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"Virtual" Smart and Sustainable Conference - March 23, 2010

The college community is invited to a “Virtual” Smart and Sustainable conference on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 in the Warshof Conference Center, Flynn Campus Center (Empire Room).

The conference begins at 10:00 a.m. and will continue all day with different topics of interest.

This virtual conference is presented by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) and is being sponsored by Heze Simmons, VP, Administrative Services and the Sustainability Steering committee.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
10:00 – 10:30
Virtual Chat: Integrating Sustainability
Peter Bardaglio, author of Boldly Sustainable: Hope and Opportunity for Higher Education in the Age of Climate Change

10:30am – 12:00noon
Webcast: The Rewarding, Bold, and Sometimes Bumpy Road to Climate Neutral
Bonny Bentzin, Arizona State University
Tavey Capps, Duke University
Paul Farnsworth , Bates College
Toni Nelson, (moderator) Second Nature

12:00 – 1:00
Virtual Chat: Financing Sustainability on Campus
Lowell Rasmussen, University of Minnesota at Morris

1:00 – 2:30
Webcast: Community Investing and Sustainable Development
Atlee McFellin, Green for All
Dan Apfel, Responsible Endowments Coalition
Steven Dubb, The Democracy Collaborative
Rex LaMore, Michigan State University
Niles Barnes, AASHE

2:30 – 3:30
Virtual Chat: Climate Action Planning
Toni Nelson, Second Nature

3:30pm – 5:00pm
Webcast: Foot Soldier Tales: A Students Perspectives on the Uphill Battle Towards Campus Sustainability
Angie DeSoto, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Hai Vo, University of California, Irvine
Missy Orr, DePauw University

5:00 – 6:00pm
Virtual Chat: Student Perspectives
Angie DeSoto, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Heze Simmons
Administratrive Services