Julian Agyeman Jane Lubchenco Peter Bakker Shiyi Chen Johan Rockström Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Danish Prime Minister Guido Schmidt-Traub
These were the plenary topics, which I think we can all agree are of real interest to sustainability offices as well as academics.
And these are the session topics, which I think we can all agree are of real interest to sustainability offices as well as academics.
In October IARU hosted a faculty-led scientific congress. This was an amazing event with headliners like the Danish Prime Minister and Peter Bakker of the WBCSD. We launched the book in tandem with this. While the conference was inspiring and highlighted global trends and solutions, our conference was intimate – it had around 150 attendees - and was organized in a way that fostered dialogue and action-oriented local solutions.
We used the green guide as the backbone for this event. We captured much of the dialogue on video, and since then an independent listserv was established. Next step is that we will use these same categories to develop a series of case studies to showcase our lessons learned.
We just had our meeting last week, so we are in the process of developing our outcome documents and looping in our colleagues who could not attend. We are also now heading into a meeting with some ISCN representatives to talk through how the two groups might work together
ISCN 2016: IARU Engagement
Melissa Goodall, Yale University
On behalf of the International Alliance of Research Universities
IARU Sustainability Science Congress &
Sustainable Campus Conference
(Faculty and Staff Engagement)
Growing society sustainably
Life on earth: when the terms change
Infrastructure and capacity building
Changing the way we think
SESSIONS: Biodiversity Biomass Economy
From “climate” to
From knowledge to
Governance in light
~150 international attendees
Spotlight on action-oriented local solutions
and fostering dialogue between universities.