[SPN-Discussion] Next week! 2018 SCC Faculty Conference in Pittsburgh

Ira Feldman ira at greentrack.com
Tue Jun 19 01:49:40 PDT 2018

2018 Sustainability Curriculum Consortium (SCC) Faculty Conference

June 25-26 in Pittsburgh

Registration remains open at: <http://curriculumforsustainability.org <http://curriculumforsustainability.org/>>.

Team discount:

3 from same university register
for the price of 2!

Latest updated agenda below...
...and join us on Sunday for tour and welcoming reception at the Phipps Conservatory!

(UPDATED as of June 17)
[session times subject to change, all speakers confirmed except as noted]
Afternoon — Arrival and Pre-conference activities 
4 pm — Tour: Arrive at Phipps Conservatory and start tour of Center for Sustainable Landscapes

5 pm — Tour ends and everyone enters Tropical Forest for Welcoming Reception

7 pm — Event ends

8:30 — Continental breakfast at venue
9:00 — Welcoming remarks

-- Michele Halsell, Director, Penn State Sustainability Institute
--Grant Irvin, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Pittsburgh
9:50 — Workshops A & B 
Workshop A  —  Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Understanding the Basics
Session leaders:

-- Pam Chasek, IISD and Manhattan College
-- Lydia Bodman Vandenbergh, Penn State
— Shauna Barnhart, Bucknell
Workshop B  — Sustainability in the Nursing and Health Professions
Session leaders:
— Tee Guidotti, MD, Occupational+Environmental Health & Medicine
— Darlene Ann Clark, Penn State University, College of Nursing
— Jennifer Wasco, Chatham University, Nursing faculty
11:15 — International perspectives panel  (via satellite) 
Session leader:
— Kim Smith, Portland Community College

— Hilligje van’t Land, Secretary General, International Association of Universities (IAU), Paris
— Simon Kemp (University of Southampton and EAUC), UK
12:20 — Buffet lunch
Lunch speaker

--  Joylette Portlock, Communitopia

— Roundtable Discussion on Diversity and Inclusion
2:00 — Workshops C & D
Workshop C – Incorporating SDGs into the Curriculum through Concept Mapping

Session leaders:

-- Pam Chasek, IISD and Manhattan College 
-- Tammy d’Artenay, Penn State University Shenango
-- Peter Buckland, Penn State

Workshop D –  Sustainability in Design and Architecture
Session leaders:
—  Will Hong, SUNY-New Paltz
—  TBA
3:20 — Concurrent sessions  E & F
Session E –  
“Sustainability Competencies” Discussion with National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) and Council of Environmental Deans & Directors (CEDD)
Session leaders:
—  Rod Parnell, Northern Arizona
—  Chris Boone, Arizona State
Session F –  AIM2Flourish Workshop
Session leader:
— Megan Buchter, AIM2Flourish
4:50 — Sustainability in Higher Ed — Emerging Trends 
Session leaders:
-- Matt Polsky, Erasmus
-- Dann Sklarew, George Mason
-- Nancy Manring, Ohio University
— Kelly Lynn Simmons, Colorado-Boulder

5:45 – Food & Drinks, Exhibitors, Demos & Book signings, and LEED Tour
-- “25 Doors: The environic method for interdisciplinary sustainability education." Environic Foundation International (EFI) with Kat Godfrey and Carlos Ruiz, EFI
-- Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals -- Book signing with Pam Chasek

-- Technology, Globalization and Sustainable Development -- Book signing with Ralph Hall

— Pathways to Our Sustainable Future: A Global Perspective from Pittsburgh – book signing with Patty DeMarco

— Stop Teaching!  – book signing with Isabel Rimanoczy
-- LEED Tour with Tom Bartnik, Penn State Center Pittsburgh
6:45 – Concurrent Evening Sessions
— Interactive SULI Test workshop
Session leader:
-- Brooke Suter, Sulitest
— “Stop Teaching” workshop
Session leader:
— Isabel Rimanoczy, LEAP! And PRME
— Change Management workshop
Session leader:
— Becki Hack, Green Whys (invited)

-- Circular Economy workshop
Session leader:
-- Kim McDonald, Covestro
8:00 – Day 1 Close

8:30 – Continental breakfast at venue
9:00— Welcome and Day 1 recap 
— Ira Feldman, SCC
— Rebecca Lucore, Covestro (lead sponsor)
9:20 — Keynote (followed by Q&A and book signing) 
— David Orr, Oberlin
10:30 – Open Discussion  — all attendees
— Results of the SCC Online Curriculum Dialogue
— Prep for SCC-NCSE joint workshop on Sustainability Competencies
Session leaders:
— Peter Buckland, Penn State
-- Peter Soyka, Soyka & Co.
11:15 — Case studies from AASHE “Sustainability Across the Curriculum” Centers 
Session leader:
— Julian Dautremont-Smith, AASHE

-- Krista Hiser, University of Hawaii
-- Lindsey Lyons, Dickinson College
-- Ashwani Vasishth, Ramapo College of New Jersey (invited)
12:30 –- Working lunch
Split into multiple interest groups and cohorts 
Topics to include: 
-- Sustainable Business
-- Sustainable Communities
-- Sustainability in the Humanities
-- Experiential Learning/Living Labs
-- Policy, Law & Standards for Sustainability
1:50 — Workshops D & E
Workshop D – Sustainable Human and Environmental Systems (SHES) Roundtable

Session leaders:
— Michael Reiter, Bethune-Cookman
— Richard Smardon, SUNY
— Kimberly Reiter, Stetson
Workshop E – Sustainability in the Arts & Humanities
Session leaders:
— Shauna Barnhart, Bucknell
— Alf Siewers, Bucknell
— Peter Buckland, Penn State
3:00  — Closing plenary
Featured speakers:
-- Michelle Wyman, NCSE
-- Stan Meiburg, Wake Forest
4:15  — Conference Close
5:30  — Joint SCC-NCSE workshop at Chatham University (invitation only)

Ira Feldman
founder & managing director
Sustainability Curriculum Consortium (tm)
<www.curriculumforsustainability.org <http://www.curriculumforsustainability.org/>>

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