Eric Kopstain, vice chancellor for administration
Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain will be among the speakers at the Living Product Expo 2019, scheduled for Oct. 8â€“10 at the Music City Center in Nashville. The event, sponsored by the International Living Future Institute, is a gathering of more than 700 design and manufacturing industry leaders in the living products movement, which â€œbrings beautiful and healthy materials into the places we live, work and play.â€�
Kopstain will give remarks beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 on the Music City Centerâ€™s main stage. He will discuss FutureVU, Vanderbiltâ€™s holistic planning process for developing spaces on campus and investing in initiatives that support the people who live, work and learn in them, as well as the universityâ€™s efforts to grow alongside the city of Nashville and the region in a responsible, sustainable way.
A public day pass to the expoâ€™s trade show is available for Wednesday, Oct. 9, and includes the â€œLeading Women in Healthy Materialsâ€� panel and Circular Economy Director Lauren Yarmuthâ€™s keynote address. For more information and to register, visit productexpo.living-future.org.