Hear state manufacturers discuss sustainability best practices and how they keep operating costs low and efficiencies high at the Connecticut Sustainability Conference, hosted by CBIA and Pratt & Whitney.

Connecticut Sustainability Conference
Friday, November 17, 8:30 am–12:15 pm
Pratt & Whitney Hangar (482 Airport Ave, East Hartford)

The program will feature three different panel discussions.

Water: Essential in Connecticut
Experts discuss water usage, supplies, and conservation.

  • Moderator: Elizabeth C. Barton, Partner, Day Pitney LLP
  • Peter DePasquale, Director, Government Affairs, Nestlé Waters North America
  • Larry Smith, Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Engineering, Bridgeport Fittings Inc.
  • Jeff Ulrich, Director of Supply Operations, Aquarion Water Company

Waste & Packaging in Connecticut
Explores innovations in the waste stream and how to make it more sustainable and profitable.

  • Moderator: Wayne Pesce, President, Connecticut Food Association
  • Eric Albert, President, Albert Bros. Inc.
  • Brian Paganini, Vice President & Managing Director, Quantum Biopower

Energy 3.0: New Trends and Opportunities
This discussion covers different energy sources available to manufacturing and other industries.

  • Moderator: Rick Love, Associate Director, Environmental Stewardship, United Technologies Corporation
  • John Connelly, Chief Engineer, AMGRAPH Packaging
  • Mackey Dykes, Vice President, Commercial, Industrial, and Institutional Programs, Connecticut Green Bank
  • Michael Perry, Associate Director, Electrochemical Systems, United Technologies Research Center

Media wishing to attend the  Connecticut Sustainability Conference should contact Meaghan MacDonald (860.244.1957).