The annual AASHE Conference & Expo focuses on current sustainability challenges and best practices in higher education. Event includes keynote speakers, workshops, sustainability tours, student summits, awards and networking opportunities. The event will take place from October 6-9, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Registration required.
Representatives from student groups and athletic, recreation, sustainability, facilities, food service and recycling departments are welcome to attend this summit, now in its third year. The summit will focus on ways that higher education athletic programs can make socially, economically and environmentally responsible investments. The event takes place from June 25- 26, 2013 at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. Registration required.
Check out the 2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum, hosted by the Colleges of the Fenway, Boston, MA, to learn more about sustainability efforts going on at colleges and universities in New England. This year's theme is "Climate Change and New England Campuses: Impacts and Solutions." The conference will take place on September 20, 2013.
OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS! There are mini-grants available for student-run groups at colleges and universities in New England, who are interested in proposing campus sustainability projects. Student groups at under-resourced institutions, minority-serving instutitions, as well as signatory institutions of the ACUPCC are encouraged to apply.
Check out this event to learn more about sustainability initiatives that are taking place in communities and on campuses in MA. This is the 2nd Massachussetts Sustainable Campuses Conference and also 3rd Massachusetts Sustainable Communities Conference.
The 2013 Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference will serve as a platform for learning, sharing and exploring how colleges and universities are using their passion for innovation to develop technologies, infrastructure, programs and curricula that address the world's most pressing environmental and sustainability challenges. This conference is designed for those who are involved in sustainability efforts in higher education, including directors and staff from sustainability, facilities, health & safety, campus planning and business offices, as well as students, business partners and other education stakeholders. The conference will take place April 15-16, 2013.