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IT meets Green Building

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Inventing a Sustainable Future
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Christine Ervin illuminates green market trends and the larger picture of sustainability for a wide variety of audiences—business, nonprofit organizations and colleges and universities. Her leadership record and content bring credibility. Her engaging style and passion for making a difference bring inspiration.

Frequent topics:

bullet The New Industrial Revolution: Moving to a sustainable, low-carbon economy is both a daunting challenge and the portal for revolutionary innovation. Christine weaves together the critical challenges, market drivers and once-in-a-life time opportunities to make a difference.
bullet The Exuberant World of Green Buildings: Historically slow to innovate, the building sector is now the leading example of what green market transformation is all about. Christine’s fast-paced profile of the market reveals trends, drivers, exemplary projects and what lies beyond green.
bullet Clean Energy: Christine explores the compelling case for transforming the largest infrastructure built by man - our energy system. She also focuses on the “soft” side of technology that can make all the difference between a laboratory curiosity and something that sweeps the market.

For fees and availability, please contact Christine or her speaker bureaus.


"Christine Ervin’s Game Changer Keynote for stakeholders and policy makers in the IT industry was far from being just another presentation by another expert. Her ability to communicate and her knowledge of the technical and environmental issues surrounding green buildings and sustainability made her talk a source of change, comment , and ongoing thought for all who attended."
David Rosenburg, Program Director, Uptime Institute's Symposium

"We could not have made a better choice in asking Christine Ervin to serve as our inaugural speaker for Wofford College's Santee-Cooper Lecture Series on Energy & Sustainability. Her convocation address to our student body, faculty, and honored guests was scintillating. …(T)hrough specific examples of innovation, she gave us hope that we will find a way through to sustainability."
John Lane, Associate Professor

"Christine Ervin was fantastic as our keynote speaker on sustainability for AH&LA's 2008 Fall Conference and the International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show in New York City…"
Kimberly Miles, Senior Vice President, American Hotel & Lodging Association

" …thank you again for your outstanding presentation to our conference attendees. I have heard nothing but kudos."
Andy Sirmon, Strategic Marketing Manager, The Linc Network

"As our keynote speaker for Focus the Nation, Christine spoke with grace and enthusiasm on the possibilities for addressing climate change. It was incredibly uplifting to have a female environmental leader, with her experience and knowledge, share perspectives on how we already are beginning to make the changes we need to see in society."
Katie King, Campus Climate Challenge Campaign, Whitman College

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Sample Keynote/Plenary Venues

Colleges & Universities
Business Sector
Aquinas College Alerton/Honeywell American Solar Energy Society
Arizona State University American Hotel & Lodging Assoc American Council on Renewable Energy
Ball State University American Public Power Assoc Hawaii Clean Energy Festival
Concordia College Johns Manville Int'l Consumer Trends Forum
Los Angeles Community Colleges Johnson Controls American Public Works Association
Nat’l Assoc of Business Officers Linc Services National Energy Efficiency Summit
University of Illinois Nth Power Oregon League of Cons. Voters
University of Nevada Sandvik Group State of Idaho
University of Oregon Service Master U.S. Dept. of Energy
University of Pennsylvania Sierra Nevada U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
University of South Carolina Sun Microsystems West Coast Energy Congress
Whitman College Uptime Institute (IT) World Engineering Energy Congress

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