Conference Schedule

Tuesday, November 1st

8:00 PM                         Informal pre-conference networking social at the microbrewery the Guilded Otter located in downtown New Paltz at 3 Main Street.  Cash bar.  Food is also available to order.

Wednesday, November 2nd

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM        SUNY Sustainability Coalition Meeting & Breakfast (SUNY staff and faculty only; sustainability, energy, and facilities staff and faculty are encouraged to attend) – Energy topics begin at 10 AM.  Student Union Building Room 62/63.

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM      Registration & Lunch – 2nd Floor of the Student Union Building – Multipurpose Room

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM        Welcome & Keynote Speech – The State of Sustainability in Higher Education With Heather Finnegan of Sightlines and Jennifer Andrews of University of New Hampshire

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM           Vendor Showcase – 2nd Floor of the Student Union Building

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM           Session 1 – 4th Floor of the Student Union Building

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM           Session 2 – 4th Floor of the Student Union Building

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM           Session 3 – 4th Floor of the Student Union Building

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM           Evening Keynote with Sandra Steingraber in Lecture Center 100

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

For Faculty, Staff and Exhibitors: Evening Reception with Sandra Steingraber Book Signing in Wooster Hall Main Lobby
For Students: Sustainability Student Leader Roundtable with dinner in Student Union 418

Thursday, November 3rd

7:00 AM – 8:45 AM          Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:50 AM          Session 4 – 4th Floor of the Student Union Building

9:00 AM – 9:50 PM          Session 5 – 4th Floor of the Student Union Building

10:00 AM – 10:30 PM      Mid-Morning Snack at Vendor Showcase Area

10:30 AM – 11:20 AM      Session 6

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM      Session 7 – 4th Floor of the Student Union Building

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM        Lunch – 2nd Floor of the Student Union Building

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM          Closing Thoughts and Final Keynote with Clara Fang, Higher Education Liaison to the Citizen’s Climate Lobby

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM           Two tour opportunities:

  • Tour of the campus farmers market, led by Farmers Market Coordinator Billie Golan.  Meet at the Coffee/Tea table at 1:30.
  • Tour of LeFevre Residence Hall (a LEED Gold Major Renovation completed in August 2016) and Ridgeview Residence Hall (a LEED TBD Major Construction Project completed in August 2015) with Architect Mary Kate Young of Architecture+ – Meet at the lunch buffet at 1:30.

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