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Virtual Coffee Chat: Earth Day 2020 – Moving Forward Together

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April 22, 2020: 9:30AM to 1:00PM
Zoom Videoconference
To Attend:

A Virtual Coffee Chat with Environmental Leaders Tackling Today’s Tough Issues.

Zoom link and password will be sent after registration. Please only register if you plan on attending because we are limited to 100 participants.

Open to the public but municipal and community leaders, as well as members of local environmental and non-government organizations are encouraged to attend.

9:15 am – Zoom Opens

OPENING REMARKS – County Executive George Latimer
9:30 – 9:45 am

Creating the NEW Future
9:45 – 10:25 am

Nina Orville, Moderator – Sustainable Westchester
Pete Harckham – New York State Senator
Julie Tighe – League of Conservation Voters
Leo Weigman – Croton Energy Group
Dan Welsh – Westchester Power, Lewisboro Trustee

10:30 – 11:10 am

Nancy Seligson, Moderator – Supervisor, Town of Mamaroneck
Tracy Brown – Save the Sound
Lori Ensinger – Westchester Land Trust
Paul Gallay – Riverkeeper

KEYNOTE – Elizabeth Kolbert – Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
11:15 – 11:30 am

Climate and Health
11:30 – 12:15 pm

Dr. Anjali Sauthoff, Moderator – Westchester County
Lindsay Farrell – Open Door
Anne Jaffe Holmes – Federated Conservationists of Westchester County
Dr. Amy Brown – Pediatric Pulmonologist

Break-out Zoom Sessions – for the three panels, to continue the conversations. Links and info will be given once you register as well as during the event in the “Chat box”.
12:20 – 1 pm

Organized by the Westchester County Dept of Environmental Planning, Office of Energy Conservation & Sustainability, and the W.C. Climate Crisis Task Force

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