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Virtual Event – 2011 Smart & Sustainable Campuses Conference

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 10:00 AM ET

Overview

All the Networking. All the Education. All the Exhibiting. All Online.

NACUBO’s Premiere Virtual Event is back.
All Day Tuesday, April 5 10:00 am - 5:30 pm ET.
 
Open yourself up to a new way of engaging and learning during the 2011 Smart & Sustainable Campuses Conference (SSCC) virtual event. This year’s theme Connecting the Classroom to the Campus to the Community, will offer you insights through virtual conference sessions that will emphasize the importance of the relationship between the physical space of campus buildings and infrastructure, curriculum, culture, capital, and community. Check out the full schedule here. 
 
The fully interactive virtual event incorporates, online learning, live chats, dynamic, real-time movement in and out of exhibit booths and education sessions, industry solutions seminars, contests (win an iPad!) and more. Because the virtual event is 100 percent online, you’ll experience the conference and expo from the comfort of your own desks.
Want to learn more? Contact Tadu Yimam (tyimam@nacubo.org) for a demonstration.
 

What You Will Learn:

  • Mechanisms for communicating to community leaders.
  • Strategies for making sustainability projects feasible.
  • Specific examples of proven solutions in the areas of energy management, transportation, food and dining and more.
  • Best practices from peer campuses on a variety of operational issues.
  • Mechanisms for financing sustainability projects on campus.
  • How to channel student enthusiasm to accomplish institution-wide sustainability goals.

Special Group Pricing!

A Whole Team For One Low Price - Once one person on your campus registers at the full price everyone else on your campus can register for free! In order to participate, each additional registrant must complete the online registration process and then will have full access to the event.

All virtual attendees will continue to have access to the content through July 1, 2011.

Who Should Attend:

  • Chief business officers and staff
  • Provosts
  • Sustainability officers
  • Facility officers and environmental health & safety officers
  • Campus planners and architects
  • Students and faculty

Featured Video Sessions:

The Cliff is Looming – The Business Imperative of Understanding Complex Financial Solutions to Sustainability Challenges: No one tool, ESCO’s, or wind, or solar, will solve the magnitude of carbon reduction (and energy efficiency) challenges faced by many large (and not so large) institutions. How will schools meet these future challenges? By understanding the complexity of problems, and designing multi-faceted solutions.
Speakers: Wendell Brase, Vice Chancellor, Administrative and Business Services, University of California – Irvine and Chair, University of California Climate Solutions Steering Group

The Chesapeake Project: Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum: The Chesapeake Project is a bold initiative to integrate sustainability across the curriculum of the University of Maryland. Central to the project is a two-day workshop where faculty learn about core concepts of sustainability and explore unique ways of integrating sustainability into their existing courses across all academic disciplines. Since the first workshop in 2009, fifty faculty have participated in the workshop and fifty-six courses ranging from Art History to Business Ethics have been revised to include sustainability. Speakers: Mark Stewart, Bruce James, Nancy Katz, Katie White, Psyche Williams-Forson, Ashley Worthington, University of Maryland
 
Student Panel - What's on Students' Minds?: Gain insight into the fresh ideas and renewed commitment to sustainability by hearing from student leaders
Speakers: Carter Cox, University of South Carolina, Melissa Eddison, George Washington University and John Kester, Northern Arizona University

Featured Podcasts

NACUBO will provide ten podcasts to sessions including the ones below after the virtual event. You'll receive an email once the podcasts are available in the virtual environment.

Caring for Creation: Connecting Faith with Sustainability in Higher Education + The Campus Kitchens Project at Baylor University
Presented by: Amanda Allen, Baylor University; Smith Getterman, Baylor University; Dave Thiel, Baylor University; Rosemary Townsend, Baylor University
 
Tompkins Energy Conservation Corps: Town Gown Collaboration to Scale-Up Energy Efficiency Market
Presented by: Peter Bardaglio, Second Nature; Dominic Frongillo, Cornell University; Shawn Lindabury, Cornell University
 
Community Partnerships for a University-based Renewable Energy Biodigester
Presented By:
 Mike Lizotte, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh; Thomas Sonnleitner, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Bonus Webcasts

NACUBO will also grant you access to four previously recorded webcasts on relevant issues as soon as you login:
  • Managing Risks and Opportunities under Coming Carbon Constraints - Get the information you need on proposed legislation and what financing options within evolving carbon, tax and inventive regimes exist during this 90-minute session.
    • Jim Thoma, President, Green Campus Partners,
    • Adrian Mills, Practice Fellow, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
    • William M. Ferretti, Ph.D., Vice President, Chicago Climate Exchange
    • Moderator – Larry Eisenberg, Executive Director for Facilities Planning and Development Los Angeles Community College District
  • Building our Nation’s Green Collar Workforce - Higher education as a whole can be agents of change in this growing culture of environmental consciousness, and 2-year institutions are uniquely positioned to be leaders in the sustainability movement.
    • Michael Mayher, Vice President, Administrative Services and Treasurer, Lakeland Community College
    • Mary Spilde, President, Lane Community College
    • Douglas Williams, Vice President, Business Services, Des Moines Area Community College
    • Moderator: Steve Hoiberg, Siemens 
  • Creating a Greenhouse Gas Inventory – What Does it Take? - This informational webcast will explain the general principles of conducting a GHG inventory, while providing examples from two contrasting campuses that have used different methods.
    • Moderator: Georges Dyer, Senior Fellow, Second Nature and Partner, Greenland Enterprises
    • Niles Barnes, Project Coordinator, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
    • Jennifer Schroeder Andrews, Campus Program Manager, Clean Air-Cool Planet (CA-CP)
    • Fahmideh Ahmed (UC Berkeley)
    • Michael Womersley, Director of Sustainability, Unity College
  • Commit to Change-Leading Your Campus Towards Climate Neutrality - Is your institution one of the almost 500 that have signed the American College & University President’s Climate Commitment? Join three CFO’s and a facilities director to learn about the strategies they have employed to lead their campus team toward climate neutrality.
    • Moderator: Anthony Cortese, president Second Nature Ed Poppel, vice president, business affairs, University of Florida
    • Larry Eisenberg, executive director for facilities planning and development, Los Angeles Community College District
    • F. Robert Huth, executive vice president and treasurer, Middlebury College
    • Sherry Mondou, vice president for finance and administration, University of Puget Sound
 
And More!

 

INTERESTED IN EXHIBTING?

Live and Virtual Exhibits, as well as corporate sponsorships are available. Please review the SSCC Corporate Opportunities and Application to Exhibit for detailed information.

To Exhibit: contact Gloria Nehemiah, 202.861.2555
For sponsorship: contact David Rupp, 202.861.2563
For advertising: contact Latosha Hillard, 202.861.2582

Fees

Member Site Fee: $299.00
Non-Member Site Fee: $349.00

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