Sustainability Seminar Series

The Hugo Neu Corporation Sustainability Seminar Series is a weekly lecture organized by the sustainability management master's program. The series will host eleven speakers in the Spring 2023 semester. It is sponsored by the Hugo Neu Corporation, jointly sponsored by Geosyntec Consultants and WSP, and co-sponsored by Brown and CaldwellH2M Architects and Engineers, Lozier Inc., and The Catalyst Group.

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2023 Spring Sustainability Seminar Series

The seminar series takes place on Tuesdays between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. Attendance is free. The series will be offered as a live webcast via Zoom.

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January 31

Amy Mifflin and Susan Osekavage, Geosyntec Consultants

ESG – Beyond Sustainability

February 7

Pamela Sammarco, Green Training Associates

Navigating the Sustainability and Green Careers Landscape

February 14

Jon Miller, Laura Kerr and Amy Bredes, Stevens Institute of Technology

Living Shorelines in NJ: A Decade of Progress

February 28

Amanda Nesheiwat, Hudson County Improvement Authority

Sustainability at the Hudson County Improvement Authority

March 7

George Kremlis, Honorary Director of the European Commission

The Challenge of Circular Economy as the New Worldwide Economic Model

March 21

Catherine Nabukalu, GreenBiz 30 under 30

Beyond Energy and Emissions: The Global Charcoal Supply Chain

March 28

Mark Drozdov, Lozier Inc.

Common Contaminants of Concern- in the PALMS* of your Hands*P.A.L.M.S. (Pandemic/PCBs, Asbestos/Arsenic, Lead/Legionella, Mold/Metals, Silica/Safety/Sustainability)

April 4

Shannon Diaz and Kaylin Mahoney, SM Individual Capstone Project

A Sustainability Framework for the Franciscan Friar Conventual/Stormwater Management Community-Based Public-Private Partnership (CBP3) for Elizabeth, NJ

April 11

Bill Moore, Moore & Associates

What Sustainability Really Means to Business

April 18

Harriet Shugarmann, Climate Mama

How to Talk to Anyone (and Everyone) about Climate Change

April 25

Panel Discussion Moderators: Dominique Lueckenhoff, Hugo Neu Corporation and Akio Enders, Cornell University

Understanding PFAS (per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances) and Opportunities for Cost-Effective Adsorption Treatment Through Modified Biochars and Thermal Destruction Through Gasification and Pyrolysis

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Watch Our Seminars on YouTube

View the recordings of our past seminars on the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science's YouTube channel.