Program Schedule

Program subject to change
Monday
May 8

SPLC Connect Event & Summit Kick-off

10:00am-5:00pmSPLC Connect: Buyer-Supplier Matchmaking Event
SPLC Connect introduces purchasers to innovative suppliers who have earned the esteem of the sustainability-savvy purchasing professionals involved in the Council.
Sheraton Downtown Denver
5:00pm-6:30pm
SPLC Connect & Summit Welcome Reception
Atrium, Sheraton Downtown Denver
SPLC Connect participants and Summit registrants are all invited to this food and drink networking reception with exhibitors.
6:30pm-8:00pmDine-Arounds (Optional)
Sign up to dine with a small group of fellow attendees at a local restaurant.

Joint Board and Strategic Advisory Committee Meeting

CPO Roundtable Dinner (by invite)


Tuesday
May 9


Summit - Day 1

6:30am-7:00amGroup Run on Cherry Creek Trail
7:30am-8:30amBreakfast
8:30am-9:45amKeynote Plenary Session
Presenting SPLC's Benchmarking System for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing
Vien Truong: "Creating a World We All Want"
9:45am-10:10amNetworking Break
10:10am-11:10amConcurrent Sessions
11:10am-11:35amNetworking Break
11:35am-12:35pmConcurrent Sessions
12:35pm-1:45pmPeer-to-Peer Seated Lunch
1:45pm-2:45pmInnovation Accelerator Roundtable Sessions
2:45pm-3:10pmNetworking Break
3:10pm-4:10pmConcurrent Sessions
4:20pm-5:20pmConcurrent Sessions
5:20pm-6:30pmHappy Hour
6:30pm-8:30pmLeadership Awards Dinner
Presentation of SPLC's juried Leadership Awards and Outstanding Case Study Awards. Ticket included with Summit pass. Tickets may be purchased separately.
9:00pmSponsor Appreciation & VIP Reception


Wednesday
May 10


Summit - Day 2

6:30am-7:00amGroup Run on Cherry Creek Trail
7:30am-8:30amBreakfast
8:30am-9:45amKeynote Plenary Session
SPLC Debate: "What's the Metric for Sustainable Purchasing?"
9:45am-10:10amNetworking Break
10:10am-11:10amConcurrent Sessions
11:10am-11:35amNetworking Break
11:35am-12:35pmConcurrent Sessions
12:25pm-12:50pmClosing Remarks and Summit Appreciation Recognition
12:50pmSummit Adjourns, Lunch-on-own
2:00pmTours:

NREL VIP Tour

IPW Factory Tour

Summit Partners

ACLCA American Sustainable Business Council American Meetings Inc. Art of Procurement BSR Climate Registry GreenBiz Green-e Green Journal Iseal Alliance MCSP NASPO NGLCC NIGP ProcureCon Indirect East RPN TCO Development SkyTop Strategies The Sustainability Consortium USGBC UNEP 10YFP