Saturday, April 18, 2009

Growing A Sustainable Community: Green Jobs



Acting & Planning As If the Future Mattered

Broome Community College
April 18, 2009

Moderator: Tarik Abdelazim, Executive Assistant to the Mayor, City of Binghamton

Panelists: Frank Surdey, Managing Labor Economist, NY State Department of Labor; Terry Stark, Director, Broome-Tioga Workforce New York

Statement from the Organizers:

A transition to more sustainable practices
and a greener, cleaner economy promises the creation of many new jobs, with estimates from the hundreds of thousands to millions. From a statewide analysis of green jobs, to blue-green alliances, to billions in weatherization and efficiency work, this expert panel will offer a powerful primer on the emerging green job sector.

Sponsors: Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition, Broome Community College Center for Civic Engagement