Tentative Schedule


Here is the schedule of speakers. If you are unable to make the entire event, that’s okay! Choose the topic most appealing or new to you. If you have never thought about pulling out your old dusty bike in your garage to drive the four miles to work, come see the benefits of Bicycling for some motivation!

8:00 am – 8:30 am Chelsea Taxman– Introduction – First 100 Days Video
8:30am – 9:00am John Noble – Professor of Physical Education, HPER – UNO – “Bicycling Sustainable Transportation”
9:00am – 9:30am Andy Jameton – UNMC, CitySprouts, Public Health – “Community Gardens, Local Food Systems,Public Health”
9:30am – 10:00am John Bartle – Professor of Public Affairs – UNO – “Reducing Global Warming is Good Economic Sense”
10:00am – 10:30am David Corbin – Professor of Health Education, HPER – UNO – Music and Videos on Global Warming
10:30am – 11:00am Abby Queal –Certified Permaculturist, Peace On Earth Clothing Co. – “Transition Towns and Permaculture: Sustainable Lifestyle”
11:00am – 11:30am Bruce Johansen – Professor of Journalism – UNO – “Parts Per Million: Why Carbon Limits Matter”
11:30am – 12:00pm Robert Byrnes – President of Nebraska Renewable Energy – “Sustainable Energy (Wind/Solar)” — Student Internship Available!
12:00pm – 12:30pm Adam Kochanowicz – UNO Student, Food Not Bombs, – “Yet Another Way to Save the World from Your Plate”
12:30pm – 1:00pm Paul Vonderfecht – Energy Smart Company – “Save Energy, Save a Polar Bear”
1:00pm – 1:30pm Eric Williams and Shelby Bell – Omaha Biofuels Coop – “Biodiesel and Waste Vegetable Oil”
1:30pm-1:40pm Jim Suttle – Candidate for Mayor – “Omaha Vision”
1:45pm – 2:30pm Michael Braunstein – Heartland Healing Magazine – “Eating Our Way Out of This Mess”
2:30pm – 3:30pm James Wilson – UNO Professor of Biology- “An Inconvenient Truth” Presentation
3:30pm-4:00pm Daniel Lawse – Green Omaha Coalition, Neighborhood Council – “Green Living For Students”

Come interact and listen, ask questions and share with our speakers!


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