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Building Green Communities

The 7th Annual Lake County Green

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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  • College of Lake County


  • Advance Renewables
  • Citizens’ Climate Lobby
  • Faith in Place
  • Grayslake D46 Sprouts
  • Lake County Forest Preserve District
  • Legat Architects
  • Prairie Crossing Charter School
  • USGBC - Illinois


  • Causegear

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

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College of Lake County

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

Join Lake County community, school, and business leaders for the 7th annual Lake County Green conference to explore local examples of green construction, sustainable grounds, and renewable energy for our schools, houses of worship and community centers.

What you will learn:

  • Benefits of sustainable development
  • Impacts on student engagement
  • Opportunities for new projects
  • Economic and Career development

CLC is rolling out its Sustainable Master Plan.  Come explore new and rehabilitated buildings, designed to USGBC LEED standards!

Doors open at for check-in and exhibitors at 12:30 p.m. Come early for lunch on your own at the Café Willow or make reservations at the student run Prairie Restaurant.

Program begins at 1 p.m. Final session ends at 4:45 p.m. Building tours, exhibitors, farm market, and microbrew reception until 6 p.m. in Café Willow.

2017 Draft Agenda

12:30 p.m. Check-In, Refreshments, and Exhibitors

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

1:15 p.m. – Keynote Address Sustainability and Opportunities for Engagement

2 p.m. – Session 1

Building Green Schools and Community Centers

  • College of Lake County
  • Grayslake High School District 127
  • Community Centers
2:45 p.m. Break

3 p.m.. – Session 2

Student Success Stories

  • Elementary
  • High School
  • College of Lake County
3:45 p.m.. – Session 3

Opportunties for Future Engagement

  • Lake County Forest Preserve District
  • Faith in Place
  • IGEN
  • Future Energy Jobs in Illinois
4:30 p.m. – Discussion

Greening Ahead

4:45 p.m.

CLC Building Tours, Exhibitors and Farm Market in the Student Street, and Microbrew Reception in Café Willow