Papers/Presentations & Intellectual Contributions



  Numerous articles published by various media listed in personal blog:

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“World Class Business Sustainability”, Certificate Course at Loyola University Chicago, Quinlan School of Business, co-taught, March 30, 2017


“The Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches Concern for the Environment”, presentation at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Raleigh, NC, February 19, 2017


“The Urgency to Protect Our Water”, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Clergy Laity Congress, Nashville, TN, July 6, 2016


“The Orthodox Perspective of the Papal Encyclical”, Lecture, SS Peter & Paul, Glenview, IL, August 31, 2015


“Sustainability Policy and Practice”, two 90 minute lectures delivered at the National Technical University of Athens, June 9-10, 2015.


“Ecology and Stewardship”, Lecture, St. Nectarios, Palatine, IL, March 18, 2015.


“Ecology and the Ecumenical Patriarchate”, Lecture, SS Peter & Paul, Glenview, IL, March 17, 2014.


“Practical Sustainability Strategies: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage”, Published by John Wiley & Sons, December 2013.


“Protecting God’s Gift: The Environment”, Metropolis Clergy Laity Conference, Sioux City, IA, October 3-4, 2013”


“Managing Waste Disposal and Energy Generation On Site”, A&WMA Boiler MACT Conference, Chicago, IL, August 22, 2013


“The Urgency of Adopting Sustainability”, Presentation to Burns & McDonnell, Downers Grove, IL, July 23, 2013


“Strategies and Technologies for Satisfying the Urgency to Adopt Sustainability”, Keynote Address at National Technical University of Athens Conference 9PESXM, Athens, Greece, May 23, 2013


“The Urgency of Adopting Sustainability”, Seyfarth Shaw, Chicago, IL, July 25, 2012.

 

“Implementing Sustainability in Chicago Area Companies”, Air & Waste Management Association, Chicago, IL, May 3, 2012

 

“How Are Companies Benefiting from Sustainability”, Air & Waste Management Association, Chicago, IL, April 12, 2012

 

“Ten Sustainable Strategies for a Competitive Advantage”, Air & Waste Management Association, Chicago, IL, March 22, 2012

 

“What is Sustainability and What is the Urgency”, Air & Waste Management Association, Chicago, IL, March 1, 2012


“The Urgency for Adopting Sustainable Strategies”, Center for Sustainability and Excellence Workshop, Chicago, IL, March 18, 2011


“Planning and Integrating Sustainability at Universities”, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Annual Conference, Denver, CO, October 12, 2010


“Roundtable: Sustainability as an Academic Discipline”, Sustainability: The Journal of Record, October 2010.


“Earth, Wind and Music”, keynote speaker at first eco-music-festival to promote protection of the environment, Old Olympia, Greece, July 17, 2010


“Sustainable Strategies for a Sustainable Environment”, Lecture at the Future of Creation: Foundations for a Just and Sustainable World, Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago, IL, March 9, 2010


“Sustainable Strategies for Entrepreneurs”, presentation at 2009 Energy Day – Entrepreneurship for a Sustainable World, Northwestern University, November 7, 2009.


“Credit a Solution to Sustainability”, keynote speaker at National Association of Credit Managers Midwest conference “Going Green”, Rolling Meadows, IL, October 14, 2009.


“The Urgency for Adopting Sustainable Strategies”, Presentation at the CSR Practitioners Workshop offered by the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence, Hotel Monaco, Chicago, September 1, 2009.


“Weak Links in the Supply Chain: Measuring Fragility and Sustainability”, With Peter Stonebraker and Joel Goldhar, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 2009


“Sustainable Strategies for a Sustainable Environment”, Lecture at the Future of Creation: Foundations for a Just and Sustainable World, Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago, IL, March10, 2009.


“The Social, Cultural and Religious Issues for Protecting Our Environment”, Presentation at Sustainability Conference, Kifisia, Greece, January 15, 2009.


“Strategies for Marketing ‘Green’ or Being Sustainable”, Presentation at the Chicago Chapter of the American Marketing Association, Chicago, IL, October 22, 2008.


“Action Plan for Sustainability and Environmental Responsibility”, Presentation at the annual Billion Dollar Company CEO Roundtable for the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors, Chicago, IL, October 15, 2008


“Our Obligation to Protect Future Generations Against Climate Change”, Presentation at 39th Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Church of America, Archdiocesan Advisory Committee on Science and Technology, Washington, DC, July 15, 2008.

“Coca Cola Enterprises: The Making of a Sustainable Company”, Presentation at the Coca Cola Enterprises Midwest Sales and Marketing Meeting, Skokie, IL, June 4, 2008.

“Stepping Toward Sustainability”, Presentation to the Annual Faculty Development Workshop, Benedictine University, May 8, 2008

“The Heart of the Problem: The Environment”, Annual Have-A-Heart Fund-Raising Dinner, Des Plaines, IL, February 12, 2008.

“Sustainable Strategies for a Sustainable Environment”, Lecture at the Future of Creation: Foundations for a Just and Sustainable World, Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago, IL, February 5, 2008.

“Sustainable Strategies for Architects and Engineers”, Wight & Co. Luncheon Speaker, Darien, IL, December 13, 2007.

“Achieving a Sustainable Environment”, National Fluid Power Association Conference Breakfast Speaker, Wheeling, IL, December 6, 2007.

“The Role of Stewardship in Protecting Our Environment”, Conference on Orthodoxy and the Natural Environment, St. Nicholas Ranch, Dunlap, CA, October 25-28, 2007

“A Summary of Sustainable Strategies”, presentation to GeoSyntec, Chicago, June 2007

“Current Exploration: The Energy Equation”, Sustainable Days 2007 at National Technical University of Athens; Athens, Greece, May 2007

“Strategies for a Sustainable Environment”, Sustainable Days 2007 at National Technical University of Athens; Athens, Greece, May 2007

“USGBC and LEED: An Overview of Green Buildings”, Society of American Military Engineers Lake Michigan Post, Highland Park, Illinois, May 2007

“Supply Chain Sustainability: The Fragility Index”, With Peter Stonebraker and Joel Goldhar, Production and Operations Management Society, Dallas, Texas, May 2007

“The Depletion of Our Fossil Fuels is Not the Only Reason for Conserving Energy”, Lake County Clean Air Counts Forum, Deerfield, Illinois, February 2007.

“Convergence of Sustainability and Nanotechnology”, Chicago Nano Forum, Illinois Institute of Technology, October 2006

“Small Business, Big Changes: Focusing on Sustainability, A Small Business Drives Innovation Internally and Policy in its Sector”, With JohnPaul Kusz, 9th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation, “Science, Society and Sustainability”, Santorini, Greece, 18-21 June 2006

“A Sustainable Future: Being Competitive While Being Environmentally Conscious”, presentation to GeoSyntec, Chicago, February 2006

“Developing Comprehensive Enterprise Models for A Sustainable Future”, With JohnPaul Kusz, International Conference On Business Economics, Management And Marketing, Athens Institute For Education And Research, Athens, Greece, June 16-18, 2005.

“Creating Sustainable Success”, Green Plants Seminar, Chicago Manufacturing Center, Chicago, IL, December 17, 2004

“A Traditional Environmental Management Program for the Future”, Environmental Management for Sustainable Universities Conference, Monterrey, Mexico, June 9-11, 2004.

“A New Wind Turbine Technology to Generate Electricity/Hydrogen”, Hydrogen Infrastructure/Midwest Renewable Energy Workshop, Chicago, IL, June19-20, 2003.

“Using Wind to Gain Independence: An Integrated Wind and Solar Power Generating System”, Windustry, Minneapolis, MN, November 21-22, 2002.

“A Sustainable Environment: Our Obligation to Protect God’s Gift”, Presentation to the Archdiocesan Advisory Committee for Science and Technology, Brookline, MA, October 18-19, 2002.

“An Illinois Wind Turbine in Chicago: A New Technology to Energize a Large City”, Energizing America’s Cities Conference, Chicago, IL, September 19-20, 2002

“Rules for a Sustainable Enterprise: Applying a Product Responsibility Strategy to Real Businesses”, 2002 BELL Conference, Santa Barbara, CA, July 18-20, 2002

“A Sustainable Education”, green@work Magazine, September/October 2001



 

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