from the inbox (note Philly Mayor Michael Nutter among the speakers):
The BlueGreen Alliance wanted to pass on the exciting news that registration is now open for the 2010 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference, May 4-6, in Washington, D.C. The 2010 Conference is the leading forum for turning ideas into action and building a green economy that creates good jobs, reduces global warming and preserves America ’s economic and environmental security.
You can register now by visiting www.greenjobsconference.org.
This year’s Conference promises to be an extraordinary event. The Conference features two days of exciting plenaries and more than 100 informative workshops on topics ranging from green manufacturing to environmental and occupational health and safety to business, investment and new markets. Take a minute to view the agenda and workshops.
Featured speakers include Richard L. Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers, Carl Pope, Executive Director of the Sierra Club, Dr. Paul Anastas, Assistant Administrator for EPA's Office and Research and Development, Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, Michael Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia, Robert Stanton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Policy, Management and Budget, Rick Fedrizzi, President and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, and George H. Miller, President of the American Institute of Architects.
In addition, this year’s Conference features the 2010 Green Innovation Expo, where more than 100 exhibitors from labor, industry, environment and academia will be on hand to demonstrate how they are charting the path toward growing the green economy and developing clean energy jobs.