Program of Events – Green Living Expo 2012

We have a full day of exciting events to share with you! Some demos and activities will be going on all day, but others are scheduled for certain times. See below for the full schedule of speakers and tours. Also, be aware that the UDC Farmers Market will be in the plaza with us as well – bring your shopping bags. See you on Saturday!

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Remarks, Music, Spoken Word, Poetry – Center Plaza Microphone

  • 10:15 – 10:30
    Welcoming Remarks
    Expo ’12 Organizers
  • 10:30 – 11:00
    Energy Efficiency Workshop: “Keeping it Practical”
    DC Office of the People’s Counsel
  • 11:00 – 11:35
    Panel: “Sustainable Gardening”
    Moderated by DC Office of Planning
    Panelists: A.I.R Lawn Care, Roll Out the Barrel and George Washington University Landscaping Program
  • 11:45 – 12:15
    Presentation: “Reuse & Recycle Your Wardrobe”
    Thinking Outside the Store
  • 12:15 – 12:25
    Spoken Word Poetry/Music
    Wilson High School Poetry Club
  • 12:25 – 12:30
    Remarks
    Dean Sabine O’Hara, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (UDC)
  • 12:30 – 12:40
    Remarks
    Dr. Allen Sessoms, President of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC)
  • 12:45 – 1:15
    Panel: “Food Choices and the Environment”
    Moderated by Live Green
    Panelists: Compassion Over Killing and Vegan Outreach
  • 1:15 – 1:45
    Presentation: Greening Your Home: Ask an Efficiency Expert
    Elysian Energy
  • 1:45 – 2:15
    Vegan Cooking Demo
    Everlasting Life Café
  • 2:15 – 2:50
    Panel: Renewable Energy
    Moderated by DC Office of Planning
    Panelists: Clean Currents, Kenergy Solar and SolarCity
  • 3:00 – 3:05
    Raffle Drawing!
  • 3:05 – 3:15
    Spoken Word Poetry
    Kristina Bryne
  • 3:15 – 3:35
    Presentation: Community Gardening
    Wangari Gardens (Petworth, DC)
  • 3:35 – 3:45
    Spoken Word Poetry/Music
    Wilson High School Poetry Club
  • 3:50 – 4:00
    Closing Words
    Expo ’12 Organizers
  • Tours – Meet by the Registration Table

    • 10:00-11:30
      Green Embassy Bike Tour (REGISTER HERE)
      Wholeness for Humanity
    • 11:30-12:30
      Soap Stone Creek EcoTour
    • 2:00-3:30
      Green Homes Bike Tour (REGISTER HERE)
      Wholeness for Humanity
    • TBD
      UDC Sustainability Tour

    Activities and Demos – All Day

    • Face Painting – Wilson HS Art Club
    • Kids Program – UDC Garden Club
    • Jazzy Juggler
    • ZipCar and Car2Go Dispaly
    • Composting Demo – FatWorm Composting
    • Healthy Food Cooking Demo – UDC Farmers Market
    • Vegan Cooking Demo – Everlasting Life Cafe

    Check out the final list of Exhibitors!