[EnviSci] UCSB Sustainibility Conference
srian at ioe.ucla.edu
Thu May 3 16:14:52 PDT 2007
Register for the UC, CSU, CCC Sustainability Conference JUNE 24-27th,
2007 hosted at UCSB
Less than 2 weeks left to register!!! Early bird discounts no longer
available after May 15th!
Learn from staff, students, and faculty who have championed
sustainability on their campuses about changes you can take back and
implement immediately in your work. All presenters will be from and
sharing best practice directly relevant to California campuses and in
the context of both meeting and moving us beyond our current policies.
As an example, for all of the goals set forth in the new UC policy on
Sustainable Practices, we will be highlighting a campus who has already
successfully implemented this change.
We have also integrated Community College and CSU best practices into
This conference brings together well over 150 students many of which
experienced with working with staff on their campuses to see change
happen, staff from UC, CSU, and Community Colleges, and faculty from
across the state for an expected attendance of 800 people!
Topics will include:
Green Building: LEED NC, EB, and CI
Curriculum and Research
Also this year:
A Climate Plenary highlighting a UC Chancellor taking action towards
Climate Neutrality and Dr. Eban Goodstein, Director of the Focus the
Nation Project http://www.lclark.edu/~eban/FocusNation.pdf and a
professor at Lewis & Clark College;
Michael McGonigle, Co-Founder of Greenpeace International and Author of
"Planet U: Sustaining the World, Reinventing the University",
There will be pre- and post-conference trainings by the US Green
Buildings Council and the UC Project Management Institute, A Curriculum
Development Workshop, and a Pre-Conference training on Sustainable Food
Register soon as early bird discounts are only good through MAY 15th
Scholarships also available via the website for anyone with financial
Sigrid Rian, Ph.D.
Student Affairs Officer
UCLA Institute of the Environment
La Kretz Hall, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1496
(310) 206-9193 phone
(310) 825-9663 fax
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