9:15 AM

Best Practices in Sustainable Procurement
Alicia Culver, Director, Responsible Purchasing Network

9:45 AM

Section 13 Product Standards and Ecolabels Sub-working Group
Alison Kinn Bennett, Senior Advisor on Product Sustainability, Environmental Protection Agency Brennan Conaway, Contracting Officer, General Services Administration

10:15 AM

BREAK

10:45 AM

Breakout Groups

What are purchasers’ challenges and needs across the lifecycle of purchasing? What are some examples of hitting barriers when trying to buy “green”? What would be the design criteria in developing the ideal tool?

Moderator: Leo Bonanni, Chief Executive Officer, Sourcemap

Location: Conference Room A

What information about products is needed regarding sustainable attributes, whether directly and through certification and ecolabels?

Moderator: Alison Kinn Bennett, Senior Advisor on Product Sustainability, Environmental Protection Agency

Brennan Conaway, Contracting Officer, General Services Administration

Location: Board Room

11:45 PM

Breakout Group Report Back to Plenary
Moderator: Dara O’Rourke, Chair, Workshop Planning Committee, University of California, Berkeley

Location: Conference Room A

12:30 PM

LUNCH



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