An Evening with Gina McCarthy at the Connecticut Science Center
Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6 PM
Jointly hosted by
We are pleased to invite you to attend a special evening at the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford! This gala event will include access to select exhibit areas at the museum, social/networking time with members of four prestigious associations, food and drinks, and a keynote address from Gina McCarthy
, former EPA Administrator and Commissioner at CT DEEP.
Registration and Fees
Advanced registration is required to attend this program, and we strongly recommend you sign-up early to guarantee a spot. More spaces have been allotted to those who are members of our sponsoring organizations. If you are not a member, please consider joining one or more at this time (see links above and below to association websites).
Fees for the program are as follows (includes dinner appetizers, one drink ticket, and access to museum exhibits):
- Member Rate ($40) for CBA, CEF, EPOC, SWEP-CT: MUST BE CURRENT MEMBER of any of the following hosting groups: CT Bar Association (CBA), CT Environmental Forum (CEF), Environmental. Professionals' Organization of CT (EPOC) or CT Society for Women Environmental Professionals (SWEP-CT).
- Non-member Rate ($50): For all others who do not qualify for the member rate. NOTE: This rate will change to $60 after 3/11.
Location and Parking
Connecticut Science Center: 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, see Google Map
Paid Parking is available in the onsite garage located at the corner of Bob Steele Street, formerly Grove Street, and Columbus Boulevard, underneath the Science Center building.
About Gina McCarthy
McCarthy’s 35-year career in public service has been dedicated to environmental protection and public health. As Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under President Barack Obama, she was the nation’s leading advocate for common-sense strategies to protect public health and the environment, including efforts to address the challenge of climate change and ensure the protection of the country’s water resources. Her leadership led to significant federal, state, and local actions on critical issues related to the environment, economic growth, energy, and transportation. Since leaving Washington, McCarthy has been a fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government’s Institute of Politics and the Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. On January 1, 2018, she became Director of Harvard Chan’s Center for Health and the Global Environment, leading the development of the School’s strategy in climate science, health, and sustainability.
About the Connecticut Science Center
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The LEED-Gold certified Connecticut Science Center, located in downtown Hartford, sparks creative imagination and an appreciation for science by immersing visitors in fun and educational hands-on, minds-on interactive experiences while maintaining an environmentally conscious presence. Serving over 2.5 million people since opening in 2009, the Science Center features more than 165 exhibits in ten galleries covering a range of topics, including space and earth sciences, physical sciences, biology, the Connecticut River watershed, alternative energy sources, Connecticut inventors and innovations, a children’s gallery, and much more. Other features include four educational labs, a 200-seat 3D digital theater, function room, gift store, and ongoing events for all ages. The Science Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing science education throughout the state of Connecticut and New England, providing learning opportunities for students and adults of all ages, and engaging the community in scientific exploration.
About Our Hosting Associations
(click on links for further information and to join)
CBA - Connecticut Bar Association
The Connecticut Bar Association is a membership organization of Connecticut attorneys working to advance the principles of justice, the practice of law and the public understanding of the law. The Environmental Section of CBA promotes the educational and professional objectives of the CBA within the practice area of environmental law.
CEF - Connecticut Environmental Forum
The Connecticut Environmental Forum (CEF) is an organization which provides a forum for environmental professionals to share and exchange information and experiences on environmental matters, and to learn about the latest issues regarding environmental regulation.
SWEP-CT - Connecticut Society for Women Environmental Professionals
The mission of SWEP-CT is to encourage and promote the leadership, achievement, and professional and personal development of women in the environmental professions.
EPOC - Environmental Professionals' Organization of Connecticut
EPOC represents the interests of Connecticut's Licensed Environmental Professionals (LEPs), along with those on-track to becoming LEPs, by providing information, training and regulatory updates on pertinent issues.
Event Sponsors - THANK YOU!
Click on logo to view sponsor's website
Please consider this opportunity for you, and your firm, to be part of this premier event. We have the following sponsor categories for you to choose from:
Platinum Sponsor: $1,000
Includes two meeting attendees and display table setup during social/networking time
Gold Sponsor: $750
Includes two meeting attendees
Silver Sponsor: $500
Includes one meeting attendee
Note: All sponsors will be recognized on the event registration page, mail announcements, and at the meeting.