|Posted by Ed Kalas on January 3, 2012 at 4:55 PM|
Happy New Year, KEHA Members!
You are invited to attend the 2012 Kansas Preservation, Energy and Sustainability Conference and Fair January 25th – January 28th. There is something for everyone at this multifaceted event. National speakers at local conference prices. Please note that the best registration and hotel prices go off on January 6th and 9th respectively – ($40/day or $70 for two day conference).
SPECIAL for AGENCIES: As part of pre-conference activities, City and County agencies staff are invited to attend – at a special FREE - no cost - workshop - Restore, Repair, and Renovate taught by KDHE; an 8-hour certificate workshop on Wednesday, January 25th. (email Kathy Morgan – City of Wichita Historic Preservation Officer at Kmorgan@wichita.gov if you are interested.)
If you can’t get away because of work responsibilities, bring your families over on Saturday, January 28th. The FAIR is free to the general public and there will be lots of drawings for valuable prizes and giveaways. So far we have 2 kids bikes and a patio door w/installation offered as some of the valuable prizes. Also, there will soon be a Facebook contest for an adult bike on our Facebook page with additional chances at the drawings to be held at the conference. https://www.facebook.com/GreenWichita Check us out and then Like us when the contest comes up.
Please feel free to pass this invitation on to those you think would be interested.
Details are at: http://www.greenwichita.org/2012Conferences.aspx
Featured speakers: http://www.greenwichita.org/2012Conferences/2012FeaturedSpeakers.aspx
Thanks, Kay – more event highlights below including my contact info…
GO GREEN TO SAVE GREEN
Mark your calendars, indeed! The 2012 Kansas Preservation, Energy & Sustainability Conference and Fair is the perfect opportunity for you to find out all the information you need to save some green. Pre- conference activities include free tours and documentaries with a special 8-hour KDHE certificate workshop for Restore, Repair and Renovate. There’s a two-day conference (Thursday and Friday -January 26-27) with experts from the preservation and energy fields to help businesses and contractors. There’s a free Fair (Saturday, January 28th ) covering a wide range of topics, from window restoration to energy efficient gadgets and sustainable landscaping, the 2012 conference has something for everyone.
Interested in seeing a documentary subtitled "the world's first toxic comedy"? This is a pre-conference activity and it is FREE.
Need to learn about new technology to improve energy efficiency for your company building operations? This conference will showcase it.
Ready to network with individuals, organizations, and companies that share your passion for preserving the historic while embracing a sustainable future? This conference is the place for you.
Eager to learn how to effectively winterize your home? The free Fair will have it.
Want to showcase your products and services for energy efficiency, environmental compliance and sustainability, historic preservation, and LEED architectural design? This conference is for you as an exhibitor or sponsor.
Interested in finding out how the new GM Volt and Nissan Leaf look and operate? Visit this conference for a close-up look at these two vehicles and others at the Conference and Fair Fuel Efficient Car Show.
The Fair has demonstrations, frequent prize drawings throughout the day and free give-away items to help you and your home become more energy efficient and sustainable. Watch for announcements about the various prizes.
Like us on Facebook @Green Wichita and follow us on TWITTER @GREENWICHITA. Watch for us on CH 12 and see the full schedule on www.greenwichita.org Something for everyone!
D. Kay Johnson
Office of Environmental Initiatives
Metropolitan Area Planning Department
City of Wichita
455 N. Main, 10th Floor
Wichita, KS 67202
(316) 268-4251 - PLEASE NOTE THE NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER!
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit the City’s NEW GREEN website: http://www.greenwichita.org
General City website: http://wichita.gov