The DuPont Sustainable Solutions Forum 2011, taking place Aug. 1 and 2 at the Virginia Beach Hilton, will open on Aug. 1 with keynote addresses by two well-known personalities: celebrated pilot and aviation safety expert Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger III and best-selling author Daniel Pink. Sullenberger rose to fame when he successfully brought a US Airways flight down in the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, saving the lives of all 155 people on the aircraft. Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger III

Speaking at 8:45 a.m. EDT, Sullenberger will share his inspirational story while showing how lifelong learning and preparation are keys to overcoming obstacles and creating a safe, healthy and sustainable workplace culture.

At 10:45 a.m., Daniel Pink, author of New York Times bestsellers Drive and A Whole New Mind, will speak on creating a culture of high performance. Drawing upon 40 years of research in behavioral science and using examples from cutting-edge companies, Pink will identify the key ingredients of intrinsically motivated high performance.

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DuPont Sustainable Solutions is an integrated global services and technology delivery business. Its offerings are combined into four practice areas: Safety Resources, Sustainable Operations, Training Solutions and Clean Technologies. Together they offer consulting services, products and technologies that help organizations protect people and the environment, use assets more efficiently and improve worker skills and performance.

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