September 20, 2013

2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum

What:
2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum

When:
September 20, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Where:
Wentworth Institute of Technology, Watson Auditorium

Information:
More than 200 energy and sustainability leaders from campuses throughout New England will convene at the forum to understand anticipated climate impacts and to identify solutions to enhance their campus’ resilience to a changing climate. The forum is designed to build the skills that will help change agents advance sustainability programs at their institutions.

The opening keynote address will be presented by the Mary Powell, CEO of Green Mountain Power. Her presentation is titled “Sea Change: A New Paradigm for Strength, Resiliency and Success in a Rapidly Evolving Climate.” Julian Agyeman, climate and environmental justice champion and professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University, will offer the luncheon keynote address. Morning and afternoon panels will be focused on the topics of climate impact planning, finance, change-agents, and marketing and communications.

The event is hosted by the Colleges of the Fenway. More information can be accessed at http://necsf.com

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