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Plain Awesome 2014 Lineup:

Connect, learn and take action with hundreds of other attendees and star-power keynotes, workshops and breakouts. The region’s premiere event on green design, business and ideas will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown in Sioux Falls on September 12, 2014.

Thursday September 11

5-8 p.m.

Opening Party
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown

Sponsored by: Johnson Controls and Associated Consulting Engineers

Friday September 12

7 a.m.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by: Stockwell Engineers

VIP Breakfast

Sponsored by: Your Company Here & SDSU President's Office

8-9:15 a.m.

Holistic Management
Opening Remarks & MC Sponsored by: Your Company Here

Allan Savory | Savory Institute
Sponsored by: SDSU College of Agriculture & Biological Sciences

9:30-10:30 a.m.

 

Design Track #1

Michela O'Connor Abrams | Dwell Media

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Sponsored by: Your Company Name Here

 

Environmental Track #1


Dan & Jill O'Brien | Wild Idea Buffalo Company
Wild Husbandry and Responsible Food: A New Paradigm for American Agriculture

Sponsored by: South Dakota Discovery Center

Technology Track #1


Chris Mathis | Mathis Consulting Company
Priorities on the Road to Sustanability: Why Buildings Matter

Sponsored by: ASHRAE

Lifestyle Track #1


Lana Thomas | Pomegranate Market
Strengthening Community By Supporting Local Producers

Sponsored by: Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center

10:30-11:00 a.m.
Networking Break | Sponsored by: Your Company
11-12 p.m.

Design Track #2

Z Smith | Eskew+Dumez+Ripple APC
High Performance Meets High Design on a Budget

Sponsored by: Your Company Name Here

Environmental Track #2

Jim Wike | Nature Explore

Designing Nature Explore Classrooms to Connect Children and Families to the Outdoor Environment

Sponsored by: Your Company Name Here

Technology Track #2

John Chapman | University of Minnesota
Use of a Minimal Impact Design Standard for Stormwater Management

Sponsored by: South Dakota Discovery Center

Lifestyle Track #2

Erik Ritter | DeJunked Art
DeJunked: Reclaimed Objects Upcycled into Art

Sponsored by: Your Company Name Here

12-1 p.m.

The Walkability Mandate

Jeff Speck

Sponsored by: City of Sioux Falls Public Works Environmental Division & Sioux Falls Health Department

1-1:45 p.m.
Lunch/Networking Break | Sponsored by: Your Company
1:45-2:45 p.m.

Design Track #3

Malini Srivastava | Salmela Architects
Environmental Practices at Salmela Architects

Sponsored by: Your Company Name Here

Environmental Track #3

Jeff Speck
Towards a More Walkable South Dakota

Sponsored by: ASLA Great Plains Chapter

 

Technology Track #3

Charles Kibert | University of Florida

The Net Zero Built Environment: Living within Natural System Constraints

Sponsored by: Your Company Name Here

Lifestyle Track #3

 

Speaker, Employer

Sponsored by: Your Company Name Here

3-4:15 p.m.

If You Build It: Stories of Youth, Love, and Audacity

Closing Party Sponsored by: Your Company Name Here

Emily Pilloton, Project H | Sponsored by: Your Company Name Here

 

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      Track 4 - Board Room

 

 

 

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