2008 Sustainable Government Symposium

The 2008 Sustainable Government Symposium and Green Government AwardsWhen: Friday, December 12 from 8:30am to 3:00pmWhere: Department of Agriculture Building, State Fairgrounds, Springfield, ILPlease join the Council for a symposium dedicated to greening Illinois state government operations and policies. Registration is free and includes breakfast and lunch.

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Morning panelists will discuss energy efficiency and conservation programs, green procurement, green leased office space, and recycling and waste reduction. Morning working groups will provide an opportunity to exchange best practices and brainstorm future sustainability projects with other agencies.

After lunch, Lt. Governor Pat Quinn will address symposium attendees and present the 2008 Green Government Awards to state agencies that have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to improving the sustainability of their programs and operations. From 1:30 to 3:00pm, the Green Governments Coordinating Council will hold its final quarterly meeting of the year. Everyone is welcome to stay for the meeting and participate in further discussion.

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