2009 Western U. S. Sustainability & Pollution Prevention Conference
October 28-29, 2009
San Diego, CA

Roundtable Overview || Brief Agenda ||| Registration || Lodging || Transportation

Presented by:

The Western Sustainability and Pollution Prevention Network (WSPPN) and

Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC)

learn about identifying, quantifying, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from business practices


Join us for this year's Pacific Northwest P2 Roundtable.

Take advantage of this rare chance to:

  • Learn and share information about P2 and sustainability efforts transferable to your own organizations, interests, and regions.
  • Network with peers and with contacts outside your usual "home base."
  • Gain perspective on "who's doing what" within and beyond the region.

Roundtable Topics

Subject to change

DAY 1 - Trainings on the technical aspects of measuring a business' carbon footprint
  • Carbon Footprint Overview
  • Performing Carbon Footprints in Industrial Settings
  • Energy Auditing 101 & Beyond
  • Quality Criteria for Greenhouse Gas Offset Projects
  • Guided tour of the Water Resources Education Center
  • Group buffet dinner, networking and live music by Vancouver's Recyleman band!
    DAY 2 -[FULL] Lean and Green workshop and site visits for practical application of Day One's training
  • The Environmental Case for Lean and Identifying the Pain
  • LEED Gold: Challenges and Opportunities Tour
  • Supply Chain Emissions
  • Fleets Site Visit

    See draft roundtable agenda.

    Contacts for Roundtable Info

    Chloe Birnel, PPRC

    (206) 352-2050

    1402 Third Ave, Suite 1420
    Seattle, WA 98101

    Conference Sponsors



    • $80 for Day 1 (Jan 13), includes full day of trainings and lunch plus entrance into the evening dinner and networking event.
    • Day 2 (Jan 14th) sessions are full.



    Day 1 Water Resources Education Center
    4600 SE Columbia Way
    Vancouver, WA
    Day 2 Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center
    721 NW Ninth Ave
    Portland, OR


    Stay at the Vancouver Hilton or Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay for discounted rates! See the lodging page for details.

    There are a number of local choices for lodging in both Vancouver, WA or right across the river in Portland, OR. See the lodging page for a list of suggestions.

    Maps & Transportation Information