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Webinar: Charting the Path to Campus Sustainability

Date:  9/17/2008
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern
Price: $99.00
Registration Deadline: 9/16/2008 11:00:00 AM

Registration For This Event Is Closed

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College and university campuses are realizing tangible benefits from establishing sustainability programs.  These programs result not only in significant energy and resource savings, but have been found to have positive effects on recruitment, campus morale, and public relations.  Recent initiatives, such as the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), have significantly raised the bar on these programs.

Whether you’ve already begun your campus sustainability program or you’re just starting, this webinar will provide you with the most up-to-date tools and knowledge necessary to manage a successful campus sustainability program.

This online event will cover:

  • Latest trends in campus sustainability.
  • Developing a sustainability team.
  • Developing metrics to support a sustainability effort.
  • Identifying the "stakeholders" within faculty, staff, and students to determine program opportunities.
  • Setting sustainability targets and developing a strategic plan (i.e., ACUPCC climate action plan).
  • Implementing the plan and reporting progress.

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Moderator: John Spengler, Ph.D., is the Co-Chair of the Harvard Green Campus Initiative and Principal at EH&E. He is the Akira Yamaguchi Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation in the Exposure, Epidemiology & Risk Program, within the Department of Environmental Health, at Harvard University's School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts.

Presenter: Michael Crowley, MS, LEED AP, is the former Assistant Director of the Harvard Green Campus Initiative and now leads EH&E's Pathways to Campus Sustainability Program.  He led the USGBC LEED certification process for 28 university buildings; managed the Green Campus Revolving Loan Fund; developed Harvard’s web-based green design/build resources; and developed Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences greenhouse gas reduction commitment.

Presenter: William Nelligan is currently the Director of Environmental Health, Safety & Sustainability at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. He has been providing Wesleyan with EH&S duties since 1995 in several capacitates; he is currently the RSO as well as the EPA and OSHA compliance officer for the entire campus which includes undergraduate and graduate teaching and research labs. In 2005, he reinstituted the Recycling Committee which bloomed into the Sustainability Advisory Group for Environmental Stewardship. His work towards carbon neutrality has been focused on the collaboration and education of the entire campus.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Signatories (and their designees) of the College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and those considering joining
  • LEED project managers
  • Sustainability Coordinators
  • Director of Facilities and Energy Management
  • Director of Purchasing
  • Environmental Health & Safety professionals

WEBINAR PARTICIPATION
Participation in the webinar is $99 per phone connection and allows access to ONE phone line for an unlimited number of people to listen. Program includes a live one-hour presentation by the experts followed by a live 30-minute Q&A session.

Special Discounts!
eH&E-Compliance Support Site Subscribers. Participation (one phone connection) is FREE for clients who are current eH&E-Campus, eH&E-LabSupport, and eH&E-Healthcare subscribers. To register, contact Margaret Demille at 1-800-825-5343 (or 781-247-4300).

AASHE Members. Participation in the webinar is $75 per phone connection. To register, contact Margaret Demille at 1-800-825-5343 (or 781-247-4300).

Note: To receive the discount, you must contact Margaret Demille at 1-800-825-5343 (or 781-247-4300) to register. Discounts can not be processed through the online registration process.

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

To Register and Pay by Credit Card: Go to the ONLINE Registration Page .

To Register and Pay by Check: Mail registration form and check made payable to Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc., Attn: Margaret Demille, 117 Fourth Avenue, Needham, MA 02494. To download a copy of the Registration Form   click on the link.

Registration Deadline: Payment must be received with registration by September 16, 2008, 11:00 a.m. Eastern. 

PROGRAM MATERIALS
You will receive via email a PDF file of the slide presentation and supporting materials approximately 48 hours prior to the program date and again on the day of the program.

QUESTIONS
Contact Margaret Demille via phone at 1-800-825-5343 (or 781-247-4300) or via email at medemille@eheinc.com

 

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