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An Evening with Gina McCarthy at the Connecticut Science Center

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • 250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT


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.  

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. McCarthy now serves as Professor of the Practice of Public Health in the Department of Environmental Health at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. On January 1, 2018, she will step up as 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.

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.

At this time we are seeking sponsors to support this event to help offset the facility costs and allow for reasonable registration fees for attendees. Please consider this opportunity for you or your firm to be part of this premier event. All of the following sponsorship options include recognition on the EPOC event registration page, mail announcements, and at the meeting. 

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

Supporter: $250

For further information regarding sponsorship opportunities and to register individually (when available), please visit: https://www.epoc.org/event-2759363.

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