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.
The 2013 Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (OHESC) is a two-day event offering dialogue, networking, and training to campus professionals, faculty, and students and others that are interested or involved in campus sustainability initiatives. The conference will be hosted by Portland State University, in Portland, OR, from January 31-February 2, 2013. Registration is required.
Hosted by Portland State University, this is the 6th annual conference that brings together sustainable economy thought leaders and educators, and includes both practitioner and academic forums. The 2012 International Conference on Business and Sustainability will explore scalability as a business imperative for a healthy economy, society and planet. The conference will take place on November 7, 8, and 9, 2012. Registration is required.
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.
As a part of the Security and Sustainability Forum's "Run up to Rio +20" webinar series, AASHE will be cohosting the first webinar in a series which will discuss the ways in which various sectors can coordinate and work together to further the efforts of the Rio +20 Conference. The panel will include industry and higher education thought leaders such as Wim Wiewel, President of Portland State University, and Rose Johnson, President of Haywood Community College. This webinar will be held on Thursday May 10, from 1:15-2:45 pm EDT.