sustainability Conference to be Held in Yosemite National Park

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Date: November 18, 2014

Yosemite Gateway Partners hosting first ever sustainability conference in December

Yosemite Gateway Partners is hosting the first Yosemite Sustainability Conference in Yosemite National Park on December 8 through December 10, 2014. The conference is a three-day learning and networking forum dedicated to helping local and state businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations transition to economic, environmental, and social sustainability through best practices.

The conference will provide information about some of the most impactful environmental issues such as climate change, greenhouse gas reduction, water management, energy management, waste stream reduction and transportation fuels. Attendees will learn about implementable solutions, tools, resources, and best practices from experts in the fields of water, energy, waste management and air resources.

The event will provide information and demonstrations of existing Yosemite sustainable systems and processes. Attendees will also have the opportunity to interact with industry professionals and hear from experts on some of the world’s most intriguing environmental concerns and sustainability practices, as well as emerging technologies to deal with these concerns.

Among the keynote speakers is Tim Carey, Senior Director for Sustainability and Recycling at PepsiCo. Other keynote speakers include:
Don Neubacher, Yosemite National Park Superintendent, National Park Service
Debbie Freidel, Director of Sustainability for Delaware North
Dan Jensen, President of Delaware North at Yosemite
Ann Krcik, Director, Brand Communication & Outdoor Exploration, The North Face
The Yosemite Sustainability Conference is designed for individuals who manage sustainability as part of their job or have an interest in sustainable practices. Anyone from government agencies, public land management agencies, private business, tribes and those wishing to learn better sustainable and environmentally friendly practices will benefit from attending this conference.

Sponsors of the conference include PepsiCo, Inc., Yosemite National Park, Delaware North, and Catalyst Marketing Company. The event cost is $395 (includes meals). Discounted lodging rates are available. For registration and more information, visit email or call (209) 962-7990.

Last updated: March 1, 2015

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