March 24 Conference

drawdown-conference2DRAWDOWN CONFERENCE: March 24, 2018

Earth Care Gathering, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Register: reserve your spot at the conference by using the “Buy Now” button below. To use a credit card, hit “continue” on the Pay Pal option, then choose to pay with credit card or debit card… or use Pay Pal if you choose !

Or send a check for $15 to Ark. IPL at P.O. Box 2441, Little Rock, AR 72203.All who attend will receive a free furnace filter whistle and a booklet on saving energy & money from the Ark. Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). Plus we have an abundance of door prizes, including solar lanterns that float!

Breakout Sessions – $15 for all session, lunch, and gifts.

Second Presbyterian Church

600 Pleasant Valley Dr., Little Rock

Keynote Speaker: Katharine Wilkinson, Senior Writer for the Bestseller “Drawdown”

What is Drawdown?

ABOUT THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Katharine Wilkinson, D.Phil., is Senior Writer at Project Drawdown, working to bring Drawdown to life and to the world and translating research into message. She brings with her an interdisciplinary background that cuts across sustainability, strategy, and thought leadership. Previously, Katharine was Director of Strategy at the purpose consultancy BrightHouse. She also has taught at the University of Oxford and worked for the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Boston Consulting Group. Based on her doctoral research at Oxford, Katharine published Between God & Green: How Evangelicals Are Cultivating a Middle Ground on Climate Change (OUP 2012), called “a vitally important, even subversive, story” by The Boston Globe. She holds a D.Phil. in Geography & Environment from Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and a B.A. in Religion from Sewanee: The University of the South, where she was a Udall Scholar and valedictorian.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: how churches can afford solar panels, ethical farmland use, water allocation in Arkansas, Arkansas water policies, Buffalo River & Hog Farm update, sustainable yards, green burial, plant-based diets, electric vehicles, net-zero homes, rooftop solar, energy efficiency, light pollution, watershed discipleship, coal-burning power plants, refrigerant management, carbon pricing, educating girls, and more!