Upcoming Event: Operating in the Green — Foundations for Sustainable Business

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The University of Oregon School of Law and Lundquist College of Business is organizing a two-day symposium focusing on strengthening the American business model.  This event, which will take place on February 9th and 10th, will feture the following keynote speakers:

  • **Dr. Stuart Graham, Chief Economist for the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • **Andrew Kassoy, Co-Founder of B Lab, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems

Panel Topics Include:

  • Legal Entities for Social Enterprise
  • FTC Green Guides and Green Certifications
  • Intellectual Property and Economic Development
  • Realignment of Capital for a more Sustainable Economy

Featured Panelists and Moderators:

  • Drew Markham, Attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Jeff Wolfstone, Shareholder at Lane Powell
  • Leslie Christian, President and CEO at Portfolio 21 Investments
  • William Clark, Jr., Partner at Drinker Biddle and Reath and Author of Model Benefit Corporation Legislation
  • Danica Noble, Attorney at Federal Trade Commission
  • Heidi McCloskey, Senior Director of Communications and Resource Development at Textile Exchange
  • Jay Eckhardt, Attorney at Stoel Rives LLP
  • Kent Snyder, Attorney at Snyder & Associates P.C. and Chairman of EPEAT
  • Evan Mueller, Clean Technology Investment Banker at Pacific Crest Securities
  • Evan Reynolds, Assistant General Counsel at Nike Inc.
  • Jacqueline Stone, Director of Green Tech Pilot Program at United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Wally Van Valkenburg, Partner at Stoel Rives & Member of Oregon Innovation Council
  • William Rauchholz, Partner at Banner & Witcoff
  • Aaron Berg, President at Blue Tree Strategies and CFO at Clean Energy Works Oregon
  • Brooke Randall, Principal at Equilibrium Capital
  • Carsten Henningsen, Director at Portfolio 21
  • Paul Dickson, Principal at Starlight Investments

Location: White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR
Date: February 9th and February 10th, 2012
For more information and to register, click here