Program

Below is the program from the 2020 MIT Sustainability Summit.

Friday 24 April 2020
8:00 AM
Register/Breakfast

Location: Samberg Conference Center

Please note this is a preliminary conference schedule. We will continue to add more details on the sessions in the coming weeks and months.
9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:20 AM
Opening Keynote
10:00 AM
How We Produce
10:00 AM
How We Store/Distribute
11:00 AM
Workshop: How We Consume

Location: Samberg Conference Center

Sharon Bort
Sustainability Community Builder, MIT Solve
Sharon Bort serves as the Officer for Solve’s Sustainability Community, which focuses on topics such as energy, environment, climate change, agriculture, and water. She brings deep enthusiasm for sustainability to Solve, where she cultivates new partnerships between innovators and leaders around the world to find, scale, and support solutions to sustainability challenges.

Before joining Solve, Sharon worked as HR Manager for Hubway, Metro-Boston’s bike share service. Prior to Hubway, she worked as Sustainability Coordinator for Wellesley College.

Outside of work, Sharon is an avid traveler, cyclist, podcast listener, gardener, and baker. She is also involved in her local community as an organizer for the MIT Waste Alliance and the Riverway Project. She holds a BA in Global Environmental Studies from Clark University and an MBA in Sustainability from Antioch New England University.
12:00 PM
Lunch
12:00 PM
Expo Opens
12:45 PM
Lunch Keynote
1:40 PM
Afternoon Panel Option 1
1:40 PM
Afternoon Panel Option 2
2:40 PM
Plenary Panel: How We Waste
4:00 PM
Closing Keynote
4:20 PM
Closing Remarks
4:30 PM
Reception
4:30 PM
Expo Closes
Friday 24 April 2020
8:00 AM

Register/Breakfast

Location: Samberg Conference Center

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9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks

Location: Samberg Conference Center

9:20 AM
Opening Keynote

Location: Samberg Conference Center

10:00 AM
How We Produce

Location: Samberg Conference Center

How We Store/Distribute

Location: Samberg Conference Center

11:00 AM

Workshop: How We Consume

Location: Samberg Conference Center

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12:00 PM
Lunch

Location: Samberg Conference Center

Expo Opens

Location: Samberg Conference Center

12:45 PM
Lunch Keynote

Location: Samberg Conference Center

1:40 PM
Afternoon Panel Option 1

Location: Samberg Conference Center

Afternoon Panel Option 2

Location: Samberg Conference Center

2:40 PM
Plenary Panel: How We Waste

Location: Samberg Conference Center

4:00 PM
Closing Keynote

Location: Samberg Conference Center

4:20 PM
Closing Remarks

Location: Samberg Conference Center

4:30 PM
Reception

Location: Samberg Conference Center

Expo Closes

Location: Samberg Conference Center



Session descriptions


Register/Breakfast

Location: Samberg Conference Center

Please note this is a preliminary conference schedule. We will continue to add more details on the sessions in the coming weeks and months.

Workshop: How We Consume

Location: Samberg Conference Center

Sharon Bort
SUSTAINABILITY COMMUNITY BUILDER, MIT Solve
Sharon Bort serves as the Officer for Solve’s Sustainability Community, which focuses on topics such as energy, environment, climate change, agriculture, and water. She brings deep enthusiasm for sustainability to Solve, where she cultivates new partnerships between innovators and leaders around the world to find, scale, and support solutions to sustainability challenges.

Before joining Solve, Sharon worked as HR Manager for Hubway, Metro-Boston’s bike share service. Prior to Hubway, she worked as Sustainability Coordinator for Wellesley College.

Outside of work, Sharon is an avid traveler, cyclist, podcast listener, gardener, and baker. She is also involved in her local community as an organizer for the MIT Waste Alliance and the Riverway Project. She holds a BA in Global Environmental Studies from Clark University and an MBA in Sustainability from Antioch New England University.