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MATC Hosts Sustainability Summit and Exposition May 3-4

April 12, 2017

Milwaukee Area Technical College will host the 14th annual “Sustainability Summit and Exposition” Wednesday-Thursday, May 3-4. The theme of this year’s summit is “Building a Sustainable Future: Making it Work!” The summit will be held at MATC’s Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 700 W. State St.

Summit attendance is free for all attendees. Register at

The summit will feature speakers and breakout sessions that address emerging global realities. Topics include energy, water, lifestyle, business and workforce, education, energy efficiency, financing, green agriculture, green building, green business and manufacturing, green careers, innovation, recycling, renewables, social responsibility and transportation.

Among the major speakers are Dr. Vicki J. Martin, MATC president; Peter Feigin, Milwaukee Bucks president; Will Allen, founder and CEO of Growing Power; Dr. Mark Mone, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee chancellor; Dr. Mark Felsheim, vice president, MATC Oak Creek Campus; Richard Appaiah Otoo, chief manager, Ghana Water Company, Ltd.; Stephen Hargarten, associate dean, Office of Global Health at the Medical College of Wisconsin; and Momodu Maligi, minister of water resources, Sierra Leone.

A job fair will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, May 3. Questions about the summit should be directed to Mary Pat Halaska, (262) 370-8432,