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2013 Sustainability Conference
Alfred State's second annual sustainability conference, "Innovations in Technical Education to Advance Sustainability: Student Leadership," will take place on June 6, 7, and 8.
The conference, with its unique focus on technical education, is an excellent opportunity to connect and build working relationships with a diverse range of education and sustainability professionals. This year's conference will feature keynote presentations from Leith Sharp, a campus sustainability pioneer who was the founding director of Harvard’s Office for Sustainability and who served as Executive Director of the Illinois Green Economy Network, and Roger Ebbage,Executive Director of the Association of Community College Energy and Water Educators and Energy Management Program Coordinator at Lane Community College.
Last year's conference attracted almost 70 leaders in the field who were treated to keynote presentations from Dr. Debra Rowe, president of the U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development and professor of energy management, renewable energy technology, and psychology at Oakland Community College, and Dr. Mitchell Thomashow, director of the Second Nature Presidential Fellows Program and former president of Unity College in Maine.