The Path to Sustainability is a Journey

April 16-17, 2012

UMUC Inn and Conference Center

Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference 2012

Download a copy of the Conference Program (PDF)

Conference Schedule

Sunday, April 15th

8:00 am

Breakfast and Registration open

9:00 am

Pre-conference Workshop: 
Professional Development for Campus Sustainability Professionals
Leith Sharp and Aurora Winslade

12:00 pm

Lunch

3:00 pm

Coffee Break

Monday, April 16th

7:30 am

Breakfast and Registration open

8:40 am

Concurrent sessions and workshops

11:30 am

Lunch, sponsored by Waste Strategies

12:30 pm

Opening Remarks: Robert M. Specter, Vice President of Administrative Affairs, University of Maryland

Keynote Address: Who are the Change Makers?  
Leith Sharp, Sustainable Futures Academy

2:00 pm

Concurrent sessions and workshops

3:00 pm

Coffee Break, sponsored by Haley & Aldrich

5:00 pm

Afternoon Plenary: The Journey to Transform the Built Environment
Brendan Owens, Vice President of Technical Development, USGBC

Closing Remarks: Heather Stefani, Anvil Knitwear

6:00 pm

Networking Reception, sponsored by Anvil Knitwear

Tuesday, April 17th

8:00 am

Breakfast and Registration open

9:00 am

Student Plenary: Students Leading Campus Projects
Manuel Abarca, Graduate Student, University of Central Missouri; 
Johnathan Glencross, Undergraduate Student, McGill University; 
Rebecca Schroeder, Undergraduate Student, University of Pittsburgh

10:10 am

Concurrent sessions and workshops

11:30 am

Lunch

12:30 pm

Plenary Session: Fostering Sustainable Behavior on Campus
Dr. Doug McKenzie-Mohr, President, McKenzie-Mohr Associates Inc.

1:30 pm

Concurrent sessions and workshops

3:00 pm

Coffee Break, sponsored by WGES

3:30 pm

Closing Ceremony: Change Management - The Musical! An Open Mic Surprise Tribute to the Arts and Transformation 
Leith Sharp, Chair, Sustainable Futures Academy

Wednesday, April 18th

8:00 am

Breakfast and Registration open

9:00 am

Concurrent Post-conference Workshops:
Fostering Sustainable Behavior, Dr. Doug McKenzie-Mohr, McKenzie-Mohr and Associates

12:00 pm

Lunch

3:00 pm

Coffee Break