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Sunrise over the Wheat Field
Climate Summit 2024 Schedule



PLEASE NOTE: Speaker biographies are available in our printed program.

7:00–9:00 am    
Exhibitor Setup

8:00–9:00 am    
Exhibitor Hall Open, Registration, Coffee and Snacks

Click here to see Saturday's list of Exhibitors!   
9:00–9:15 am    

Opening Remarks
Joel Rensberger, Mobilize Frederick Board 

9:15–10:00 am       

Keynote Address

Mike McHale, IBEW Local 24

10:00–11:00 am       

Green Schools Panel

Facilitator: Janet Ady

Mary Westlund, Green Schools Program Director / MAEOE
Sanjana Ranasinghe, Urbana High School Student
Melissa Hargreaves, Myersville Elementary (Retired)
Zoey Dimitriou, Frederick High School Green Club President

11:00–12:00 pm    
Building Efficiency & Electrification    

Facilitator: Ron Kaltenbaugh, Mobilize Frederick

Joel Rensberger, Owner, C.E. Rensberger Family Builders
Ruth Ann Norton, Green and Healthy Homes Initiative
Ernesto Villasenor

12:00–1:30 pm    

Lunch Break & Exhibitor Hall Open

Click here to see Saturday's list of Exhibitors!
1:30–2:15 pm    




Feeding Frederick County: How you can help create a robust and resilient local food system

Haroun Hallack, Food Security Network
Amy Cawley, Farm to Food Bank
Emma Jagoz, Moon Valley Farm
Sarah McAleavy, Frederick City Supervisor of Food & Nutrition Services


Growing Green! Environmental Education & Outdoor Learning      

Jocelyn Tuttle, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Mobilize Frederick Education Team


Using Federal and Local Resources to Improve Building Energy Efficiency and Create Healthier Buildings      

Ernesto Villasenor, CCAN
Joel Rensberger, Owner, C.E. Rensberger Family Builders

Matt Sera, Atlas Home Energy Solutions

Ron Kaltenbaugh, Mobilize Frederick


Bringing Nature Back to Your Community      

Amy Rembold, Frederick County Master Gardeners
Jenny Willoughby, Sustainability Manager, City of Frederick
Ginny Brace, Friends of Waterford Park


Sustainable Careers      

Dr. Drew Ferrier, Hood College Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies
David Feldman, Bethesda Green
Mike McHale, IBEW

2:15–2:30 pm    
Break and Return to Auditorium    


2:30–2:50 pm       

Final Keynote Address

Ben Friton, Founder, REED Center for Ecosystem Reintegration

2:50–3:00 pm       

Closing Remarks

Mobilize Frederick Executive Director Karen Cannon and Board President Barb Trader

Be sure to visit our Exhibitors in the Exhibitor Hall!

Saturday's 2024 Climate Summit Exhibitors

Advanced Biofuels USA

Atlas Home Energy Solutions

Audubon Society of Central Maryland

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN)

Citizens for Responsible Growth

City of Frederick Sustainability Committee

Climate Change Working Group

East Frederick Rising

Frederick Bird Club

Frederick County Building Industry Association

Frederick County Division of Energy and Environment

Frederick County Food Council

Frederick Food Security Network

First Lego League Team #52603 Code+We

Food For Life Instructor

Fox Haven Organic Farm and Learning Center

Green Energy 360

Hood College — Biology Dept. Undergraduate Programs

Hood College — Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies

Hood College Graduate School

Josh Bokee for Frederick Board of Education

Key City Compost

Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE)

Maryland Forest Service

Mobilize Frederick

Montgomery County Green Bank

Mountainside Education and Enrichment

Multi-faith Alliance of Climate Stewards (MACS)

Neighborhood Sun

One Frederick Collaborative, A Benefit LLC

Recycle My Battery

Schott Nurseries, LLC

Sierra Club — Catoctin Group


Sugarloaf Alliance

SustainabilitE Solutions

Sustainable Maryland

Sustainable Monocacy Commission

Tekesha Martinez for Congress

Third Act Maryland

Total Comfort Heating and AC

University of Maryland Extension — Frederick County

Veridian Capital Partners


When We All Vote; Civic Nation

Zavos Architecture

Exhibitors Sat.
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