Conference & Expo -- November 9-11th -- Raleigh, NC
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Ashley McGraw Architects
Chevron Energy Solutions
Clark Patterson Lee
The Louis Berger Group
Call for Proposals
The deadline for proposing sessions or poster presentations has passed.
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education is pleased to invite submissions of abstracts for AASHE 2008: Working Together for Sustainability - On Campus and Beyond.
If you have questions about the Call for Proposals, please contact AASHE Conference Manager, Lisa Satin at (859) 258-2551 or email@example.com.
Abstracts may be submitted in any of these three categories:
Education & Research
- Curriculum development initiatives supporting sustainability across the curriculum
- Learning outcomes for sustainability
- Measuring sustainability learning and literacy
- Teaching climate change – from Focus the Nation to field trips
- Co-curricular programming around global warming and its solutions
- Implementing the education and research components of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment
- Public outreach and education
- Collaborations to advance education and research for sustainability
- Service learning projects to advance sustainability
- Co-curricular learning – e.g., peer-to-peer outreach; community service
- Funding for sustainability-related research
- Growing role of sustainability research centers and institutes
- Recognizing interdisciplinary and sustainability research and teaching
- Case studies in sustainable facilities management, construction, food service, energy, transportation, purchasing, landscaping, water, waste, and other campus operational functions
- Implementing the tangible actions of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment
- Designing social equity outcomes into projects
- Overcoming barriers
- Behavior change initiatives
- Measuring success
- Conducting GHG inventories
Administration & Finance
- Planning for sustainability – strategic plan, master plan, etc.
- Developing a climate action plan for the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment
- Institutionalizing sustainability across campus – new institutional structures
- Improving student diversity and access, employee health and well being, and social equity
- Growing role of sustainability professionals
- Partnering with communities and businesses for sustainability and sustainable development
- Sustainable investment
- Funding sustainability on campus
- Sustainable governance and decision-making
80-minute sessions with four 15-minute presentations, each followed by 5 minutes of Q&A.
One 60-minute session with authors presenting posters. Posters may be set up on Sunday afternoon and will remain on display throughout the conference. Dimensions: 4 ft. x 4 ft. maximum, with means for hanging from backboard.
- Field Report
80-minute sessions with seven 10-minute presentations followed by general discussion (10 mins). This is an experimental format for presenting overviews of projects, ongoing work, research notes, field notes, new programs, innovative proposals, short papers, etc.
- Panel or Roundtable
80-minute sessions with 3-4 presenters, plus panel moderator or discussant. 10-15 min presentations followed by Q&A led by moderator or discussant. Outcomes- and action-oriented sessions encouraged. The panel organizer must submit one abstract describing the panel and its purpose.
80-minute interactive sessions led by an individual or team.
Type of Format
Paper, field report, panel, workshop
Extended to June 2
July 16 (extended to July 30 - we apologize for the delay and appreciate your patience)
Posters submitted after July 16 will be accepted on a rolling basis.