Senator Richard Burr, Senator Kay Hagan and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the 3rd Annual North Carolina Federal Environmental Symposium on June 13, 2012 at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville, NC.


WHEN. June 13, 2012


Holiday Inn Bordeaux & Conference Center

1707 Owen Drive

Fayetteville, NC 28304

PROGRAM.  To review the proposed agenda, click here.


Information for Symposium Participants:


FLYERClick here

SPONSORSHIP. If you are interested in sponsoring the 3rd Annual North Carolina Federal Environmental Symposium, please email smedickc@ncmbc.us.  To review sponsorship opportunities, click here.


This statewide Symposium, co-hosted by Senator Richard Burr, Senator Kay Hagan, and the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), is focused on helping installations and federal agencies meet their net zero goals and the requirements outlined in their agencies’ Strategic Sustainability Performance Plans, while simultaneously creating business opportunities for North Carolina businesses.


The Symposium will engage up to 350 industry and government representatives in facilitated, interactive discussions focused on current DoD and installation initiatives, future requirements and industry recommendations to achieve sustainability objectives.


The Symposium will feature the following:

  • Kickoff and keynote remarks & VIPs

    • Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Energy and Sustainability), Mr. Richard G Kidd IV.
    • Chief Executive Officer, US Army Reserve Command, Mr. Addison "Tad" D. Davis.  Previously, Mr. Tad Davis served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Environment, Safety and Occupational Health).
    • Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy), Director of Shore Energy, William F. Tayler, P.E. CEM
    • Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Energy), Ms. Megan McCluer.
    • Deputy Commander, Marine Corps Installations East/MCB Camp Lejeune, Colonel Darrell Thacker (USMC)
    • Fort Bragg Garrison Commander Designee, Colonel Jeff Sanborn (USA)
    • Public Works, Camp Lejeune, Alicia Filzen
    • US Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, Gordon L. Simmons, P.E, Chief, Engineering Division
    • Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic, Kirk Stevens
    • North Carolina National Guard, Lieutenant Colonel Toni L. Coats, Construction and Facilities Management Officer
    • North Carolina National Guard, Ms. Vickie Dudick, Director of Environmental Management,
    • Fort Bragg Directorate of Public Works, COL (R) Greg Bean, Mr. Paul Humphrey, Ms. Shannon Weston, Mr. Jeff Sloop, Mr. Thomas Blue, Mr. Coby Jones, Ms. Melinda Harrington
    • Marine Corps Installations East, Public Works (TBA)
    • Fort Jackson Directorate of Public Works,  Ms. Tameria Warren, Sustainability Management System Coordinator & Ms. Stephanie Gillian, Solid Waste Program Manager
    • Office of Senator Richard Burr, Mr. Jason Soper, Military Liaison
    • Office of Senator Kay Hagan, Ms. Jenny Hartsock, Military Liaison

    General session: Focused on the DoD Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan, the Net Zero planning process and associated business opportunities


  • Three interactive Forums focused on all three aspects of the services’ net zero initiatives (energy, water and waste) and pollution reduction, the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force and goals in the DoD and other agencies’ strategic sustainability plans, including business opportunities created by implementation of initiatives to achieve these goals


  • Expo of North Carolina businesses in the environmental and energy marketplace. 

REGISTRATION. Registration is now available.




Attendee registration includes a full program, light breakfast, buffet lunch, beverages/snacks throughout the day, access to the exhibitor expo and event materials.


**Please note:  Online registration close on June 12, 2012 at Noon.  Walk-in registrations the day of the event will be available**




Exhibitor registration includes a table-top for exhibitor display (see below for more information), plus admission for two (2) to the Symposium which includes a full program, light breakfast, buffet lunch, beverages/snacks throughout the day and event materials.

**EXHIBIT SPACES ARE SOLD OUT.  If you would like to be placed on a wait list, please email smedickc@ncmbc.us with your company information.


PAYMENT.  After completion of your registration, online payment is available through the use of a Visa or MasterCard.  Online payment is preferred.  However, checks will be accepted.  Checks must be made out to "Fayetteville Technical Community College" and mailed to PO Box 1748, Fayetteville, NC 28302-1748.


Additional Participants.  If your organization would like to send individuals outside of the two provided in the exhibitor registration, they must register and pay as an attendee. 

Exhibit Space.  Exhibitor space includes a table-top for exhibitor display (8-foot table, chairs, table skirting, and electricity if requested).  If your organization plans to utilize the electricity, please provide your own extension cords.  Electricity will only be provided to companies who designate the need on their registration. 

Set-Up.  Early exhibitor set-up will be available on June 12, 2012 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm.  Set-up will be available the day of the Symposium (June 13, 2012) beginning at 7:00 am.   

Exhibitor Special Requirements.  If your organization has special requirements or needs to ship materials to the venue, please email smedickc@ncmbc.us, as soon as possible. 


Holiday Inn Bordeaux & Conference Center

1707 Owen Drive

Fayetteville, NC 28304

RATE: $89.00 per night


To make a reservation, you may:

* Call the hotel directly at 910-323-0111 (GROUP CODE: NCM)

* Online reservation: Click here.

EVENT CANCELLATION POLICYIf the need to cancel occurs, please notify NCMBC in writing to smedickc@ncmbc.us prior to May 17, 2012 for a full refund.  Refunds will not be provided to those who cancel after close of businesses on May 17, 2012.  Refunds will not be provided for "No Shows" the day of the event.



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