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Building a Resilient Future

The 7th Annual Lake County Green Conference

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  • College of Lake County
  • Lake County Partners [logo]


  • Advance Renewables
  • Citizens’ Climate Lobby
  • Faith in Place
  • Grayslake D46 Sprouts
  • Institute for Environmental Education
  • Lake County Forest Preserve District
  • Legat Architects
  • MBL Recycling
  • North Shore Gas Savings Program
  • Prairie Crossing Charter School
  • Prairieland Disposal


  • Carbon Day
  • Causegear
  • Magitek Energy Solutions
  • Wild Ones

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Thursday, April 20, 2017
Check-in at 12:30 p.m.
Reception/Tours until 6 p.m.

College of Lake County

19351 West Washington Street
Lower A Wing Conference Center Auditorium
Grayslake, Ill.

Lake County Green logo

Lake County community, school, and business leaders met for the 7th annual Lake County Green conference to explore the impacts of green construction for the future of our schools, students, and community.

What we covered:

  • The latest developments in green construction
  • Impacts of green buildings on students
  • Opportunities with Future Energy Jobs Bill
  • Tips for bringing green projects to your community
  • Tours of CLC Buildings designed to LEED Gold and Platinum
  • Exhibitors and Farm Market
  • Microbrew Reception

Conference Agenda

12:30-3 p.m. Registration and Coffee

1-1:15 p.m. Welcome Address: Dr. Jerry Weber, President, College of Lake County

1:15-1:45 p.m. Keynote Address: Rev. Booker Stephen Vance, Policy Director, Faith in Place

1:45-2:30 p.m.

Session 1: Green Buildings in Elementary, High School, and Higher Education

2:30-2:50 p.m. Afternoon Break

2:50-3:30 p.m.

Session 2: Future Energy Jobs Bill and Community Opportunities

3:30-4:15 p.m.

Session 3: Student Connections with Green Schools and Careers

4:15-4:45 p.m.

Session 4: Advocating for Green at your School and in Your Community

4:45-6 p.m.

Building Tours, Farm Market, Exhibitors* and Microbrew Reception (*Exhibitors open all day.)