NEBHE Event: “Higher Education Sustainability Summit 2010: A Climate Change on Campus”

We extend our most sincere thanks to everyone who attended NEBHE’s annual sustainability summit, A Climate Change on Campus, held Friday, April 23, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Worcester, Massachusetts.

You can download the conference agenda, sponsor information, and photos and biographies of all the panel speakers as well as the PowerPoint presentations they gave during the conference. (The PowerPoint files have been converted to PDF format. To view PDF files, you may require Adobe Reader.

Click here to view and save the attendee list in PDF format.

Click here to view and save the conference agenda in PDF format.

Click here to view and save biographies and photos of the conference speakers in PDF format.

PowerPoint downloads are available below by clicking on each speaker’s name..

Click here for a special discount offer from College of the Atlantic offered during the summit.

We would like to thank our partners for their participation in the conference:


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Note: To view and save PowerPoint presentations, click on the respective speaker’s name.

A Climate Change on Campus

May 23, 2010
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Worcester, Massachusetts

Welcome and Introduction

  • Michael K. Thomas, President & CEO, New England Board of Higher Education

Opening Remarks


Session 1A: The Economic Dynamics of Sustainability on Campus


Session 1B: Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum


Session 2A: Advancing Carbon Neutrality on Campus

Session 2B:Growing the Green Workforce: The Community College Connection


Luncheon and Keynote


Session 3A: Renewable Energy for Colleges and Universities Connection


Session 3B: Preparing Transformative Leaders: Professional Degrees with a Green Streak


Presidents’ Roundtable: Climate Action Planning: Lessons Learned from ACUPCC Signatories


A Special Invitation from David Hales, President of College of the Atlantic:

Dear Colleague:

On June 16-18, 2010, College of the Atlantic will host an event centering around building, retrofitting, and maintaining green and sustainable campuses. This initiative, entitled the DELTA project, is a natural next step for participants from the New England Higher Education Sustainability Summit 2010. In addition to break-out sessions discussing real solutions for your institutions, participants in the DELTA project will also hear from expert speakers on issues of biomimicry, energy, project financing, LEED certification, and creative building solutions.

We are seeking representatives from institutions and experts to participate, identify and share solutions. This experience will be valuable to presidents, administrators, directors of campus planning, sustainability directors, and other key decision makers.

Participants from the New England Higher Education Sustainability Summit receive a 75% discount. Look for the discount code NEBHE

NEBHE discount price:

  • Early Bird Registration – Until May 20 – $100.00
  • Standard Registration – After May 20 – $125.00

For more information on speakers visit:

To register for this event visit:
Or call: 1-800-597-9500.

On-campus accommodation in the college’s newest and “greenest” housing complex is available for an additional fee. To learn more about our green housing please visit:

Hope you can join us,

David Hales
College of the Atlantic


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