Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference

Registration is open!

Our early bird prices have been reduced from last year, making this conference more affordable than ever.

FEES:

  Early Bird Fee After March 2nd
Speaker:

$379

$469

Student:

$149

$239

Attendee:

$429

$519

USM Staff/Faculty:

$379

$469

Price includes:  Breakfast and lunch on Monday and Tuesday, Networking Reception on Monday evening.

Register NOW at www.sustainability.umd.edu/content/community/SSCC_register.php

Pre and Post Conference Workshops

Enhance and extend your learning by participating in one or more of our pre or post-conference workshop.  Can’t attend the conference?  You are still welcome to come for a workshop.

1.       Professional Development for Campus Sustainability Practitioners, with Leith Sharp and Aurora Winslade

Sunday, April 15, 2012

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

This full day workshop is designed to build the capacities of participants to engage in successful change management for sustainability. Emphasis is on providing new conceptual frameworks, key insights, information-sharing, fellowship, mentoring, and problem-solving through a variety of activities, which will also build relationships for the future.

2.       Fostering Sustainable Behavior, with Doug McKenzie-Mohr

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Dr. McKenzie-Mohr will provide an introduction to community-based social marketing and how it is being applied throughout the world to foster sustainable behavior. Attendees will learn the five steps of community-based social marketing (selecting behaviors, identifying barriers & benefits, developing strategies, conducting a pilot, and broad scale implementation) and be exposed to numerous case studies illustrating its use.

3.       From Field to Fork, with Tim Galarneau

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

From Field to Fork will explore cutting edge procurement, green business practices, and educational models geared toward increasing the sustainability of our campus operations, programs, and food system based learning. In focus sessions and together we will identify barriers and share challenges, establish innovative solutions and best practices, and create a vision of how campus food systems will be transformed over the next ten years.

Record Number of Proposals Received

Thank you and congratulations!  The highest number of proposals, in the history of the SSCC, was submitted to the call this year.  Proposals will be peer reviewed in January and successful submissions will be notified in early February.

Student Scholarships

We are now accepting applications from currently enrolled college students interested in receiving a limited number of complimentary registrations to attend the conference.  Visit www.sustainability.umd.edu/content/community/SSCC_scholarships.php to find out more.

Lodging & Logistics

Book your hotel at the Marriott Inn and Conference Center.  Named the country’s first environmentally friendly hotel and conference center, this College Park hotel has received its LEED certification from the US Green Building Council.

Want to… Share a room?  Share a ride?  Recommend a restaurant?  Check out our conference Message Board.

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