AASHE’s biennial conference is the largest gathering of its kind in the US and Canada. Well over 1,000 participants are expected to attend from higher education, business, non-profit and government.Reflecting this year’s theme, “Working Together for Sustainability—On Campus and Beyond,” AASHE has partnered with Sustainable North Carolina to offer a special 2–day tradeshow: “Sustainable Solutions Expo: Green Solutions for Campuses, Businesses, Institutions.” Other special events include AASHE’s awards banquet, field trips to local campuses, a Career Fair, specialized pre-conference workshops and a pre-conference Student Summit, and engaging keynotes by Lester Brown, Peter Senge, Van Jones, and Vandana Shiva.
Mark your calendar with the following dates:
August 29, 2008 :: Deadline for Early Bird Registration.
Register for the conference.
November 9-11, 2008 :: AASHE Conference.
|Megan Naseman, 2007 AASHE Student Sustainability Leadership Award winner.|
At the conference AASHE will be presenting four Campus Sustainability Leadership Awards and one Student Sustainability Leadership Award.
August 1, 2008 :: Deadline for Awards applications.
Proposal abstracts may be submitted in three categories: Education & Research, Operations, and Administration & Finance.
June 2, 2008 :: Deadline for Proposal Abstracts.
Encourage your students to submit a poster to the conference.
September 1, 2008 :: Deadline for Poster Submissions.
The above announcement accompanies the April 2008 YES! Education Connection Newsletter