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[GreenYes] Gunter Pauli at CRRA Annual Conference, 8/8/06, San Jose, CA

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Gunter Pauli to Keynote CRRA Conference 8/8/06 in San Jose, CA

Catch the excitement of internationally-known,
environmental innovator Gunter Pauli. Gunter
Pauli will engage attendees with his keynote
presentation on ?Adding Value to the Bottom Line
and Eliminating Air, Water and Land Emissions.?
He is the founder and leader of the Zero
Emissions Research and Initiatives. ZERI has
demonstrated in projects around the world over
the past 10 years how we can do so much more with
what nature provides, by applying the laws of
nature and a systems approach to solving
problems. Gunter Pauli will be speaking on Tuesday, August 8, 2006.

CRRA will also host a Sustainable Business
Workshop as part of this Conference, that will
include presentations from Zero Waste and
Sustainable Business leaders in CA about their
programs, and also a special workshop led by
Gunter Pauli on case studies and the basic
principles of ZERI (see

This year's CRRA Conference Title is "Innovate:
Think Outside the Triangle." Be reinvigorated and
inspired by this years? INNOVATIVE conference sessions and workshops.
Topics include cutting-edge, ?outside the
triangle? programs and policy, ways to boost
diversion in private industry, challenges and
solutions affecting diversion in the public sector, progressive case
studies, and stimulating programs implemented statewide.

The Exhibit Hall will also be open on Tuesday,
August 8 from 10:00am - 5:00pm. There will be an
outstanding lineup of vendors, meet and greet
opportunities, hot topic roundtables sponsored
by CRRA technical councils, time to talk
one-on-one with speakers from Monday?s sessions
and to view model Environmental Programs and a
prized selection of Environmental Films plus a Cyber Café too! the date

The 2006 CRRA Conference will be held at the
Fairmont in downtown San Jose on August 6-9,
2006. With the meteoric growth of the computer
industry, Silicon Valley has become one of the
world?s busiest hubs, and the capital of this
high-tech mecca is San Jose. CRRA has a reserved
a room block of specially priced rooms for
conference attendees at the Fairmont San
Jose. Be sure to mention the California Resource
Recovery Association (CRRA) to get your special
room rate. Attendees are encouraged to book
reservations no later than July 17th, 2006. CRRA receives
discounts on the hotel conference facilities by
reserving room blocks; these discounts are passed
through in the conference registration rates;
therefore it is very important to CRRA that
attendees stay at the conference hotel to ensure
that CRRA doesn?t face costly attrition penalties.
Want to share a room? See below for details on SpaceShare.

Full Registration $400 Member $575 Non-Member
Full Registration after 6/15/06 $460 Member $650 Non-Member
Sunday Only $50
Monday Only $295 Member $450 Non-Member
Tuesday Only $100
Wednesday Only $100
Carbon Dioxide Emissions Offset* $5 (Optional) Add to your registration fee.

Pre registration ends July 21, 2006. After
7/21/06 all registrations must be placed on site
and an on-site registration fee of $50 will be
added to ALL of the above prices.
Conference Greening Practices
*Carbon Dioxide Emissions Offset:
This year, CRRA will be partnering with
DriveNeutral to offer an option to offset the
carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions related to your
attendance at the CRRA conference. The $5 offset
option will cover your travel to/from the
conference and the electricity used for conference activities.
DriveNeutral will use the collected fees to
purchase carbon credits from the Chicago Climate
Exchange. Remember to include the $5 offset in
your registration fees. With your contribution,
we can achieve a carbon neutral conference!

Does your car have two people and four seats? Are
you taking the train alone while a fellow
conference attendee rides a few cars behind you?
CRRA is offering attendees an easy way to
travel together, meet friends, network and save
resources. Use the CRRA SpaceShare website to:
? Find people to carpool with
? Find a hotel roommate
? Share a flight, train ride or taxi
Visit for more information on these
options and help ?green? this year?s conference.

Gary Liss
Fax: 916-652-0485

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