Please join us in New Orleans for the 2007 National Environmental Partnership Summit: Local Actions, Global Results. This will be the third national Summit to bring together public, private and NGO leaders in pollution prevention, environmental leadership, compliance assistance and sustainability.
Mark your calendars right now! The 2007 Summit will be held in New Orleans on May 7- 11 and will include local activities both before, during, and after the event. This year, local actions and global results – global trends and local responses, will weave throughout sessions devoted to the following: Critical Global Environmental Issues; New Orleans/Gulf Coast Challenges and Outcomes; Culture and Sustainability; Community and Economic Infrastructure; Business, Local Activities and Results; Industry and Manufacturing; Managing Environmental Impacts; Policy Strategies and Innovations; Measurement, Metrics and Indicators; Research and Technology; and Environmental Futures Forecasting.
New Orleans Welcome
We are excited to be moving the Summit this year to New Orleans because we believe it will inspire us all to deepen the meaning and relevance of the content of the Summit. The community of New Orleans is the most powerful symbol in the world of the importance of partnerships, the interconnections between local and global, and the urgency of action today for a truly sustainable future.
Please take a moment to read this welcome letter from William Bozzo, New Orleans resident and 2007 local chair (http://www.environmentalsummit.org/NewOrleansWelcome.cfm)
Call for Content
Deadline: November 20, 2006
Don’t miss the chance to help shape your Summit by proposing your content for one of the 36 concurrent breakout sessions. Our content abstract submittal form will be published October 2, 2006. Please save the following link to review the form and instructions:
Call for Formal Summit Trainings
Deadline: November 14, 2006
Summit selected trainings and workshops are regarded by attendees as one of the most important and effective aspects of the conference. Each year we recieve more proposals than available training slots. Please be sure to propose your training before the deadline.
If you have a formal half or full day training you would like to propose for the 2007 Summit please use this link, fill out the MS word form, and email your application to us by November 14, 2006. Decisions will be made by November 22, 2006.
Early Registration Ends February 16, 2007
Registration for the full Summit including the EPA Performance Track Awards Dinner starts at $375 for Government, Academic, NGO and $595 for Industry. Please see our site for more information.
WHERE: Sheraton in New Orleans on Canal Street
500 Canal Street New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 Tel: (504) 525-2500 Fax: (504) 595-5552 Web: http://www.sheratonneworleans.com/
For questions or suggestions please call: (202) 299-9701