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March 2017

Registration for Beloit Sustainability Conference

March 31 - April 1

The Sustainability Steering Committee at Beloit College in partnership with the Upper Midwest Association of Campus Sustainability (UMACS) is pleased to host a 1.5 day long conference on March 31 - April 1, to share best practices between institutions in our region about embedding sustainability into curriculum, operations, and culture of our institutions and communities.  There are no registration costs, and housing and meals will be provided. In return we ask that at least one representative from each school present…

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April 2017

TwinCities+ Student Symposium

April 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Kagin Commons, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105 United States
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Notify your students! The first ever Twin Cities+ Student Sustainability Summit will be held Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at Macalester College in St Paul, MN. Our goal is to create a platform for knowledge exchange, networking, and collective regional action among Twin Cities area students interested in sustainability. Format: Opening keynote, breakout workshop sessions, and themed networking tables, includes coffee and lunch. Please share the links below with your campus community: Register for the Summit Submit a Presentation Proposal TC+ Student Sustainability Network Facebook…

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Food Citizen Symposium

April 14 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Carol Hall, Lamoni Campus, Graceland University, 1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140 United States
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SAVE THE DATE!  Friday, April 14th, 2017 8:00 am- 4:00 pm The Lamoni campus will host the Food Citizen Symposium in Carol Hall on April 14th, 2017. Speakers scheduled to present include GU's own Daniel Platt, PhD. and co-founder of the Seed Savers Exchange, Diane Ott Whealy. See the full list of speakers at http://www.graceland.edu/sustainability/symposium Register before March 24th and you'll be entered in a drawing for a chance to win 1 of 3 prize packages each valued over $75. You can register…

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May 2017

14th Annual Sustainability Summit

May 3 - May 4
Milwaukee Area Technical College Downtown Campus, 700 W State St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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For more information, see their website.  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Track 1: Corporate Sustainability: Economic, Environmental and Social Developments Theme: What are the drivers/impediments to sustainable growth and progress? Challenges such as resource scarcity, demographics and climate change are redefining expectations, public policies, regulatory frameworks and business environments. Discuss how companies anticipate and manage current and future economic, environmental and social opportunities and risks. Track 2: The Impact of Sustainable Manufacturing Practices Theme: Manufacturers are becoming increasingly concerned about the…

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October 2017

Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

October 3 - October 4
Grand River Center, Port of Dubuque at 500 Bell Street, University of Dubuque Iowa + Google Map

The 9th annual conference included workshop speakers with a wide range of expertise, including representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Wildlife Federation, the Iowa Economic Development Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corp., the New Mexico State Energy Office and businesses such as General Electric, Burns & McDonnell, HDR, Shive-Hattery, and many others. A wide variety of municipal professionals also presented case studies on the sustainability initiatives…

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