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Deep Green Business Symposium

Friday, July 5 - Saturday, July 6, 2013

Morning sessions: 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. 
Afternoon sessions: 1:30 - 4:00 P.M.

Sustainable Living Center, Room 12
Maharishi University of Management
Fairfield, Iowa

FREE and open to the public 

Transformation of Consciousness:
There must be a transformation of consciousness in order to truly “embed” sustainability in our companies and our society.
• How can this transformation take place?
• What are the mechanics of implementing change?
• How have businesses and communities facilitated transformation?
• What are the results of such a transformation?

Join us for a discussion of these and other questions as we explore the role of consciousness in creating sustainable business and a sustainable world.

For more information and to register, email

Click here for Speaker Bios

Schedule of Activities:
Friday morning: Expanded Awareness for Deep Green Business

Vicki Alexander Herriott, J.D., LL.M. “What is Deep Green Business?”
Hazel Henderson, Founder of Ethical Markets Media, "Planetary Awareness Driving the Green Transition"
John Ikerd, Ph.D. “Essentials of Economic Sustainability”
Stuart Valentine, MBA. “Money and Life”

Friday afternoon: Applying Expanded Awareness in Business
Francis Thicke, Ph.D.“Sustainable Dairy Farming and the Future of Organic Food”
John Matthews, Director of Iowa Sustainable Business Alliance, “Consequences of Moving from the Organic Movement to the Organic Industry”
Scott Herriott, Ph.D. “The Seventh Generation Paradox”
Andrew Bargerstock, Ph.D. “The Resonance of Lean and Sustainability”

Friday evening: Art walk: Exploring Fairfield

Saturday morningApplying Expanded Awareness in Technology
David Goodman, Ph.D.”Capital Intensive Clean Tech and Micro-Financed Green Solutions: A Comparison”
Michael Garvin, “Carbon Reduction Strategies for Fossil-fuel Engines”
Steve Fugate, former Director of Iowa Renewable Energy Association, "A Community-based Model for Large-scale Solar PV Installations"
Bob Pepper, President Yava Technologies, Inc. “High Profit Sustainable Mining”

Saturday afternoonApplying Expanded Awareness in Leadership
Harald Harung, Ph.D. “World-class Performance through Expanded Awareness”
Jim Schaefer, Ph.D. “Raising Consciousness to Ensure Sustainability around the World”
Bob Ferguson, 
Rachel Goodman, Ph.D. "Growth of Consciousness as the Basis of Effective, Sustainable Action"
Panel discussion: Challenges of Introducing Deep Green Business

Saturday evening: Dinner in Annapurna

Optional Sunday Morning: Expanding Awareness to Ensure Sustainability: The Next Step – World Cafe



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