Events

2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference at the Washington Convention and Trade Center, April 30 - May 2, 2014

The Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference is the largest and most comprehensive event of its kind in the region.  It brings together scientists, First Nations and tribal government representatives, resource managers, community and business leaders, policy-makers, educators, and students to present the latest scientific research on the state of the ecosystem, and to guide future actions for restoring and protecting the Salish Sea Ecosystem. http://www.wwu.edu/salishseaconference/index.shtml

 

“Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons” at Seattle University August 7-9, 2014

Seattle University's Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability invites papers and proposals for presentations, workshops, panel discussions and artistic performances for its inaugural conference “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons” to be held August 7-9, 2014. We invite papers related to environmental justice and sustainability from all fields of discourse, including but not limited to environmental studies, theology, business, philosophy, engineering, education, law, the arts, international development, anthropology, religious studies, geography and the natural sciences. We welcome papers that examine sustainability topics such as water, energy, food systems, climate change, biodiversity conservation, law and policy, and education through the lens of environmental justice, as well as papers that engage with the ethics, challenges and opportunities presented by the transition to a sustainable society. The deadline for session proposals is February 24, 2013.   http://www.seattleu.edu/cejs/2014-Conference/

AASHE 2014 Conference and Expo October 26-29, 2014 in Portland, Oregon

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education's annual meeting this year will be held in nearby Portland, with the theme "Sustainable Economies and Communities."  Check out the call for proposals, whose deadline is February 28, 2014. 

 

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