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Power from the North

March 23, 2015 to March 24, 2015
Room: 
Livak Ballroom, 4th Floor, Davis Center
Contact(s): 
Richard Watts: rwatts@uvm.edu; Jennie Stephens: jstephens@uvm.edu

"Power from the North” is a two-day conference March 23 & March 24 at the University of Vermont. March 23 is designed to bring together leading policy makers, energy professionals, and academics from both sides of the international border to consider the increasingly important Quebec-Vermont/New England electric energy relationship.

UVM ID Required: 
Yes
Admission Fee: 
Regular: $65 ; Student: $25 ; UVM Student: Free
Program: 
Clean Energy Fund

6th Annual MIT Sustainability Summit

On Saturday, May 3rd, I attended the first of two-days at the 6th Annual MIT Sustainability Summit.  Since 2009, a representative group of MIT graduate students have volunteered and organized this two-day summit.  The students represent all five schools (Management, Engineering, Architecture and Planning, Science, and Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences) at MIT.  Each year, this group brings together prominent speakers from a vast array of fields to discuss sustainability.

by Patrick Mathon '16, LEED Green Associate, Clean Energy Fund Outreach Intern

Greening of the Campus IX Conference @ Ball State University

Unpublished

I finally returned to Vermont after a three and a half day intense travel and conference schedule. Flying into Indianapolis on Sunday, I realized I was not in the Vermont bubble any more. This Midwest area is primarily flat, carpeted in square blocks of farm land, suburban development, small towns, and strip malls. My journey began with many flight delays, but ended with good fortune that total strangers made it possible for me to get to this conference. 

Environmental studies and sciences conference hosted at UVM

Confronting complexity: 2011 annual meeting of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences

Over 500 people gathered at University of Vermont this summer to connect, share, and explore their interests in understanding environmental topics from a variety of perspectives. The interdisciplinary backgrounds included professionals in fields as diverse as engineering, music, literature, and ecology. After presenting about systems thinking and campus sustainability at UVM, I attended other conference sessions and describe a few of them below.

by Steve Posner, M.S., Sustainability Fellow and Eco-Reps Program Coordinator

Day 1 of NECSC Conference

Monday, October 27, 2009

The conference began with a lunch and a welcome from Gioia Thompson, Director at UVM's Office of Sustainability; Kurt Teichurt, Brown University's Manager of Environmental Stewardship Initiatives and NECSC Steering Committee member; and Mieko A. Ozeki, Conference Coordinator and Projects Coordinator at UVM's Office of Sustainability. 

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