Sustainability Events at Outdoor Summer Market 2019

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Tuesday, June 18

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Climate Neutral: It’s time for all brands to act

The climate is warming, it’s our fault, and the time for action is now. Join moderator Alex Honnold and Climate Neutral co-founders Peter Dering and Jonathan Cedar for a frank discussion on the type of pragmatic, measurable action all brands can and should take.
Location: THE CAMP


12:00 pm – 01:30 pm

OIA Industry Lunch

Join OIA and Camber for a discussion of the work being done by many different participants in the outdoor industry who share the end goal of making the industry more diverse, equitable and inclusive.
Location: HYATT REGENCY DENVER AT COLORADO CONVENTION CENTER


01:30 pm – 02:30 pm

Five Quick Wins to Kick-Start Your Sustainability Strategy

Come listen to recent attendees from OIA’s new Sustainability Boot Camp workshops as they discuss the simple steps of creating a sustainability strategy and quick wins that will get you ahead of the curve.
Location: TREND + DESIGN CENTER


03:30 pm – 04:30 pm

Developing a Sustainable Hemp Fiber Supply Chain in the United States

Outdoor Brands can be an instrumental partner in developing the U.S. Hemp supply chain. In order to raise awareness, this panel discussion with leading experts can help lay the foundation for creating a “Sustainable Domestic Hemp Fiber Supply Chain”.
Location: HYATT REGENCY DENVER AT COLORADO CONVENTION CENTER


03:30 pm – 04:30 pm

Plastic Pollution: We Are the Problem and the Solution

4ocean is an ocean cleanup company actively removing trash from the ocean and coastlines while inspiring and educating individuals to work together for cleaner oceans, one pound at a time. We will be discussing marine debris as a global issue, why it’s important to everyone, and what you can do to help.
Location: THE CAMP


06:00 pm – 07:30 pm

Outdoor Retailer Inspiration Awards

The Outdoor Retailer Inspiration Awards celebrate champions of the outdoor community who inspire and encourage others to enjoy, participate in and support outdoor recreation. Join to see this year’s winners.
Location: HYATT REGENCY DENVER AT COLORADO CONVENTION CENTER


Wednesday, June 19

07:00 am – 09:00 am

Conservation Alliance Breakfast

Celebrating the Conservation Alliance’s 30th anniversary, executive director John Sterling’s reflects on its accomplishments, and turns our attention to what the future has in store for The Conservation Alliance.
Location: HYATT REGENCY DENVER AT COLORADO CONVENTION CENTER


12:00 pm – 01:30 pm

OIA Industry Lunch

It’s not just about doing the right thing; doing business the sustainable way is imperative. Learn why every outdoor brand CEO should care about sustainability.
Location: HYATT REGENCY DENVER AT COLORADO CONVENTION CENTER


02:00 pm – 03:00 pm

Clicks for Conservation

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership is bringing Facebook and Instagram to Outdoor Retailer for an interactive presentation on social media best practices. Whether you’re snapping images of the Grand Canyon or streaming a product release on Facebook live, this workshop is for you.
Location: HYATT REGENCY DENVER AT COLORADO CONVENTION CENTER


02:00 pm – 03:00 pm

Skin in the Game in an Era of Global Change

We can all have “skin in the game”, a commitment to take risks through what we do that parallel the gains for which we strive, such as financial security, adventure and health. To spark discussion, the panelists will each share insights into global change and risk-taking as we commit time to global change science, water protection, and conserving public lands.
Location: HYATT REGENCY DENVER AT COLORADO CONVENTION CENTER


03:30 pm – 04:30 pm

Plastic Pollution: We Are the Problem and the Solution

4ocean is an ocean cleanup company actively removing trash from the ocean and coastlines while inspiring and educating individuals to work together for cleaner oceans, one pound at a time. We will be discussing marine debris as a global issue, why it’s important to everyone, and what you can do to help.
Location: THE CAMP


Thursday, June 20

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Impact-friendly Adventure

How can emerging brands leave a lighter footprint when it comes to creating environmentally responsible products for outdoor adventures? We’ll hear from certified B-Corps about how recreation impacts climate and the places we love to explore.
Location: RANGER STATION


01:30 pm – 02:30 pm

Access: Opening Up the Lands We Love

According to a recent report from onX and TRCP, almost 10 million acres of public land are inaccessible by regular
Americans. The panel will focus on solutions and what actions we can take, especially with respect to the recently reauthorized LWCF.
Location: RANGER STATION