Connecticut Sustainability Conference (Nov 1 8 – 12pm)


Connecticut companies are becoming more successful and profitable by incorporating energy and environmental sustainability into their business plans.

Join us as we explore sustainability and its many benefits to your business and bottom line.

Connect with your fellow business leaders from manufacturing and other industries, and learn practical applications on how to profit from your company’s waste stream.

Among the topics we’ll explore are Trends and Opportunities in Sustainable Technology, and Incentives for Investing in Sustainable Technology.

Aerospace and non-aerospace manufacturers are strongly encouraged to attend.

This program is hosted by CBIA and Pratt & Whitney.


7:15am | Check-In & Networking Breakfast

8:15 am | Opening Remarks

Robert Cadieux, Director & Fellow, Environmental & Sustainable Development, Pratt & Whitney Canada

8:30 am | Keynote Address, Q & A

Andrea Pampanelli, Global Environmental Manager, GKN Automotive

9:15 am Networking Break

9:30 am | Sustainable Technology: Trends & Opportunities

Moderator: Eric Brown, Vice President, Manufacturing Policy & Outreach, CBIA

S. Pamir Alpay, Executive Director, Innovation Partnership Building, UConn Tech Park

Ron Angelo, Executive Vice President, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology

10:15 am | Networking Break

10:30 am | Incentives for Investing in Sustainable Technology

Moderator: Bonnie Del Conte, President & CEO, CONNSTEP

Bill Luchon, Senior Manufacturing Engineer/Environmental Leader, Legrand

David Reitz, CEO, Inventec Performance Chemicals

John Strahley, Managing Director, Ironwood Capital Connecticut, LLC

11:15 am | Networking Break

11:30 am | Keynote Address, Q & A

Anastasia O’Rourke, Special Consultant, Industrial Economics Inc.

12:15 pm | Closing Remarks

Robert Cadieux, Pratt & Whitney Canada