HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS — An impressive slate of speakers and presenters is set for the Second Annual Lake County Green Symposium on Thursday, July 29, from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and Friday, July 30, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mission Inn Resort & Club, located at 10400 County Road 48 in Howey-in-the-Hills.
The purpose of the symposium is for professionals in varying fields to share ideas about conserving and maximizing natural resources. An agenda of presentations at the symposium will cover a variety of topics including energy conservation, green job creation, alternative transportation, water consumption policy, green tourism and “poop-to-power,” an interesting panel of speakers discussing how waste can be converted to energy.
The intended audience for the symposium is business entrepreneurs, land-use planners, engineers, architects, civil engineers, solid-waste staff, transportation experts, energy block grant officials, organic health professionals, public health & government officials and other disciplines.
The cost of attending the symposium is $100, which includes a continental breakfast Friday, lunch on Thursday and Friday and a dinner reception Thursday evening. Guest speakers will be featured at each banquet.
For attendees of the Second Annual Lake County Green Symposium, a special room rate of $99 is available at Mission Inn until Tuesday, June 29. For reservations, call 1-800-874-9053.
To register for the symposium, log on to www.lakecountyfl.gov/greensymposium. For more information about the symposium, call the Lake County Department of Growth Management at (352) 343-9647.