March 24 Conference

drawdown-conference2DRAWDOWN CONFERENCE: March 24, 2018

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

The Conference is Full! (as of March 21)

Interested but a Little Late? We can’t accept any more reservations for lunch, but please come to attend morning or afternoon breakout sessions. All are also welcome to hear our keynote speaker, Dr. Katharine Wilkinson, at noon; however, we can’t promise lunch will be available. Who knows? We might have a little lunch still available. Please join us!

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!