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