Thursday, March 1, 2012
|1:00 - 5:00pm
||Registration (Old Main Carson Ballroom)
|4:00 - 5:00pm
||Campus Tour (Meeting point: Fountain, outside old main)
Nick Brown, ASU, Director of Sustainability Practices
|5:00 - 6:00pm
||Network Reception (Old Main Carson Ballroom)
|6:00 - 7:00pm
Welcome - Nick Brown, ASU, Director of Sustainability Practices
Keynote - Diana Liverman, Co-Director, University of Arizona Institute of the Environment
Friday, March 2, 2012
|7:30 - 8:00am
||Networking Breakfast (Old Main Carson Ballroom)
|8:00 - 9:30am
Working Session I (Old Main Carson Ballroom)
World Café: From Planning to Action
Moderator, Bonny Bentzin, GreenerU
|9:30 - 10:00am
|10:00am - 12:30pm
Working Session II (Old Main Carson Ballroom)
Tom Kelly, Director Sustainability Academy, University of New Hampshire
Cindy Thomashow, AASHE
Sustainability as a Pedagogical Process
12:30 - 1:00pm
1:00 - 2:15pm
Lunch with the Presidents' Panel
Presidents from institutions in the region join in a dialogue on how higher education in the Southwest can lead the way to a clean, green and sustainable economy.
Moderator: Michael Crow, President, Arizona State University
- Jan Gehler, President, Scottsdale Community College
- John Haeger, President, Northern Arizona University
- David Schmidly, President, University of New Mexico
|2:15 - 3:45pm
Working Session III
Energy and Financing Case Studies
Abstracts click here
Case Studies from a diverse range of institutions will be presented in three concurrent sessions. Please note the location of your session as they are in separate buildings:
- Energy Efficiency (Carson Ball Room in Old Main)
"Energy Conservation at Alamo Colleges"
John Strybos, Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities, Alamo Colleges (TX)
"Using the Design-Build Approach to Meet Energy Reduction Goals"
Allen Shiroma, Assistant Director, Renovations, Facilities Management, University of California, Irvine and Shaun Ayvazi , Account Executive, Energy and Environmental Services, Siemens Infrastructure and Cities, Building Technologies
"Funding Energy Efficiency Projects through a Green Revolving Loan Fund"
Norm Tarbox, Vice President for Administrative Services, Weber State University (UT)
- Sustainability in the Curriculum (Fulton: 6th floor Board room)
"Regional Sustainability Policy and Workforce Development Efforts at Santa Fe Community College"
Randy Grissom, Director, Sustainability Technology Center, Santa Fe Community College (NM)
"Growing Sustainability Literacy at Northern Arizona University, from the Seeds of the Ponderosa Project to the Global Learning Initiative"
Rod Parnell, Coordinator of Academic Sustainability Programs and Professor of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Northern Arizona University
"The Odyssey of Creating a Sustainable Campus at UNM: Assets, Barriers, and
Bruce T. Milne, Director, Sustainability Studies Program, University of New Mexico
- Sustainable Resource Management (Wrigley Hall: Rm. 481)
"Roadmap to Zero Solid Waste"
Nick Brown, Director for University Sustainability Services, Arizona State University and Pat DeRueda, Area Vice President, Waste Management
“Sustainable Water Management”
Joe Abraham, Director, Office of Sustainability, University of Arizona
"Sustainable Food Systems Program"
Shannon Corona, Faculty Chair of Physical Sciences, Rio Salado College