Conference Presentations

Introduction

AASHE’s database of conference presentations includes thousands of abstracts and presentation materials from AASHE’s annual Conference & Expo as well as presentation materials from other sustainability in higher education conferences.

At a Glance

4149
Total Resources
1138
Organizations
30
Countries
55
U.S. States & Territories
7
Canadian Provinces

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Using STARS to Drive Change on Campus Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS provides a number of opportunities for ...

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AASHE International Networking Meeting Membership Required

  • Portland Community College (OR)
  • AASHE (PA)

Members of the international community who are attending the AASHE conference are invited to join in a networking meeting to share ideas and successes in their countries. Let's discuss ...

  • Posted 10 months, 1 week ago
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STARS Town Hall Membership Required

  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

This interactive session will feature a small panel of STARS Steering Committee members and AASHE staff who will facilitate a high-level discussion about potential improvements to the STARS program. This ...

  • Posted 10 months, 1 week ago
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STARS 101: The Basics of Conducting a Campus Sustainability Assessment Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. With more than 750 registered institutions on ...

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Conversations That Matter: A Discussion on Connecting Sustainability and Diversity in Higher Education Membership Required

  • California State University, East Bay (CA)
  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • University of Missouri (MO)
  • AASHE (PA)

Are you facing challenges on your campus related to connecting diversity and sustainability? AASHE's Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee is a group of directors, managers and coordinators that are helping ...

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Centers for Sustainability Across the Curriculum Meeting Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

An opportunity to network and plan with other institutions helping to pilot AASHE's Centers for Sustainability Across the Curriculum Program.

  • Posted 10 months, 1 week ago
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Making an Impact with STARS Benchmarking Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

STARS is more than just a rating system, and can also be used for benchmarking, gap analysis, and celebrating progress. This session explores features and tools from the STARS website ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Different Approaches to Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Furman University (SC)
  • University of Missouri (MO)
  • Dickinson College (PA)
  • Emory University (GA)

Higher education is in a unique position to lead the transition to a sustainable world. Colleges and universities have the means to influence students by providing these individuals - tomorrow’s ...

  • Posted 1 year, 3 months ago
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STARS Express: How WPI Completed STARS in under 2.5 Months Membership Required

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • GreenerU (MA)

This session will describe how Worcester Polytechnic Institute was able to complete a high quality STARS 2.0 submission in just two and a half months. With support from GreenerU ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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International Networking Meeting Membership Required

  • Portland Community College (OR)
  • AASHE (PA)

Members of the international community who are attending the AASHE conference are invited to join in a networking luncheon to share ideas and successes in our countries. Let's discuss ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Plenary: Campus Sustainability: The Next 10 Years Membership Required

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)
  • Western Michigan University (MI)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Emory University (GA)
  • Johnson County Community College (KS)

The campus sustainability movement has grown enormously since AASHE's founding in 2005. The members of this all-star panel of leading campus sustainability practitioners and advocates will reflect on this ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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The Value of Measurement (At the Cost of Your Time?) Membership Required

  • Indiana State University (IN)
  • Johnson County Community College (KS)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (WI)
  • AASHE (PA)

As sustainability programs on campuses of all sizes mature, the staff & committees at many institutions find themselves on the proverbial hamster wheel of measurement. While survey results, greenhouse gas ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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STARS Data Quality: Two Case Studies on Third-Party Reviews with Group Discussion Membership Required

  • State University of New York at New Paltz (NY)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)

Both University of Colorado at Boulder and the State University of New York at New Paltz enlisted third parties to review their STARS submissions. Boulder hired a third-party paid consultant ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Student Summit Closing - Leading an Impact Life: Landing a Green Job and Speaking Truth to Power Membership Required

  • Bard College (NY)
  • AASHE (PA)

How can I get a job saving the planet? Keynote speaker Dr. Eban Goodstein will detail a strategy on how to build the sustainability career you want, in the place ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Community College Networking Session Membership Required

  • Johnson County Community College (KS)
  • AASHE (PA)

Meet and network with sustainability leaders from community colleges. We'll discuss the unique challenges and opportunities faced by community colleges working to advance sustainability.

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Student Summit Opening - Students Organising for Sustainability Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)
  • National Union of Students

To celebrate the launch of Students Organising for Sustainability (SOS), keynote speaker Charlotte Bonner will be discussing the role of young people, students and education in making society more sustainable ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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New Developments in STARS Membership Required

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)

This workshop is designed for individuals who would like to engage in high-level discussion about new developments with AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). AASHE staff will ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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STARS 101: The Basics of Conducting a Campus Sustainability Assessment Membership Required

  • State University of New York at New Paltz (NY)
  • AASHE (PA)

AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. With more than 700 registered institutions on ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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STARS Clinic Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Stop by the AASHE booth in the Expo Hall to talk with AASHE staff about your questions and ideas related to STARS. Whether you want to share thoughts about the ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Rise and Shine Yoga Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Join Crystal Simmons, a certified yoga instructor, for 45 minutes of light stretching and meditation to center you in your day ahead. This session includes postures for gently awakening the ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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STARS Town Hall (2015) Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

This interactive session will feature a small panel of STARS Steering Committee members, Technical Advisors, and AASHE staff who will facilitate a high-level discussion about potential improvements to the STARS ...

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STARS 101: Everything You Need to Know Membership Required

  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Since 2006, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a membership organization of colleges and universities committed to building a sustainable world, has engaged in a ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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STARS Advanced Workshop (2014) Membership Required

  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • GreenerU (MA)

This workshop is geared towards conference participants that would like to engage in high-level discussion about AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). AASHE staff will provide a ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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STARS Introductory Workshop: Learning the Basics of Completing a Comprehensive Campus Sustainability Assessment (2014) Membership Required

  • Central New Mexico Community College (NM)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)
  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)
  • AASHE (PA)

This workshop will focus on sharing basic information about the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) Program created by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education ...

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STARS 101 (2013) Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Since 2006, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a membership organization of colleges and universities committed to building a sustainable world, has engaged in a ...

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STARS Advanced Workshop: A Conversation on STARS 2.0 and Continuous Improvement Membership Required

  • American University (DC)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (IL)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

This workshop is geared towards conference participants that would like to engage in a high-level discussion about STARS 2.0. AASHE staff will share a detailed overview of major changes ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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A Framework for Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Leadership Membership Required

  • Second Nature (MA)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (DC)
  • AASHE (PA)

With an eye to the future, AASHE, the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council and Second Nature will share their vision for resilient and sustainable ...

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Sustainable Purchasing: Developing a "LEED for Purchasing" Membership Required

  • American University (DC)
  • AASHE (PA)

The potential for purchasing to positively influence supply chains has yet to be realized at scale, due largely to the lack of an overall sustainable purchasing framework. Lacking a coherent ...

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Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) 101 (2012) Membership Required

  • California State University, East Bay (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Since 2006, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a membership organization of colleges and universities committed to building a sustainable world, has engaged in a ...

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Curriculum Convocation Membership Required

  • Middlebury College (VT)
  • University of New Hampshire (NH)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Northwest Earth Institute (OR)

What will 21st century colleges and universities look like when sustainability is the curriculum? When students leave institutions of higher learning with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to meet challenges ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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STARS Advanced Workshop: Strategies for Continuous Improvement Membership Required

  • California State University, Monterey Bay (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • GreenerU (MA)

This workshop will take an in-depth look at what AASHE is learning from the data shared through institutional STARS Reports submitted to-date. The focus will be on lessons learned as ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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STARS Introductory Workshop: Learning the Basics of Completing a Comprehensive Campus Sustainability Assessment (2012) Membership Required

  • Denison University (OH)
  • AASHE (PA)

This workshop will focus on sharing basic information about the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) Program created by the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education's (AASHE). Join ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Workshop: Measuring Campus Sustainability Around the World Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Environmental Association for Universities & Colleges (Gloucestershire)
  • Euromed Management (Marseille)
  • Avans University
  • Hokkaido University (Hokkaido)

During the past few years, several robust assessments of campus sustainability have emerged around the globe. Among these assessments are Sustainability Tracking, Assesment & Rating System - STARS (US/Canada), Learning ...

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STARS Data Sharing: Introduction to the STARS API Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Since 2006, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a membership organization of colleges and universities committed to building a sustainable world, has engaged in a ...

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Community College Reception Membership Required

  • American Association of Community Colleges (DC)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (DC)
  • AASHE (PA)

Celebrate the work that community colleges have done to transform their campuses and communities, and enjoy a drink with your colleagues during this community college networking reception. The Center for ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Preparing Students for the 21st century Green Workforce Membership Required

  • American Association of Community Colleges (DC)
  • National Wildlife Federation (VA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Hosted by American Association of Community Colleges and AASHE, this workshop will highlight best practices, innovative partnerships and collaborative successes preparing community college students to build a green and sustainable ...

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Sustainability Unbound Membership Required

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)
  • AASHE (PA)

A sustainability transformation will require a radical change in the educational paradigm that shapes higher education. Dialogue, interaction and active exploration during this Advanced Track will challenge sustainability education: its ...

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STARS Town Hall (2012) Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

This interactive session will feature a small panel of STARS Steering Committee members, Technical Advisors, and STARS staff who will address potential enhancements to the STARS Program as it moves ...

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Student Summit Keynote Given by Billy Parish Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Billy Parish is Co-Founder and President of Solar Mosaic, a solar investment marketplace, and Co-Author of Making Good: Finding Meaning, Money & Community in a Changing World. In 2002, he ...

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Solar Photovoltaic Installations On Campus: A Comparative Overview With Case Studies Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

A representative series of comprehensive case studies for solar photovoltaic installations at institutions of higher education in the United States.

This presentation will highlight a range of solar installations on ...

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We Are What We Speak: Strategic Communication and Community Engagement at Higher Education Institutions Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Have you ever wanted more turn-out at events, more press coverage, more faculty engagement, for your sustainability initiatives? In order to get more people engaged, we need to get better ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Holisitc Approach to Rio+20 Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Join the discussion about the upcoming United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD.

The Conference will take place in Brazil on June 4-6 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary ...

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The Green Book: The National Academy of Science Framework for Sustainability at EPA. Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

In 2010 the US EPA asked the National Research Council's Science and Technology for Sustainability Program to convene a committee to provide an operational framework for integrating sustainability as ...

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Campus Sustainability Officers Workshop Part II Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Reflection on the learning that took place in Part I.

A presentation and discussion about the nature of the campus sustainability profession, its evolution over time both generally and within ...

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Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) 101 (2011) Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Since 2006, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has engaged in a broadly participative process with the higher education and sustainability communities in developing the ...

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Developing and implementing a stakeholder engagement process for redesigning your website - lessons from the AASHE.ORG redesign Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

In January 2011, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) relaunched its website with a major reorganization of content and a new design. One of our ...

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Designing Spaces That Support Cultural Change Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Intelligent, connected, and wireless. Our culture is changing rapidly and Generation Y is in the driver's seat. The fast-paced, interactive discussion Designing Spaces That Support Cultural Change explores the ...

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STARS Town Hall Meeting (2010) Membership Required

  • American University (DC)
  • Furman University (SC)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)

This interactive session will feature a small panel of STARS Steering Committee members, Technical Advisors, and STARS staff who will address key topics related to STARS. More importantly, this session ...

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Accelerating Campus Climate Initiatives Membership Required

  • Furman University (SC)
  • Luther College (IA)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)

This panel highlights inspiring examples from the book, "Accelerating Campus Climate Initiatives," a collaborative project by RMI and AASHE. Panelists from Furman University, Luther College, and University of Colorado at ...

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STARS 101 (2010) Membership Required

  • Delta College (MI)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (NY)
  • AASHE (PA)

Since 2006, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a membership organization of colleges and universities committed to building a sustainable world, has engaged in a ...

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