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Mission Zero Fest is an annual weekend festival dedicated to the celebration of local, organic solutions to complex global issues.  We aspire to provide a roadmap to living better, more joyful lives with a lighter footprint at home.
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We are busy talking to many people who want to get involved in this year's event.  Stay in touch and keep checking this website for more details as they evolve.  All speakers will be presenting in the Education Tent on the corner of Fountain and Hiscock.  For more detailed information on our speakers please download our SPEAKERS/PRESENTERS BIOGRAPHIES.

SATURDAY, JUNE 9

10:00 - 11:00 AM   

Matt Grocoff -  Mission Zero:  The Vision of Restorative Homes

11:00 - 12:00 noon  

Henry Pollack  - Earth's Changing Climate:  What's in Store for the Future?

12:00 - 2:00 PM  

Henry Pollack, Matt Grocoff, Andy Hoffman - Lester Graham on Michigan Radio, Issues & Ale - From Arctic Ice to Your Backyard

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Michael Klement, Norm and Ilene Tyler, Jan Culbertson - Design With Net Zero in Mind 

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Doug SelbyMark Johnson, Brett Little - Practical Tips for Ultra-Efficient Homes

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Wayne Appleyard, John Wakeman, Daren Griffith - Harnessing the Free Energy

5:00 - 6:00 PM

Neal Billetdeaux, Laura Rubin, Valerie Strassberg - Stormwater as a Resource

SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012

11:00 - 12:00 noon

Matt Grocoff - Living Building Challenge:  A Visionary Path to a Restorative Future

12:00 - 1:00 PM 

Mike Garfield, Conan Smith - Roundtable Discussion - From Doors to Dora the Explorer

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Nicole Chardoul,  Paul Hickman, Jacob Corvidae - Waste as a Resource

No Waste in Nature.  Harvesting the Waste Stream.  Deconstruction.

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Craig Terrel, Traven Pelletier, Shannon Gibb-Randall - Restorative Landscape

Rain Gardens.  Restoring the Land, Restoring Ourselves.  An Ecological Landscape Case Study.

From rain gardens to irrigation and planting for LEED certification to sustainable gardening, this presentation will give you ideas for your own landscaping projects.

Learn the basics of how to size, site, dig and plant your own rain garden from landscape architect Shannon Gibb-Randall, RLA, of InSite Design Studio, who has designed dozens of residential rain gardens in all kinds of conditions.

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Matt Naud, Nathan Geisler,  Josh Brugeman, Wendy Barrett - Incentives

City and local plans for incentives to drive reducing energy consumption