Schedule for Rep. Nelson's Third Annual Environmental Conference

Rep. Nelson's Third Annual Environmental Conference, to be held this Friday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Gratz College, features a host of events focused on the environment and how we, as a community, can safeguard it. 

Below is a schedule of the day's events:

10:00: Doors open and exhibit floor live

10:30: Welcome and overview from Rep Nelson

10:40 to 11:30: Panel 1: Legislative Update: What’s new and what’s in it for you

Panelists: Senator Art Haywood, Rep. Ben Sanchez, CVPA Field Director Jess Cadorette

11:30: Exhibit floor

12:00: Lunch served and exhibit floor time

1:00 to 1:45: Panel 2: Keynote conversation with PennFuture CEO Patrick McDonnell

2:00 to 3:00: Panel 3: Sustainable neighborhoods: Housing, conservation, and local farming

Panelists: Montgomery County Planning Commission County Planning Manager Anne Leavitt-Gruber, Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership Executive director Julie Slavet, Wyncote Academy urban farmer Nala Bloom.

3:00 to 3:15: Closing remarks

We hope to see you there!

If you haven't yet done so, please RSVP here.